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Here is what the Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100 flip case looks like

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The newly announced Galaxy Note II not only borrows design cues from the Galaxy S III best-seller, but it’s also going to have an official flip case accessory similar to that of its sibling.

The flip case is identical (though bigger) to the Galaxy S III flip case, but has the Note II paintjobs – Marble White or Titanium Gray. Read more »

We give the HTC Desire X the hands-on treatment, live photos inside

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The HTC Desire X got to spend some quality time in the hands of our IFA 2012 ninjas and we’ve got the pictures here.

The phone is HTC’s latest midrange offering and features a 4″ Super LCD at the front, a 5 MP snapper on the back, Android ICS 4.0.4 with the latest Sense 4.1. Read more »

We go hands-on with Lenovo IdeaTab S2110, A2109 and A2107 Android tablets

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Lenovo is offering several new tablets at this years’ IFA, and we’ve decided to give you the quick lowdown on each of them.

The IdeaTab A2107, IdeaTab A2109, and IdeaTab S2110 are all Android ICS tablets designed for various market segments. Read more »

HP announces Envy X2 Windows 8 tablet with keyboard dock, we take it for a spin

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HP’s most interesting announcement at IFA this year is the Envy X2 – a Windows 8-based tablet with a keyboard dock.

The Envy X2 slate features an 11.6-inch IPS touchscreen with 400-nit brightness and 1366x768px resolution. It’s powered by Intel’s Clover Trail processor and comes with 8MP camera and 64GB internal memory. There is support for Beats Audio as well. Read more »

Purported images of new Kindle and Kindle Fire leak

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The Verge has discovered what are allegedly the images of the upcoming Kindle and Kindle Fire update. Let’s start with the Kindle Fire first.

It is being said that the next generation Kindle Fire will be sold in two sizes, 7-inch and 10-inch and the image you see above could be either one of them. There is another image that shows a different, wide-screen aspect ratio. Read more »

‘Horn’ now available on iOS and Android

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If you watched Google I/O 2012 keynote, you would remember they showcased a game called Horn during the Nexus 7 announcement.

Well, the Android version of the game has now finally been released, just couple of weeks after the iOS version came out. Read more »

Google Play Store gets smarter, provides app recommendations based on what you and your friends use

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Google has added a new feature in the Play Store application on Android that should appear automatically when you launch the app. You will notice there is a new ‘Recommended For You’ section right on the featured page along with other categories.

Clicking this category opens the Recommended Apps section, where you will find a list of a whole bunch of apps selected based on the apps that you have downloaded in the past and the apps that your friends have been +1′ing. Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Note II gets shown off in an extensive promo video

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Much like just about every new tech product launched these days, the Samsung Galaxy Note II comes with a promo video. However, this time the folks at Samsung have decided to go away from the usual format. Instead, they have opted for a fully blown hands-on treatment of the latest Galaxy powerhouse.

The video is naturally centered around the S Pen talents of the Samsung Galaxy Note II, as well as its raw processing power. Read more »

Samsung Ativ Tab flies into our office straight from the IFA floor, puts us in the Windows 8 RT driver’s seat

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Samsung has been keen to point out its commitment to the Windows 8 platform recently and the freshly-announced Ativ Tab is the proof that it wasn’t just PR talk. What’s more, based on our first impressions of the slate, the company might become a major player in the Windows tablet game.

The Ativ Tab is built around a 10.1″ IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and 400-nits of brightness. It’s powered by a Snapdragon S4 APQ8060a chipset, featuring a 1.5GHz dual-core Krait CPU and 2GB of RAM. Read more »

Sony VAIO Duo 11 hands-on

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We managed to get our hands on yet another hot device at the IFA floor. The newly announced Sony VAIO Duo 11 was the latest hybrid ultrabook to stand in front of our camera.

Join us as we take a look at the latest attempt to merge laptop and tablet by Sony. Read more »

Google Now updated with public alerts, movie showtimes, real time sport results

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With the IFA going at full swing we almost missed the new update for Google Now. Today, all Jelly Bean got a cool new version of their virtual assistant, packing several cool new features.

Google Now is capable of displaying various public alerts as well as real time sport results. But wait, there is more! Read more »

Acer Liquid Gallant, Cloud Mobile and Iconia Tab A700 hands-on

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Acer announced two new Liquids just days before the IFA kicks in. Also, the company just brough to the market its FullHD LCD-packing Tegra 3-powered Iconia Tab A700 Android tablet, so we just had to stop and see what those are all about.

So here we are, at Acer’s booth trying to get to know the new Acer lineup a little better. Read more »

Archos 101 XS tablet hands-on

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The Archos booth was one of the stops during our tour around the IFA expo grounds and we got to see the newly announced Archos 101 XS slate in person and take a few live shots of the device.

The ICS-powered Archos 101 XS has a 10.1″ 1280 x 800 display and is powered by the TI OMAP 4470 chipest, featuring a dual core CPU and the PowerVR SGX544 GPU. According to the company it should get its Jelly Bean serving by the end of the year. Read more »

Sony announces the Sony NEX-5R mirrorless camera, we’ve got live photos

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Sony’s latest mirrorless interchangeable lens camera has just been unveiled – the successor to the NEX-5N, the Sony NEX-5R.

The 16.1MP APS-C sensor on the Sony NEX-5R can do 10 fps continuous shooting and 1080p video at 60fps. Read more »

Face-to-face meet-up with the Sony Xperia miro

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Sony brought so many new smartphones to IFA that we almost forgot about the Xperia miro. Almost. The handset was announced back in June and is expected to hit the market next month, but it was showcased at the company’s booth.

Specs-wise, the Xperia miro has lots of common internals with the Xperia tipo but offers two major upgrades – a 0.3″ bigger LED-backlit LCD screen and a 5 megapixel snapper. Thanks to the LED-backlit upgrade, the phone is also thinner and lighter. Read more »