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Pioneer announces the X-CM31 Series, its smallest Audio System yet

Looking for a compact CD Player with USB Support capable to play WMA and MP3 files as well as being compatible with your iPhone with a nicely integrated iPod/iPhone dock? Well look no further, behold Pioneer new X-CM31 Series micro com[...]
Pioneer announces the X-CM31 Series, its smallest Audio System yet
Pioneer announces the X-CM31 Series, its smallest Audio System yetPioneer announces the X-CM31 Series, its smallest Audio System yetPioneer announces the X-CM31 Series, its smallest Audio System yetPioneer announces the X-CM31 Series, its smallest Audio System yet

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SC-PMX5, Panasonic new iPhone Friendly Compact Hi-Fi

While Panasonic may have to fire quite a bunch of People in its Japanese HQ, the few left folks are still determined to work hard and pushed their latest goodies today with the SC-PMX5, a compact High-End Hi-Fi. Announced at around 40,[...]
SC-PMX5, Panasonic new iPhone Friendly Compact Hi-Fi
SC-PMX5, Panasonic new iPhone Friendly Compact Hi-Fi

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BDP-150, Pioneer’s latest universal BD Player

Looking for a powerful and versatile Blu-Ray Player? So just have a look at Pioneer’s latest model the BDP-150 that comes with not only BD 3D support, but also SACD and DLNA, as well as being capable to play DivxHD plus HD and FL[...]
BDP-150, Pioneer’s latest universal BD Player
BDP-150, Pioneer’s latest universal BD Player

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Sony adds two new compact Hi-Fi in Japan with Sony’s Walkman and Bluetooth Support

Sony launched today two new compact Hi-Fi with the CMT-V70B and CMT-V50. Both models comes with a CD player and the support of MP3 CDs as well as MP3, WMA, ATRAC, Linear PCM, AAC and HE-AAC, FM Radio, comes with a Sony S Master Digital[...]
Sony adds two new compact Hi-Fi in Japan with Sony’s Walkman and Bluetooth Support
Sony adds two new compact Hi-Fi in Japan with Sony’s Walkman and Bluetooth SupportSony adds two new compact Hi-Fi in Japan with Sony’s Walkman and Bluetooth SupportSony adds two new compact Hi-Fi in Japan with Sony’s Walkman and Bluetooth SupportSony adds two new compact Hi-Fi in Japan with Sony’s Walkman and Bluetooth SupportSony adds two new compact Hi-Fi in Japan with Sony’s Walkman and Bluetooth Support

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Kenwood introduces two new entry level AV GPS in Japan with the MDV-434DT and MDV-333

Here you are the MDV-434DT and MDV-333, Kenwood latest entry level AV GPS! Announced at respectively 85,000 and 75,000 Yen, these new AV GPS comes with a 2x Digital TV tuner while the MDV-333 only comes with a single 1Seg TV tuner. Bot[...]
Kenwood introduces two new entry level AV GPS in Japan with the MDV-434DT and MDV-333
Kenwood introduces two new entry level AV GPS in Japan with the MDV-434DT and MDV-333Kenwood introduces two new entry level AV GPS in Japan with the MDV-434DT and MDV-333

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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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Kenwood upgrade its compact K-Series compact Hi-Fi with USB and PC Support

The cute yet powerful K-Series compact Hi-Fi from Kenwood has been introduced this morning in Japan in yet another version the R-K731. This compact all in one wonder comes with the usual CD, Radio and Digital Output and Input audio but[...]
Kenwood upgrade its compact K-Series compact Hi-Fi with USB and PC Support
Kenwood upgrade its compact K-Series compact Hi-Fi with USB and PC SupportKenwood upgrade its compact K-Series compact Hi-Fi with USB and PC Support

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BDP-SX1, Sony’s new portable Blu-Ray player

Portable DVD players are so “2010”, now if you want to enjoy “movies” on the go you need/have to own a portable Blu-ray player like today’s new Sony one, the BDP-SX1. This new portable Blu-Ray drive comes with a 10.1” LED backlight SVG[...]
BDP-SX1, Sony’s new portable Blu-Ray player
BDP-SX1, Sony’s new portable Blu-Ray playerBDP-SX1, Sony’s new portable Blu-Ray player

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Sony introduces two new NAV-U PNDs in Japan with English Guidance

A first for the Japanese manufacturer! Sony, announced this week in Japan two new PND (Portable Navigation Device) with the NV-U97VT and NV-U97V. Both models comes with a nice 7” (480×272) touchscreen, 8GB of internal memory, Sony[...]
Sony introduces two new NAV-U PNDs in Japan with English Guidance
Sony introduces two new NAV-U PNDs in Japan with English GuidanceSony introduces two new NAV-U PNDs in Japan with English Guidance

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Pioneer intros the Smart Theater S500SW Series in Japan

This morning Pioneer announced the Smart Theater S500SW, a new AV combo including the VSX-S500 6Ch receiver DLNA 1.5 compatible and supporting FLAC, WAV, MP3, WMA and AAC files as well as including an AM/FM Radio tuner and iPod/iPhone [...]
Pioneer intros the Smart Theater S500SW Series in Japan
Pioneer intros the Smart Theater S500SW Series in JapanPioneer intros the Smart Theater S500SW Series in Japan

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Pioneer BDP-140, the Budget 3D, SACD and DLNA Blu-Ray Player

Pioneer announced this morning in Japan the BDP-140, a new budget 3D Blu-Ray player that will be launched at the end of September in Japan at around 20,000 Yen. The BDP-140 comes with the full support of both Blu-Ray and 3D Blu-Ray dis[...]
Pioneer BDP-140, the Budget 3D, SACD and DLNA Blu-Ray Player
Pioneer BDP-140, the Budget 3D, SACD and DLNA Blu-Ray Player

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Pioneer launches the STEEZ Portable DAP with the NSP-D10P

Pioneer announced today a new line-up of Audio product with the STEEZ series, among the product announced today and that we will cover later on, Pioneer Japan introduced a new very interesting and stylish DAP, the STEEZ Portable NSP-D1[...]
Pioneer launches the STEEZ Portable DAP with the NSP-D10P
Pioneer launches the STEEZ Portable DAP with the NSP-D10PPioneer launches the STEEZ Portable DAP with the NSP-D10P

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JVC announced the UX-LP55, a new iPhone/iPod friendly Compact Hi-Fi

It is “pouring” iPod and iPhone Compact Hi-Fi in Japan these past few days, and today its JVC’s turn to announce its latest iPhone/iPod Mini Hi-Fi combo with the UX-LP55. While technically speaking the UX-LP55 does not stick us as “min[...]
JVC announced the UX-LP55, a new iPhone/iPod friendly Compact Hi-Fi
JVC announced the UX-LP55, a new iPhone/iPod friendly Compact Hi-FiJVC announced the UX-LP55, a new iPhone/iPod friendly Compact Hi-FiJVC announced the UX-LP55, a new iPhone/iPod friendly Compact Hi-Fi

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Samsung releases YP-R2 and YP-Z3 DAP supporting Melon and MP3HD

Samsung announced today that it will release two new MP3 players, YP-R2 and YP-Z3 with Melon and MP3HD support YP-R2 and YP-Z3 supports MP3HD boasting 5 times better quality than current MP3 sound, and also all the 2.2 million songs in[...]
Samsung releases YP-R2 and YP-Z3 DAP supporting Melon and MP3HD
Samsung releases YP-R2 and YP-Z3 DAP supporting Melon and MP3HDSamsung releases YP-R2 and YP-Z3 DAP supporting Melon and MP3HDSamsung releases YP-R2 and YP-Z3 DAP supporting Melon and MP3HDSamsung releases YP-R2 and YP-Z3 DAP supporting Melon and MP3HDSamsung releases YP-R2 and YP-Z3 DAP supporting Melon and MP3HD

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Panasonic new D-Dock SC-PM500 iPhone treehugers

Panasonic new D-Dock SC-PM500 is the company latest compact Hi-Fi with USB support, CD and Tuner Radio to come with full support of Apple’s DAP and Phones. While the SC-PM500 comes in a rather “conventional” design, Panasonic however f[...]
Panasonic new D-Dock SC-PM500 iPhone treehugers
Panasonic new D-Dock SC-PM500 iPhone treehugers

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Olympus announces DM-650 and DM-670 audio Recorders in Europe

Olympus is one of the most well known brands in Japan when it comes to digital audio recorder! To prove my point if you ever have the chance to attend to a press conference here in Tokyo you will quickly realize that most journalist he[...]
Olympus announces DM-650 and DM-670 audio Recorders in Europe
Olympus announces DM-650 and DM-670 audio Recorders in EuropeOlympus announces DM-650 and DM-670 audio Recorders in EuropeOlympus announces DM-650 and DM-670 audio Recorders in Europe

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Sony’s new waterproof MP3 player for active joggers is now 25% more compact

This morning in Japan Sony announced its new waterproof MP3 player, the NWD-W263 Walkman. Replacing the NWD-W253, this new NWD-W263 announced by Sony is 25-percent smaller than the previous model and is also 11g lighter, with a total w[...]
Sony’s new waterproof MP3 player for active joggers is now 25% more compact
Sony’s new waterproof MP3 player for active joggers is now 25% more compactSony’s new waterproof MP3 player for active joggers is now 25% more compactSony’s new waterproof MP3 player for active joggers is now 25% more compactSony’s new waterproof MP3 player for active joggers is now 25% more compactSony’s new waterproof MP3 player for active joggers is now 25% more compact

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Sony’s latest car stereos feature SiriusXM and Pandora tuners

Sony has announced a new set of car stereos with SiriusXM satellite radio connectivity and Pandora internet radio. The first receiver to offer compatibility with SiriusXM Connect was from the company Alpine and now Sony has fought back[...]
Sony’s latest car stereos feature SiriusXM and Pandora tuners
Sony’s latest car stereos feature SiriusXM and Pandora tuners

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JVC new NX-TC40 compact Hi-Fi comes with both iPod/iPhone support and with a 1Seg TV Tuner

JVC added a new compact Hi-Fi this morning to its Japanese catalog with the NX-TC40. This new audio system comes with the usual CD, MP3, WMA, WAV and even WMV (Video) Support via USB or directly from a CDR, but also comes with an iPod/[...]
JVC new NX-TC40 compact Hi-Fi comes with both iPod/iPhone support and with a 1Seg TV Tuner
JVC new NX-TC40 compact Hi-Fi comes with both iPod/iPhone support and with a 1Seg TV TunerJVC new NX-TC40 compact Hi-Fi comes with both iPod/iPhone support and with a 1Seg TV Tuner

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Denon new DNP-720SE Network player comes with AirPlay, DLNA and Flac Support

Denon Japan has announced this morning a new NetWork player, the DNP-720SE that comes with many little features ideal for any ones who’s Audio library is stored on a remote drive or on a NAS. DLNA 1.5 compatible, the DNP-720SE comes wi[...]
Denon new DNP-720SE Network player comes with AirPlay, DLNA and Flac Support

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Yamaha add FLAC support to its RX-V771 via Firmware update

Yamaha Japan announced this morning that its newly introduced RX-V771 Network AV receiver will get FLAC file support via Firmware upgrade. This Firmware 1.1.3 comes in a 25MB file that need to be loaded on a USB stick prior to flash yo[...]
Yamaha add FLAC support to its RX-V771 via Firmware update

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Panaonic introduces six new IR Recorders in Japan

Panasonic introduced today not one but sixe new IC Recorders with the: Sanyo’s made RR-RS150, RR-RS250 available for the first one with a Mic/Line-In Option and larger screen, while both of them comes with a speaker cradle, FM/AM Tuner[...]
Panaonic introduces six new IR Recorders in Japan
Panaonic introduces six new IR Recorders in JapanPanaonic introduces six new IR Recorders in JapanPanaonic introduces six new IR Recorders in JapanPanaonic introduces six new IR Recorders in Japan

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