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Sharp launches its own and more restrictive iVDR ready AQUOS BD Recorder with SHDD

Sharp announced today in Japan a trio of AQUOS Blu-Ray recorder with the BD-T2100 (2TB), BD-T1100 (1TB) and BD-T510 (500GB) which all comes with a new spinoff of the iVDR-S, the SHDD. So what is all about SHDD and why not stiking with [...]
Sharp launches its own and more restrictive iVDR ready AQUOS BD Recorder with SHDD
Sharp launches its own and more restrictive iVDR ready AQUOS BD Recorder with SHDDSharp launches its own and more restrictive iVDR ready AQUOS BD Recorder with SHDDSharp launches its own and more restrictive iVDR ready AQUOS BD Recorder with SHDD

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Meopad AQUA a new Waterproof Android Tablet

Here you are a new Android Tablet, the Meopad AQUA from TAXAN in Japan. Unlike your average Android Tablet, the Meopad AQUA has been tailored to fit a rather unique purpose: A Multimedia Bathroom tablet! Indeed, beside the usual functi[...]
Meopad AQUA a new Waterproof Android Tablet
Meopad AQUA a new Waterproof Android TabletMeopad AQUA a new Waterproof Android Tablet

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Buffalo bring Remote Play, DivxHD, Flac and Basic NAS Features in its latest Link Theater

Most Buffalo Link Theater media player where until today pretty lame is crippled with DRM and other limitation, however today, Buffalo announced a new generation with the LT-V200, capable to not only support the usual MPEG-1/2 and WMV9[...]
Buffalo bring Remote Play, DivxHD, Flac and Basic NAS Features in its latest Link Theater
Buffalo bring Remote Play, DivxHD, Flac and Basic NAS Features in its latest Link TheaterBuffalo bring Remote Play, DivxHD, Flac and Basic NAS Features in its latest Link TheaterBuffalo bring Remote Play, DivxHD, Flac and Basic NAS Features in its latest Link TheaterBuffalo bring Remote Play, DivxHD, Flac and Basic NAS Features in its latest Link Theater

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SecureDrive Korea Adds DRM and USB Memory Card Replicator

The Korean Company Secure Drive has introduced a new Memory Card Replicator the SECURE DRIVE CG Duplicator with now the support of both USB 3.0 and DRM. This 16 USB port SECURE DRIVE CG Duplicator is the perfect little tool for any sma[...]
SecureDrive Korea Adds DRM and USB Memory Card Replicator
SecureDrive Korea Adds DRM and USB Memory Card ReplicatorSecureDrive Korea Adds DRM and USB Memory Card ReplicatorSecureDrive Korea Adds DRM and USB Memory Card Replicator

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Sony adopts Microsoft PlayReady DRM on its Network Capable devices

DRM Enthusiasts raise your hands! Sony announced an agreement to adopt Microsoft PlayReady content protection technology for Sony’s network-enabled devices. The first Sony device to include support for Microsoft PlayReady is the Sony B[...]
Sony adopts Microsoft PlayReady DRM on its Network Capable devices

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JACA Considers Expanding Copyright Law to DVDs, Can’t Learn from Others’ Mistakes

The Agency for Cultural Affairs intends to submit suggested changes to Japanese copyright law next year, to expand criminal copy protection law to DVDs and BDs. Current copyright law restricts circumvention of non-encryption copy-prote[...]
JACA Considers Expanding Copyright Law to DVDs, Can’t Learn from Others’ Mistakes

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Beware! Your Blu-Ray player may not play Avatar Blu-ray Disc

Last week, swarms of people flooded into the stores worldwide to get a copy of AVATAR’s Blu-ray Disc but apparently just to end up discovering that the disc would refuse to play in their Blu-ray players. Crunchgear refer specific[...]
Beware! Your Blu-Ray player may not play Avatar Blu-ray Disc
Beware! Your Blu-Ray player may not play Avatar Blu-ray Disc

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Kana Micro, Green-House’s Micro DAP

Here’s a cute little DAP from Green-House, the Kana-Micro (GH-KANAMR), at just 55.4x20x10.5mm, 10gm, and available in seven colors. Similar to the average USB key, the Kan Micro DAP comes with a 2GB Micro SD card and supports MP3[...]
Kana Micro, Green-House’s Micro DAP
Kana Micro, Green-House’s Micro DAP

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PRS-505: Sony’s eBook Reader Now EPUB Compatible

For those who enjoy reading books, particularly with an eBook reader, I’m sure you know the EPUB format. Yesterday, Sony announced that their eBook Reader, the PRS-505, can now read the ePUB format. According to Sony, it’s the first eB[...]
PRS-505: Sony’s eBook Reader Now EPUB Compatible
PRS-505: Sony’s eBook Reader Now EPUB CompatiblePRS-505: Sony’s eBook Reader Now EPUB Compatible

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Share Your Music Without DRM!

Does the DRM prevent you from sharing your music? Is the WiFi function of the Zune too limited in your opinion? No worries…SKPAD has been thinking about you. Here comes the…double headset! Ok,ok, we could also call it the Q[...]
Share Your Music Without DRM!

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A new video network player from Buffalo, Approved by the RIAA and DRM Lovers

Buffalo just released 2 new video network players, with the LT-H90LAN (Lan Only), and LT-H90WN (Lan and Wifi A/B/G/N). With either one of these 2 devices, you will be able to stream Music (AAC, MPEG Audio, WMA, WM DRM 10 and MP3), Pict[...]
A new video network player from Buffalo, Approved by the RIAA and DRM Lovers
A new video network player from Buffalo, Approved by the RIAA and DRM LoversA new video network player from Buffalo, Approved by the RIAA and DRM LoversA new video network player from Buffalo, Approved by the RIAA and DRM LoversA new video network player from Buffalo, Approved by the RIAA and DRM LoversA new video network player from Buffalo, Approved by the RIAA and DRM Lovers

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The Kenwood DPX-U77 Supreme, music for your car

Kenwood added a new product to its line up: the DPX-U77, it will play your MP3, WMA, AAC and WMV DRM, features a USB port to welcome your memory sticks, digital audio player or iPod…other than that, it can also play the radio (AM[...]
The Kenwood DPX-U77 Supreme, music for your car

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The Hitachi HMP-X5 Digital Audio Player

Until now, if you wanted an Hitachi DAP there was the HMP-G1, hopefully a new version is now available (HMP-X5) featuring 2GB of flash memory, 16 hours of autonomy and a weight of 36g. Of course it will play the WMA, MP3 and WM DRM.
The Hitachi HMP-X5 Digital Audio Player

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Samsung’s YV-150Z, FINALLY in Japan !!!!

When you live in Japan, you expect to have/see all the latest high tech stuff FIRST but the business ways are impenetrable…so it is only now that the YV-150Z digital audio player by Samsung reaches the land of the rising sun̷[...]
Samsung’s YV-150Z, FINALLY in Japan !!!!

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FL500, another DAP, by MPIO this time

The Digital Audio Players are affordable, common, widespread and many companies want their piece of the pie!! MPIO proposes the FL500 in Japan in 2 versions: 1 or 2GB. The cocktail has got a well known taste…small and light (35.8[...]
FL500, another DAP, by MPIO this time

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ZEN STONE PLUS, the latest DAP from Creative

Creative is one of the biggest names in the Digital Audio Player business, the ZEN STONE PLUS is their brand new product so…anything to go crazy for? Actually not really, every company can’t be Apple so what we have here is[...]
ZEN STONE PLUS, the latest DAP from Creative

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T50, the new Iriver DAP in Japan

Iriver has a new T50 DAP, which is powered by 2 AA batteries (52 hours of autonomy) and has 1GB of internal memory. It supports MP3, OGG and WMA (DRM1) files, has a 1.1” control screen, measures 30.9×27.3×73.1mm and weights 3[...]
T50, the new Iriver DAP in Japan

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The iVDR is not dead and I-O Data is still a firm believer!

Ahhh, the I-O Data iVDR… A promising system that never took off for lack of support from manufacturers who did not welcome a cartridge based system that could connect to anything (PC, car, GPS, DVD player, camcorder, TV…) without using[...]
The iVDR is not dead and I-O Data is still a firm believer!

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The MPIO FY800 finally arrives in Japan

The magnificent MPIO FY800 DAP, with 1GB of internal memory and an SD slot, will be available in Japan very soon! This player supports MP3, WMA and WMA DRM10. It also has a FM tuner, measures 77.7x37x9.85mm and weights 35g only.
The MPIO FY800 finally arrives in Japan

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