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The IFA in Berlin in more normal times. Photograph: iStock

For one of the world’s largest tech shows, specialising in the latest digital inventions, Berlin’s IFA has always been an exhaustingly analogue affair(...)

The Huawei’s Mate 20X 5G was among the big sellers last year

Mobile operators may only be starting to roll out 5G around the world but that didn’t stop consumers snapping up 5G-enabled phones last year, industry(...)

Smart fridges may enable viewing what you have in your fridge from an app. Photograph: iStock

Smart fridges have long been the go-to example of how the Internet of Things is going to magically eliminate all tiny annoyances from our domestic liv(...)

A CES  attendee wears Blade augmented reality glasses enabled with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant Photograph: Bloomberg

It is often said that the most interesting part of the Consumer Electronics Show is not the technology on show but the conversations that happen behin(...)

South Korean presidential candidate Ahn Cheol-soo of the People’s Party is greeted by supporters during an election campaign in Seoul on  Monday. Photograph: AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon

North Korea’s nuclear threat, sluggish economic growth and US president Donald Trump’s warlike words hang over South Korea’s presidential election, bu(...)

Richard Yu, chief executive officer of Huawei Technologies, launches the P10 smartphone in Barcelona.  Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Huawei has announced two new flagship smartphones at a press conference in Barcelona, the day before Mobile World Congress officially gets under way. (...)

A delegate tries a set of LG 360 VR goggles, manufactured by LG Electronics Inc. at a news conference ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, recently. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The HTC Vive is coming, the Oculus has already been taking preorders for weeks and the Samsung Gear VR was made available last year. So where does tha(...)

The iPad Mini

Tablets fall into two categories these days: those measuring in at roughly 10 inches, and those close to the seven- and eight-inch mark. While the (...)

A man shoots video of a Parrott Mini Drone at the CES press event yesterday. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

High-definition TVs and wearable technology took centre stage ahead of the opening of International CES yesterday as companies jostled for space in(...)

Last week I was travelling in a different time zone, so to keep my bearings I tried to reset the time on my prized but cheap Casio watch – this(...)