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Microsoft Grabs Onkyo by the tablets, Onkyo coughs up licensing fees

Microsoft Grabs Onkyo by the tablets, Onkyo coughs up licensing fees

Microsoft is really liking Android about now. Since the software giant grabbed up a licensing deal with General Dynamics Itronix that covered a bunch of patents that makers were using in Android-powered tablets it has been on a licensing spree. One of the first major Android using firms to agree to pay Microsoft for the patents was HTC. According to reports, Microsoft is now making more from licensing the Android related patents that for licensing Windows Phone.

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Onkyo TX-NR809 receiver packs Full 4K upscaling

Onkyo TX-NR809 receiver packs Full 4K upscaling

Onkyo has a wide range of home theater receivers and more that it sells. The company makes quality goods in the entry-level all the way to the high-end range where the receivers can run thousands of dollars. Onkyo has debuted a new receiver today called the TX-NR809 and it is packed with all sorts of features and slots into the mid-range. It will land this month and sell for $1,099. The big feature of this will be important to any of you that have a projector in your media room that supports 4K resolution. We have also talked before about a consumer camcorder that can record native 4K resolution video from JVC.

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Onkyo Announces Six New Offerings

Onkyo Announces Six New Offerings

Onkyo just announced their new line of products including four home theater in a box kits (HTiB), a new mid-line receiver, and a 3D Blu-Ray player. None of them have any code names or anything, they all are listed only by their model numbers. Cool. The new HTiB's are the HHT-S6400, HT-S7400, HT-S8400, and HT-S9400THX. The receiver is the TX-NR709, and the 3D Blu-Ray player is the BD-SP309.

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Onkyo and Spotify team up for streaming on home theater receivers

Onkyo and Spotify team up for streaming on home theater receivers

Onkyo is a big name in the home theater and audio world. The company has a wide range of receivers for home theater fans and they run the gamut from affordable entry-level devices up to high-end receivers costing thousands of dollars. Onkyo and Spotify has teamed up for a first in the industry.

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Onkyo Unveils Entry-level AV Receivers

Onkyo Unveils Entry-level AV Receivers

When it comes to home theater, Onkyo makes some of the coolest gear on the market. The company has unveiled three new entry-level receivers this week that include the 7.2-channel TX-NR609, the 5.1-channel TX-NR509 and the 5.1-channel TX-SR309. The two TX-NR receivers are network capable as well and all three of the new offerings have a USB port on the front.

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Onkyo Debuts Two Affordable Home Theater Systems

Onkyo Debuts Two Affordable Home Theater Systems

Onkyo just announced today the release of two new “home-theater-in-a-box” (HTiB) systems for those wanting to indulge but on a budget. The systems feature the latest HDMI connectivity standard with support for 3D video and lossless audio all built to exacting standards for the ultimate music, movies, and gaming experience in your home.

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KDDI Powered Slate Delivered in Japan by Onkyo

KDDI Powered Slate Delivered in Japan by Onkyo

Onkyo blasts out its latest Windows 7 Tablet, the TW317A7, powered by an ATOM CPU. This model is actually a TW317A5 loaded with KDDI 3G module letting you access the internet wherever you may roam, and includes a 11.6" screen with 1366×768 resolution, Atom N450, 32GB of SSD, and 1GB of RAM. It also has a magically tiny 0.3 megapixel web camera. Fun!

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Tablets: A Prescription for Confusion

Tablets: A Prescription for Confusion

"It appears to be just a handful of credible entrants" said Apple CEO Steve Jobs on iPad rivals, "not exactly an avalanche." It's certainly been a shaky few weeks for tablets in general; while Apple's slate can apparently do little wrong, contributing nicely to another record financial quarter for the Cupertino company, the rest of the market is looking deeply troubled. Qualms over platforms, sizes, pricing and usability have all come to a head over the past seven days, leaving manufacturers looking almost as confused as the would-be consumers.

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Onkyo Windows 7 tablets make expensive US debut

Onkyo Windows 7 tablets make expensive US debut

Lenovo may not believe in Windows 7 tablets, but Onkyo certainly do, and you can now buy the hitherto Japan-only slates in the US courtesy of importer Dynamism.  Three models are on offer - the Onkyo TW117A4, the Onkyo TW217A5, and the Onkyo TW317A5 - but you'll need deep pockets given the range kicks off at $779 and finishes up at $1,129.

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Onkyo TW117A4, TW217A5 and TW317A5 Windows 7 Tablet PCs unveiled

Onkyo TW117A4, TW217A5 and TW317A5 Windows 7 Tablet PCs unveiled

Onkyo Japan has outed a trio of Windows 7 tablet PCs, the 10.1-inch Onkyo TW117A4 and TW217A5, and the 11.6-inch TW317A5.  The TW117A4 and TW317A5 both pack Intel's Atom N450 processor and GMA 3150 graphics, while the TW217A5 uses the Atom Z530 and GMA 500 graphics; all have 1GB of RAM, WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR.

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Onkyo R515A5-3D Core i5 3D notebook unveiled

Onkyo R515A5-3D Core i5 3D notebook unveiled

Onkyo has outed its latest notebook, the 3D-capable R5 Series R515A5-3D.  A 15.6-inch Intel Core i5 machine, the R515A5-3D uses an unspecified 3D system that can convert 2D content such as downloaded video and Blu-ray movies for use with the bundled polarized glasses.

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Onkyo debuts new HT-RC260 and HT-RC270 home theater receivers

Onkyo debuts new HT-RC260 and HT-RC270 home theater receivers

Onkyo has unveiled a pair of new home theater receivers that slot into their line in the mid-range of their offerings. The two new receivers include the HT-RC260 and the HT-RC270 receivers. Both of the receivers have many of the same features including 7.2 channel sound capability.

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