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4K TVs, Hybrid Tablets Top Trends at IFA in Berlin

Smartphones, large TVs, ultraportable hybrids and other new gadgets make their debut, but getting on board with some of these new trends comes at a cost.

Let's Play the Windows 8 Tablets Name Game

Phablets? Stablets? Fliplets? Windows 8 tablets gird against Apple onslaught with pens, snap-in keyboards, kitchen sink.

Amazon, Motorola, Nokia to Battle Apple with Tech Announcements

Nokia and Microsoft are expected to kick off the season September 5 by announcing a high-end Lumia phone, probably with a new version of Windows Phone OS.


Apple Targets Galaxy S III, Note in Latest Legal Action

The February case has already resulted in a ban on the sale of Galaxy Nexus phones in the United States, although that injunction is pending appeal.


iPad Mini's 'Guts' May Combine Old, New Technologies

New devices detected by online clipping service may be iPad 2 in a smaller package with its graphics capabilities too limited to run Apple's eye-popping Retina display.


Windows 8 Hybrids Prove the Need for Microsoft's Surface

Did Microsoft design its own hybrid tablet only after being disappointed by its partners' unimaginative designs?


Huawei Previews Emotion UI for Smartphones, Ships Tablets

The new UI adds features to Android for better user customization, notably the design and functions of the handset's homepage.


TechHive: Tech Spotlight on Berlin--A Rundown of Gadgets Introduced at IFA Tech Conference

The IFA tech show in Berlin doesn't officially start until Friday, but gadget makers have given a sneak peek at the latest wares to be shown off at the gadget expo in Berlin.

Dell Announces New XPS Dockable Windows Tablet and Convertible Ultrabook

Dell is getting into the Windows tablet game with a dockable tablet and an Ultrabook with a flippable screen.


Analysis: New Windows RT Tablets Raise Competition Among ARM Chip Makers

ARM-based chip makers are adding unique capabilities to processors so tablets become more attractive to buyers based on performance and features.