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ASUS ZenWatch brings Android Wear, extra perks for ASUS smartphones

ASUS ZenWatch brings Android Wear, extra perks for ASUS smartphones

ASUS has rolled out its wares for IFA 2014, and among them we find the latest Android Wear smartwatch, the ZenWatch. This marks ASUS's first foray into wearables, and by all accounts, it looks like a solid one. The ZenWatch is a sleek-looking wearable with a leather strap and a quick-release clasp surrounding a rectangular watch face.

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Sony reveals two new 4K TVs: S90B-65 and S90B-75

Sony reveals two new 4K TVs: S90B-65 and S90B-75

The two new Sony television sets shown off by Sony this morning called S90b-65 and S90B-75 are both massive in their own respects. Holding true to Sony’s mantra "when you see more, you feel more," these televisions are big enough to bring the biggest and the best Sony entertainment to your home.

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Samsung Note 4, Note Edge and Gear VR US carriers detailed

Samsung Note 4, Note Edge and Gear VR US carriers detailed

Samsung's new Galaxy Note 4 will head to AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, US Cellular, and Sprint in October, the company has confirmed, the Quad HD phablet announced at IFA 2014 today. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Note Edge is expected to arrive later this fall.

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Samsung Gear VR hands-on: Note 4 goes 3D with Oculus

Samsung Gear VR hands-on: Note 4 goes 3D with Oculus

Consumer virtual reality is coming of age, at least Samsung thinks it is, and a tie-in with Facebook-owned Oculus and the new Samsung Gear VR for the Galaxy Note 4 is how it will deliver it. The head-mounted display is, as the rumors suggested, an adapter to turn a smartphone into a 3D wearable; I tried the system on for size at Samsung Unpacked 2014.

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Samsung Gear S hands-on: Wildly wireless wearable

Samsung Gear S hands-on: Wildly wireless wearable

Samsung isn't short on smartwatches, but the Gear S is something a little different. Wrapping a 2.2-inch curved Super AMOLED touchscreen around your wrist is one thing, but the Gear S also includes a 3G connection for use away from a smartphone. I grabbed some hands-on time at Samsung Unpacked at IFA 2014, where the Gear S has shown up alongside the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on: Quad HD and metal

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on: Quad HD and metal

The stylus has redeemed itself, and it has Samsung to thank for that. The South Korean company has been hammering away at its S Pen technology since 2011, and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is the latest result of that work. Hardly a surprise in Berlin this week - its three generations of forebears each arrived at pre-IFA show - the Note 4 nonetheless has plenty to prove. Read on for my first impressions.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge hands-on: Phablet meets curved OLED

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge hands-on: Phablet meets curved OLED

Samsung promised curved OLED in a big way, and the Galaxy Note Edge delivers, taking the new Note 4 and bending the edge of its display for an altogether unusual approach to phablets. Building on the curved Super AMOLED concept Samsung showed off last year, the Note Edge turns its right bezel into a touchscreen ticker. Question remains, is this a revolution in form-factor or just a gimmick?

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ASUS ZenWatch aims to track stress in style

ASUS ZenWatch aims to track stress in style

ASUS has revealed the ZenWatch, the company's first Android Wear wearable, headed to stores in Q4 for under $200. Following Samsung and LG in using a square face - in this case a 1.63-inch 320 x 320 AMOLED touchscreen - the ZenWatch borrows some of the more premium materials you might more commonly associate with traditional watches, like a leather strap, rose-gold-colored casing, and curved glass.

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Garmin nuvi advanced is your new best (GPS) friend

Garmin nuvi advanced is your new best (GPS) friend

Your GPS can get you where you need to go, but what about when you don’t know where that is? Garmin’s nuvi GPS devices are already wonderful, and their newly introduced advanced series take it a step further. By tapping into Foursquare, and a new Direct Access feature, your Garmin can tell you where you should be heading, no matter what it is you want to do.

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Acer Chromebox CXI: the tiny business machine

Acer Chromebox CXI: the tiny business machine

There’s a miniature Chromebox coming your way this upcoming season made by Acer. It’s called the Acer Chromebox CXI, and it can work with or without a fancy Acer monitor. You do need some sort of monitor to work with it, and a keyboard, and a mouse.

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Acer brings three new tablets to IFA 2014

Acer brings three new tablets to IFA 2014

Along with a variety of notebooks and other oddities Acer’s revealed this week comes a couple of neat new tablets. One is the Acer Iconia Tab 8 W, the other is the Acer Iconia Tab 10. The first works with Windows 8.1, the other works with Android. There’s also an expanded Acer Iconia One tablet with an 8-inch display.

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Acer Aspire Switch 11 revealed alongside rebooted 10

Acer Aspire Switch 11 revealed alongside rebooted 10

Earlier this year we got our hands on the Acer Aspire Switch 10 - now the device has been rebooted with a new Full HD display at IFA 2014. Alongside this new device, the Acer Aspire Switch 11 has been revealed. These devices will both be available this Autumn.

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