IFA 2013

IFA 2013: Linksys introduces Smart Wi-Fi AC1900 Router

Linksys Smart Wi-Fi AC1900

Linksys yesterday unveiled its new flagship Wi-Fi router, the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi AC1900 Router (EA6900). With support for the new 802.11 ac standard, it promises speeds of up to 1300Mbps as well as speeds up to 600Mpbs on the older Wireless-N standard. “Trends like the increase in connected devices in the home and the rise of on-demand video services, enabling […]

IFA 2013: Video overviews of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung yesterday announced its latest flagship phablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. We focused a lot on the hardware side with our initial post covering the improved specifications and the new faux stitched leather look. But despite having a larger display and a faster processor, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 shares much in common with the older Galaxy Note II. […]

IFA 2013: ASUS unveils Windows 8-powered Transformer Book T300

ASUS Transformer Book T300

Alongside its new Android devices, ASUS today unveiled a new convertible Windows 8 tablet, the Transformer Book T300. Much as we have seen from the Transformer Pad series, the Transformer Book is essentially a tablet that can be turned into a laptop with an optional keyboard dock or as ASUS bills it, a laptop that can be used as a standalone […]

IFA 2013: ASUS unveils ASUS next-generation Fonepad 7 and new Fonepad Note 6

ASUS Fonepad Note 6

The Transformer Pad TF701 was not the only product ASUS unveiled today at IFA 2013. It also refreshed its fairly new FonePad lineup of small tablets with phone capabilities with the next-generation Fonepad 7 (ME372CG) and the new Fonepad Note 6 (ME560CG) which, as the name implies, comes with a stylus. Both are designed for who want the larger screen […]

IFA 2013: ASUS announces Transformer Pad TF701T

ASUS Transformer Pad TF701

As expected, ASUS today unveiled the successor to its Transformer Pad TF700, the aptly-named Transformer Pad TF701T. As previous models did, it will come with a Mobile Dock accessory that transforms it from a tablet into a compact clamshell notebook. ASUS Transformer Pad TF701T specifications: Processor: 1.9GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 4 Operating system: Google Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Cellular connectivity: […]

IFA 2013: Samsung introduces new GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition)

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014)

Along with the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear smartwatch, Samsung today unveiled an updated version of its original Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. The GALAXY Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) comes with a number of improvements over its predecessor as well as a redesigned form factor that is both slimmer and lighter. It will be offered in three variants: Wi-Fi Only, […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 coming to Canada later this year

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

With the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 now officially out of the bag, a number of Canadian carriers were quick to announce that they would be carrying Samsung’s latest phablet. Bell Mobility, Mobilicity (assuming it survives that long), MTS, Rogers Wireless, SaskTel, TELUS Mobility, Videotron and WIND Mobile, all confirmed that they would launch it “later this year.” Pricing was not […]

IFA 2013: Samsung announces Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear smartwatch

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 introduction

Samsung kicked off its Unpacked 2013 Episode 2 with the introduction of the Galaxy Note 3 smartphone and Galaxy Gear smartwatch, billed as companion devices. It appears that Samsung listened to customer complaints about its use of plastics in recent devices. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 comes with a textured back cover with stitching, giving it the look of a […]