As it does every year, Berlin hosted the 2013 IFA exhibition at its giant Messe exhibition grounds. This uncompromising mass of concrete and steel evokes memories of a Blade Runner-like retro futurism, but the devices on show had little retro about them. Much was expected before the event, from Sony's innovative QX lens cameras to LG's return to Android tablets with the G Pad, and the big tech companies duly delivered. You'll find the full set of news, previews, and impressions from the September trade show right here.
Has Sony improved its outlandish headgear to the point where normal humans can start caring?
Well designed and executed, but not yet a compelling purchase
What can you do with Samsung's smartwatch?
A new port means potentially faster transfers and charging
Listen to Pocket with your phone in your pocket
On sale for $299 in the United States from early October
The back cover now features faux leather and stitching, the S Pen is symmetrical, and the camera's been stepped up to 13 megapixels
Taking the Xperia Z that one extra step forward
Gives a whole new meaning to the idea of interchangeable lenses