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Galaxy Tab Active

Samsung announces ruggedized Galaxy Tab Active with dust and water resistance

At the IFA in Berlin, Samsung announced the Galaxy Tab Active, a ruggedized 8-inch tablet that can withstand a 1.2-meter fall thanks to its protective coating. Certified IP67, the tablet is dust and water resistant and comes with a tougher version of the S Pen stylus, called the C Pen, that...
IFA

IFA 2014 day one roundup

The days news in handy list form because everyone loves lists The first day on the ground at IFA (and New York) is now done, and there was literally a deluge of news and product announcements. That's exactly why we love it, and likely what everyone was hoping for from the event. ASUS, Samsung...
Smartwatch 3

Hands-on with the Sony Smartwatch 3 with Android Wear

Sony's newest smartwatch ditches its own software in favor of Google's wearable platform Sony took us by surprise a little today by announcing the Smartwatch 3 with Android Wear. Previous reports had Sony execs claiming the company was committed to doing its own thing, and yet, here we are. The...
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and HTC One M8

Galaxy Note 4 versus HTC One M8: Quick comparison

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is one of Samsung's first metal phones, and sure to be their biggest-selling metal phone, but how does it compare to the current king of all-metal phones, the HTC One M8? We're here at IFA 2014 so we can make just that comparison. It's time for metal on metal, HTC...
PS4 remote play

First remote play: PS4 gaming on the Xperia Z3

Want to play PS4 games on your new Xperia Z3? No problem One of our favorite features of the new Sony Xperia Z3 line of devices announced at IFA 2014 is the PS4 remote play feature. If you're a PS4 owner and a Z3, Z3 Compact or Z3 Tablet owner you'll be able to download the new Remote Play...
Samsung blings out the Galaxy Note 4 and Gear S with Swarovski

Samsung blings out the Galaxy Note 4 and Gear S with Swarovski

Today saw the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Samsung Galaxy Note Edge and more info about the Samsung Gear S, but the truly exciting announcement of the night was that the Note 4 and Gear S would come in versions adorned with Swarovski crystals. Lots and lots of Swarovski crystals...
Note 4 Qi back

Samsung's new Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge accessories

With the announcement of any major Galaxy handset comes the inevitable tidal wave of accessories, and that's exactly what we've seen today at Samsung Unpacked in Berlin. Along with the usual assortment of cases for the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge, the company showed off Qi wireless...
Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Hands-on with the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Sony's latest tablet is a high-end 8-incher with a mouthful of a name Completing the trifecta of new Android devices Sony announced today at IFA 2014 is this, the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. The name is a mouthful but the tablet certainly is not, as it's a smaller tablet this time out. It's an 8-...
Xperia Z3 Compact

Hands-on with the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

It's like a Z3, but smaller Alongside the Xperia Z3, today at IFA 2014, Sony also unveiled a new, smaller 'flagship' phone. The Xperia Z3 Compact is part of Sony's flagship Z3 mobile lineup and in pretty much every way possible it's like the bigger Z3. It looks like the Z3, runs the exact same...
Galaxy Note 4 vs Note Edge

In pictures: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge vs. Note 4

Today ahead of IFA 2014, Samsung announced not one but two new Galaxy Note handsets — the metal-clad Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy Note Edge, the first curved-screen Note with new software to take advantage of its "Edge screen." We've already gone in depth with the Note 4 and the Note Edge in our...
Sony Xperia Z3

Hands-on with the Sony Xperia Z3

Sony's latest high end phone is a bump, albeit minor, from the last one Sony just announced the anticipated Xperia Z3 at IFA 2014 in Berlin and we've had chance to catch a very quick first look at the new device. Sitting atop Sony's new flagship Z3 line, the Xperia Z3 is the very best of what...
Galaxy Note 4 vs LG G3

Galaxy Note 4 versus LG G3: Quick comparison

How do Samsung and LG's Quad HD beasts measure up? The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is official, and with it the Korean manufacturer has its first mainstream Quad HD device. With a whopping resolution of 2560x1440, the Note 4 goes toe to toe with LG's flagship G3, which we've been using since its...
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs. iPhone 5s

Galaxy Note 4 versus iPhone 5s: Quick comparison

We're out at IFA 2014 where Samsung's announced their latest and greatest: the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. And as we're wont to do, we wanted to compare it to some of the most popular devices on the market today, which, of course, includes the iPhone 5s. Sure, the iPhone 6 is due out in a week's time...
Mount accessory will attach Xperia Z3 to PlayStation controller for remote play

Mount accessory will attach Xperia Z3 to PlayStation controller for remote play

Sony has announced a peripheral so you can mount the Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, or Z3 Compact Tablet to one of the PlayStation 4's controllers, making for easy around-the-house remote play. At IFA, Sony demoed one of their AAA titles, Driveclub, running remotely on a PlayStation 4 and streaming...
We're live with Sony at IFA 2014, 4 p.m. CEST, 10 a.m. EST

We're live with Sony at IFA 2014, 4 p.m. CEST, 10 a.m. EST

Join us to see maybe phones, tablets, watches and more Rounding out the first day of activity at IFA 2014 is Sony with its traditional Wednesday afternoon press conference. The slot is familiar but this year Sony is in a new home at the Messe Berlin, inhabiting the enormous Hall 20 previously...
Samsung Gear S

Samsung Gear S hands-on

Samsung's curvy Gear S smartwatch is its biggest — and coolest yet So here we are with Samsung's sixth — yes, a full half-dozen — smartwatch in a little more than the space of a year. To wit: The Samsung Galaxy Gear, Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit, Gear Live and, now, the Gear S. That's a whole...
Samsung Gear VR

Samsung Gear VR first look

Samsung's first shot at virtual reality, with some help from Oculus, is off to an interesting start Some say that virtual reality is the next frontier in gaming, and Samsung is getting in on the ground floor with its just-announced Gear VR headset. Powered by Samsung's latest big flagship device...
Samsung Gear S and Gear Edge

Samsung's fall onslaught: The Note 4, Note Edge, Gear S and Gear VR

Two phones, a watch and a virtual reality visor give us some really good fare to geek out on Samsung today unveiled four new products as part of the IFA conference in Berlin, as well as at simultaneous events in New York City and Beijing. Fresh out of South Korea are the Samsung Galaxy Note 4,...
Samsung Gear VR

Press release: Samsung Gear VR announced

Samsung today has announced its first virtual reality headset, the Gear VR. Following is the official press release: Samsung Explores the World of Mobile Virtual Reality with Gear VR Samsung and Oculus collaborate to create an immersive new dimension of mobile life with the first widely...
Note 4

Samsung just made the Note 4 official

We're live at Samsung Unpacked, and we have to admit we got a little excited when Samsung trotted out the new Galaxy Note 4. We'll have more later. Keep it locked to AC for everything you want to know about Samsung's new products!

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