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Apple might show off a 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K display next month

Apple might show off a 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K display next month

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There is going to be a tonne of new Apple stuff to buy this autumn. The Cupertino-based company is getting ready to launch its new iPhones and maybe even an updated Apple TV and all-new iPad Pro within the next month, but in addition to all that, a new... >>

This mystery LG 'V' phone looks like it has a camera embedded in the screen

This mystery LG 'V' phone looks like it has a camera embedded in the screen

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LG is working on a new phone, but we don't know what it is or when it'll arrive. Leakster Steve Hemmerstoffer recently noticed a new LG phone passing through Chinese regulator TENAA. It's interesting for a number of reasons. First of all... it has "V"... >>

Samsung Gear S2 3G vs Samsung Gear S: What's the difference?

Samsung Gear S2 3G vs Samsung Gear S: What's the difference?

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Samsung has announced the Samsung Gear S2, its first round smartwatch. The watch is actually being offered in three distinct models, with the standard Gear S2 being the flagship device. The other models include the Gear S2 Classic, which has a more familiar... >>

Samsung drops another teaser, this time for Galaxy View

Samsung drops another teaser, this time for Galaxy View

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Samsung has just stepped off stage at IFA 2015, after introducing the new Gear S2. But just as it did at the Unpacked event for the Note 5 launch, it used the opportunity to tease a new product.  Saying it was something new, in a new category, Samsung... >>

Watch the Samsung Gear S2 launch right here, we have the IFA 2015 showcase livestream

Watch the Samsung Gear S2 launch right here, we have the IFA 2015 showcase livestream

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Although Samsung has already unveiled its Gear S2 smartwatch, including the specifications, there's still a lot of mystery about the device and we're yet to see it in the flesh, rather than just press images. It will be shown off for the first time during... >>

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming and how can I get it?

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming and how can I get it?

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To stay relevant in a world of television where catch-up and on demand video is king, Freeview has cunning plans for a connected future. Earlier this year, managing director Guy North outlined the plans for Freeview Play at a London briefing for Pocket-lint... >>

LG Rolly keyboard will roll up to fit in your pocket, almost

LG Rolly keyboard will roll up to fit in your pocket, almost

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LG never leaves many surprises when it comes to shows, announcing the majority of its new devices and products before the press conferences even take place. This year's IFA was no different, revealing the likes the SoundPop 360 speaker inspired by a coffee... >>

Freeview Play release date revealed, coming with Panasonic TVs first

Freeview Play release date revealed, coming with Panasonic TVs first

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Freeview has announced when the first devices to sport Freeview Play will start to hit the market. It is coming in October. The first sets to be launched with Freeview Play on board are coming from Panasonic. Its 2015 line-up of Viera TVs, which have... >>

The next step in photography is both incredible and affordable

The next step in photography is both incredible and affordable

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The amazing first generation Lytro camera allows the photographer to alter the focal point of an image after the shot - and at just $79.99 (£53), a savings of 59 per cent, it's cutting-edge technology you can't afford to miss. Get it now at Pocket-lint... >>

Tado aims squarely at Nest by joining IFTTT and tackling heating zones

Tado aims squarely at Nest by joining IFTTT and tackling heating zones

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Smart heating company Tado first launched back in 2012, delivering a system that used your smartphone's location to control your heating. It didn't have as many fancy features as the likes of Honeywell's Evohome, but it offered a solution for those that... >>

Don't touch the watch: LG Watch Urbane Luxe glitters behind glass

Don't touch the watch: LG Watch Urbane Luxe glitters behind glass

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One of the devices we were really looking forward to getting our hands on at IFA 2015, was the LG Watch Urbane Luxe. Recently announced, this limited edition version of the Watch Urbane is rather special. It's 23-karat gold for starters, has an alligator... >>

You can get your own working BB-8 rolling droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, thanks to Sphero

You can get your own working BB-8 rolling droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, thanks to Sphero

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Tomorrow, on what is being called by Disney Force Friday, a whole stack of Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys and other merchandise will be unboxed and revealed during an 18-hour livestream marathon on YouTube. However, we already know one of the gadgets... >>

DJI Phantom 3 Standard: The affordable 2.7k camera-toting drone, in pictures

DJI Phantom 3 Standard: The affordable 2.7k camera-toting drone, in pictures

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DJI has shown off its latest Phantom 3 Standard drone at IFA 2015 in Berlin. The new quadcopter is supposed to offer many of the professional smarts of its Advanced and Professional siblings in the range, but without the cost. The £650 drone comes with... >>

IFA 2015: The story so far and what's still coming from Samsung, Sony, LG and others

IFA 2015: The story so far and what's still coming from Samsung, Sony, LG and others

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Consumer electronics show IFA is now upon us and that means just one thing for the weird and wonderful world of tech: new devices! IFA takes place from 4-9 September 2015 in Messe Berlin, but the press conferences have already started to stream by rapidly. So... >>

Philips E6 Fidelio wireless surround and Izzy multi-room speakers announced

Philips E6 Fidelio wireless surround and Izzy multi-room speakers announced

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Philips has taken the wraps off its latest E6 Fidelio wireless surround cinema speakers at IFA 2015 and announced its Izzy multi-room system. The Fidelio E6 follows on from the E5 system using the same wireless smarts to dot speakers about a room for... >>

Onkyo W800BT finally bring us quality truly wireless Bluetooth earphones

Onkyo W800BT finally bring us quality truly wireless Bluetooth earphones

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Onkyo has announced its new W800BT earphones from IFA 2015. These are what we hope for when we read "wireless earphones", they are actually wire-free. The Bluetooth earphones use independently working left and right earbuds that don't even have a wire... >>

Philips AmbiLux TV uses nine rear projectors to turn your wall into a mega screen

Philips AmbiLux TV uses nine rear projectors to turn your wall into a mega screen

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Philips has announced a world first in its AmbiLux TV projection system. This uses nine pico projectors to bring the wall behind the television to life. The 65-inch 4K television uses its built-in Ambilight projection system to project the onscreen image,... >>

Samsung 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player and new curved SUHD TVs with HDR debut at IFA 2015

Samsung 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player and new curved SUHD TVs with HDR debut at IFA 2015

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Samsung has unveiled plans to introduce an Ultra HD Blu-ray player to the market soon. It mentioned the device during its IFA 2015 keynote and although price and release date are still to be revealed, it did confirm that as well as spin UHD Blu-ray discs... >>

Pop a Samsung SleepSense under your mattress and it could help you get a better night's rest

Pop a Samsung SleepSense under your mattress and it could help you get a better night's rest

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Samsung has announced a sleep monitor that you don't need to wear on a wrist through the night. Instead, the Samsung SleepSense sits underneath your mattress and links to a smartphone application in order to give you accurate statistics on your sleep... >>

Sony Wena smartwatch moves the brains to the bracelet

Sony Wena smartwatch moves the brains to the bracelet

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At the end of the Sony press conference at IFA 2015 in Berlin, the company's CEO Kazuo Hirai mentioned a new smartwatch it was working on going by the name of Wena. It launched earlier this week on Sony's First Flight crowdfunding platform and it is part... >>

Could the new Apple TV interface look like this?

Could the new Apple TV interface look like this?

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With all the rumours currently pointing towards an Apple TV refresh at the company's 9 September launch event, one enterprising graphics designer has decided to give his take on what the new interface should look like. A cross between the current Apple... >>

TomTom Spark is a multisports watch with music in mind

TomTom Spark is a multisports watch with music in mind

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TomTom has announced its fourth-generation of sports watch, the TomTom Spark. TomTom's aim is to tackle the problem of what to do with your music when you're working out, so the Spark offers wireless music functions and along with full multisport capabilities.... >>

Sony Xperia Z5 family: Where can I get them?

Sony Xperia Z5 family: Where can I get them?

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Sony is at IFA in Berlin, where it has launched more Xperia smartphones, and network operators are already beginning to announce when those new phones will hit their store shelves. The new Xperia Z5 range consists of the Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact,... >>

Lenovo Phab and Phab Plus take term Phablet to the extreme, like 6.8-inches extreme

Lenovo Phab and Phab Plus take term Phablet to the extreme, like 6.8-inches extreme

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Lenovo thinks phablets are still a thing, apparently. We've long ditched the term now that most smartphones come with huge displays, but Lenovo is keeping it alive and well, by introducing two new phones called the Phab and Phab Plus. And yes, they're... >>

Lenovo's Yoga Tab line adds new Tab 3 and Tab 3 Pro Android tablets

Lenovo's Yoga Tab line adds new Tab 3 and Tab 3 Pro Android tablets

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Lenovo has updated last year's Yoga Tablet 2 Pro, which notably had a built-in video projector, by introducing two new Android tablets. They're called the Yoga Tab 3 Pro and Yoga Tab 3. The high-end Yoga Tab 3 Pro has a 10-inch screen (2560x1600 resolution),... >>