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Sharp & Toyoda Gosei entered into LED and Laser Diode Patent Cross-Licensing Agreement

Announced on Friday (December 25), Sharp Corporation and Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. entered into a LED and Laser Diode Patent Cross-Licensing Agreement. The news come after over a year from Sharp’s cross-licensing agreement with LED manufa[...]
Sharp & Toyoda Gosei entered into LED and Laser Diode Patent Cross-Licensing Agreement
Sharp & Toyoda Gosei entered into LED and Laser Diode Patent Cross-Licensing Agreement

Via Sharp

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April Fool’s Prank… Sorry We Did Some Yesterday… Nope, No Koitoy… Sorry!

Sorry folks but we couldn’t it, we also participated in the epidemic of fake news and products yesterday with two of out announcement. Koitoy (koi = fish)… Our friends M.Net Musiqueplus.com in Canada contacted us to work together[...]
April Fool’s Prank… Sorry We Did Some Yesterday… Nope, No Koitoy… Sorry!

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The Third World Has Zeebo, Japan Has the Koitoy!

Finally the Koitoy is officially announced in Japan. We heard about this bad ass device for a while now, since last year’s TGS (Tokyo Game Show)… This morning we some ads around Akihabara and on the subway regarding the soon to b[...]
The Third World Has Zeebo, Japan Has the Koitoy!

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VSA-LX51 & VSA-1018AH: Two New 7.1 AV Amplifiers from Pioneer

At the end of June Pioneer will release two new 7.1 AV, the VSA-LX51, and VSA-1018AH. What should we expect? Our amps support HDMI 1.3 (3 input/1 out), Dolby NR TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, Dolby Digital p[...]
VSA-LX51 & VSA-1018AH: Two New 7.1 AV Amplifiers from Pioneer

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A New HD Ready Shuttle Powered by AMD: The XPC G5 6801M

Shuttle just announced in Europe the launch of a new HTPC (Home Theater PC): the XPC G5 6801M (1250€). It provides the crispiest HD video and powered this time by an AMD CPU, the Athlon X2 6000+. Our PC features 2GB of RAM (DDR2-800), [...]
A New HD Ready Shuttle Powered by AMD:  The XPC G5 6801M
A New HD Ready Shuttle Powered by AMD:  The XPC G5 6801MA New HD Ready Shuttle Powered by AMD:  The XPC G5 6801M

Via Press Release Shuttle EUR

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Three New Media Recorders from Panasonic

Looking for an alternative to your now obsolete shiny new HD-DVD recorder? Here’s the DMR-BR500 from Panasonic, a Blu-Ray video recorder with 250GB of HDD. Now, if you’re more “old-school” and don’t really care about [...]
Three New Media Recorders from Panasonic
Three New Media Recorders from PanasonicThree New Media Recorders from PanasonicThree New Media Recorders from PanasonicThree New Media Recorders from PanasonicThree New Media Recorders from Panasonic

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Nishida-San Just Announced It, HD-DVD is DEAD! YEAH!

The president of Toshiba has just announced during a press conference, the HD-DVD is dead… Go and buy an HD-DVD player ASAP, it’s going to be a very hot collector’s item! Unlike the Betamax which is still used professionall[...]
Nishida-San Just Announced It, HD-DVD is DEAD!  YEAH!

Via Toshiba Japan HD-DVD

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So Toshiba, What About the HD-DVD Announcement?

Hey Toshiba, we’re waiting… Now the ENTIRE WORLD is running away from HD-DVD, when will you announce this officially? Oh by the way, the building behind me is a new Toshiba one dedicated to HD-DVD… Soon for lease, ver[...]
So Toshiba, What About the HD-DVD Announcement?

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The HD-DVD is Dead! Officially Official! Reports Japanese TV NHK!

Japanese National TV (NHK) dropped the news to all Japanese here 25 minutes ago. HD-DVD is almost dead and Toshiba is working on dropping the format for good… While the USA was almost the only large country where HD-DVD had a cha[...]
The HD-DVD is Dead!  Officially Official!  Reports Japanese TV NHK!
The HD-DVD is Dead!  Officially Official!  Reports Japanese TV NHK!The HD-DVD is Dead!  Officially Official!  Reports Japanese TV NHK!

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LG unveil a new HD-DVD and Blu-Ray external Drive

We are still starving to death to get more information on this new external Drive but hey ! Here you are a new Super Multi BLUE from LG which will support both HD-DVD and Blu-Ray. Hey wait a minute, HD-DVD ? Is this still worth ? I am [...]
LG unveil a new HD-DVD and Blu-Ray external Drive
LG unveil a new HD-DVD and Blu-Ray external Drive

Via CES HD DVD Event canceled due to Warner announcement

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Live from Japan: HD-DVD, what is that? Is this a new kind of Tofu, some tasteless stuff ?

And yes, the holy war between HD-DVD and Blu-Ray is yet to be over, and today the BDA or Blu-Ray Disc Association, asked the Japanese company GfK Marketing Services Japan Ltd. to investigate on that matter, and to find out which format[...]
Live from Japan: HD-DVD, what is that? Is this a new kind of Tofu, some tasteless stuff ?

Via GfK Ltd.

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Qosmio G40 97E, with Digital TV Tuner and HD-DVD recorder!

Here comes a new laptop from Toshiba, the Qosmio G40 97E, featuring: -17 inch widescreen (1920×1200) -Core 2 Duo T7500 @ 2.2GHz CPU -2GB RAM -400 GB HDD -2 TV tuners And the inevitable HD-DVD player and burner. Available in late D[...]
Qosmio G40 97E, with Digital TV Tuner and HD-DVD recorder!
Qosmio G40 97E, with Digital TV Tuner and HD-DVD recorder!Qosmio G40 97E, with Digital TV Tuner and HD-DVD recorder!Qosmio G40 97E, with Digital TV Tuner and HD-DVD recorder!Qosmio G40 97E, with Digital TV Tuner and HD-DVD recorder!

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HD DVD player for cheap, thanks to Venturer. But hey… Blu-Ray rocks ANYWAY !

WARNING, in this Article we will not say anything good about the HD-DVD… But if you wanna read the facts, just jump directly to the press release of Venturer… A bit off-topic, but since it will please Toshiba to learn that [...]
HD DVD player for cheap, thanks to Venturer. But hey… Blu-Ray rocks ANYWAY !
HD DVD player for cheap, thanks to Venturer. But hey… Blu-Ray rocks ANYWAY !HD DVD player for cheap, thanks to Venturer. But hey… Blu-Ray rocks ANYWAY !HD DVD player for cheap, thanks to Venturer. But hey… Blu-Ray rocks ANYWAY !HD DVD player for cheap, thanks to Venturer. But hey… Blu-Ray rocks ANYWAY !

Via Venturer

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In a desperate move, Toshiba sacrifices its HD-DVD player in Japan

It seems that the war is yet to be over between the HD-DVD and the Blu-Ray. After the very attractive prices made by Sony on its PS3 which is not only a Blu-Ray player but also a video game console, Toshiba, after the US, decided to sl[...]
In a desperate move, Toshiba sacrifices its HD-DVD player in Japan
In a desperate move, Toshiba sacrifices its HD-DVD player in Japan

Via Toshiba Direct

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Toshiba Boosts its Qosmio G40 with a better CPU.

The Qosmio G40 is well-known in Japan to be one of the “best” PC’s when it comes to high-ranking notebooks. Our G40 features a nice 17″ LCD with a WUXGA resolution (1900×1200), a GeForce 8600M GT, 2 digital[...]
Toshiba Boosts its Qosmio G40 with a better CPU.
Toshiba Boosts its Qosmio G40 with a better CPU.Toshiba Boosts its Qosmio G40 with a better CPU.

Via TOSHIBA

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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

Via Toshiba

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CEATEC 07 – Toshiba booth, nothing new, but with 1 surprise !

The CEATEC is the perfect moment for a lot of Japanese to see in “flesh” most of the newest goodies from each manufacturer, with Toshiba as no exception. We had the pleasure to see the latest REGGZA TV and the Meta Brain TV, which, for[...]
CEATEC 07 – Toshiba booth, nothing new, but with 1 surprise !
CEATEC 07 – Toshiba booth, nothing new, but with 1 surprise !CEATEC 07 – Toshiba booth, nothing new, but with 1 surprise !CEATEC 07 – Toshiba booth, nothing new, but with 1 surprise !CEATEC 07 – Toshiba booth, nothing new, but with 1 surprise !CEATEC 07 – Toshiba booth, nothing new, but with 1 surprise !

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LG LX97WH Super Blu with Blu-Ray, HD-DVD, and DVD support!

Its about time! So finally some manufacturers have come to their senses and we can finally see more computers that include “dual” HD Format disc compatible drives. For example the LX97WH, which will include a drive that not[...]
LG LX97WH Super Blu with Blu-Ray, HD-DVD, and DVD support!
LG LX97WH Super Blu with Blu-Ray, HD-DVD, and DVD support!LG LX97WH Super Blu with Blu-Ray, HD-DVD, and DVD support!LG LX97WH Super Blu with Blu-Ray, HD-DVD, and DVD support!LG LX97WH Super Blu with Blu-Ray, HD-DVD, and DVD support!

Via LG Korea

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Pioneer has got a couple new amplifiers to show you

Now that you have an HDTV, how about getting an HD amplifier? If that question is somewhere in the back of your mind you’d be pleased to know and add the Pioneer VSA-AX4AH (7x220W @ 6Ω) and VSA-AX2AH (7x200W @ 6Ω) to your wishlis[...]
Pioneer has got a couple new amplifiers to show you

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BD-UP5000 Duo HD Player, the best of both from Samsung

If you are like us, fed-up with this stupid, which at the end will screw the consumer (us), well you should either consider waiting a little bit more or go ahead for the BD-UP5000 from Samsung, the very first Blu-Ray and HD-DVD player [...]
BD-UP5000 Duo HD Player, the best of both from Samsung
BD-UP5000 Duo HD Player, the best of both from SamsungBD-UP5000 Duo HD Player, the best of both from SamsungBD-UP5000 Duo HD Player, the best of both from Samsung

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Blu-Ray and HD-DVD, Buffalo can do it too!

It’s funny because the same day we get 2 BR/HD-DVD player, but they also have the exact same specifications, and the exact same price, if you don’t believe it, check the I-O DATA version. The only differences are the design[...]
Blu-Ray and HD-DVD, Buffalo can do it too!
Blu-Ray and HD-DVD, Buffalo can do it too!Blu-Ray and HD-DVD, Buffalo can do it too!Blu-Ray and HD-DVD, Buffalo can do it too!Blu-Ray and HD-DVD, Buffalo can do it too!

Via Buffalo

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Blu-Ray AND HD-DVD, no need to choose…

Yesterday, Paramount announced that they has been bought over by Toshiba in order to promote the HD DVD! As a result, I will may not be able to enjoy Transformer (or any other) on Blu-Ray!! This really Sucks… But then again, I-O [...]
Blu-Ray AND HD-DVD, no need to choose…
Blu-Ray AND HD-DVD, no need to choose…Blu-Ray AND HD-DVD, no need to choose…

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