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Sharp AQUOS LC52LE700UN LED HDTV Reasonably Priced and Available

Sharp AQUOS LC52LE700UN LED HDTV Reasonably Priced and Available

Sharp just released another excellent 52-inch HDTV, which adds another phenomenal set to their AQUOS line. It supports full high definition at 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, and it pushes out a 120Hz refresh rate for smoother on-screen motion. And for all you sports fans and gamers, the 4-millisecond response time makes this great for watching and playing.

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Sharp AQUOS LED-backlit HDTVs

Sharp AQUOS LED-backlit HDTVs

Sharp have announced a new range of AQUOS LED-backlit LCD TVs, the LE700 series, ranging in size from 32- to 52-inches.  Each offering Full HD 1080p, they use Sharp's X-Gen LCD panel with 10-bit processing and a dynamic contrast ratio in excess of 2,000,000:1.

 

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Sharp Mebius NJ70A netbook gets second touchscreen mod [Video]

Sharp Mebius NJ70A netbook gets second touchscreen mod [Video]

We can't say we looked at the Sharp Mebius NJ70A netbook - with its nifty touchscreen trackpad - and thought "what this needs is a second touchscreen", but then we're not SKY at UMPC Fever.  After unboxing the N270-based netbook, he loaded up Windows 7 and then installed a touchscreen layer so as to use handwriting recognition direct onto the 10-inch display.

Video demo after the cut

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Sharp Mebius NJ70A gets video unboxing

Sharp Mebius NJ70A gets video unboxing

Sharp's Mebius NJ70A is still too rich for our blood - $1,000 or thereabouts is simply too much to pay for a netbook, no matter how slick its touchscreen trackpad - but that doesn't mean we're not interested in lapping up all the information about the distinctive ultraportable that we can.  UMPC Fever have acquired one of the  Atom N270 netbooks and promptly shot a video unboxing.

Unboxing video after the cut

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Sharp NJ70A versus Sony VAIO P video boot race

Sharp NJ70A versus Sony VAIO P video boot race

It's Monday morning, so what better way to start the day than with two netbooks most people can't officially buy.  Sharp's Mebius NJ70A is one such device, complete with a touchscreen display in place of a traditional trackpad and Intel's Atom N270 CPU, while the 1.86GHz Sony VAIO P25G has the faster Atom Z540 processor currently unavailable through official channels in the US.  After the cut there's a boot race video, plus more details on that surprisingly clever touchscreen.

Video demo after the cut

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Sharp Memory LCD slashes power draw with persistent-pixels

Sharp Memory LCD slashes power draw with persistent-pixels

Sharp have been wowing with their display technology at the SID conference; their five-color LCD stands to revolutionize accuracy-dependent industries like graphic design, and now they're hoping to do similar things with mobile displays.  The Sharp Memory LCD is intended to drastically cut power requirements of a traditional LCD display by reducing the energy each individual pixel requires to remain in its current state.

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