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ME-SW24TV1B, Century’s new 24” LED Backlight TV

Century Japan, the company that gave birth to the HDD Stage Rack, has announced yesterday several AV products including the ME-SW24TV1B a 24” LED Backlight TV. Announced at 29,800 Yen, this Full HD 24” TV comes with not one but two rem[...]
ME-SW24TV1B, Century’s new 24” LED Backlight TV

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Toshiba releases its REGZA 19P2 TV with internal Battery in Japan

Announced at 50,000 Yen on this this 19” 1366×768 LCD TV comes with a removable internal battery capable to deliver up to 3h of continuous play time as well as coming with a 1Seg Digital TV Tuner in order to be completely autonomo[...]
Toshiba releases its REGZA 19P2 TV with internal Battery in Japan
Toshiba releases its REGZA 19P2 TV with internal Battery in JapanToshiba releases its REGZA 19P2 TV with internal Battery in JapanToshiba releases its REGZA 19P2 TV with internal Battery in JapanToshiba releases its REGZA 19P2 TV with internal Battery in JapanToshiba releases its REGZA 19P2 TV with internal Battery in Japan

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[Rumor] Nikon to add Light Peak a.k.a Thunderbolt to its future D4?

Nikon D4 drawing by Adrien Séné (flickr) Light Peak or Thunderbolt has just been made officially available thanks to Apple and its latest Mac Book Pro, that today, Nikon Rumors announced that Nikon’s future High-end Pro D4 DSLR maybe c[...]
[Rumor] Nikon to add Light Peak a.k.a Thunderbolt to its future D4?

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BlueDot BTV-1800W, your cheap little 18.5” HD Ready with LED backlight TV.

BlueDot will propose starting from January 29 the BTV-1800W, a cheap 18.5” TV (35000 Yen), with both Digital and Analog TV tuner, a 1366×768 resolution, HDMI, LED Backlight, HDMI, D4, S Video, Composite, and RGB in Just 455x165x33[...]
BlueDot BTV-1800W, your cheap little 18.5” HD Ready with LED backlight TV.
BlueDot BTV-1800W, your cheap little 18.5” HD Ready with LED backlight TV.BlueDot BTV-1800W, your cheap little 18.5” HD Ready with LED backlight TV.BlueDot BTV-1800W, your cheap little 18.5” HD Ready with LED backlight TV.BlueDot BTV-1800W, your cheap little 18.5” HD Ready with LED backlight TV.

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I-O DATA Announces a New LibraENC Powered Video Capture Card

The GV-D4VR is I-O DATA’s latest D4 video capture card available in Japan. Granted that beside Japan no one gives a XXXX about D4, but in case you want to capture video and use D4, you will be glad to hear the GV-D4VR a is powere[...]
I-O DATA Announces a New LibraENC Powered Video Capture Card

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Runat’s Latest Stitch TV… Awesomely Cute!

Damn, if my daughter didn’t already have a LCD TV in her bedroom (She’s not even two years old yet and she already has a DVD player and LCD TV, and she knows how to use them BOTH!)… I would have bought her this new 20” Stit[...]
Runat’s Latest Stitch TV… Awesomely Cute!
Runat’s Latest Stitch TV… Awesomely Cute!Runat’s Latest Stitch TV… Awesomely Cute!Runat’s Latest Stitch TV… Awesomely Cute!Runat’s Latest Stitch TV… Awesomely Cute!Runat’s Latest Stitch TV… Awesomely Cute!

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Regza 19A8000, Toshiba’s Cheap, New LCD TV

Yawn Mode on: Here’s the Regza 19A800, an average 19” LCD TV with a 1366×768 resolution a dynamic contrast ratio with a basic 1000:1 up to 10000:1, 160 degree view angle, Dual HDMI, one D4 port and… a price tag around 70,000[...]
Regza 19A8000, Toshiba’s Cheap, New LCD TV
Regza 19A8000, Toshiba’s Cheap, New LCD TVRegza 19A8000, Toshiba’s Cheap, New LCD TVRegza 19A8000, Toshiba’s Cheap, New LCD TVRegza 19A8000, Toshiba’s Cheap, New LCD TVRegza 19A8000, Toshiba’s Cheap, New LCD TV

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Vaio P, Willcom D4, and Macbook Unibody Size Comparison

The title says it all… Enjoy our gallery!
Vaio P, Willcom D4, and Macbook Unibody Size Comparison
Vaio P, Willcom D4, and Macbook Unibody Size ComparisonVaio P, Willcom D4, and Macbook Unibody Size ComparisonVaio P, Willcom D4, and Macbook Unibody Size ComparisonVaio P, Willcom D4, and Macbook Unibody Size ComparisonVaio P, Willcom D4, and Macbook Unibody Size Comparison

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I-O Data’s Latest External Digital TV Tuner

Unlike the USA, Japan won’t switch to digital until 2011 and switch off SD… Nevertheless, all the manufacturers are pushing Digital Ready products, like I-O Data and their HVT-BT200, their latest Digital TV external tuner. [...]
I-O Data’s Latest External Digital TV Tuner

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New Willcom D4 Photo Gallery and HD Video Walkthrough

Here’s a new Willcom D4 photo gallery of it running Vista in English, and a small HD video musical walktrough of our little beast. Willcom D4 walkthrough videoUploaded by AkihabaraNews New photo gallery and Walkthrough HD video o[...]
New Willcom D4 Photo Gallery and HD Video Walkthrough
New Willcom D4 Photo Gallery and HD Video WalkthroughNew Willcom D4 Photo Gallery and HD Video WalkthroughNew Willcom D4 Photo Gallery and HD Video WalkthroughNew Willcom D4 Photo Gallery and HD Video WalkthroughNew Willcom D4 Photo Gallery and HD Video Walkthrough

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WILLCOM D4 (Sharp WS016SH), Exclusive Review!!!

Last week we were invited by Willcom in Tokyo to test their hot new Willcom D4 aka Sharp WS016SH (don’t get the idea we flew thousands of klicks… their office is next door to ours). We have here a 1.33GHz Centrino Atom Z520 CPU (one of[...]
WILLCOM D4 (Sharp WS016SH), Exclusive Review!!!
WILLCOM D4 (Sharp WS016SH), Exclusive Review!!!WILLCOM D4 (Sharp WS016SH), Exclusive Review!!!

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FlexScan HD2452W: The 24” Full HD LCD for Gamers

Eizo, a relatively famous Japanese company when it comes to LCD, will release next month in Japan the FlexScan HD2452W. It’s dedicated to gamers, and has a 24” Full HD (WUXGA) screen with a contrast ratio of 1000:1 with a 450Cd/m[...]
FlexScan HD2452W:  The 24” Full HD LCD for Gamers
FlexScan HD2452W:  The 24” Full HD LCD for Gamers

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WILLCOM D4 (Sharp WS016SH), Exclusive Review!!!

Last week we were invited by Willcom in Tokyo to test their hot new Willcom D4 aka Sharp WS016SH (don’t get the idea we flew thousands of klicks… their office is next door to ours). We have here a 1.33GHz Centrino Atom Z520 CPU (one of[...]
WILLCOM D4 (Sharp WS016SH), Exclusive Review!!!
WILLCOM D4 (Sharp WS016SH), Exclusive Review!!!WILLCOM D4 (Sharp WS016SH), Exclusive Review!!!

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A New Bronze PSP Lite Value Pack in Japan

Beginning in April, Sony will offer in Japan a new PSP Lite Value Pack. It will include a bronze colored regular PSP Lite with a 32MB Duo memory stick and an AV digital cable (Japanese D4). Prices are expected to be around 147€.
A New Bronze PSP Lite Value Pack in Japan

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Four New AQUOS DVRs from Sharp

Sharp unveiled this morning no less than four new DVRs (Digital Video Recorder) under the AQUOS brand name. While all four have DVD DL recorders, they also include a HDD to store all your video. We have the: -DV-ACW90, with 1TB of HDD,[...]
Four New AQUOS DVRs from Sharp
Four New AQUOS DVRs from SharpFour New AQUOS DVRs from SharpFour New AQUOS DVRs from SharpFour New AQUOS DVRs from SharpFour New AQUOS DVRs from Sharp

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DVD, HDD, VHS; finally, an affordable all-in-one.

DXAntenna, a Japanese company will sell for merely 435 EUR, an all-in-one (3 in 1) Media recorder, the DVHR-D250 with 250GB of HDD, VHS, and DVD player recorder. Our little wonder also features a digital tuner, and a 1.3 HDMI port, as [...]
DVD, HDD, VHS; finally, an affordable all-in-one.

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RD-A301, the New HD-DVD and HDD Recorder from Toshiba

And it seems that Toshiba still believes in the HD-DVD… Amazing, isn’t it? Anyway, here you are, and just for all you HD-DVD fan boys: the ultimate HD-DVD Video recorder, the Vardia RD-A301, which also features a 300GB internal H[...]
RD-A301, the New HD-DVD and HDD Recorder from Toshiba
RD-A301, the New HD-DVD and HDD Recorder from ToshibaRD-A301, the New HD-DVD and HDD Recorder from ToshibaRD-A301, the New HD-DVD and HDD Recorder from ToshibaRD-A301, the New HD-DVD and HDD Recorder from ToshibaRD-A301, the New HD-DVD and HDD Recorder from Toshiba

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Location Free HomeHD by SONY

Sony introduced a new generation of Location Free, their wireless Video sharing home system with the LF-W1HD. Here the goal is to be able to stream HD quality video (1080i) over a wireless network of 1 access point and transmitter. Wit[...]
Location Free HomeHD by SONY
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The EIZO FlexScan HD2451W

As you could guess, this is a 24 inches LCD monitor for PC use proposing a 1920×1200 WUXGA resolution (wide widescreen), 1000:1 (contrast) and 450cd/m2 (brightness), add to this 16ms (response), 2 HDMI ports, D4, PIP (Picture In P[...]
The EIZO FlexScan HD2451W

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It’s time to buy a Candela HDTV (price cut inside) !

If you’re looking for a nice and unexpensive HDTV you will be pleased to know that Candela has decided to reduce the price of 2 of their products (minus 62€/85$). So here it is, a 27 inches Wide HD-Ready TV for 430€/585$ and the [...]
It’s time to buy a Candela HDTV (price cut inside) !

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Hitachi unveils their new HD TVs with iVDR hard disk!

This morning in Yurakucho, Hitashi was inviting the Japanese press for the launch of their new PDP (Plasma) TVs. The Wooo 01 has quite a few new features, including FINALLY an iVDR module for this kind of product. Remember we talked ab[...]
Hitachi unveils their new HD TVs with iVDR hard disk!

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2 new Byd:sign Full HD TVs at a low price

Every day that goes by is more and more depressing… I was proud of my 37” Full HD LCD TV that had cost me an arm and a leg, and since I’ve purchased it, Japanese manufacturers can’t stop offering always better TVs for lower[...]
2 new Byd:sign Full HD TVs at a low price

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