The IFA consumer electronic show officially kicks off in Berlin on Thursday, but some companies will hold press events a day or two early: and plenty of news has been leaking ahead of schedule.

It’s a safe bet we’ll see a number of new products featuring Intel Skylake processors, some new smartwatches, and official launches for a number of products we haven’t heard about yet.

One thing that seems pretty clear? Acer will be showing off that gaming tablet the company’s been trotting out at press events for much of the year. Hopefully we’ll get some official specs and a release date this time.

Here’s a roundup of tech news from around the web. You can keep up on the latest headlines by following Liliputing on Twitter, Google+ and Facebook.

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