Philips ambient light flatscreens at the consumer electronics trade fair IFA in Berlin. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

Big mobile phones, bigger TVs and a new generation of wearable devices were all on the cards at the IFA electronics show in Berlin. How often do you(...)

The new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: You can pick it up relatively cheaply on contract but, sim free, it will set you back around €900 for the 64GB version.  Photograph: Gustau Nacarino/Reuters

With the start of the college term on the horizon, it’s time to start stocking up on the college essentials. Not the traditional essentials like noteb(...)

China’s Lenovo Group will lay off 10 per cent of white-collar staff after sales of Motorola handsets fell by a third, raising doubts over the personal(...)

 China rattled global markets this week by devaluing its currency – the yuan. Photo: Bloomberg

What did China do? China rattled global markets this week by devaluing its currency – the yuan. It adjusted the value of its currency downward compare(...)

The Moto G can be submerged in up to a metre of water for 30 minutes with no ill effects

The OnePlus has a lot to answer for. It’s ruined us for so-called affordable smartphones, meaning we expect a lot more for spending a lot less. For co(...)

Microsoft is taking another shot at winning over consumers with its latest operating system, Windows 10, which is set to launch in the next few hours.

Microsoft is taking another shot at winning over consumers with its latest operating system, Windows 10, which launched on Wednesday. The lates(...)

Rodrigo Alverez, system engineer for International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), tests new SyNAPSE chips at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, California earlier this year. The tech giant is making advances into new areas but it’s not yet enough to translate into growth for the company as a whole.   (Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

IBM is advancing rapidly into new fields like data analytics, cloud computing and mobile applications. And while the giant technology company’s secon(...)

The Lenovo S8-50

Ronan Hughes turns 40 this month, and his wife and two children came up with the idea of getting him a tablet as a present. “I spent about six week(...)

Hong Kong: approval was won from the city stock exchange for the initial public offering. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

Legend Holdings, parent of computer maker Lenovo, has won approval from Hong Kong’s stock exchange for an initial public offering worth about $2 billi(...)

There is a growing convergence between the internet of things and the world of manufacturing. Photograph: Reuters/Lee Jae-Won

Often considered one of the most traditional areas of business, the manufacturing sector is outstripping every other industry in the adoption of cutti(...)