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  • Sony Xperia E3 launched for those looking to go Sony on a budget

    Sony Xperia E3 launched for those looking to go Sony on a budget

    By 3 September 2014

    The Sony Xperia E3 promises the Xperia experience on a budget. Announced at IFA 2014, the new Xperia E3 offers a design similar to the flagship Xperia Z3 devices, but with specs to hit a cheaper price point.  There's a 4.5-inch display on the front with...

  • Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact: It may be a mouthful, but it won't be a handful

    Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact: It may be a mouthful, but it won't be a handful

    By 3 September 2014

    Taking the award for the most convoluted name is the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, announced today at IFA 2014. Joining the new flagship Xperia Z3 and smaller sidekick the Xperia Z3 Compact is Sony's take on the 8-inch tablet. Smaller format tablets...

  • Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: Pocketable powerhouse announced

    Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: Pocketable powerhouse announced

    By 3 September 2014

    The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact could be the pocketable smartphone you've all been waiting for. Launched today at IFA 2014, the Z3 Compact brings you the power of the flagship Z3, but with a 4.6-inch display. That smaller display means a device that fits more...

  • Sony Xperia Z3 series offers PS4 Remote Play, GCM10 lets you mount a DualShock controller

    Sony Xperia Z3 series offers PS4 Remote Play, GCM10 lets you mount a DualShock controller

    By 3 September 2014

    With a complete refresh of flagship, compact and tablets, the new Xperia Z3 family of device may well be of biggest appeal to PlayStation 4 owners. Why? Because these devices offer PS4 Remote Play. Like the PS Vita, you'll be able to use your Z3 device...

  • Hands-on: Sony Xperia E3 review

    Hands-on: Sony Xperia E3 review

    By 3 September 2014

    Sony has been busy at IFA 2014, announcing a number of new Xperia devices to its portfolio including the new Xperia Z3 flagship and smaller Xperia Z3 Compact at the premium end, but it is also going after the budget end of the market with the Xperia...

  • Hands-on: Sony SmartBand Talk review

    Hands-on: Sony SmartBand Talk review

    By 3 September 2014

    Sony announced the SmartBand Talk during its press conference at IFA 2014 in Berlin, taking its existing SmartBand device one step further. The SmartBand is a wearable wristband that Sony launched at CES earlier this year. It comes in a number of colours...

  • Hands-on: Sony SmartWatch 3 review

    Hands-on: Sony SmartWatch 3 review

    By 3 September 2014

    Sony has officially announced its third generation of SmartWatch during its press conference at consumer electronics show IFA 2014, currently taking place in Berlin. The SmartWatch 3 will be Sony's first wearable to sport Google's Android Wear platform,...

  • Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact review

    Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact review

    By 3 September 2014

    Sony has announced the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact during its press conference at IFA 2014 in Berlin, which brings the specs of the Xperia Z2 Tablet launched 6 months ago to a smaller, more compact offering. The 8-inch device carries the same "world's...

  • Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review

    Hands-on: Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review

    By 3 September 2014

    Sony launched the Xperia Z1 Compact at the beginning of 2014, offering a 4.3-inch device with many of its bigger brother's powerful specs. Alongside the launch of the Xperia Z3 smartphone, Sony has also announced the 4.6-inch Xperia Z3 Compact at IFA...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4: Where can I get it?

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4: Where can I get it?

    By 3 September 2014

    The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is now official and already carriers and stores in the UK are falling over themselves to offer punters the chance to tell customers that they will be stocking the device in a range of shapes and sizes - well colours. The new...

  • Sony IFA 2014 press conference: We're here

    Sony IFA 2014 press conference: We're here

    By 3 September 2014

    The pre-IFA Sony press conference is about to kick off and Pocket-lint is ready and waiting to give you the low down on what the Japanese giant announces. Rumours have been flying around over the last couple of months with a number of new Xperia devices...

  • Samsung Gear VR headset announced at IFA 2014

    Samsung Gear VR headset announced at IFA 2014

    By 3 September 2014

    Samsung has just announced it Gear VR headset at its Unpacked 2 event from IFA 2014.  This is Samsung's version of the Oculus Rift headset or Sony's Morpheus headset. The Samsung VR is a virtual reality headset that allows users to slide in their Galaxy...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs LG G3: What's the difference?

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs LG G3: What's the difference?

    By 3 September 2014

    The Galaxy Note 4 has arrived a couple months after the LG G3, giving the latter device the chance to establish itself, but also allowing Samsung the time to add comparable features and specs. And now you're faced with going between the two. Should you...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Galaxy Note 3: What's the difference?

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Galaxy Note 3: What's the difference?

    By 3 September 2014

    Samsung has announced the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. But just how does the device compared to its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 3? We have put the the Galaxy Note 4 up against the Galaxy Note 3 in order to determine the differences, similarities, and whether...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Galaxy S5: What's the difference?

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Galaxy S5: What's the difference?

    By 3 September 2014

    Samsung has announced the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 as the much-anticipated successor to the Galaxy Note 3. We've put it head-to-head with the Galaxy S5, Samsung's flagship announced in April. Keep in mind we've reviewed the Galaxy S5, but we haven't yet...

  • Hands-on: Samsung Gear VR review: Immersive headset requires a Galaxy Note 4 to function

    Hands-on: Samsung Gear VR review: Immersive headset requires a Galaxy Note 4 to function

    By 3 September 2014

    The Samsung Gear VR is not like other virtual reality headsets. Unlike Oculus Rift or Sony Morpheus, the Gear VR doesn't come with any display built-in - instead you'll need to buy a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to pop into the front of the headset for the immersive...

  • Hands-on: Samsung Gear S review

    Hands-on: Samsung Gear S review

    By 3 September 2014

    Samsung isn’t shy of releasing a smartwatch or two. Indeed it’s been putting them to market by the bucket load, but in so doing the company has been slowly refining its wearable offerings. The latest Gear S, which was already unveiled ahead of Samsung...

  • Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: The Note 4 with curved screen edge in surprise Unpacked unveil

    Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: The Note 4 with curved screen edge in surprise Unpacked unveil

    By 3 September 2014

    The big news from Samsung Unpacked 2014 in Berlin is the flagship Galaxy Note 4. But with that came a bit of a surprise: the curved-edge Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. The Note Edge isn't a curved phone in the same sense as the Samsung Galaxy Round or the...

  • Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review

    Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review

    By 3 September 2014

    Big phones are a big deal these days, and Samsung has just unveiled its next big-deal instalment in the Note series: the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Pocket-lint handled the new phablet ahead of its official unveil at Samsung Unpacked in Berlin - and boy oh...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge takes QHD screen down the side of the smartphone

    Samsung Galaxy Note Edge takes QHD screen down the side of the smartphone

    By 3 September 2014

    Samsung has outed its Galaxy Note Edge smartphone that features a screen which curves round the edge of the handset. It effectively extends the screen so that the side of the handset can be used to view information or as further touch controls. The extra...

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 announced at Unpacked 2014 Episode 2

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 announced at Unpacked 2014 Episode 2

    By 3 September 2014

    Samsung has announced the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 at the Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 event at IFA 2014 in Berlin. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 follows the design style of the Note 3, but it retains the soft-touch faux leather back. There's a metal frame. On the...

  • Garmin Nuvi Advanced Series is Foursquare-equipped in sizes up to 7 inches

    Garmin Nuvi Advanced Series is Foursquare-equipped in sizes up to 7 inches

    By 3 September 2014

    Garmin has announced an updated satnav, now integrating Foursquare venues. The new Garmin Nuvi advanced series will come in 5, 6 and a whopping 7 inches, with the aim of guiding you not just along the roads, but all the way to your final destination....

  • Samsung Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 live: Watch it here

    Samsung Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 live: Watch it here

    By 3 September 2014

    Samsung Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 will see the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, we suspect, on the eve of IFA 2014 in Berlin. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launch is expected to be one of the biggest events of IFA 2014 and you can watch the action right...

  • Acer announces entertainment-focused Liquid Z500 smartphone

    Acer announces entertainment-focused Liquid Z500 smartphone

    By 3 September 2014

    Acer has announced a host of new products during its IFA 2014 press conference in Berlin, including the Acer Liquid Z500 smartphone that offers a focus on entertainment. The Acer Liquid Z500 is all about the sound, featuring HD front-facing speakers with...

  • Samsung Unpacked Part 2 at IFA 2014: We're here

    Samsung Unpacked Part 2 at IFA 2014: We're here

    By 3 September 2014

    Samsung's pre-IFA press event is soon to start and Pocket-lint is in attendance ready to report on the multiple products we expect to be announced. Smart money says that the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will make its bow at the press conference, showing the...