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The gadget market is alive and well at IFA, Europe’s biggest tech show

The gadget market is alive and well at IFA, Europe’s biggest tech show


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The IFA, or Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin, is upon us and we are looking at the best tech announced at the show. Nilay Patel, Paul Miller, Ashley Carman, and Dan Seifert give us the scoop on the birth of new gadgets, the death of others, and the continuation of the booming gadget market. Paul also calls up senior editor Vlad Savov, who is on the show floor at IFA, to give us a first-hand experience of the show.

01:53 - RIP Sunrise

08:16 - RIP Chromebook Pixel

10:42 - Sonos

20:48 - Interview with Vlad at IFA

46:39 - Wealthfront ad

48:46 - Lenovo Yoga Book

58:03 - smart watches

1:04:54 - Squarespace ad

1:06:23 - Ashley's weekly segment "Gadget Pie"

1:11:30 - Apple event next week!

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