HANDS-ON: Acer Iconia W700 Windows 8 tablet preview

As with Ultrabooks, Windows 8 tablets were ten-a-penny at IFA 2012. While most opted for either an optional keyboard dock or regular slate-style format, the Acer Iconia W700 Windows 8 tablet took a slightly different approach, being paired up with…

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…

PREVIEW: Sony 84-inch 4K Bravia KD-84X9005 TV

IFA has traditionally been an AV showcase for the major brands, but with a shift towards mobile over the past few years, the 2012 Berlin tech extravaganza had fewer stand-out home cinema moments this year. Sony's 84-inch 4K Bravia KD-84X9005…

VIDEO PREVIEW: Samsung Galaxy Camera hands-on

That's a smartphone, right? WRONG! You're looking at the Samsung Galaxy Camera, Samsung's first fully-fleged snapper using the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. Make no mistakes, this is a camera with phone-like features inside, and not a phone…

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…

Motorheadphones are Motorhead headphones

"If you like to gamble, I tell you these are your headphones." That's what we assume will be Motorhead front man Lemmy's marketing line, as his band put their name to a new line of headphones aimed at rockers at…

VIDEO PREVIEW: Haier Transparent Touchscreen Fridge

Introducing Haier's Transparent Touchscreen Fridge. The fridge of the future, you can use it to set reminders as to when your food is going out of date, and keep a track of what you have stored, all via a touch-enabled,…

HANDS-ON: Haier Eye-Control TV

From wire-free 3D TVs to web-connected wine cellars, Haier's IFA 2012 stand is one of the show's most diverse offerings. An obvious highlight is the Chinese manufacturer's Eye Control TV, a television controlled solely through the movement of the eyes…