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Panasonic’s first 100GB BD-RE XL discs available this month

Been waiting for BDXL drive and disc to become cheaper before I start removing my good old BD Burner away from my tower, and today’s announcement from Panasonic of a new 100GB rewriteable BD-RE XL is a step in the good direction for fu[...]
Panasonic’s first 100GB BD-RE XL discs available this month
Panasonic’s first 100GB BD-RE XL discs available this month

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I-O Data also introduces its BDXL external Drive

Just after Buffalo’s announcement of releasing its own BDXL external drive, the BRXL-PC6U2-BK, I-O Data announced this morning that they will also bring to Japan their very own and elegant BDXL Drive the BRP-U6X. This USB 2.0 Drive wil[...]
I-O Data also introduces its BDXL external Drive
I-O Data also introduces its BDXL external Drive

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BRXL-PC6U2-BK, Buffalo’s first slim External BDXL Burner

Here you are Buffalo’s first slim/compact USB 2.0 external BDXL (128GB Dual Layer) Burner. Announced at 23,205 Yen and set to be available in Japan at the end of this month, this new BDXL Burner needs two USB port to be capable to burn[...]
BRXL-PC6U2-BK, Buffalo’s first slim External BDXL Burner
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Toshiba new dynabook Qosmio D711 now comes with Sandy Bridge CPU, SpursEngine and BDXL Drive

Introduced in October 2010 Toshiba’s dynabook Qosmio D710 has now been announced with an upgraded CPU and BDXL Drive. Now named the dynabook Qosmio D711, this All-In-One desktop comes with a Core i5-2410M, 4GB of RAM, a 1TB HDD two dig[...]
Toshiba new dynabook Qosmio D711 now comes with Sandy Bridge CPU, SpursEngine and BDXL Drive
Toshiba new dynabook Qosmio D711 now comes with Sandy Bridge CPU, SpursEngine and BDXL DriveToshiba new dynabook Qosmio D711 now comes with Sandy Bridge CPU, SpursEngine and BDXL DriveToshiba new dynabook Qosmio D711 now comes with Sandy Bridge CPU, SpursEngine and BDXL DriveToshiba new dynabook Qosmio D711 now comes with Sandy Bridge CPU, SpursEngine and BDXL DriveToshiba new dynabook Qosmio D711 now comes with Sandy Bridge CPU, SpursEngine and BDXL Drive

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Sharp introduced a new 3D Aquos Blu-Ray Player, the BD-HDS63

Just announced this morning the BD-HDS63 is Sharp’s latest entry level DVR that comes with almost everything you need! Announced at 75,000 Yen, the BD-HDS63 is a powerful little DVR with a 320GB HDD, a Digital TV Tuner with BS/CS[...]
Sharp introduced a new 3D Aquos Blu-Ray Player, the BD-HDS63
Sharp introduced a new 3D Aquos Blu-Ray Player, the BD-HDS63

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Panasonic introduced 3TB, 3D and Triple Digital TV Tuner Video Recorder in Japan

Behold the almighty DMR-BZT900 that we shall call from now on the “Three3” from Panasonic! This Digital Video recorder is the first model from Panasonic to feature in Japan 3TB of Storage as well as 3D video Support and 3 Digital TV tu[...]
Panasonic introduced 3TB, 3D and Triple Digital TV Tuner Video Recorder in Japan
Panasonic introduced 3TB, 3D and Triple Digital TV Tuner Video Recorder in JapanPanasonic introduced 3TB, 3D and Triple Digital TV Tuner Video Recorder in Japan

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Fujitsu’s new japanese PC line-up

Well look at that, just after CES Fujitsu Japan decided to reveal its new PC, desktop and laptop line-up, all powered by Intel second generation of Core CPUs. Notebooks: Lifebook NH series The NH series is Fujitsu high-end notebook. Th[...]
Fujitsu’s new japanese PC line-up
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First BDXL drives by Pioneer now shipping to US

The first BDXL-standard Blu-ray drive, the BDR-206MBK by Pioneer, originally released in October, is now being shipped to the US. BDXL read/write unit can hold up to 128GB of data in quad-layer discs or 100GB in triple-layer media. Cyb[...]
First BDXL drives by Pioneer now shipping to US
First BDXL drives by Pioneer now shipping to US

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Pioneer Announce World’s First BDXL Burner PC Drives (Too)

Coming to me a little late to the World’s First BDXL Burner! party is Pioneer’s announcement of a new SATA BDXL/DVD/CD burner, the BDR-206MBK – also with the “world’s first BDXL burner” tag – s[...]
Pioneer Announce World’s First BDXL Burner PC Drives (Too)
Pioneer Announce World’s First BDXL Burner PC Drives (Too)

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Buffalo Announce World’s First BDXL Burner PC Drives

Computer peripherals manufacturer Buffalo Technology has announced the world’s first Blu-ray disc burner drive for personal computers compatible with the Blu-ray Disc Association’s new 128GB BDXL format announced last April[...]
Buffalo Announce World’s First BDXL Burner PC Drives
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Sharp Aquos Ultra Slim 3D BD recorder BD-AV07 now official

Introduced briefly at CEATEC 2010, Sharp’s new ultra slim and elegant BD-AV07, a 3D Capable Blu-Ray player, has now been made official. With a thickness of just 35mm, the BD-AV07 supports both BD-RE and BD-R as well as BD XL, com[...]
Sharp Aquos Ultra Slim 3D BD recorder BD-AV07 now official
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Sharp to Introduce New AQUOS Quattron 3D LCD TVs in the LB Series

Sharp will introduce into the Japanese market two models in the new LB Series of AQUOS Quattron 3D LCD TVs. The LCD panels in the LB Series (52V- and 46V- inch) use Sharp’s proprietary four-primary-color technology, and both models fea[...]
Sharp to Introduce New AQUOS Quattron 3D LCD TVs in the LB Series
Sharp to Introduce New AQUOS Quattron 3D LCD TVs in the LB SeriesSharp to Introduce New AQUOS Quattron 3D LCD TVs in the LB SeriesSharp to Introduce New AQUOS Quattron 3D LCD TVs in the LB Series

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Sharp Announces Three New AQUOS Blu-ray Recorders

Sharp’s AQUOS range of consumer products is getting three new siblings with the addition of new Blu-ray disc recorders, the BD-HDW65, BD-HDW63, and BD-HDS65. All three models can play Blu-ray 3D discs and support recording on BDX[...]
Sharp Announces Three New AQUOS Blu-ray Recorders
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Sony announces Six new BDXL and 3D Blu-Ray Player / Burner

Looking for a new Blu-Ray Player to go with your 3D TV? Well you are in Luck! Sony has now 6 New DB player / Burner for you with support of Both 3D and BDXL (100GB BD-R). These new products includes a 0.5sec boot-up time from its sleep[...]
Sony announces Six new BDXL and 3D Blu-Ray Player / Burner
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Six New Blu-Ray XL Burner with three 3D models from Panasonic.

This is now the turn of Panasonic to join the BDXL War against “weak” Blu-Ray initial 25GB capacity! With its latest series of Diga HDD & Blu-Ray recorder, Panasonic now jump into the BDXL World with 100GB 3 Layers BD Discs. Avail[...]
Six New Blu-Ray XL Burner with three 3D models from Panasonic.
Six New Blu-Ray XL Burner with three 3D models from Panasonic.Six New Blu-Ray XL Burner with three 3D models from Panasonic.

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TDK also Jumping into the BDXL world with new BD-R discs

Well, the title says it all, but just in case you didn’t get it, TDK is now offering BD-R 100GB BDXL discs in Japan too.
TDK also Jumping into the BDXL world with new BD-R discs
TDK also Jumping into the BDXL world with new BD-R discs

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Sharp introduces the BDXL the first 100 to 128GB Blu-Ray disks.

Sharp this morning had a little press conference in order to introduce their new BDXL Blu-Ray disc, that are capable to offer from 100 GB(3 layers) to 128GB of Storage (4 layers). Only supported so far by Sharp latest BD Recorder / Pla[...]
Sharp introduces the BDXL the first 100 to 128GB Blu-Ray disks.
Sharp introduces the BDXL the first 100 to 128GB Blu-Ray disks.Sharp introduces the BDXL the first 100 to 128GB Blu-Ray disks.

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128GB & 100GB “BDXL” Blu-ray Disc format specifications finalized

It was in back in April that we already talked about Blu-Ray Disc Associations’ (BDA) plans to release two new Blu-ray formats, namely, BDXL (High Capacity Recordable and Rewritable discs) and IH-BD (Intra-Hybrid discs). Now acco[...]
128GB & 100GB “BDXL” Blu-ray Disc format specifications finalized
128GB & 100GB “BDXL” Blu-ray Disc format specifications finalized

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New BDXL format allows for 128 GB of capacity for Blu-ray discs

One of the two new specifications that the Blu-ray Disc Association introduced, the BDXL will allow for 128 GB or 100 GB capacities for write-once and rewritable options respectively for Blu-ray discs, an increase from the existing max[...]
New BDXL format allows for 128 GB of capacity for Blu-ray discs
New BDXL format allows for 128 GB of capacity for Blu-ray discs

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