Sharp makes Sony very happy with blue-laser diode production

It is the problem that has been making Sony execs cry: Blue-Laser Diodes. Well, the diodes aren’t the problem, the problem is the fact that no one can seem to be able to produce enough of them. Why Sony? Because Blu-Ray drives are a huge part of what they are doing right now. Blu-Ray is built into the PlayStation3 and ...

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Toshiba’s first DMB DVD DAP came out great, but not perfect

Here’s Toshiba’s first attempt to put a DVD drive and DMB (One-Seg) tuner into their DAP, what’s more they even threw in Divx support. ITmedia Japan took it for a test drive, and it went well. The digital broadcast quality was suboptimal, but that’s due to the broadcasting technology itself rather than the player. Divx support worked flawlessly, DVD playback ...

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Watch movies on your phone on the train from the DVD at home

Ok we know that you can stream videos on your XBOX360 off your PC in your bedroom. Bill Gates digs that. We know that you can access your home PC via your PC at the office. How about controlling your PC on your phone and stream videos? Sounds like a dream eh. If you happen to live in Japan, you ...

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Hi, I live on the Equator and I grow strawberries in my fridge

Fridges are just getting smarter and smarter nowadays, first they put a computer screen and mounted the whole speaker there- that didn’t make big into the market; so they went back to basics. Mitsubishi came out with 3 great ideas. First they put the water purifier in there, so that you don’t have to boil anymore (some people do and ...

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DMB affordable now

It was just a while ago since we thought that Digital TV was something out of this world: amazing quality (not really), amazing coverage (nope) and premium price (not anymore). What we really care more is that we won’t miss any programs that we want, and we want them recordable, cheap, anytime and anywhere. Well, recently USB digital TV tuners ...

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Authentic circuitboard coasters prove your geekiness

Coasters, you know you only use them at guest’s homes when they are paranoid about their brand new furniture. They aren’t really a pain, but they aren’t the first thing to come to your mind when you want to drink a cold coke. These circuitboard coasters might not have you rethinking your forgetful ways, but they might look freakin’ awesome ...

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Catch up with the Abacus Smart Watch

With people these days flipping out if they canít know their favorite teamís score or the latest stock reports, the Abacus Smart Watch takes care of them by providing up to date information and never leaving their side. Whatís different about this watch from all the other watches on the market is that it has internet connectivity and can receive ...

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LG makes calligraphy Shine

We’ve all seen the LG Shine (LG-SV420), it’s the full silver metal-brushed slider that has caught so much attention that Samsung decided to copy it. Supposedly, the LG Shine design will be used on GSM phones in 2007, LG hopes to repeat the Chololate sensation. This week LG announced a limited Designer’s Edition to the Shiney slider, with beautiful Korean ...

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Insider: More Sharp phones coming out of Japan

Sharp phones are famous for their hardcore cameras and beautiful ASV displays. The Sharp 903 came out at the right time and still managed to produce the best picture quality off mobile phone cameras. (The only GSM/UMTS phone out in the market that can beat Sharp 903 would be LG’s 5MP KG920) Earlier Sharp brought us a low-end straight bar ...

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