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    Philips Rolls Out a 27” 5K Monitor

    There was a big push at IFA 2015 toward cashing in on the not-so-nascent professional video gaming scene. An explosion of interest in high-performance gaming has paved the way for an explosion of interest in devices stuffed with more powerful processors and graphics cards. But, computing performance is nothing without a monitor to do it […]

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    MixStik Uses LED Lights and an App to Make the Perfect Cocktail

    Usually we shy away from Kickstarter projects around here, but when we come across such an elegant combination of simplicity and booze, we can hardly look the other way. MixStik managed to shake up IFA, giving us a new and easy way to make pretty good cocktails. Not perfect cocktails, mind you — pouring booze […]

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    One of Our Favorite Wearables Just Got a Pink Edition

    When Withings launched the Activité Pop at CES earlier this year, we thought the color options were pretty neutral and understated. It looks like Withings is set to bring a little more pop to the Pop at IFA 2015, introducing a bright coral pink color option for the fitness tracker. The Withings Activité line stands […]

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    Cold Feet? There’s a Connected Insole For That

    Anything and everything can be connected these days — even your insoles. After their CES debut, French company Digitsole showed up at IFA 2015 with a new and improved heated insole that can be controlled from a smartphone app, something that should make winter a lot more tolerable this year. Like so many great gadgets, […]

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    5 Harman Products Announced at IFA That Will Rock You

    Plenty of companies use IFA to announce a new line up of products, and this year, Harman managed to announce a whopping total of 58 new products at the show. This should come as no surprise since the company is exploding, and is now a Fortune 500 company. In any case, here are our 5 […]

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    Best of IFA 2015

    The tech equivalent of a fall/winter fashion show is taking place this week at IFA 2015 in Berlin, and we’re there to get a look at the new gadgets you’ll start seeing on store shelves during the holiday season and beyond — as of this week, you officially have the green light to start working […]

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    5 Smartwatches Coming Soon That You’ll Actually Want

    IFA 2015 is in full swing, and one of the biggest stories here has been the new and improved smartwatches coming out of some of the major players in the market. It’s a big story not necessarily because these devices are compelling — some are, some aren’t — but because we’re getting insight into where […]

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    Samsung Gear S2 Smartwatch Hands-on [Video]

    In a fall tech season that has seen a lot of minor tweaks to first generation smartwatches, Samsung is making a bigger departure than most with their Gear S2 lineup. That becomes crystal clear just by looking at the new smartwatch — Samsung has completely abandoned the curved rectangular watch face for a round one […]

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    Can Polaroid Snap Make the Instant Camera Cool Again?

    Back during the heady days of the Lady Gaga/Polaroid creative partnership, Polaroid (or Lady Gaga?) figured out how to bring instant photography back from the grave with the introduction of Zero Ink printing, using special paper with embedded color crystals that are activated by heat during the ‘printing’ process. Apparently, Polaroid has had enough success […]

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    Huawei Mate S Doubles as a Kitchen Scale [Hands-on]

    At IFA, Huawei unveiled their flagship phone for 2015. And it just so happens that their new flagship device is a total iPhone 6 Plus knock-off, but that’s ok. To that effect, the Mate S is made of a full metal shell, that packs in a 5.5 inch AMOLED FHD screen with 2.5D Gorilla Glass, […]

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    Intel Announces Sixth Generation Core Processors

    At IFA 2015 this week, Intel set the tone for computing devices big and small for the year to come by showing off what’s going to be doing the computing — their sixth generation of Core processors. Like before, Intel’s new chips will be inside a range of device categories, with Intel saying that that […]

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    ThinkPad Yoga is a Total Silver Fox

    The ThinkPad Yoga, Lenovo’s business-oriented 2-in-1 convertible notebook with a 360° hinge, is getting a refresh and a new paint job at IFA 2015. The new ThinkPad Yoga 260 and 460 — both with 360° hinges, just to be clear — are getting hardware updates and, yes, a brand new color, making a non-black ThinkPad […]

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    Moto 360 Gets New Looks for 2015

    We’ve always been big on the idea that wearables can only find mainstream success if they become fashion statements first, gadgets second. Seems like Lenovo and Motorola agree — at Lenovo’s IFA press conference tonight in Berlin, the second generation of the Moto 360 was unveiled. It’s light on hardware upgrades and new features, but […]

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    Yoga Tablet 3 Pro Series is Back in Black

    Last year, Lenovo introduced us to the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro, an entertainment powerhouse that packed a subwoofer and a projector into a high-end 13.3″ Android tablet with a reasonable $500 price. It’s been about a year since that tablet was announced, so it’s no surprise that Lenovo has the next generation ready for us […]

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    Lenovo PHAB Plus is a Crazy Affordable 7″ Phablet

    The upper bound of smartphone size is in 5″ territory, while the lower bound for tablets seems to be entrenched in the 7″ range. Few dare to enter the no-man’s land that is the 6″ range, but Lenovo does things their own way. At IFA this week, they’re giving us a look at their upcoming […]

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    Philips Splits into Two Companies Focused on Health and Lighting

    Philips was all about business at the IFA Global Press Conference last week, detailing ongoing plans to restructure their company and double down on health tech. The plan would see Philips merge their consumer electronics and health tech operations while spinning out their lighting business in an IPO that could come sometime next year. According […]

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    Grundig VUX Tranforms the Stovetop into Virtual Insanity

    At CES earlier this year, we saw Whirlpool show off their future kitchen concept, which involved projectors giving you a recipe on the wall behind the counter and a detailed map of your stovetop, helping to keep track of ingredients and cooking times based on the recipe you’ve selected. At the IFA Global Press Conference […]