IFA2011 archive

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #53 - IFA preview edition
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #53 - IFA preview edition

    By 30 August 2011

    The Pocket-lint team are bracing themselves for the swathe of products about to be announced at the IFA convention in Berlin, Germany. Some are staying in London, while others are jetting out in order to bring you the hot gadget news as it happens. So,...

  • IFA 2011 - the gadgets we're expecting to see
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    IFA 2011 - the gadgets we're expecting to see

    By 30 August 2011

    The IFA 2011 consumer electronics show powers up in Berlin in a matter of days and with it one of the most important dates in the gadgets and technology calendar. If you don’t know what IFA is all about then by all means do yourself some learning but,...

  • Wave hello to three new Samsung Bada 2.0 phones
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    Wave hello to three new Samsung Bada 2.0 phones

    By 30 August 2011

    When Samsung officially announced Bada 2.0 last week, it promised that three new Wave handsets would follow later this year. Well, their time frame may have been a tad conservative as the Samsung Wave 3, Samsung Wave M and Samsung Wave Y have all now...

  • Styluses at the ready for the Sony Reader PRS-T1
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    Styluses at the ready for the Sony Reader PRS-T1

    By 29 August 2011

    It is not only Sony tablets that we're expecting to crash land at IFA. Well, now it isn't at least - as the follow-up to the Sony Reader PRS-650 has been leaked online, the equally congruous Sony Reader PRS-T1. The T1 improves upon the original by adding...

  • LG trims the bezel for new super skinny displays
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    LG trims the bezel for new super skinny displays

    By 29 August 2011

    Bezels will soon be hitting the endangered species list after LG teased a couple of its IFA launch displays, indicating that it is going down the Samsung route of bezel-squashing. The E91 and D237IPS models, which will make their official bow at the Berlin...

  • LG to demo 2D to 3D smartphone software
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    LG to demo 2D to 3D smartphone software

    By 29 August 2011

    One of the major problems posed by the Optimus 3D is the lack of actual three dimensional content to enjoy on the glasses-free screen.  LG has rather predictably come to the rescue with the 3D Game Converter, an Open GL powered piece of software that...

  • Wonder no longer about the Samsung Galaxy W colour
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    Wonder no longer about the Samsung Galaxy W colour

    By 29 August 2011

    Samsung's new naming policy may have left you feeling Young, with Magical Wonder for its Super Smart Royal phone range - but it could have also have left you wondering exactly what handsets would be coming. Because, despite declaring its hand for the...

  • Super skinny Toshiba tablet touted for IFA release
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    Super skinny Toshiba tablet touted for IFA release

    By 29 August 2011

    Let's face it - Toshiba's tablet forays so far have been underwhelming at best. First was the fiasco of the Toshiba Folio with its non-Flash, non-Android market and high return rate troubles, then came the Regza / Thrive device that, although offered...

  • Samsung Galaxy S II and Tab 8.9 get LTE spec boost
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    Samsung Galaxy S II and Tab 8.9 get LTE spec boost

    By 29 August 2011

    Samsung has announced LTE beefed-up versions of the Galaxy S II smartphone and the Galaxy Tab 8.9 ahead of IFA. And when we say beefed-up, we don't just mean the additional 4G connectivity - the specs on board have had a steroid-shot it seems too, with...

  • Samsung Galaxy W and Galaxy M Pro promise magical wonder
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    Samsung Galaxy W and Galaxy M Pro promise magical wonder

    By 24 August 2011

    Not content with launching two new Galaxy phones for the young at heart, Samsung has announced a further two that promise to be full of magical wonder.  Yep that’s right, according to Samsung's new naming convention the Samsung Galaxy W stands for...

  • Samsung Galaxy Y and Galaxy Y Pro phones for the young at heart
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    Samsung Galaxy Y and Galaxy Y Pro phones for the young at heart

    By 24 August 2011

    Samsung has said that it will be intro-ing two new “Young” Android 2.3-powered smartphones at this year’s IFA trade show in Berlin, all part of the launch of four new Galaxy phones and the introduction of a new naming structure. The Samsung Galaxy...

  • VIDEO: Samsung IFA teaser hints at something big
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    VIDEO: Samsung IFA teaser hints at something big

    By 19 August 2011

    Let the IFA teasing commence. Samsung has released this video ahead of the big Berlin expo that tells us "Something big is coming". Granted, it doesn't show us much else - bar that the people involved seem to be using smartphones rather than tablets....

  • Samsung Galaxy Q: 5.3-incher to get IFA début?
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    Samsung Galaxy Q: 5.3-incher to get IFA début?

    By 18 July 2011

    Samsung is all set to unveil a smartphone / tablet "stepping stone" - the Samsung Galaxy Q, at IFA 2011 in September - according to Yahoo News Korea's industry sources. The 5.3-inch device is all set to streak in (see what we did there) at the big Berlin...

  • Nvidia: Quad-core tablets coming August
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    Nvidia: Quad-core tablets coming August

    By 16 February 2011

    Qualcomm might have announced on that it was planning on letting manufacturers launch quad-core Snapdragon devices at the start of 2012, but Nvidia has trumped the news by saying that it's not only got a working prototype already, but that we’ll...