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Sharp SH001, Yet Another AU 8Mpix AF Phone

Packed in a more simple and less flashy body, here’s Sharp’s SH001, a 8.1Mpix camera with both AF and face recognition, and an ISO range up to 2500. It features a mobile ASV WVGA screen with noise cancellation and clear voi[...]
Sharp SH001, Yet Another AU 8Mpix AF Phone
Sharp SH001, Yet Another AU 8Mpix AF PhoneSharp SH001, Yet Another AU 8Mpix AF PhoneSharp SH001, Yet Another AU 8Mpix AF PhoneSharp SH001, Yet Another AU 8Mpix AF PhoneSharp SH001, Yet Another AU 8Mpix AF Phone

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CA001: Casio’s New Phone with Touch-screen

Nothing impressive, just Casio announcing a nice little phone with a gorgeous 3.1 WVGA screen with touch-screen, a 5Mpix with AF camera, your usual VOD, AOD, E-wallet… In a body of only 50 x 109 x 17.8mm at 122g.
CA001:  Casio’s New Phone with Touch-screen
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WOOO Ketai H001 with 3D Display From Hitachi

Here’s another AU phone by KDDI, the WOOO Ketai H001 featuring a 3D display for both video and photos. The LCD is made by Hitachi with integrated the IPS Technology, and has a 845×480 resolution on a 3.1” screen.
 The H0001 [...]
WOOO Ketai H001 with 3D Display From Hitachi
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Sony Ericsson’s New Walkman Phone for AU

AU by KDDI will carry on its Spring 2009 line-up the Premier 3, a new Walkman phone from Sony Ericsson. 
It features a nice little 3” VGA like screen (854 x 480), a 3.19 AF camera module, LISMO Video (Video on Demand), miscroSD cards ([...]
Sony Ericsson’s New Walkman Phone for AU
Sony Ericsson’s New Walkman Phone for AU

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DMP-B15: The World’s First Portable Blu-ray Player

Panasonic finally did it… Here’s the world’s first portable Blu-ray player. The DMP-B15 features a 8.9” WSVGA LCD, includes Viera Cast iInternet accessibility (YouTube, Amazon VOD, Bloomberg, Picasa…), and DB Live and[...]
DMP-B15:  The World’s First Portable Blu-ray Player
DMP-B15:  The World’s First Portable Blu-ray PlayerDMP-B15:  The World’s First Portable Blu-ray Player

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Panasonic is Now Amazon Friendly!

Panasonic just announced collaborative relationship with the Amazon VOD, allowing the 2009 line of VIERA CAST enabled HDTVs and Blu-ray devices from Panasonic access to Amazon’s Video On Demand. This provides future Panasonic vid[...]
Panasonic is Now Amazon Friendly!

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Samsung’s Blu-Ray Home Theater Sound Bar

Here’s what could be Samsung’s next big thing, their latest Home Theater Sound Bar, the HT-BD8200. Providing a nice virtual 5.1 Channel surround sound system, it also features Smart Volume Technology that adjusts on the fly[...]
Samsung’s Blu-Ray Home Theater Sound Bar
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When Linux Goes Bad at 10,000 Feet

It’s easy to make fun of Microsoft products when they crash for no reason, you know the famous BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death)… What about a Wild Crash of a Linux System at 10,000 feet? Yesterday as I was flying back from Seattle and[...]
When Linux Goes Bad at 10,000 Feet

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CEATEC 2008 Live: Sharp Booth and its Stunning XS1 LED LCD

Sharp XS1 You thought the 9.9mm thin Sony Bravia TV was cool? Well here’s another thin wonder, but this time it’s Sharp’s XS1 Series available in 52″ and 65” with LED backlight. Our TV is obviously full HD, but [...]
CEATEC 2008 Live: Sharp Booth and its Stunning XS1 LED LCD
CEATEC 2008 Live: Sharp Booth and its Stunning XS1 LED LCDCEATEC 2008 Live: Sharp Booth and its Stunning XS1 LED LCDCEATEC 2008 Live: Sharp Booth and its Stunning XS1 LED LCDCEATEC 2008 Live: Sharp Booth and its Stunning XS1 LED LCDCEATEC 2008 Live: Sharp Booth and its Stunning XS1 LED LCD

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PEBL, a New Motorola Phone for Korean Girls

Here’s are a cute, girlish phone from Motorola, the PEBL. It doesn’t stand-out for its features (VOD, MOD, MP3, HSDPA), but for its appearance…
PEBL, a New Motorola Phone for Korean Girls
PEBL, a New Motorola Phone for Korean GirlsPEBL, a New Motorola Phone for Korean GirlsPEBL, a New Motorola Phone for Korean GirlsPEBL, a New Motorola Phone for Korean GirlsPEBL, a New Motorola Phone for Korean Girls

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9 New Wooo HD TVs from Hitachi

This morning Hitachi unveiled nine new HD TVs with six LCD models and three PDP (plasma). Let’s start with the: -Wooo UT Series. Available in 32” (1366×768 ), 37″ and 42” (1920×1080), our LCD TVs are given a slim body w[...]
9 New Wooo HD TVs from Hitachi
9 New Wooo HD TVs from Hitachi9 New Wooo HD TVs from Hitachi9 New Wooo HD TVs from Hitachi9 New Wooo HD TVs from Hitachi9 New Wooo HD TVs from Hitachi

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Hands-On with the Latest Bravia TV Line-up

Yesterday we introduced you to eleven new Bravia LCD TVs from Sony, and strangely Sony held its press conference on these new LCDs only this morning at the “Bravia Museum”… So between one or two “Petit-Fours” we had the pleasure to dis[...]
Hands-On with the Latest Bravia TV Line-up
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11 New HD and HD-Reay Bravia TVs from Sony

Sony seems to be pretty “Genki” these days, and just announced this morning not less than eleven new Bravia TVs HD or HD-Ready with sizes ranging from 16” up to 52”! All these models have a coupl ethings in common, like the Motion Flow[...]
11 New HD and HD-Reay Bravia TVs from Sony
11 New HD and HD-Reay Bravia TVs from Sony11 New HD and HD-Reay Bravia TVs from Sony11 New HD and HD-Reay Bravia TVs from Sony11 New HD and HD-Reay Bravia TVs from Sony11 New HD and HD-Reay Bravia TVs from Sony

Via Sony JAPAN

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The Sony Bravia Unit, finally on sale!

If you consider the TV as the KEY element of your living room, then you’ll be pleased to hear about new Sony products hitting the shelves, this time, the Bravia Unit! A small device, available in 2 versions, that can be combined [...]
The Sony Bravia Unit, finally on sale!
The Sony Bravia Unit, finally on sale!The Sony Bravia Unit, finally on sale!The Sony Bravia Unit, finally on sale!The Sony Bravia Unit, finally on sale!The Sony Bravia Unit, finally on sale!

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Live shots of the LG KU950 at the CES

Our friend and spy, agent Judie Hughes double “O” 7 (Gear Diary ), was at the CES in Las Vegas these past few days for her Gear Diary website, and she took a few photos for Akihabara News… So we have for you some live photos of the LG [...]
Live shots of the LG KU950 at the CES

Via Gear Diary

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Buffalo miniaturize their set-top box VOD

Set-top boxes for VOD (Video On Demand) are nothing new. What’s new here is that Buffalo managed to reduce the size of theirs by 50%! Otherwise, there’s still a video output of 480i, and an Ethernet port. The box measures 130x122x28mm and weights 180g.
Buffalo miniaturize their set-top box VOD

Via Buffalo

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