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Microsoft’s IFA Keynote curiously leaves out smartphones

Microsoft’s IFA Keynote curiously leaves out smartphones

Microsoft has definitely been sending mixed, not to mention confusing, signals about smartphones lately. Even before Windows 10 Mobile or even Windows 10 itself hits the streets, Microsoft has already put its own smartphone business on notice. With IFA 2015 a month or so away, Microsoft is undoubtedly busy preparing for a post Windows 10 launch report. But while the company will be one of those to deliver a keynote there, the announcement ominously makes no mention of smartphones, hinting, at the very least, that we won't see one in September.

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ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector hands-on

ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector hands-on

This week at IFA 2015 we've been given the opportunity to get some hands-on time with the ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector. This device is a "2-in-1" projector with the ability to project AND use the device as a mobile hotspot. It runs Android and works with 200-lumens of light for projecting, and - like any good Android device - it's able to act as a Wi-Fi hotspot at the same time. This double-use device is as interesting as it is strange, that's for certain.

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Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear: impact-resistant earbuds with a mic

Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear: impact-resistant earbuds with a mic

Sennheiser has introduced another audio offering this week, this one being the Momentum In-Ear earbuds. These earbuds join the newly announced Urbanite headphones the company introduced yesterday, bringing with them a new design promising improved audio quality.

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IFA 2014: Best in Show

IFA 2014: Best in Show

This week we’ve seen one whole heck of a lot of new products from some of the top technology brands in the world. While many devices are unique, some products released this week will go head-to-head with their contemporaries’ devices revealed within hours of one-another. What’s are must-see, must-experience, or otherwise most awesome products we’ve gotten up close with this week? Let’s have a look!

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Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K monitor arrives in Q4

Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K monitor arrives in Q4

Dell has introduced two new monitors, the Dell 55 Monitor and the UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K. The former is now officially available in the US and Canada, bringing with it a giant size targeted at businesses, while the UltraSharp monitor won't be launching until some time in the fourth quarter of this year, bringing 5K resolution with it.

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Samsung unveils 105-inch Curved and Bendable UHD TVs

Samsung unveils 105-inch Curved and Bendable UHD TVs

At IFA 2014, Samsung isn't just about Android smarrtphones, or even Android printers for that matter. It is also giving the crowd something gawk at when it comes to its TV lineup. And they will definitely stare at two of Samsung's giants, 105-inch TVs that not only boasts 4K resolution but also have a pleasing curve to them as well. One of them can even flatten or bend at will.

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Samsung Smart MultiXpress printers come with Android

Samsung Smart MultiXpress printers come with Android

Android 4.4 was launched to add Google Cloud Printing to all devices. But what if you don't have an Android smartphone or tablet to begin with? Samsung is coming to the rescue here at IFA 2014 with 10 new multi-function printers (MFP) that uses Android as its primary interface, removing the need for a middle man in the printing equation.

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iPhone 6 prep for IK includes new iMic, iPad stands

iPhone 6 prep for IK includes new iMic, iPad stands

IK Multimedia has introduced its latest Apple-centric products, a new iRig microphone and a new stand for the iPad (and any tablet roughly the same size). The iRig Mic Field is the maker's first "pocketable" digital microphone that can be adjusted as necessary, while the iKlip Xpand Stand offers a spring-based design to make adapters unnecessary.

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Alcatel Onetouch Hero 2 phablet brings stylus, LTE

Alcatel Onetouch Hero 2 phablet brings stylus, LTE

Alcatel has introduced its new Hero 2 smartphone, a 6-inch phablet featuring an aluminium body and an integrated stylus. The latter works alongside "optimized hand writing recognition" to ensure that using the phablet as an on-the-go note-taking device doesn't result in digital gibberish.

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Alcatel Onetouch Hero 8 tablet boasts universal remote companion

Alcatel Onetouch Hero 8 tablet boasts universal remote companion

Joining the company's new smartphones, Alcatel has debuted a new 8-inch tablet, the aptly named Hero 8. This is the latest expansion in Alcatel's Hero product lineup, and is being hailed as one of the lightest and slimmest tablets of its size currently available. As with the new Hero smartphone, the Hero 8 tablet offers an octa-core processor.

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Pure Jongo X Series audio system ushers in myriad of new features

Pure Jongo X Series audio system ushers in myriad of new features

Joining Harman's new audio system is Pure's Jongo X Series, a multi-room audio setup with a somewhat old-school design resembling computer speakers from days gone by. As with the company's last big update, the Jongo X Series leverages Bluetooth Caskeid to stream any music service to one or more speakers.

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Synology DS115j energy-sipping NAS targets home users

Synology DS115j energy-sipping NAS targets home users

Synology's latest NAS is targeted at home users, boasting a mixture of performance and energy-sipping hardware to merge together the best of both worlds. The DS115j storage device is a 1-bay unit now shipping across the globe; it can also be used as part of a surveillance system.

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