IFA 2020

Finest gadgets coming out of IFA 2020

Finest gadgets coming out of IFA 2020

Held in Berlin, IFA acronym for Internationale Funkausstellung is the biggest consumer electronics show in Europe. Often seen as a warm-up for the CES in Las Vegas, IFA is also important because it reveals gadgets we are going to buy during the holiday season. Traditionally the event is attended by thousands, who flock to Berlin to get a glimpse of new TVs, smart home tech, smartphones, and more revealed here.

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Neato’s three new robot vacuums tap autonomous car tech

Neato’s three new robot vacuums tap autonomous car tech

Though IFA 2020 is a lot different from previous shows, the event is still happening in some regard and companies are still announcing new products. One such company is Neato Robotics, which today announced three additions to its lineup of robot vacuums - the Neato D10, D9, and D8.

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HONOR’s IFA 2020 lineup detailed: MagicBook Pro, Watch ES and GS Pro

HONOR’s IFA 2020 lineup detailed: MagicBook Pro, Watch ES and GS Pro

HONOR has introduced its latest wares at IFA 2020, the Berlin-based consumer electronics tradeshow -- one taking place a bit differently this year than in past years due to the pandemic. The company has new laptops and smartwatches to show off, including the model leading its new lineup, the HONOR MagicBook Pro. Some of the new products will go up for preorder starting this weekend with others following later on this month.

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TCL 10 TabMax, TabMid tablets, Move Time watch, NTXPAPER display debut

TCL 10 TabMax, TabMid tablets, Move Time watch, NTXPAPER display debut

It may not be the grand in-person event it has been for decades, but for some companies, IFA week is still an opportune time to flood the world with tech-related news and product announcements. Case in point was the torrent of new Intel-powered computers announced yesterday, including a few flaunting the new Intel Evo mobile-friendly branding. Now TCL is making its own small flood with a bevy of new products, such as two new tablets, a smartwatch, and, curiously, a new kind of e-paper display.

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Acer Spin 7 5G laptop taps Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 for “multi-day” battery

Acer Spin 7 5G laptop taps Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 for “multi-day” battery

Acer has revealed its latest notebook, and while the Spin 7 may look like a regular convertible, inside there's something that sets it apart from the rest of the company's range. The first laptop to use Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G platform, it eschews x86 processors from Intel and AMD, looking instead to the lengthy battery life and connectivity that our smartphones enjoy.

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Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 gives Windows 10 a 5G-ready rival to Apple Silicon

Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 gives Windows 10 a 5G-ready rival to Apple Silicon

Intel may have shown off its newest chips for ultraportable notebooks yesterday, but today Qualcomm is aiming to eclipse that with the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G Compute Platform. The latest iteration of the chip-maker's high-end ARM architecture for always-connected laptops and 2-in-1s, it promises 5G as standard, along with not just hours but days of battery life.

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LG virtual IFA 2020 exhibit goes live for a virtual audience

LG virtual IFA 2020 exhibit goes live for a virtual audience

IFA 2020 is still happening this year but in a very different way. With limited slots for both exhibitors and attendees, many companies thought it a better to just hold their own events outside of Messe Berlin. LG definitely embraced the opportunity to provide an even more interactive experience than it could in the physical world. That is, of course, through the magic of the Internet, web browsers, and a dash of game technology, all mixed together to bring to life an LG IFA exhibit like never before.

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LG CineBeam 4K UHD smart projector can adjust to the room’s brightness

LG CineBeam 4K UHD smart projector can adjust to the room’s brightness

If you've always wanted a large screen in your living room but never had the space or the budget for a gigantic flat screen (or curved) TV, a laser projector has always been a potential alternative. That is until you realize that, unlike a TV, projectors are often at the mercy of the amount of the light in the room. Of you'd have to either darken the room or max out the projector's brightness, often manually and with much inconvenience. Not anymore, promises LG, with its new 4K CineBeam projector that adds some smarts to do all that for you.

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LG PuriCare is an air purifier you can wear over your face

LG PuriCare is an air purifier you can wear over your face

Face masks, despite the controversy surrounding them in some countries, have come in shorter supply due to the ongoing pandemic. Even more worrying is the quality of masks, especially homemade ones, and the growing number of masks being disposed of improperly. At its virtual IFA 2020 exhibit next month, LG will show off PuriCare, its solution which, as you might expect, is a bit of a smart device designed to purify the air you breathe in and wear almost like a post-apocalyptic but still stylish face mask.

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IFA 2020 is not the usual: The difference and what to expect

IFA 2020 is not the usual: The difference and what to expect

2020 is not like any other year in the past. The global pandemic we are reeling under has changed the way we perceive life. In all the gloom, technology has been a ray of hope for connectivity, entertainment, and more. 2020 is the year when remote working and learning have really kicked off and medicine is touching new highs. We cannot predict how the world will change hereafter, for what we can do is, find the new normal and rebound back.

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Samsung won’t be at IFA 2020, others may follow suit

Samsung won’t be at IFA 2020, others may follow suit

Although things look less grim compared to the start of the year, there is still some uncertainty on whether it would be wise or even safe to hold massive events and trade shows. The organizers of IFA, one of the world's largest tech expos every year, think it's OK to do so in September. It seems that Samsung doesn't exactly agree and has reportedly decided not to participate this year, paving the way for other companies to do the same.

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IFA 2020 in-person event gets September go-ahead – with some huge changes

IFA 2020 in-person event gets September go-ahead – with some huge changes

IFA 2020, the German tech show held in Berlin each September, will go ahead with a very different format during the COVID-19 pandemic, it's been confirmed today. It will be the first major tech show to take place in 2020 since CES in January, after the coronavirus crisis forced events like Mobile World Congress off the calendar. However, as you might expect it won't be business as usual.

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