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Asus Zenwatch

Hands-on with the Asus Zenwatch

Asus is new to the wearables game, but it came out swinging with the Zenwatch We're live in Berlin at IFA 2014 where Asus has finally unveiled its first Android Wear smartwatch to the world. Having been teased ahead of the event, does the Zenwatch live up to the hype? We've spent a little time...
Acer Iconia Tab 10

Acer announces affordable 5-inch Liquid Z500, two new Iconia tablets at IFA

At the IFA, Acer announced a new 5-inch low-cost smartphone in the Liquid series, dubbed the Liquid Z500. Aimed at a younger audience, the device features dual front speakers, similar to what HTC offers on the One M8. Equipped with DTS Studio Sound, Acer claims that you can get CD quality audio...
Asus MeMO Pad 7

Asus launches new MeMO Pad 7 with full-HD display

New event, new MeMO Pad 7. This time, Asus is using a different Intel Atom CPU, a 64-bit quad-core Z3560 that is clocked at 1.83 GHz. The screen resolution has seen an increase to 1920 x 1080 from the 1280 x 800 sported by the predecessor. Also new is the fiberglass design along with a duralumin...
Asus

The Asus Zenwatch with Android Wear is official

First Android Wear watch launched at IFA 2014 We're live at IFA 2014 where, as expected, Asus Chairman, Jonney Shih, has just announced the company's first Android Wear smartwatch, the Zenwatch. Leading up to the event we knew it was coming, we knew the name, but now it's official and we know...
Toshiba Chromebook 2

Toshiba announces Chromebook 2: Full-HD display, 4 GB RAM for $329

Toshiba announced its second offering in the Chromebook segment, the Toshiba Chromebook 2, at the IFA today. Boasting a 13.3-inch screen size, the Chromebook 2 will be available in two configurations: an entry-level model with a 1366 x 768 display that retails for $249, and a higher-end model...
Asus

The Asus Zenwatch liveblog from Berlin, 6.30 a.m. EDT

Join us for a first look at Asus' Android Wear smartwatch Today is a pretty busy day in Berlin as the IFA 2014 press conferences kick off. We're going to be live with Asus at the Classic Remise – an incredible venue for the car fanatics – to see what we're already aware is the grand debut of...
Lenovo Tab S8

Lenovo announces its first Intel-powered tablet – the Tab S8

Lenovo has today announced a new tablet at IFA running Android 4.4, but is powered by an Intel processor. It's a first for the company, inserting a quad-core Intel Atom chip that will power apps and games at 1.3GHz (up to 1.86GHz in burst mode). Before you assume that it's just the processor...
Sony at IFA 2014 – Liveblogging at 10 a.m. EDT on Wednesday!

Sony at IFA 2014 – Liveblogging at 10 a.m. EDT on Wednesday!

Phones, tablets, cameras, watches, Sony will have a packed lineup for us Sony is taking its traditional IFA 2014 slot on Wednesday out in Berlin, getting its press conference out of the way and unleashing its fall product range on us. We're expecting phones, tablets, cameras, watches and who...
Tempodrome

Samsung Unpacked — Liveblogging from two continents at 9 a.m. EDT Wednesday!

See what Samsung has to show us all while we liveblog from Berlin and New York Tomorrow is going to be a pretty big deal for Android fans. Samsung is holding another Unpacked event — one so big it needs three venues to handle it all: Berlin, New York and Beijing. We expect to see the all new...
Keep it locked to AC for all your IFA 2014 coverage

Keep it locked to AC for all your IFA 2014 coverage

Are you ready for a deluge of Android news from IFA 2014 in Germany? We hope so, because we're there are ready for tomorrow! Like CES, the IFA show is a place for the people who make Android phones and wearables and accessories to get together and show everyone the best of the best that they...
Xperia Z3 Compact

Leaked press images of the Xperia Z3 Compact reveal new color variants

Set for an official unveil at the IFA in a day's time, press images of Sony's Xperia Z3 Compact have leaked, giving us a look at the color variants. In addition to the black and white variations, the Xperia Z3 Compact will be available in red and mint colors, as detailed in the images below...
asus zenwatch

ASUS CEO says ZenWatch will cost under $199 and will be out in October

ASUS CEO Jerry Shen has reportedly stated that its upcoming ZenWatch device will be priced under $199 and that it will be released sometime in October. Shen made these statements well ahead of the company's official reveal of the device at IFA 2014 in Berlin on Wednesday. The ZenWatch, which...
Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to Berlin we go

Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to Berlin we go

And we can't forget the cheddarwurst As I sit writing this weeks column I'm actually on a train bound for London. More specifically, I'm bound for Berlin, Germany, where the Android Central team – of Alex Dobie, Derek Kessler and myself – are headed for the big event of the fall, IFA 2014. It's...
Sony teases waterproof devices ahead of IFA 2014

Sony teases waterproof devices ahead of IFA 2014

Sony continues to tease its new devices ahead of IFA 2014, and this time, they're talking about water resistance. In a tweet from Sony UK, the company has the following message, accompanied by an image of a pool with text that indicates possible waterproofing of two meters, or possible greater...
Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk spotted in grainy renders

Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk spotted in grainy renders

Sony has already had one apparent leak of an unannounced smartwatch in a promo for their Sony SmartBand but the device now dubbed as the SmartWatch 3 has appeared once again in some rather grainy renders. According to info obtained by 9to5Google, the SmartWatch 3 will feature a 1.68-inch 320 x...
Samsung asks if you're 'Ready to Note' in latest Note 4 teaser ad

Samsung asks if you're 'Ready to Note' in latest Note 4 teaser ad

Samsung's gone ahead and released yet another Galaxy Note 4 event teaser ad, this time choosing to go full-on promotional with the "Note" name but not actually explaining anything about what the phone does. You see lots of people having fun, listening to music, going to parties, eating ice cream...
IFA 2014

IFA 2014 preview

One of the biggest shows of the year is upon us — here's a taster of what to expect in Berlin Every September the world's tech press descends on Berlin, Germany, for IFA, one of the biggest trade shows of the year. If you're not familiar, IFA could be described as Europe's answer to CES. A trade...
Huawei Ascend Mate 7 leak

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 with super-thin bezels spotted in the wild

If Huawei's latest teaser video alluding to the Ascend Mate 7 hasn't captured your attention, how about a few leaked photos of the device itself? Scheduled for an official unveil next week at the IFA, the third generation Ascend Mate is rumored to offer a 6-inch full-HD screen, octa-core Kirin...
IFA Sony teaser

Sony's IFA teaser video hints at Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, wants you to demand great things

With IFA less than a week away, Sony has shared a new teaser video highlighting key features that will be included in its upcoming Xperia devices. Along with the oft-rumored Xperia Z3, Sony is set to unveil the Xperia Z3 Compact and an 8-inch Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, which was accidentally...
Asus teases their upcoming smartwatch again, gives it a name: ZenWatch

Asus teases their upcoming smartwatch again, gives it a name: ZenWatch

Asus has actively teased an upcoming smartwatch for IFA 2014 and today the company added a short video to the mix, just in time before the show kicks off next month. While the video doesn't reveal much, it does show off a sleek-looking wearable with clear Asus branding. Best of all, it looks like...

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