Tag: IFA

Sony to announce new devices at IFA

IFA is nearly upon us, and rumours on what to expect from the event are starting to reach us. The latest news (from a reliable source) involves several devices which Sony are expected to announce at the event. These are the Z5, Z5 Compact and the Z5 Ultra. …

Huawei to unveil new devices at IFA

The rumour mill in the build up to IFA has officially started. In the Sony camp we have already seen the earlier gossip, but now we’re hearing from Huawei too. They have a busy schedule lined up over the next few months. First they’ll be working with Alphabet …

Skyscanner Flights – A real world test

What with the delightful weather we are having here in the UK, you may not have noticed that it is, in fact… summer. Do you feel that you need to get a bit of sun on your bones, or you fancy whisking your loved one away on a …

Motorola announce the new Moto X

The Motorola Moto X and Moto G put Motorola back on the map last year, they showed the world that you didn’t need to have the latest and greatest specs or a huge great screen as both of them had screens under 5″. So when rumours starting appearing …

Huawei announce the Ascend G7

Huawei make some great looking devices and this afternoon in Berlin at IFA Huawei announced a new giant phablet plus the budget 5.5″ LTE equipped Ascend G6. The pictures certainly make it look good. Spec wise it’s as follows: Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 quad-core 1.2 GHz processor. Internal …

Samsung announce the Galaxy Tab Active

Imagine the Galaxy Tab, but built for the rough and tumble of the real world. It’s just like normal tablets, but this one has an anti-shock covering which can resist a 1.2 metre drop with the protective cover on. It’s water and dust resistant with IP67 certification and has …

Lumia 730 and 735 Launched. Can I take a selfie?

Two additional Lumia handsets have just been launched by Microsoft – the Lumia 730 Dual SIM and Lumia 735. They are, to quote the PR people, “Built for Skype and selfies”. If you’re into that, these might be for you. So, to Skype and take snaps of yourself …

Microsoft launch the Lumia 830

Having a fancy camera phone is great, but if it’s too expensive then people could go for a cheaper option. That’s the thinking from Microsoft at least, who have today announced new Nokia Lumia kit at “more accessible” price points. The 830 is known as their “affordable flagship” …

Cat announce the durable and nippy S50

Over the years we’ve rather enjoyed dunking the Cat phones in water and giving them some general abuse. They’re tough, rugged smartphones designed for tough, rugged people like myself. Oh yes. But.. Let’s be honest. If you put one next to the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S5 …

HTC announce the Desire 820

Remember our review of the HTC Desire 816? It was a lightweight phablet with a 5.5″ 720p screen, 1.6 GHz quad-core CPU and 8GB of on-board storage. We quite liked it. Here, then, is the pretty similar Desire 820. It looks the same on the outside and has …

Sony announce the Xperia E3

In amongst all of the excitement yesterday afternoon about the Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact and Z3 Compact tablet, there was also another device announced, the Xperia E3. A smallish device that will apparently allow you to experience a flagship experience without the price tag. Spec wise the …

Samsung takes us to the Edge

Well, we kinda knew it was coming but still. This is an impressive looking thing. I didn’t think we’d ever get to the stage where the smartphone screen would actually be bigger than the front of the handset. Today Samsung have shown off a device that has the …

Samsung event live from IFA

Want to see what Samsung are going to announce? Well, we can pretty much tell you that it’ll be the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge unveiling, and leaked details of the Note 4 already suggest a 5.7″ QHD display with a possible resolution of 2560×1400 pixels. The …

RHA Announce new T10i Earphones

Regular readers will be aware of my love for almost any product that has been produced by RHA. From their budget MA150 earphones to the more high end MA600i‘s the product range offers faithful audio reproduction and quality.  In fact almost a year after reviewing them, the MA600i’s are …

Lenovo launch the feather-light TAB S8

It’s IFA, so it’s time for announcements. Lenovo have a new tablet to show off, and despite being a decent 8 inches, it only weighs 299g. Imagine having two HTC One M8’s in your hand – that’s about the same weight. With an 8″ 1920×1200 FHD “Infinity” screen …

Sony Xperia trifecta announcement on Sep 3

  Its that time again. Like Intel’s Tick Tock processes on their chips, There are now 2 cycles when it comes to phones. The April/May time, and the September/October time. Sony did not decide to use September the 3rd to announce a device. No. They went large, and …

Are Sony going big @IFA 2014?

Lots of rumours are coming out of the interweb today in preparation of Sony’s IFA event on Wednesday. As an avid Sony fan this gets me a wee bit excited to say the least, so I will get into all the nitty gritty for you now. Xperia Z3 …

Huawei tease with .. 7 Mates ?

So what do we have here? Are Huawei teasing 7 new devices? Or is just one device getting launched at IFA and we’re just getting bombarded with buzz words? The video seems to suggest a glamorous device or devices that can keep up with your life, dynamically changing …

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact rumoured for IFA

The rumour mill is winding up for IFA in the first week of September and all the major names will be there including Sony. Today we saw there will be something from them that was not expected, (at least this is what I am hoping as an avid …