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LG G Watch R teaser

LG again teases circular display G Watch R ahead of IFA reveal

After teasing a round watch over the weekend, LG has now posted an image of the G Watch R on Facebook, giving us a slightly better look at the upcoming smartwatch. While details regarding the device are slim, LG is slated to unveil the device at the IFA next week. From the image, we can see...
Archos has a new weather station, music light, and music hat

Archos launches a connected weather station, light bulbs and beanies that will play your tunes

In addition to today's announcement of new Android phones and tablets and new Windows Phones from Archos, the company is expanding their connected home line with a new home weather station. The spherical pair of devices, due to be announced at IFA 2014 is designed to work with both Android and...
Samsung teases the successor to the Galaxy Note 3

Samsung teases Galaxy Note 4 announcement in new video trailer

Samsung has just published a video teaser of its forthcoming and highly anticipated Galaxy Note announcement early next month at the IFA show in Berlin. The event, which is expected to see the debut of the highly rumored Galaxy Note 4, will see a strong focus on the Note's most defining feature:...
LG L Bello and L Fino

LG bringing L Fino and L Bello to IFA, targeted at teens and emerging markets

LG has announced that it's bringing the L Fino and L Bello Android smartphones to the IFA conference in Berlin. These "powerful alternatives to higher-priced smartphones" are aimed for the teenage set and emerging 3G markets. The phones are 4.5- and 5-inch models, for the L Fino and L Bello,...
Samsung Unpacked confirmed for September 3 in Berlin, Galaxy Note 4 inbound [updated]

Samsung Unpacked confirmed for September 3 in Berlin, Galaxy Note 4 inbound [updated]

The invite gives it all away Update: Samsung has now begun sending out "Note the date" invites for Samsung Unpacked, and it is indeed on September 3. Events will be taking place simultaneously in Berlin, New York and Beijing. And of course, we'll be there as part of our IFA 2014 coverage. It's...
LG G3 Stylus

'LG G3 Stylus' outed in official promo video

Could this stylus-equipped G3 be LG's Galaxy Note 4 competitor? With the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 due to arrive within the next month, it appears LG is preparing its own stylus-equipped handset to challenge its local rival. The image above is taken from an official LG promotional video for the LG...
LG G Pad 8.3

LG G Pad 8.3 coming to Korea Oct. 14, 30 countries by the end of the year

LG is hoping to make waves with its newest mid-sized tablet offering LG's new entry into the mid-sized tablet market, the G Pad 8.3, will come to the manufacturer's home country of Korea starting on October 14th. Taking to its blog, LG notes that the tablet will go on sale directly online as...

This week's sidebar poll: What stole the show at IFA 2013?

We saw plenty of great stuff in Berlin this year, but who delivered the best? Everyone is safely home from Berlin, and we've all had some time to look at and think about all the Android stuff we saw at IFA 2013. If you're like me, you've scoured the web and read every little scrap you can find,...
Android Central

Every IFA 2013 video in one handy playlist

We had a few requests for an IFA 2013 video playlist, so here it is — every video we shot last week from the show in Berlin. From Sony's Xperia Z1 and QX lenses to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear to ASUS tablets and Lenovo smartphones. Yes, it was quite the week. Enjoy, everyone!
Fonepad Note 6.

ASUS Fonepad Note 6 hands-on

It's been a couple of months since ASUS unveiled the Fonepad Note -- its first standalone handset in a long time -- at Computex 2013. Since then the phone's undergone a bit of an overhaul, and at IFA 2013 we tracked down a slightly upgraded Fonepad Note -- or Fonepad Note 6, as it's now called...
Android Central

Quick comparison: LG G2 versus the Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The LG G2 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 are two of the hottest Android devices around right now. And while neither is available in the U.S. just yet, we recently had the chance to pit these two juggernauts against each other at IFA 2013 in Berlin. While the two devices' hardware is closely matched...
Android Central

From the Editor's Desk: So long, IFA 2013

Well, that's it, Berlin. You've been a blast, but IFA 2013 is over for us. I'm on a plane (or two) home, but a few things we learned this week: Samsung is still the 800-pound gorilla in the room. Like it or not, it's just the way it is.  It'll be really interesting to see how the Galaxy...
LG G Pad 8.3

A quick look at receiving a phone call on the LG G Pad 8.3

One of the more intriguing features of the LG G Pad 8.3 is its ability to pair up with the LG G2 for more than just tethering. In fact, the "Q Pair" feature is supposed to eventually work with phones made by manufacturers other than LG. That's for another day though. Today, we're taking a brief...
Note 3 vs Note 2

Video: Galaxy Note 3 versus Galaxy Note 2

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 the talk of IFA 2013, but how does it measure up to its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 2? We've taken to the IFA 2013 show floor to compare the new and old Note, and you'll find a full hardware rundown in the video above. From the front, the Galaxy Note series hasn't...
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Flip Wallet.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Flip Wallet

Our journey through the labyrinth that is Samsung's hall at the IFA conference in Berlin continues — we're getting there, I promise — with the Flip Wallet case for the Galaxy Note 3. We've already taken a look at the S View case, which sports the transparent window so you can still get...
Acer Liquid S2

Hands on with the 6-inch Acer Liquid S2

6-inch 1080p display, a Snapdragon 800 and 4K video recording all part of Acer's newest high-end offering Acer recently announced its latest Android smartphone, the Liquid S2, with a monstrous 6-inch display. The device has made the trip to IFA 2013 in Berlin, so we took a quick look at what it...
Android Central

Android Central Podcast Supplemental: Wrapping up IFA

Thanks, everybody, for making this a great week abroad!
Galaxy Note 10.1 book cover

Hands-on with the new Galaxy Note 10.1 Book Cover

A basic protective cover for the 2014 edition Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Samsung's unveiled a wide range of accessories alongside its new Note products at IFA 2013. We've already taken a look at the S View cover for the Galaxy Note 3, and now it's time to get acquainted with the Galaxy Note 10.1 (...
LTE tower

Sighted at IFA: Vodafone's giant Lego LTE tower

We've been hitting the show floor at IFA 2013 today, and one of the more unique things we've come across stands in the center of the Vodafone Germany booth. It's a giant LTE tower made of Lego bricks. A lot of Lego bricks. It's also supporting Lego radio dishes, though alas Vodafone reps tell us...
Android Central

The Galaxy Gear Manager app for the Galaxy Note 3

If you're going to have a Galaxy Gear, you're to also have a Galaxy Note 3. And you're also going to need the Galaxy Gear Manager app. Want to change settings on your Galaxy Gear? This is the place to do it. This is where you'll change camera settings, add new watch faces — basically anything and...