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Acer Aspire Switch 11 hands-on: Hybrid offers multiple positions and uses

Acer Aspire Switch 11 hands-on: Hybrid offers multiple positions and uses

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Acer announced the Aspire Switch 11 during its press conference at IFA 2014, bringing another multi-positional laptop-meets-tablet device to its portfolio. We got our hands on the new 2-in-1 notebook series at the show to see what the 11.6-inch model... >>

Samsung Curved Soundbar HW-H7500 matches curved TVs but does it match the wall? (hands-on)

Samsung Curved Soundbar HW-H7500 matches curved TVs but does it match the wall? (hands-on)

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One of the questions we raised when we saw the first wave of curved TVs was how will they look wall-mounted with a soundbar underneath? Anything sitting flush below would look out of play, we felt. Samsung seems to have agreed and has designed a soundbar... >>

Best of IFA 2014: The devices to get excited about

Best of IFA 2014: The devices to get excited about

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IFA 2014 is done and dusted for the year, seeing some big mobile launches, exciting TV developments and some great smart home advancements. We're pulling together those devices or gadgets that have us really excited. There has been a lot being launched,... >>

Lenovo Vibe Z2: A premium-looking, powerful phablet (hands-on)

Lenovo Vibe Z2: A premium-looking, powerful phablet (hands-on)

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Lenovo announced a couple of new additions to its Vibe smartphone range during its press conference at IFA 2014 in Berlin. The first was the tri-layered Vibe X2 and the second was the Vibe Z2, both of which pack in plenty of power. We got our hands on... >>

Lenovo Tab S8 hands-on: Intel inside colourful shell

Lenovo Tab S8 hands-on: Intel inside colourful shell

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Lenovo announced a number of new devices at IFA 2014, one of which was its first Intel-based Android tablet known as the Lenovo Tab S8. The new 8-inch tablet will be available from September with a $199 price tag and we got our hands on it at the consumer... >>

LG Kizon smartwatch lets you directly call and track your little ones (hands-on)

LG Kizon smartwatch lets you directly call and track your little ones (hands-on)

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LG announced a wearable for kids back in July, dubbed the Kizon smartwatch, which allows parents to track and call their children directly. Despite its name, it's not really a watch as such given that there is no way to tell the time, but it's pretty... >>

Just how water and dustproof is the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active? This much...

Just how water and dustproof is the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active? This much...

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One of Samsung's lesser hyped products unveiled at IFA 2014 was its ruggedised version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablet. The 8-incher is thicker and less sleek than the company's other slates, but it adds water and dustproofing for a more extreme lifestyle.... >>

Hands-on: Asus EeeBook X205 review

Hands-on: Asus EeeBook X205 review

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Budget laptops are ruling laptop volume sales at the moment, thanks to Chromebook, and that's been enough to make Asus take note. The company's new EeeBook X205 is a reimagination of the 2007 Eee PC in a refreshed format, some seven years on. If you're... >>

The Lenovo Vibe X2 smartphone combines beauty and brains (hands-on)

The Lenovo Vibe X2 smartphone combines beauty and brains (hands-on)

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Lenovo announced two new smartphones during its IFA 2014 press conference in Berlin, including the Vibe X2 that features some powerful specs and a tri-layered design to deliver a very colourful smartphone. We got our hands on the new addition to the... >>

Exploring LG HomeChat: Is texting appliances the future?

Exploring LG HomeChat: Is texting appliances the future?

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LG announced a service during CES in January that allows you to text your appliances through the LINE messaging app and now we have seen it in action to give you our thoughts on it. LG HomeChat only works with the 2014 range of LG smart appliances,... >>