IFA2010 archive

  • LG Optimus 7 gets official airing
    Phones

    LG Optimus 7 gets official airing

    By 6 September 2010

    LG has officially outed one of its Windows Phone 7 launch handsets, the LG Optimus 7, in a press release detailing the handsets DLNA capabilities. It's a phone that we knew of (up until now it had been referred to as the LG E900), but its IFA airing is...

  • Philips GoGear Connect MP3 player hands-on
    Audio

    Philips GoGear Connect MP3 player hands-on

    By 6 September 2010

    The Philips GoGear Connect is the latest MP3 player from Philips, and the latest to sport the Android OS as more and more MP3 players look to offer more than just folder navigation. The Philips GoGear Connect MP3 player is an Android powered device that...

  • SoundFreaq provides Bluetooth Platform for your tunes
    Audio

    SoundFreaq provides Bluetooth Platform for your tunes

    By 3 September 2010

    iPod docks are a bit, well, meh - apart from the best ones that money can buy as highlighted by Pocket-lint, of course. But over at IFA there was one that caught our beady eye - The Sound Platform from SoundFreaq. SoundFreaq's effort throws in Bluetooth...

  • Toshiba Folio 100 tablet hands-on
    Tablets

    Toshiba Folio 100 tablet hands-on

    By 3 September 2010

    “We’ve been doing tablets since 1992,” says Graeme Simons, Toshiba UK business manager, when asked why the company has plumped for a 10.1-inch tablet, rather than a 7-incher similar to rival manufacturers‘ devices also revealed at IFA, Berlin....

  • Philips looking at colour LED backlit technology
    Home Cinema

    Philips looking at colour LED backlit technology

    By 3 September 2010

    Philips has told Pocket-lint that it is looking into adopting colour backlit LED technology in its televisions. At a deep-dive television session on the company's stand at IFA 2010 (where do the marketing people get these terms) Danny Tack, the company's...

  • Navteq makes satnavs a bit more "human"
    Online

    Navteq makes satnavs a bit more "human"

    By 3 September 2010

    Satnavs are undeniably useful, and much has been done to try and personalise systems with voice skins. However Navteq has just announced a system, at IFA 2010 in Berlin, which it hopes will provide GPS users with a more intuitive - dare we say "human"...

  • 3D TV without glasses shows it's ready for primetime
    Home Cinema

    3D TV without glasses shows it's ready for primetime

    By 3 September 2010

    While 3D television with glasses is here, in our living rooms, and getting the big shout at IFA in Berlin, a handful of companies are already showing off the 3D televisions of tomorrow. They might not be household names in the UK and US, but Vestel, the...

  • Movies on the go: Philips PicoPix pico projector range
    Home Cinema

    Movies on the go: Philips PicoPix pico projector range

    By 3 September 2010

    It's all well and good carrying around the latest films on some kind of whizzy PMP, but what happens when you want to share the love with a group of friends? Well, it looks as though we may have the answer as Sagemcom has just announced a new range of...

  • TomTom iPhone app takes you to the pictures
    Apps

    TomTom iPhone app takes you to the pictures

    By 3 September 2010

    TomTom has revamped its iPhone app, and added a brilliant new aspect whereby you can set the app to take you to the destination of a photo, essentially turning your iPhone's camera album into a living, breathing address book. The new feature works by...

  • LG 31-inch OLED is both big and thin
    Home Cinema

    LG 31-inch OLED is both big and thin

    By 3 September 2010

    We've already seen a 15-inch OLED TV from LG, and LG themselves told us that bigger models were coming, and true to its word, LG has launched a 31-inch OLED TV at IFA in Berlin, Germany. And at just 2.9mm thick it might be big, but it's incredibly thin...

  • ViewSonic ViewPad 100: Dual boot tablet gets official
    Tablets

    ViewSonic ViewPad 100: Dual boot tablet gets official

    By 3 September 2010

    We at Pocket-lint have already had our grubby paws all over it, so it's only right that ViewSonic gives its 10-inch dual-boot Windows 7 and Android 1.6 tablet a name. And it's done just that - officially confirming that the potential iPad killer will...

  • Klipsch delivers ear nirvana with new range of headphones
    Audio

    Klipsch delivers ear nirvana with new range of headphones

    By 3 September 2010

    Out in Berlin, at the IFA 2010 tech and gadget extravaganza, Klipsch has announced a huge wad of top-notch headphones with all manner of tweaks, enhancements. Ranging from £39 to £129.99, these headphones come in the form of the Image S3, the Image...

  • You can't Beat It: Quincy Jones AKG headphone line
    Audio

    You can't Beat It: Quincy Jones AKG headphone line

    By 3 September 2010

    Quincy Jones, the man who has been nominated for 79 Grammy awards (winning 27 of them), has teamed up with audio specialist AKG to release his signature line of headphones. The legendary producer, composer and song-writer, who has worked with the likes...

  • Philips Streamium Wireless Micro Hifi system streams in
    Audio

    Philips Streamium Wireless Micro Hifi system streams in

    By 3 September 2010

    IFA 2010, this year, has all been about tablets and 3D equipment. But there is plenty of other kit out there being shown off, you just have to look that little bit harder. One device that doesn't fall into either of those two categories, that still managed...

  • Sky: LG has best 3D TV
    Home Cinema

    Sky: LG has best 3D TV

    By 3 September 2010

    Sky and LG have formally announced they will be teaming up to launch Sky's 3D TV service when it launches on 1 October 2010. The partnership, which will see the two brands embark on joint marketing as well as consumer awareness, education and demonstration...

  • Mophie iPhone 4 battery case charging your iPhone 4 soon
    Phones

    Mophie iPhone 4 battery case charging your iPhone 4 soon

    By 3 September 2010

    Mophie, the battery pack and case accessory maker, will launch an iPhone 4 verison of its popular Juice Pack case next week. Something that Pocket-lint has been informed by the company, ahead of an official announcement. Coming in at around $80 in the...

  • Philips 3D 21:9 Cinema TV: extra wide television goes three dimensional
    Home Cinema

    Philips 3D 21:9 Cinema TV: extra wide television goes three dimensional

    By 3 September 2010

    It's been over a year in the making, but Philips has used its IFA 2010 press conference to announce that it will be bringing a 3D version of its ultra-wide 21:9 Cinema television to the market, for the likes of you and I to buy.  Philips has been showing...

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab vs Toshiba Folio 100
    Tablets

    Samsung Galaxy Tab vs Toshiba Folio 100

    By 2 September 2010

    As predicted, it’s tablet city at IFA 2010. Samsung swung in with the Android-running Samsung Galaxy Tab and that was one thing for the iPad to think about. Now, with Toshiba launching the Toshiba Folio 100, well, there’s some decisions tablet PC...

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab hands-on
    Tablets

    Samsung Galaxy Tab hands-on

    By 2 September 2010

    It’s one thing seeing images, leaked or otherwise, of a hot new product, it’s another entirely getting to fiddle about with one. And that was the case with Samsung’s Galaxy Tab as, while it looks good in the shots, and the specifications read well,...

  • Toshiba beefs up the 3D on the Satellite A665 laptop
    Laptops

    Toshiba beefs up the 3D on the Satellite A665 laptop

    By 2 September 2010

    Toshiba has shown some more love to its 3D laptop extraordinaire that is the Satellite A665. The manufacturer has added 3D Blu-ray disc support as well as the ability to upscale 2D video in real time to the kind that jumps out of the screen at you. The...

  • Toshiba goes TV launch crazy at IFA
    Home Cinema

    Toshiba goes TV launch crazy at IFA

    By 2 September 2010

    Toshiba hit IFA with full force this year - going launch crazy at the Berlin expo. Not only did the Japanese electronics giant get on board with both the tablet and the 3D TV revolutions, it also found time to unleash some new cameras, Blu-ray players...

  • Toshiba brings 3D to BD with BDX3100KB Blu-ray player
    Home Cinema

    Toshiba brings 3D to BD with BDX3100KB Blu-ray player

    By 2 September 2010

    Toshiba has approached 3D at IFA2010 in exactly the same way that it didn't Blu-ray - quickly and with great gusto. The Toshiba BDX3100KB 3D Blu-ray player is arriving in the UK in October and will allow anyone with a 3D TV to enjoy 3D Blu-ray movies...

  • Toshiba Camileo S30 and P20 to take on pocket camcorder market
    Cameras

    Toshiba Camileo S30 and P20 to take on pocket camcorder market

    By 2 September 2010

    Toshiba has sharpened its attack on the pocket camcorder market with the arrival of the next generation of Camileos at IFA2010. The Camileo S30 and P20 both shoot Full HD video at 30fps, but now feature a touchscreen 3-inch swivel display which used to...

  • Toshiba joins the 3D revolution with first ever 3D TV
    Home Cinema

    Toshiba joins the 3D revolution with first ever 3D TV

    By 2 September 2010

    It's taken a while, but Toshiba is now well and truly aboard the good ship 3D TV following its launch event over at IFA. Amongst a barrage of product launches, the highlight, in terms of home cinema at least, was the arrival of the new Toshiba Regza WL...

  • Toshiba Folio 100 official, touts Tegra 2 processor
    Tablets

    Toshiba Folio 100 official, touts Tegra 2 processor

    By 2 September 2010

    Toshiba is the latest company to enter the tablet fray with the announcement that it is launching a new tablet called the Toshiba Folio 100. The new device, which is actually the most powerful Android tablet on the market, pipping the new Samsung Tab...