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Sharp DECT phone adds in 7-inch touchscreen digital photo frame

Sharp DECT phone adds in 7-inch touchscreen digital photo frame

You don't see a huge amount of development in cordless landline phones, so we're hoping Sharp Japan's new JD-7C1CL/CW makes it over to the US and Europe.  A combination of a base-station unit with a 7-inch touchscreen 800 x 480 LCD and a DECT handset, the JD-7C1CL/CW not only shows your digital photos but can also show received faxes rather than printing them out.

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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 DX2-series LCD HDTVs with integrated Blu-ray

Sharp AQUOS DX2-series LCD HDTVs with integrated Blu-ray

Sharp Japan have unveiled their latest range of AQUOS HDTVs, each packing an integrated Blu-ray player.  The DX2-series LCD displays range in size from 26-inches to 52-inches and have a slot-loading Blu-ray drive in their right-hand side; they also support BD-Live and IPTV via an ethernet connection.

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Sharp, Sony announce LCD joint venture deal

In an interesting move, Sharp and Sony have announced a joint venture today that would team up the companies in an effort to produce and sell very large LCD panels.

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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 LCD panels face US import ban over Samsung IP violation

Sharp LCD panels face US import ban over Samsung IP violation

Samsung may have managed to get several models from Sharp's TV and monitor ranges banned from import into the US, after convincing the U.S. International Trade Commission that the products infringe one of its patents.  The IP refers to LCD display technology, with sets from Sharp's Aquos range of HDTVs named as potentially in violation.

 

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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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Sharp Five-Color LCD over 99% of visible colors

Sharp Five-Color LCD over 99% of visible colors

Sharp have apparently developed a new five-color LCD that's capable of displaying more than 99-percent of real surface colors.  That means that the display is able to show almost all of the colors the unaided human eye can see, including hitherto tricky or impossible shades such as the color of the sea (emerald blue), brass instruments (golden yellow), and roses (crimson red).

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Sharp 20-inch AQUOS DX features Blu-ray burner

Sharp 20-inch AQUOS DX features Blu-ray burner

Sharp showed off their latest HDTV offering today, which is a little bit different than the standard fare. This LCD HDTV features a Blu-ray burner built-in, adding a slew of new functions and expanding the company's AQUOS range of products.

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