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Samsung Gear S2

These are the apps to expect on the Samsung Gear S2 at launch

The Samsung Gear S2 is coming to us in October — be sure to check out our hands-on in the meantime — and it's bringing with it a slew of applications from names big and small. Not every single one of these apps will be available on day one, but should be there tightly after the release. Here's...
Samsung Galaxy View

Samsung teases 'Galaxy View' tablet at IFA press conference

After it wrapped up officially unveiling the new Gear S2 smartwatch, Samsung once again gave us a tease for a new product — this time it's the "Galaxy View" tablet. The limited views we got of the device show a big, wide-screen form factor with some sort of a kickstand or case on the back....
Samsung Gear S2 versus Apple Watch

Samsung Gear S2 versus Apple Watch

There's a new smartwatch in town. Since the launch of the Apple Watch, there hasn't been much in the way of true competition. Sure, Samsung had their older (and weirder) Gear S smartwatch with its relatively large curved rectangular display and built-in 3G radio. And sure, Android Wear...
In pictures: the new Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch

In pictures: the new Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch

The Samsung Gear S2 is a surprisingly impressive smartwatch. It's light, it looks good, and it's seriously polished, fast, and responsive. While you might not yet get to wrap this thing around your wrist and spin that bezel with your fingers, you can check out our full bank of photos to tide...
Hands-on with the new Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch

Hands-on with the new Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch

(Or, why you should no longer turn up your nose at the Tizen-powered wearable.) When you think back, in this age of Android Wear and Apple Watches, Samsung actually was one of the first to enter the smartwatch game. And maybe it was a little too ambitious at the time. The watches tended to be...
Samsung Gear S2

Exclusive no more: Gear S2 smartwatch will work with non-Samsung phones!

One well-kept secret of the new Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch is one that is bound to make a lot of Android enthusiasts happy: The Gear S2 will work with non-Samsung smartphones. Consider that again: Samsung is opening its ecosystem a bit. There's a caveat, of course. You'll need a phone with...
ZTE Exon Elite

Hands-on with ZTE Axon Elite: ZTE's most premium smartphone to date

One of the devices that ZTE is showing off at IFA 2015 is their first ever global flagship and their most premium smartphone to date. It's called the ZTE Axon Elite and it will be coming to European markets on September 24th for 419 Euros. Go watch our hands-on video and let us know if you'...
Xperia Z5

Here's how much Sony's Xperia Z5 series will cost in the UK

Now that Sony's new Xperia Z5 series handsets are official, the first pricing information on all three flavors of Z5 are starting to trickle out online. UK retailer Clove is among the first with Z5 pre-order prices, and based on these early details it appears the Z5, Z5 Compact and Z5 Premium...
Tempodrom in Berlin

Live from Samsung's IFA 2015 press event! (6 p.m. CET, noon ET, 9 a.m. PT)

We're coming at you live this evening (erm, or morning, depending on where you are) from Berlin, Germany, where Samsung is officially showing off the new Gear S2 smartwatch! We should get a closer look at the company's latest wearable. And Samsung being Samsung, it's entirely possible there's...
Samsung

Watch Samsung's pre-IFA 2015 press conference here!

Tonight's the big event — the Gear S2 launch — but Samsung's also got a pre-IFA event going on this morning here in Berlin. Here's the livestream:
Xperia Z5 Compact

First look: Sony's Xperia Z5 Compact could be the high-powered small phone you've been waiting for

Sony proves it's still serious about big specs in small phones, with a 4.6-inch, Snapdrago 810-powered beast As Android handsets in general — and high-end Android phones in particular — keep pushing screen sizes into the stratosphere, Sony has emerged as one of the few manufacturers serious...
Xperia Z5

First look: Sony's Xperia Z5 brings a revamped camera, fingerprint security and a redesigned chassis

Sony takes a confident step forward with a new camera, redesigned chassis and fingerprint security After a shaky start to the year with the Xperia Z3+, Sony needed a great flagship to set its high-end smartphone series back on track. And the Xperia Z5 brings some much-needed advancements,...
Xperia Z5 Premium

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium: Up close and personal with the world's first 4K phone

Of course Sony's 4K phone looks great — but beyond the technological milestone it represents, there remains a lot to learn about the Z5 Premium. It had to happen eventually. Even as "Ultra HD" TVs remain out of reach to most buyers, the blistering pace of mobile hardware advancement has launched...
Lenovo Phab

Lenovo announces tablet-sized Phab and Phab Plus phones at IFA 2015

Lenovo has hardly denied the popularity of big phones, and is going all-in today with the announcement of the Phab and Phab Plus. The Phab Plus is the leading model, with an absolutely massive 6.8-inch 1920x1080 display wrapped by a unibody metal design. There's a Snapdragon 615 processor...
Lenovo Vibe P1

Lenovo announces new Vibe S1, P1 and P1m phones at IFA 2015

Lenovo has just announced three new phones, the Vibe S1, Vibe P1 and Vibe P1m, at IFA 2015. All three phones come in under $300 unlocked and seem to offer solid value for the money in their own ways. Starting with the higher-end model of the three, the Vibe S1 is a selfie-focused 5-inch...
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3

Lenovo unveils Yoga Tab 3 and Tab 3 Pro at IFA 2015

Lenovo is updating its line of Android-powered Yoga tablets at IFA 2015, announcing the Yoga Tab 3 in two sizes, as well as the Yoga Tab 3 Pro. All three models iterate on the wedge-style design, with a rounded chamber on one edge to hold the battery, camera and kickstand (with a new push-...
Moto 360 2015

Hands-on with the Moto 360 (2015)

One of the most popular first-gen Android Wear watches has finally gotten the refresh it so desperately needed. Plans for a refresh to the Moto 360 have leaked from every possible direction over the last couple of weeks, but today Motorola has made its new Android Wear lineup official....
2015 Moto 360 exploded

Moto 360 (2015) Specs

Motorola has finally pulled the curtains off their updated Moto 360, and with that comes a lot of questions about what makes this an update over the previous version. There's a lot more to this new Moto 360 than a visual update, and it couldn't have come at a better time. Here's a quick look...
Motorola announces the Moto 360 (2015) family

Motorola announces the Moto 360 (2015) family

Arguably the most talked about Android Wear watch of the first generation, the Moto 360 has been more in need of a refresh than most. Despite not being a totally circular watch, the original Moto 360 turned heads with it's nearly bezel-less design and clean, simple design. We've seen plenty...
Huawei Mate S

Huawei Mate S: First impressions and hands-on

Huawei has made the decision to shrink down its latest flagship Android smartphone in comparison to its predecessor, but it's still packing a premium design. This is the Huawei Mate S. Following last year's Ascend Mate 7, the Mate S (no Ascend) is Huawei's newest large screen flagship,...

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