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[Hands-On] JN-DK01 and IS01, Sharp and AU First Android MID

We have to be very honest with you. We were not expecting such move and announcement from AU, one of Japan’s largest Mobile Operators. But it was about time that Sharp kicked out a real Linux successor to our beloved Zaurus… And [...]
[Hands-On] JN-DK01 and IS01, Sharp and AU First Android MID
[Hands-On] JN-DK01 and IS01, Sharp and AU First Android MID[Hands-On] JN-DK01 and IS01, Sharp and AU First Android MID[Hands-On] JN-DK01 and IS01, Sharp and AU First Android MID[Hands-On] JN-DK01 and IS01, Sharp and AU First Android MID[Hands-On] JN-DK01 and IS01, Sharp and AU First Android MID

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Bandai Namco New Rilakkuma Netbook

Bandai Namco Super Relax Bear, Rilakkuma is coming back on the front page of Akihabara News with a 2nd generation Netbook! Build by Kohjinsha, this tuned SX Series Rilakkuma PC is powered by an ATOM Z520 with 1GB of RAM, 60GB of HDD, a[...]
Bandai Namco New Rilakkuma Netbook
Bandai Namco New Rilakkuma NetbookBandai Namco New Rilakkuma NetbookBandai Namco New Rilakkuma NetbookBandai Namco New Rilakkuma NetbookBandai Namco New Rilakkuma Netbook

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Panasonic offers 5 news Strada PND in Japan

PND are gaining for momentum in Japan, a country were in the past GPS were usually “glued” to your car, but for some reasons, it seems that the demand in Japan is shifting to a more easy to carry and swappable PND system rather than th[...]
Panasonic offers 5 news Strada PND in Japan
Panasonic offers 5 news Strada PND in JapanPanasonic offers 5 news Strada PND in JapanPanasonic offers 5 news Strada PND in JapanPanasonic offers 5 news Strada PND in JapanPanasonic offers 5 news Strada PND in Japan

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Softbank Panasonic 941P… Wanna play to FF IV ?

The Viera Ketai 941P, like other phone announced this morning by Softbank, also offers Softbank Wi-Fi and other VOD, Magazine (e-Book) services on top of the usual 1Seg TV tuner, Bluetooth, GPS… With a smaller body and larger screen th[...]
Softbank Panasonic 941P… Wanna play to FF IV ?
Softbank Panasonic 941P… Wanna play to FF IV ?Softbank Panasonic 941P… Wanna play to FF IV ?Softbank Panasonic 941P… Wanna play to FF IV ?

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2 New portable 1Seg TV from Panasonic Japan

Panasonic announced this morning in Japan 2 new 1 Seg portable TVs with the SV-MC75 and the SV-ME750. Being both Splash-Proof and Waterproof (IPX6-IPX7), only the High version SV-MC75, features 8GB of internal memory, on top of being c[...]
2 New portable 1Seg TV from Panasonic Japan
2 New portable 1Seg TV from Panasonic Japan2 New portable 1Seg TV from Panasonic Japan2 New portable 1Seg TV from Panasonic Japan2 New portable 1Seg TV from Panasonic Japan2 New portable 1Seg TV from Panasonic Japan

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AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Sanyo’s SA001

The SA001 from Kyocera has no real killer features and offers pretty much what any other phone offers nowadays with a 1Seg TV tuner, Wi-Fi WIN, GPS, radio, Bluetooth, a 3.21Mpix camera module and a 3.1” WVGA IPS panel… However, the par[...]
AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Sanyo’s SA001
AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Sanyo’s SA001AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Sanyo’s SA001AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Sanyo’s SA001AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Sanyo’s SA001AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Sanyo’s SA001

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AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Aquos Shot SH003, SH004 and SH006 – With Video

Here’s the New SH003 Mobile phone from Sharp and sold via KDDI… This new phone is Sharp’s latest camera phone with a 12.10Mpix censor with AF and Touch AF, capable of reaching ISO 12800… supports microSDHC up to 8GB, has a [...]
AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Aquos Shot SH003, SH004 and SH006 – With Video
AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Aquos Shot SH003, SH004 and SH006 – With VideoAU KDDI Winter Line-up… Aquos Shot SH003, SH004 and SH006 – With VideoAU KDDI Winter Line-up… Aquos Shot SH003, SH004 and SH006 – With VideoAU KDDI Winter Line-up… Aquos Shot SH003, SH004 and SH006 – With VideoAU KDDI Winter Line-up… Aquos Shot SH003, SH004 and SH006 – With Video

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Panasonic Releases Two New DVD and HDD Recorders in Japan

Here ‘s the DMR-XP200 and XE100, Panasonic’s latest DVD and HDD recorders. Both feature similar specs and design, but the XE100 only has 320GB of HDD and one digital TV tuner. Its big brother, the XP200, has 500GB of HDD, digital[...]
Panasonic Releases Two New DVD and HDD Recorders in Japan
Panasonic Releases Two New DVD and HDD Recorders in JapanPanasonic Releases Two New DVD and HDD Recorders in JapanPanasonic Releases Two New DVD and HDD Recorders in Japan

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Three New PND from Sanyo in Japan

Behold the new Gorilla PND from Sanyo. All available by default with 8GB of internal memory, a 1Seg TV tuner and LED backlight… Three versions means three screen sizes and option like 5.2” for the NV-SB531DT, 5.2” plus VICS for the NV-[...]
Three New PND from Sanyo in Japan
Three New PND from Sanyo in JapanThree New PND from Sanyo in JapanThree New PND from Sanyo in JapanThree New PND from Sanyo in JapanThree New PND from Sanyo in Japan

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Three New Strada PNDs from Panasonic in Japan

This morning Panasonic released three new PNDs (Portable Navigation Device) with the Strada Pocket Series. These new models feature an improved CPU for faster responses and route computing, a 5” wide VGA LED backlight screen, and suppo[...]
Three New Strada PNDs from Panasonic in Japan
Three New Strada PNDs from Panasonic in JapanThree New Strada PNDs from Panasonic in JapanThree New Strada PNDs from Panasonic in JapanThree New Strada PNDs from Panasonic in JapanThree New Strada PNDs from Panasonic in Japan

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Sony Releases a New Portable 1Seg Bravia TV

Here’s the XDV-S700, Sony’s latest Bravia 1Seg portable TV with a slim 5mm body and a total weight of only 221g, a new 5” wide screen with a WQVGA resolution, 2GB of Internal memory for recording up to 15hrs of video., FM and AM [...]
Sony Releases a New Portable 1Seg Bravia TV
Sony Releases a New Portable 1Seg Bravia TVSony Releases a New Portable 1Seg Bravia TVSony Releases a New Portable 1Seg Bravia TV

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Sanyo released a new SSD PNS, the NV-LB50DT Gorilla Lite

Each time Sanyo releases a new Gorilla GPS, I’m amazed at how much they’ve improved their GPS and PNS systems in the last two years… In the past Sanyo was the least exciting company to buy a GPS from, and today they have wi[...]
Sanyo released a new SSD PNS, the NV-LB50DT Gorilla Lite
Sanyo released a new SSD PNS, the NV-LB50DT Gorilla LiteSanyo released a new SSD PNS, the NV-LB50DT Gorilla LiteSanyo released a new SSD PNS, the NV-LB50DT Gorilla LiteSanyo released a new SSD PNS, the NV-LB50DT Gorilla Lite

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BlueDot’ New 10” Picture Frame with 1Seg Digital TV Tuner

Here’s a nice little combo, BlueDot’s BTV-1000W is an average 10” picture frame with a WSVGA resolution (1024×600), the usual memory card reader, but also a 1Seg TV tuner (to watch TV), and a AV In for plugging Audio a[...]
BlueDot’ New 10” Picture Frame with 1Seg Digital TV Tuner
BlueDot’ New 10” Picture Frame with 1Seg Digital TV TunerBlueDot’ New 10” Picture Frame with 1Seg Digital TV Tuner

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Sony Introduces Two New Portable DVD Players in Japan

Here are the DVP-FX370 and DVP-FX740DT, two new DVD player with a 7” LCD monitor (Sony forgot the LCD resolution in their press release). They play DVDs for up to 5hrs (continuous play) and support DVD video with CPRM (from a DVR). Whi[...]
Sony Introduces Two New Portable DVD Players in Japan
Sony Introduces Two New Portable DVD Players in JapanSony Introduces Two New Portable DVD Players in Japan

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Two New In-dash DVD and HDD GPS from Panasonic

Behold the CN-MW200D, a 7” Wide in dash GPS, with a 2 DIN AV system, digital TV tuner, DVD, CD and HDD, as well as its little brother the CN-MW100D, which pretty much offers the same specs but with only a 1Seg TV tuner (not digital). T[...]
Two New In-dash DVD and HDD GPS from Panasonic
Two New In-dash DVD and HDD GPS from PanasonicTwo New In-dash DVD and HDD GPS from Panasonic

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JVC Launches Two Georgous New Mini Hi-Fi’s with Video Support

Here’s the NX-TC5 and NX-TC3, JVC’s latest Mini Hi-Fi’s with CD, MD, iPod Dock, WMV (video support) and 1Seg digital TV tuner. With 512MB of internal capacity and thanks to their 4.3” LCD, both the NX-TC5 and TC3 can displa[...]
JVC Launches Two Georgous New Mini Hi-Fi’s with Video Support
JVC Launches Two Georgous New Mini Hi-Fi’s with Video SupportJVC Launches Two Georgous New Mini Hi-Fi’s with Video SupportJVC Launches Two Georgous New Mini Hi-Fi’s with Video SupportJVC Launches Two Georgous New Mini Hi-Fi’s with Video SupportJVC Launches Two Georgous New Mini Hi-Fi’s with Video Support

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Panasonic’s New Portable 1Seg TV in Japan

The Viera SV-MC55 is Panasonic latest portable 1Seg TV with a new and improved 4.3” LCD for better visibility. It features video recording on SD and SDHC cards and has a simple photo frame function for enjoying photos sorted on a SD or[...]
Panasonic’s New Portable 1Seg TV in Japan
Panasonic’s New Portable 1Seg TV in Japan

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Bandai’s New RilakKuma Netbook (Netbook for Kids)

RilakKuma stands for “Relax Bear”, a Bandai character loved by young people in Japan, now has his own Netbook. It’s powered by an Atom N270 (1.6GHz), with 1GB of RAM, 160GB of HDD, a 8.9” screen with a 1024×600 resolution, a[...]
Bandai’s New RilakKuma Netbook (Netbook for Kids)

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DTN-VX003, a New PND for Japan

The DTN-VX003 is an average PND with a nice 4.1 OLED touchscreen (480×272), 4GB of internal memory, SD/SDHC slot, Digital TV 1Seg, FM radio FM transmitter, WMV/AVI and ASF video and MP3 and WMA audio support and weighting just 160[...]
DTN-VX003, a New PND for Japan
DTN-VX003, a New PND for Japan

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Buffalo Latest 1Seg portable TV Tuner PSP Friendly

This morning Buffalo announced a new USB 1Seg TV tuner, the DH-MONE/U2, which for only 6,090 Yen (€44)… Is 70% smaller that the previous Buffalo model, with only 140mA power consumption. Not only can you watch TV on a computer or Netbo[...]
Buffalo Latest 1Seg portable TV Tuner PSP Friendly
Buffalo Latest 1Seg portable TV Tuner PSP Friendly

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Au KDDI Sum 09: Solar Phone SH002 by Sharp

Here’s the 2nd solar phone that will soon be available in Japan, Sharp’s Solar Phone SH002. What to say? This phone offers about what other phones do like the 1Seg, waterproof, GPS, Bluetooth and so on, but also features a [...]
Au KDDI Sum 09: Solar Phone SH002 by Sharp
Au KDDI Sum 09: Solar Phone SH002 by SharpAu KDDI Sum 09: Solar Phone SH002 by SharpAu KDDI Sum 09: Solar Phone SH002 by SharpAu KDDI Sum 09: Solar Phone SH002 by SharpAu KDDI Sum 09: Solar Phone SH002 by Sharp

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Au KDDI Sum 09: Casio Gz’One CA002 Hands-on

Here’s the latest “Indiana Jones” approved 3G phone, Casio’s G’z One. Water, shock, and dust proof, with an imbedded Compass Mode, thermometer, Trip Memory Mode, Sea Tide Mode, Sunrise and Sunset Mode, Lunar Calendar, and a[...]
Au KDDI Sum 09: Casio Gz’One CA002 Hands-on
Au KDDI Sum 09: Casio Gz’One CA002 Hands-onAu KDDI Sum 09: Casio Gz’One CA002 Hands-onAu KDDI Sum 09: Casio Gz’One CA002 Hands-onAu KDDI Sum 09: Casio Gz’One CA002 Hands-on

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