IFA2010 archive

  • First look: Samsung GT-i5510 review
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    First look: Samsung GT-i5510 review

    By 10 September 2010

    Samsung had a rough start to its entry into the world of Android. Handsets were either uninspired or underpowered, however with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S earlier in the year the Korean company managed to change all that producing a handset worthy...

  • First Look: Sony PRS-650 Reader Touch review
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    First Look: Sony PRS-650 Reader Touch review

    By 9 September 2010

    Are you looking for our full review of the Sony PRS-650 Reader Touch edition? If so, you can find it here. Sony have updated their two readers - the Touch and Pocket editions, looking to cash in on 2010 Christmas lists. Announced at IFA recently, where...

  • First Look: Toshiba Folio 100 review
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    First Look: Toshiba Folio 100 review

    By 8 September 2010

    Before we start, it must be said that the current build of the Toshiba Folio 100's firmware is far from complete. Indeed, the slightest deviation from the basic apps and functions causes the pre-production model to fall over faster than an amateur hurdler....

  • First look: Philips SensoTouch 3D review
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    First look: Philips SensoTouch 3D review

    By 8 September 2010

    So you've bought a 3D television, you've got your 3D Blu-ray player, now all you need is your 3D electric shaver, no? The Philips SensoTouch 3D electric shaver plays on the idea that the blades offer a three dimension shaving experience and buy into...

  • Xpand Universal 3D Glasses
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    Xpand Universal 3D Glasses

    By 7 September 2010

    We finally clapped our peepers on the long-awaited Xpand universal 3D glasses at the recent IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin. The active shutter specs have been designed so that they can be used with any brand of 3D television, unlike the glasses...

  • First Look: Viewsonic ViewPad 100 review
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    First Look: Viewsonic ViewPad 100 review

    By 7 September 2010

    You like the idea of a tablet, but you also don't want to ditch you notebook, after all tablets aren't that cheap. So what's a gadget hound like yourself to do? Well Viewsonic believes the answer is a dual boot system that lets you have your cake and...

  • First Look: Archos 101 Internet Tablet review
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    First Look: Archos 101 Internet Tablet review

    By 7 September 2010

    This year's IFA tech show in Berlin was home to more tablets than your local chemist and, not to be outdone by the likes of Samsung and Toshiba, Archos stepped into the fray with the launch of five - yes, five - new Android-powered models. Due out by...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #16
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #16

    By 7 September 2010

    Held back to allow the team to return from their jaunts, foreign and otherwise, the latest podcast is chock full of discussions on the best products shown at IFA, Berlin, and the Apple "Special Event" press conference. Chris talks us through the new iPod...

  • First Look: Samsung Galaxy Tab review
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    First Look: Samsung Galaxy Tab review

    By 7 September 2010

    It was strange experiencing the crackle and buzz of a thrilling new launch that didn’t feature the gesticulations of a black turtle-necked Californian, yet Samsung’s IFA press conference had an air of anticipation normally only associated with Apple....

  • Sharp 3D spex downconvert to 2D too
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    Sharp 3D spex downconvert to 2D too

    By 7 September 2010

    Aside from sitting around inventing names for new technologies - Quattron, Aquos, Quincy ME (probably) - Sharp boffins have devised something for their 3D TV technology that's unique as far as Pocket-lint is concerned. The new tech is actually in the...

  • First Look: Philips 3D Cinema 21:9 Platinum   review
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    First Look: Philips 3D Cinema 21:9 Platinum review

    By 7 September 2010

    Over a year on, and Philips has launched the second version of its impressive 21:9 Cinema television at IFA 2010. Pocket-lint was on hand to have a look at the new model, and more importantly to see how it fares against the previous version. Should the...

  • First Look: Sony Bloggie Touch MHS-TS20K review
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    First Look: Sony Bloggie Touch MHS-TS20K review

    By 7 September 2010

    Following the success of its Bloggie camcorder, Sony has introduced a new model featuring a touchscreen, along with several other nifty improvements. We were on hand at IFA 2010 to take a look at the new pocket camcorder and this is what we thought. Along...

  • T-Mobile to carry Samsung Galaxy Tab?
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    T-Mobile to carry Samsung Galaxy Tab?

    By 7 September 2010

    Although Vodafone is the launch partner for the Samsung Galaxy Tab in the UK, it is highly unlikely that it will have much of a window of exclusivity. Not only has Samsung stated that it is in talks with multiple operators in the country (and worldwide),...

  • Samsung Wave 723 hands-on
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    Samsung Wave 723 hands-on

    By 6 September 2010

    Samsung officially announced the arrival of the second Bada handset, the Samsung Wave 723 or Samsung S7230, depending on who you talk to, just in time for us to snap a gallery of shots at this year's IFA in Berlin as we roamed through the 28 halls. The...

  • Sharp confirms glasses-less 10-inch 3D screen is for tablet
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    Sharp confirms glasses-less 10-inch 3D screen is for tablet

    By 6 September 2010

    3D TV? Yesterday's news. Active shutter glasses? Come on out of your cave. Autostereoscopic (glasses-less) 3D technology is where it's at, and it seems that all the manufacturers are rushing headlong into the field of lenticular displays like Scotsmen...

  • Samsung SF laptop hands-on
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    Samsung SF laptop hands-on

    By 6 September 2010

    Samsung announced the SF notebook range including the 13.3-inch SF310, the 14-inch SF410 and the 15.6-inch SF510 at this year's IFA in Berlin, Germany and Pocket-lint was on hand to snap a quick photo gallery so you can see it in all its up close and...

  • Google TV eyes on
    Home Cinema

    Google TV eyes on

    By 6 September 2010

    Sony has already confirmed that it will be launching a Google TV enabled TV or device with Google in the US, when the service launches in time for the "Holidays". However, what it didn't say at its keynote speech at IFA in Berlin, was that it would have...

  • Samsung Galaxy Player 50 hands-on
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    Samsung Galaxy Player 50 hands-on

    By 6 September 2010

    Perhaps overshadowed at IFA, by its 7-inch stablemate, the Samsung Galaxy Player 50 (or YP-G50, to give it its serial designation) is no less important. It is, for the Korean giant, geared up to go toe-to-toe with the new iPod touch. And there's plenty...

  • HyperDrive: iPad hard drive boosts your iPad storage to 750GB
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    HyperDrive: iPad hard drive boosts your iPad storage to 750GB

    By 6 September 2010

    The company behind the popular external battery packs for the MacBooks, HyperMac; has launched a new external gadget for the iPad. But rather than just a battery or a keyboard, the HyperDrive is an iPad hard drive that gives your Apple tablet a further...

  • New Creative gaming headset lets you hear up and down
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    New Creative gaming headset lets you hear up and down

    By 6 September 2010

    If the thought of wearing a pair of World of Warcraft headphones from Creative makes you feel rather nauseous and sad (sorry WOW gamers), then Creative feels your pain, fear, and sympathy. Perhaps hearing people scream "That's great, but can I get them...

  • Creative Sound Blaster Wireless Rock wants to rock your garden
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    Creative Sound Blaster Wireless Rock wants to rock your garden

    By 6 September 2010

    If you had two of Creative's new speakers in your garden you could say that they rocked. Why? Because the new Sound Blaster Wireless Rock is shaped and designed to look like a rock so you can hide it in amongst your flowers, without anyone noticing where...

  • Altec Lansing details dock duo: Octiv 102 and Octiv 202
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    Altec Lansing details dock duo: Octiv 102 and Octiv 202

    By 6 September 2010

    Altec Lansing used IFA as the base to launch its two latest iPod docks into the wild. First up, the audio specialist announced the mini Octiv 102 docking station, which measures just 10cm wide and 12.5cm deep. It is designed with your bedside cabinet...

  • EXCLUSIVE: Spotify, Sonos is just the start
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    EXCLUSIVE: Spotify, Sonos is just the start

    By 6 September 2010

    Spotify has confirmed to Pocket-lint that its integration with Sonos is just the start of its march into the living room. "We are happy to work with any partner that is willing to put in the same time and work as Sonos has done", Faisal Galaria, global...

  • VIDEO: WeTab - All systems MeeGo
    Tablets

    VIDEO: WeTab - All systems MeeGo

    By 6 September 2010

    We first got word of the WeTab (previously called the WePad) back in May, where we were led to understand that the 11.6-inch tablet would be running via a Linux OS and was all set for a July launch. And, after a number of delays the tablet has turned...

  • Samsung GT-i5510 (aka Galaxy Apollo) spotted at IFA
    Phones

    Samsung GT-i5510 (aka Galaxy Apollo) spotted at IFA

    By 6 September 2010

    Samsung will be launching an Android 2.2 (Froyo) touting slide out QWERTY keyboard smartphone in October, according to Vodafone. The news, confirmed to Pocket-lint by a spokesman on the Vodafone.de stand at IFA (the German technology show in Berlin)...