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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 17 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 17 2009

It's been a week of mobile device reviews, along with the Bluetooth accessories that go with them, here at SlashGear, with Samsung's Tocco Ultra S8300 and Instinct S30 showing up for playtime.  We also gave our opinion on the big news in Bluetooth headsets, in the shape of the Plantronics Voyager Pro and the Aliph Jawbone PRIME.  Finally, HTC's Touch Diamond2 flaunted itself in a video unboxing, while the Mophie Juice Pack Air for the iPhone 3G got its review.

Sharp Mebius PC-NJ70A netbook with touchscreen trackpad

Sharp Mebius PC-NJ70A netbook with touchscreen trackpad

Sharp have been pretty quiet on the netbook front, but that's set to change with the launch of the Sharp Mebius PC-NJ70A next month.  Delivering what many netbook manufacturers find impossible - something unique in the segment - the Mebius PC-NJ70A's special trick is a 4-inch 854 x 480 flush-fitting touchscreen trackpad, which can not only be used for controlling the mouse but as a secondary sub-display.

Video demo after the cut

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Sharp AQUOS A-Series HDTVs hit Japan

Sharp AQUOS A-Series HDTVs hit Japan

Sharp just keeps cranking out the TVs! The latest in their AQUOS line is the A-Series. It's getting its first reveal in Japan and consists of three different HDTVs: the LC-52AE6 at 52-inches, the LC-46AE6 at 46-inches and the LC-40AE6 at 40-inches. But the best thing about them is they're green.

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Sharp audio systems include integrated SlotMusic

Sharp audio systems include integrated SlotMusic

Sharp has really been trying to bring innovation to their products over the last few years. At CES this year they introduced the new BD line of HDTVs with built-in Blu-ray players. Now Sharp has introduced the XL-DH258NH and XL-DH228NH audio systems complete with music integration (not pictured on the right).

These “music systems” come complete with and iPod dock (nothing too big their) and a USB port for “SlotMusic.” This iPod dock like many is top-mounted and allows both systems the compatibility to play music and charge all generations of Apple’s popular iPod line.

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