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ASUS ZenWatch 2

ZenWatch 2: A second look at ASUS' second Android Wear effort

For a number of months — say, November 2014 to somewhere around March 2015 — ASUS had what we could say was one of the best-looking Android Wear offerings out there. The original ZenWatch brought some curvy style to nerds' wrists (mine included). But it was fairly quickly usurped by the likes...
Predator 6

Acer shows off the Predator 6 gaming smartphone with a 10-core processor

How many cores does your smartphone CPU contain? Two, four, possibly even eight? Acer says this isn't enough. The company today teased the Predator 6 at IFA, a new Android-powered smartphone with a 10-core processor. It's an absolute beast of a phone and shares the same branding as Acer's...
Acer Predator 8

Acer's crazy Predator 8 gaming tablet officially launches, available Nov. 6 for $299

After showing off its somewhat-crazy gaming tablet, the Predator 8, at Computex, Acer is ready to put it on sale for everyone. The Predator 8 (officially the GT-810) is a gaming-focused tablet with lots of power and looks to match its branding. The 8-inch 1920x1080 display is wrapped in...
Acer R11 Chromebook

Acer's new R11 Chromebook is its first convertible, coming in October for $299

Acer has just announced its latest Chromebook, the R11, at the IFA show in Berlin. The Acer R11 Chromebook is the first "convertible" Chromebook from the manufacturer, in that the screen rotates fully around to the back of the laptop to give you a tablet-like experience. The 11-inch...
Acer Liquid Z530

Acer releases four new Liquid smartphones at IFA 2015

Acer is getting in on the IFA fun with several new product announcements, including four new phones in its Liquid lineup. The Liquid Z630 and Z530 are the two main models, with each one also having an "S" model with slightly bumped specs. The Liquid Z630 is a 5.5-inch 720p device with a...
Lenovo Chromebook 100S

Lenovo's latest Chromebook is the 100S, available in October for $179

Though it hasn't made a ton of Chromebooks in the past, Lenovo unveiled its latest Chromebook model coinciding with the IFA conference in Berlin. The Chromebook 100S is a lower-end model starting at just $179, coming in at 2.6 pounds with an 11.6-inch HD display, Intel N2840 processor, up to...
We're live from Berlin for IFA 2015!

We're live from Berlin for IFA 2015!

Greetings from Berlin, Germany! We're back in town for the annual IFA conference, the global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances. We'll be here all week to look at new tablets, phones, smartwatches, and more. This year's show is looking very busy, so make sure to...
ARCHOS announces the Diamond Plus, coming in October for £179

ARCHOS announces the Diamond Plus, coming in November for £179

ARCHOS has announced its latest phone, the Diamond Plus. The phone features a 5.5-inch, 1080p IPS display, and will run Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. It will go on sale this November for £179.99. The ARCHOS Diamond Plus is powered by an octa-core Mediatek processor, and features 2GB...
Here's where you'll be able to buy the Samsung Gear S2

Here's where you'll be able to buy the Samsung Gear S2

Samsung just officially took the wraps off of its next smartwatch, the Gear S2, and while mum's the word on availability, a number of carriers have already stepped up to announce that they will carry the smartwatch. T-Mobile T-Mobile will carry the 3G version of the Gear S2 later this fall,...
Samsung officially announces its Gear S2 smartwatch

Samsung officially announces the Gear S2

After plenty of teasing and a brief mention at its Galaxy unpacked event earlier this month, Samsung has officially announced the Gear S2, its round Tizen-powered smartwatch. Though pricing and release details weren't mentioned, Samsung has revealed the the smartwatch will come in two...
IFA in Berlin

Follow the Android Central team at IFA in Berlin!

IFA 2015 is almost upon us. It's looking to be pretty interesting this year, if we do say so ourselves. Unfortunately for most of us, IFA is in Berlin, so going is kinda difficult. Thankfully, Mobile Nations is sending in five of the best technology journalists to IFA to cover the insanity....
Moto 360 Sport renders leak

Moto 360 Sport renders surface with more shots of the second-gen customization options

The upcoming second-gen Moto 360 has been all but announced by Motorola, but a new leak is now revealing that the company may be releasing a Sport model of the watch as well. It has been rumored that Motorola would be releasing the watch in both a small and large variant this year, but the...
LG SmartThinQ Sensor

LG's new smart sensor will turn your old appliances into connected gadgets

LG has announced that the company will be showcasing the latest smart home technology and products at this year's IFA 2015. The new announcements will include the SmartThinQ Sensor, which can be attached to existing home appliances, including refrigerators and washing machines, as well as the...
Watch Urbane Luxe

LG adorns the Watch Urbane with 23-karat gold, puts a price tag of $1,200

LG has announced a limited edition variant of the Watch Urbane smartwatch decked out in 23-karat gold, called Watch Urbane Luxe. Made in collaboration with REEDS Jewelers, the watch is priced at $1,200, sports a alligator leather band with a deployment clasp and is housed in an "exclusive...
New Moto 360 leaked in two sizes, colors, and bands

New Moto 360 leaked in two sizes, colors, and bands

We're expecting to see new Moto 360 later this week at IFA 2015 in Berlin, but in the meantime we're being treated to another leak. This time we're seeing Motorola's upcoming smartwatch in two different sizes (as previously captured on camera), as well as two different colors (black and...
IFA

IFA 2015 preview

The last of the major trade shows of the year is upon us as we pack our bags and head for the German capital. The IFA conference takes place every September in Berlin, and in past years has been the home of some huge Android announcements. The big elephant in the room was always the traditional...
Xperia Z3

Sony teases 'greater focus' for the next Xperia smartphone

Sony tweeted out a tease for next month's IFA in Berlin, preparing fans of the company for a smartphone announcement with greater focus. What the company means by greater focus could well be related to the camera installed on this unannounced Xperia smartphone. Get ready for a smartphone...
10.1-inch G Pad II

10.1-inch G Pad II set for an unveil at IFA with Snapdragon 800, Android 5.1.1

After announcing the 8-inch model in the G Pad II series in its home market, LG has mentioned that it will launch the 10.1-inch variant next month at the IFA conference in Berlin. Following its official debut, the tablet will be available in Wi-Fi and LTE-enabled variants in Asia, North...
Sony Xperia Z5

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact promotional photo leaks ahead of IFA

Sony has yet to announce the new Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact, but that hasn't halted certain sources from leaking out material and the latest is a promotional shot for the Z5 Compact. Looking at the image, the upcoming handset unsurprisingly resembles that of the Xperia Z4 Compact. The latest...
Samsung Gear S2

Samsung teases Gear S2 smartwatch at IFA conference

Samsung had a "One more thing" teaser at the end of its Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ today in New York and London — we're soon going to get a Gear S2 smartwatch. We'll learn more in just a few short weeks at the IFA conference in Berlin. And it's round. The original Samsung Gear S...

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