IFA

  • IFA 2013: LG unveils world's largest 77-inch Ultra HD OLED television September 6, 2013

    Berlin: LG's says its 77-inch Ultra HD curved OLED TV is the largest of its kind. The television was unveiled at the ongoing IFA consumer electronics and appliance trade show in Berlin. LG had launched a 55-inch curved OLED TV eight months ago at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The...
  • Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch: The good and the bad September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch is finally out. While some are finding to be a cool fashion accessory, others are doubting its success. The Galaxy Gear may have an intuitive interface, but it is not an independent device, instead a slave which can be used only when...
  • After Sony and Samsung, Qualcomm brings out its Toq smartwatch September 5, 2013

    San Diego: Qualcomm Inc has unveiled the Toq, a smartwatch that can play music and handle phone calls and messages, and said it would start selling the device in the fourth quarter, marking the chipmaker's entry into the emerging arena of wearable computing. The company, which dominates the global market for...
  • Samsung Galaxy Gear review: This smartwatch is smart but in a limited way September 5, 2013

    Suwon, South Korea: Samsung's Galaxy Gear, a new computing device worn like a wristwatch, is certain to pique much curiosity when it starts being seen in public. The intensely black rectangular screen and orange strap on the wrist of a Samsung executive immediately caught my eye as she entered a...
  • Samsung launches 5.7-inch Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Gear smartwatch, Galaxy Note 10.1 September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Samsung, at its Galaxy Unpacked event in Berlin, unveiled three new devices - the much-anticipated Galaxy Note 3 smartphone, the Galaxy Gear smartwatch and the Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 edition) tablet. The Galaxy Gear smartwatch will work as an accessory to its market-leading Galaxy smartphones, with a small...
  • Sony Xperia Z1 surfaces with 5-inch full HD display, 20.7MP camera September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Sony has finally announced the launch of the much-anticipated Xperia Z1 smartphone. The phone has a 5-inch full HD display. It has Sony's G Lens with a 27mm wide angle and bright F2.0 aperture, custom made large 1/2.3-type 20.7 megapixel Exmor RS CMOS image sensor. Running Android 4.2, the...
  • Live blog: Sony's new Xperia Z1 flagship smartphone launch event at IFA Berlin September 4, 2013

    Having introduced the Xperia Z and Xperia Z Ultra recently, Sony is now expected to unveil its next Xperia flagship phone at a press conference in IFA Berlin. According to reports Sony's new flagship has been developed under an internal code name of Honami, a Japanese hot-spring area. Rumours say that...
  • Acer announces 6-inch Liquid S2, first smartphone with 4K video recording September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Acer has announced that it will unveil its new 6-inch Liquid S2 smartphone at IFA 2013, which will start from September 6. The phone has a 6-inch full HD IPS display and is equipped with 4K recording capability. The smartphone has a 13 megapixel rear camera with an...
  • Latest leak reveals Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch in further detail September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: With wearable tech being touted as the next big thing in techology, Samsung would want to steal Apple thunder by unveiling its own version of the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch ahead of the rumoured iWatch. Now as the purported unveiling day, ahead of IFA Berlin, draws near, yet...
  • United SC pip East Bengal for maiden Shield triumph March 20, 2013

    Kolkata: United SC rode on Ranty Martins' second-half strike to pip defending champions East Bengal and break their 14-match unbeaten run for their maiden IFA Shield title here on Wednesday. The purple brigade also avenged their last year's loss in the Shield final as Man of the Match Martins' 80th...
  • Saprissa beat United Sikkim, to meet Prayag in semis March 12, 2013

    Kolkata: Costa Rican side Deportivo Saprissa defeated United Sikkim 3-1 in the last quarter-final league match from Group B in the 117th IFA Shield championship at Yuba Bharati Krirangan, on Wednesday. Reaching the semi-final as toppers in the group with 7 points from three outings, Saprissa will face Group A...
  • Prayag beat ONGC 2-1 to enter semis of IFA Shield March 11, 2013

    Siliguri: Prayag United edged past ONGC 2-1 in the concluding quarter-final league match from group A to enter the semi-finals of the 117th IFA Shield tournament at the Kanchenjunga Stadium here on Monday. After Prayag went ahead through Costa Rican World Cupper Carlos Hernandez's goal in the 35th minute, ONGC...
  • Deportivo Saprissa beat Mohun Bagan 1-0 in IFA Shield March 10, 2013

    Kalyani (Nadia): Deportivo Saprissa from Costa Rica beat local giants Mohun Bagan 1-0 in a group B quarter-final league match of 117th IFA Shield Football tournament at Kalyani Municipal stadium here on Sunday. The all-important goal was beautifully netted by 2002 World Cupper Walter Centeno in the 77rd minute. Centeno along...
  • Odafa five-star act brightens Bagan semi-final hopes March 8, 2013

    Siliguri/Kalyani: Defending champions East Bengal stormed into the semi-finals of the 117th IFA Shield with a 2-0 win over United SC in Siliguri on Friday. Edeh Chidi was the star of the match as he struck a double (51st and 75th) after a goalless first-half as East Bengal topped Group...
  • Proposed Indian football league fails to take off January 29, 2013

    Kolkata: A proposed Indian professional football league that was to feature the likes of former Argentina striker Hernan Crespo and Italy's World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro, has been scrapped owing to logistic problems. The five-team tournament planned on the lines of the successful franchise-based Indian Premier League cricket tournament was announced...
  • IFA 2012: Samsung S cloud service breaks cover September 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Days after Samsung showcased its Galaxy Note 2 tablet at the IFA event in Berlin, the S Cloud service of the Korean giant has now been revealed by a German website called the Bestboys.de. The S Cloud storage service has been integrated as an integral part of the...
  • Samsung's advanced TVs go missing en route to Berlin September 5, 2012

    Berlin: Two of Samsung Electronics' advanced OLED television sets have gone missing while on their way to the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin, the company said on Tuesday. The organic-light-emitting diodes (OLED) TVs disappeared between August 21 and 28, a company spokesman said, adding there was no threat to its...
  • Now, blink and flick TV channels September 3, 2012

    London: You can now blink and change channels on your TV, thanks to a latest discovery called the Eye Control TV. Manufactured by the Chinese consumer electronics firm Haier, Eye Control TV comes with a bulky device that you place in front of your TV, and with a determined blink you...
  • ZTE launches Grand X IN Intel-based smartphone August 31, 2012

    Berlin: Chinese group ZTE, the world's fourth-largest mobile phone maker, unveiled its first smartphone model using Intel processors, marking an important break into a top-tier handset maker by the US-based group. ZTE said on Thursday its Grand X IN model, which will go on sale in Europe next month, will mark...
  • China's Huawei unveils six Android devices August 30, 2012

    Berlin: Huawei Technologies, China's top telecom equipment maker, on Thursday unveiled four new smartphone models and two tablets, all using Google's Android software. "We have made our choice," Vice President Lars-Christian Weisswange told Reuters when asked about the software choice in the light of the latest legal challenges against the Android...
  • HTC unveils the Desire X smartphone August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: HTC unveiled the HTC Desire X smartphone at the IFA 2012 Berlin. It is powered by a dual-core 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor. It runs Android 4.0 OS and has a 4-inch super LCD WVGA screen. The HTC Desire X sports a 5 megapixel camera. Dropbox integration also gives...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note II: All you need to know August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Finally, Samsung has announced a new version of its Galaxy Note phablet. Unveiled at IFA Berlin, the Samsung Galaxy Note II has a 5.5-inch screen, which is narrower but longer than the first version. The new Galaxy Note, like its predecessor, comes with a stylus called the S...
  • Samsung announces Windows 8 PCs, tablet, phone August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: With the introduction of Microsoft's Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 operating systems, Samsung has announced "ATIV", the new brand for its Windows-based devices. The company has announced a wide portfolio of Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8-powered devices which include the ATIV Smart PC, ATIV Smart PC...
  • Samsung unveils voice-controlled Galaxy camera August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Samsung has unveiled a voice-controlled camera - the Galaxy Camera - as part of a fall lineup of consumer gadgets aimed at setting itself apart from rival Apple. The South Korean electronics giant presented the 16-megapixel Galaxy Camera at the IFA tech show in Berlin on Wednesday. It has a...
  • Sony launches upgraded 9.4-inch Xperia tablet August 30, 2012

    Berlin: Sony Corp released an upgraded version of its Android tablet on Wednesday, branding its rival to Apple Inc's iPad and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy as "Xperia" in a bid to unify its mobile devices under one name. Sony has identified its mobile devices unit, which also makes Xperia smartphones, as one...
  • Samsung ATIV S - the first Windows Phone 8 phone August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Samsung Electronics launched the world's first smartphone using Microsoft's latest mobile software Windows Phone 8 at an event at IFA Berlin, only days after losing a crucial patent battle with Apple. The surprise announcement came a week before Nokia, which has a close partnership with Microsoft, is due to...