IFA 2011

Ford SYNC hits Europe in 2012 Focus

Ford SYNC hits Europe in 2012 Focus

A car company might not be what you'd expect to find at IFA 2011, but Ford is here to talk about its "Drive Smart" push to include SYNC in future vehicles. Already in 3m Fords on US roads, Ford is now bringing SYNC to Europe - first with the 2012 Ford Focus - with the expectation that it will be in 2m models by 2015. As in the US system, Ford SYNC supports voice control, text-to-speech for incoming SMS messages, WiFi hotspot functionality and Michelin Guide restaurant suggestions.

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Hannspree tweaks SN10T3 tablet specs over Honeycomb demands

Hannspree tweaks SN10T3 tablet specs over Honeycomb demands

Hannspree may be best known for its animal-themed TVs, but the company has brought along more details on its new SN10T3 tablet along to the IFA 2011 Global Press Conference. A 10.1-inch slate, the SN10T3 runs - like most of the Android models we've seen so far - on NVIDIA's Tegra 2 dual-core chipset. It'll also be the first model from Hannspree to run Android 3.0 Honeycomb, a milestone the company says is down to Google's demands around panel resolution.

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Samsung offering 3D Video On Demand in May

Samsung offering 3D Video On Demand in May

SlashGear is at the IFA 2011 Global Press Conference - a taster session ahead of the full show later on in the year - and Samsung has kicked things off with some tasty smart TV and 3D goodness. The company has announced that, as of next month, Samsung will launch a 3D video-on-demand service with free streaming 3D content including IMAX movies previously only available on Blu-ray.

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