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LG was one of the first out of the gate with an Android Wear smartwatch and, well, let's just say there was room for improvement. The original G Watch suffered from short battery life, a high price and a homely design. Now, just a few months later, LG is back with the G Watch R, the first smartwat...

September 4th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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If you're tired of poking at your tablet screen with a dirty twig, perhaps it's time to invest in a proper stylus, eh? Digital doodling specialist Wacom is knowledgeable about these kinds of things, and at IFA this year, it's introducing a new range of styli that might be just the ticket. The simp...

September 4th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Considering how many damn smartwatches and fitness bands we've seen, it's incredible how few of them manage to combine aspects of both. Sure, there was the Fitbit Force, which was designed to show incoming calls for iPhones, but that was discontinued after a recall. The Samsung Gear Fit and Gear 2...

September 4th 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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In addition to a pair of smartphones, Microsoft announced a new screen-sharing tool for Lumia devices at the company's Berlin press event today. Screen Sharing for Lumia is compatible with any television or other display with an HDMI port. The compact $79/€79 box, which is powered by micro-US...

September 4th 2014 at 4:45am 0 Comments
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Having recently refreshed the top and bottom ends of its lineup, it only makes sense for Microsoft Devices (formerly Nokia's phone division) to renew its efforts on the devices that fall squarely in the middle. One such device is the Lumia 730, which now replaces the aging 720. The dual-SIM 730, a...

September 4th 2014 at 4:36am 0 Comments
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Americans have been able to get their fill of Amazon's set-top box for a few months. Now it's Europe's turn! The internet giant is bringing the Fire TV to the old world, and it'll be up for pre-order tonight. Customers in Germany will get first crack at it, when it ships on September 25th for &eur...

September 3rd 2014 at 1:24pm 0 Comments
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The Xperia Z2 is just over six months old, but Sony's intent on staying ahead of the curve with the new Xperia Z3, announced today. With a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor, a whopping three gigs of RAM and various other high-end components, like a 20.7-megapixel camera, we're talking abou...

September 3rd 2014 at 12:48pm 0 Comments
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While some users might not love everything about Sony's current adventure camera lineup, you can hardly fault the Action Cams for being too large. Still, when size and weight really matter, such as when you're mounting a camera on a helmet or a drone, it certainly wouldn't hurt to shave off an inc...

September 3rd 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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At last year's IFA in Berlin, Sony announced its first two "lens cameras," a pair of point-and-shoot cams that clip onto your smartphone. You use your phone's display to control the camera, and while you can technically fire off shots using the integrated zoom toggle and shutter release, there's n...

September 3rd 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments