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With Samsung at IFA 2014 Berlin for #Unpacked

IFA, one of the leading consumer electronics exhibitions in the world, has debuted countless innovations since 1924. This year was no different with Samsung, IFA’s single biggest exhibitor, launching a slew of gadgets from VR headsets to bendable TVs that will leave many reeling in anticipation of their launch.

The world’s media gathered at the Tempodrom next to the Berlin Wall, for the highly anticipated ‘Unpacked 2014 Episode 2’ event eager to get their hands on Samsung’s latest, including the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge, Samsung Gear S, Samsung Gear VR, Bendable UHD TVs, Galaxy Tab Active and new smarthome appliances.

Samsung invited Xpanse’s Ashraf Ghori to Berlin to join their delegation and witness first-hand the launch of their most innovative products yet.


Here are our favorite Samsung IFA 2014 moments:


Samsung Gear VR

Gear VR

This is sure to be a ‘head-turner’ and more. Samsung’s Gear VR featuring Oculus technology is the most immersive VR experience money can buy (coupled with the Note 4). We did not want to step out of the virtual world once we were jacked in. This is on our hotly anticipated products list of course.


Samsung Unpacked Opening Music Performance


Home of the Future – Opening keynote speech by Samsung CEO BK Yoon

Samsung Chief BK Yoon took us to the future and back with his keynote speech. We saw what Samsung has in store for the home of the future and were thrilled at the technological possibilities of the near future. Interior design will never be the same again.


Samsung Galaxy Note 4


Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

In our humble opinion, the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is the most innovative smartphone of today. Clearly the crowd at IFA 2014 agreed unanimously and could not get enough of it.

World’s first bendable TV


Samsung Gear S


Panzer BMP Tank drive

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It wasn’t all about new technology during IFA 2014. We visited the Panzerkutcher Tank driving school to drive 40 year old German BMP tanks and got our official tank driving license too.

Thank you for having us at IFA 2014, Samsung.


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Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival Workshops

The Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival #SCRF14 hosted workshops by Ashraf Ghori as part of their programme for this year’s Social Media Station. The workshops which were held at the Expo Centre Sharjah on the 15th and 23rd of April were focused on ‘Digital Art Techniques’.

The SCRF Social Media Station is a platform where influencers get to share their experience with the audience through training sessions or workshops and discuss about their passions and experience. The audience and SCRF fans on their social media channels get to engage with the influencers hosting the workshops.

Ghori covered the basics of creating digital comic art and touched on some advanced techniques using Manga Studio & Adobe Photoshop.


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