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  • Audio

    Philips O'Neill The Crash pictures and hands-on

    By 3 September 2012

    The partnering of Philips and O'Neill has resulted in a new baby. The latest headphones, known simply has The Crash, are the toughest headphones to date. Pitched at those with an active lifestyle, The Crash headphones are designed to withstand pretty...

  • Cars

    Ford Focus Electric pictures and hands-on

    By 1 September 2012

    The Ford Focus Electric was at IFA - Europe's largest consumer electronics show, in Berlin, Germany - and Pocket-lint had the chance to take a gander at the compay's first all-electric car. In particular it was the MyFord Touch experience, Sync and those...

  • Phones

    ZTE Grand X IN pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    Two things are clear in the world of smartphones: ZTE is serious about breaking out of China and Intel is serious about breaking into mobile devices. It's no surprise, then, to see the ZTE Grand X IN. Okay, we admit it's something of a surprise, as this...

  • Audio

    Philips Fidelio X1 pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    If you're in the market for a premium set of headphones then you're veritably spoilt for choice these days, with strong offerings, it seems, from all quarters.  Philips has added to its Fidelio premium audio line with the X1 headphones, topping a range...

  • Audio

    TDK Boombox, Sound Cube and Weatherproof speakers pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    TDK has announced four new speakers designed to be used with your mobile phone, be it the latest Android offering or the iPhone, at IFA in Berlin,  and we were on hand to check them out. The models - the Wireless Weatherproof Speaker, Wireless Boombox,...

  • Audio

    Jabra Solemate pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    The Jabra Solemate, that's the name of a new Bluetooth speaker from Jabra which, as the name suggests, has taken its design cue from a pair of shoes rather than being a standard box. This device has an integrated subwoofer and dual tweeters to keep you...

  • Phones

    Acer Liquid Gallant (Duo) pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    We'd already heard the news about Acer's Liquid Gallant mobile phone, and at IFA 2012 Pocket-lint had the opportunity to play with this new phone. There are two phones here, the Liquid Gallant and the Liquid Gallant Duo - the latter has a dual SIM option....

  • Phones

    Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    Huawei is going pretty big on the smartphone and tablet front, announcing six brand new devices at IFA in Berlin. Of the lot, the Ascend D1 Quad XL is by far the most exciting. Packing an almost vanilla version of Ice Cream Sandwich, a big battery and...

  • Phones

    LG Optimus L9 pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    The LG Optimus L9 sits atop the L series of Android devices from the Korean manufacturer. We caught up with the new model at IFA 2012 in Berlin for a quick play. The L series handsets from LG were conceived to put well-designed phones into the hands...

  • Online

    LG EA93 21:9 widescreen monitor pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    LG's been launching lots of products on a grand scale at this year's IFA trade show. But here's one that's a little more unusual than the likes of the 84-inch 4K telly. It's a 29-inch, 21:9 aspect ratio widescreen monitor.  The LG EA93 caters for the...

  • Laptops

    HP Spectre XT TouchSmart Ultrabook pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    The Windows 8 explosion begins, and even laptops are getting in on the touchscreen action. The HP Spectre XT TouchSmart Ultrabook, which comes loaded with Windows 8, led Pocket-lint to go hands-on - quite literally - to see how this new touch-enabled...

  • Laptops

    HP Envy x2 pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    HP has entered the convertible tablet-cum-notebook arena with the HP Envy x2. With Windows 8 on board, it seems that everyone is eager to get a piece of the "hybrid PC" pie. It was announced at IFA 2012 in Berlin, and we caught up with HP at Showstoppers,...

  • Tablets

    Lenovo Ideatab S2110A, S2109A & S2107A pictures and hands-on

    By 30 August 2012

    In addition to the Windows 8-powered ThinkPad Tablet 2, Lenovo was also on hand to show Pocket-lint a trio of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablets: the Lenovo Ideatab S2107A, S2109A, and S2110A Ignore the letter and number combination names and that...

  • Online

    Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 pictures and hands-on

    By 30 August 2012

    We already knew that Lenovo was going to launch a Windows 8-based tablet, so Pocket-lint was primed and ready to dive at the ThinkPad Tablet 2 when it was shown off at Lenovo's IFA 2012 press conference. The 10.1-inch screen device we saw was already...

  • Televisions

    Toshiba 84-inch 4K television pictures and eyes-on

    By 30 August 2012

    The television market is now starting to roll out 4K, and we are seeing quite a few 4K devices make an appearance at IFA this year. Toshiba has gone big, big, big, and this size really does make 4K look stunning because, despite being so massive, fine...

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