IFA

  • IFA 2013: LG unveils world's largest 77-inch Ultra HD OLED television 06-09-2013 02:42 PM

    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...
  • Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch: The good and the bad 05-09-2013 02:18 PM

    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 05-09-2013 01:03 PM

    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...
  • Samsung Galaxy Gear review: This smartwatch is smart but in a limited way 05-09-2013 08:59 AM

    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 05-09-2013 12:03 AM

    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 04-09-2013 08:54 PM

    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,...
  • Live blog: Sony's new Xperia Z1 flagship smartphone launch event at IFA Berlin 04-09-2013 06:56 PM

    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...
  • Acer announces 6-inch Liquid S2, first smartphone with 4K video recording 02-09-2013 04:24 PM

    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 02-09-2013 09:02 AM

    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...
  • Tech show: The best of IFA 2012 05-09-2012 03:50 PM

    At IFA 2012, the world's biggest technology event, all the leading tech titans showed their gadgets from August 31 to September 5 2012.  The 2012 exhibition was the 52nd edition of IFA that began in 1929 but was a bi-yearly event from 1950-2005 and is now organised every year.A visitor wears 3D glasses in front of 3D television screens at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin, Germany.A man shows the new Samsung Galaxy Note II smartphone at the Samsung stand at the IFA consumer electric fair in Berlin.
  • Football - the passion play in Kolkata 13-12-2011 10:32 AM

    It all began with a kick of the ball. In 1877, when Calcutta was still capital of British India, 10-year-old Nagendra Prasad Sarbadhikari was mesmerised by a ball game being played by Europeans in the vast open grounds in the heart of the city. He descended from the carriage taking...
  • German court bans sales of Samsung's new 7.7-inch tablet 05-09-2011 01:02 PM

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co has stopped promoting its new tablet computer at Europe's biggest consumer electronics fair after a court-ordered sales injunction in Germany, the latest setback in its global patent battle with Apple Inc. A Dusseldorf court ordered the South Korean company to stop selling Galaxy Tab 7.7 on...
  • Google to play live interpreter using smartphones 08-09-2010 12:27 PM

    Berlin: Internet search giant Google unveiled a new technology that slowly interprets conversations between two people who do not speak the same language. The software was demonstrated during a presentation by Eric Schmidt, chief executive of US-based Google, at the IFA consumer-electronics trade show in Berlin. Speaking in a country...
  • Google to start TV service in US this autumn 07-09-2010 06:51 PM

    Berlin: Google will launch its new service to bring the Web to TV screens in the United States this autumn and worldwide next year, its chief executive said, as it extends its reach from the desktop to the living room. Eric Schmidt said the service, which would allow full Internet...
  • Tech Toyz: IFA 2009, tomorrow's technology today 12-09-2009 06:11 PM

    This week, Tech Toyz goes to Berlin to check out the IFA 2009. ...