Segway develops new e-Skates category, Drift W1 coming soon.

We've had hoverboards, otherwise known as 'Swegways'. Now it's the turn of electric skates or e-Skates. Billed as a completely new category of personal transport by Segway-Ninebot, the Segway Drift W1 will be the first product in the company's brand-new e-Skates category.  The new Segway Drift W1 uses Segway’s self-balancing technology (built on more than 800 patents), giving it an unparalleled advantage in…

Someone dares to say it: Samsung’s IFA keynote was stunningly underwhelming

Samsung has today officially revealed a bunch of new products - including the Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge, Gear VR and Gear S. Why did they fail to excite me? Perhaps it is a problem with how the tech industry functions, but was anyone truly surprised by what they saw today? Pretty much everything announced…

HANDS-ON REVIEW: Sony Xperia Z1

Sony's mobile departments have been making great strides of late, with the Xperia Z (revealed back at CES 2013) the impressive culmination of years of hard work in the Android market. Fast forward to this week's IFA 2013 conference in…

HANDS-ON: Acer Aspire S7 Ultrabook preview

The Ultrabook revolution is in full swing now, but with the arrival of Windows 8 just over the horizon, the evolution of the laptop is taking yet another turn. This time it's the implementation of touchscreen controls, seen in almost…

VIDEO: The SketRobo robot is a better artist than you

Call yourself an artist? Well, you're about to be replaced by a newer, robot model. This is SketRobo, the "sketch master" robot on show at IFA 2012 from Tosy Robotics. Aimed as an interactive "art teacher" toy for kids, it…

VIDEO PREVIEW: Samsung Galaxy Note 2 hands-on

It's back, and even bigger than before! Samsung's Galaxy Note 2 handset measures up at a whopping 5.5-inches in a widescreen 16:9 ratio, complete with processor improvements and a more responsive S Pen stylus. Due out in October, Tech…

IFA 2012: Sony show off with 84-inch 4K Bravia KD-84X9005 TV

We'd heard rumours of an 80-inch 4K HDTV from Sony going into IFA 2012, but the Japanese tech tycoons have gone one better by delivering an 84-inch beast. The 4K Bravia KD-84X9005 was revealed today, apparently drawing gasps from crowds…

IFA 2012: TomTom sat-nav app headed to Android this October

TomTom have used the IFA 2012 tech show to reveal that their satellite navigation apps are coming to the the Android platform in October. "TomTom's on-board maps, IQ Routes and HD Traffic will give Android users the freshest map, the…