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  • Sharp's tablet evolution continues with the Galapagos A01SH
    Tablets

    Sharp's tablet evolution continues with the Galapagos A01SH

    By 4 August 2011

    Sharp has gone official with its 7-inch Honeycomb tablet - the Sharp Galapagos A01SH. In the past we've seen Galapagos eBook readers, 10.8-inch tabs and 5.5-inch phones coming under the Galapagos banner, but this is the first 7-inch tablet that we've...

  • Sharp Aquos LC-46LE831E review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Sharp Aquos LC-46LE831E review

    By 8 July 2011

    After virtually creating the big screen LCD TV, Sharp’s latest Aquos is a huge step in the direction of picture perfection, but is it at the cost of usability? One of the few LED-backlit TVs around that stuffs lights all the way across the back of the...

  • Sharp goes 3D for latest Android handset
    Phones

    Sharp goes 3D for latest Android handset

    By 13 May 2011

    Over in the land of the rising sun, Sharp has unleashed yet another 3D Android handset - the Sharp Aquos Phone SH-12C 3D. We first got wind of Sharp's 3D phone plans back in September 2010 when Pocket-lint was treated to a demo of its autostereoscopic...

  • Sharp unleashes 5D attraction to Japanese thrill seekers
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    Sharp unleashes 5D attraction to Japanese thrill seekers

    By 27 April 2011

    Sharp has revealed details of an incredible looking theme park attraction that is dubbing "The 5D Miracle Tour". The incredible setup, which will be installed at the Huis Ten Bosch theme park in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, comprises 156 60-inch LCD TVs...

  • Your old TiVo is dying: Here’s what to replace it with
    Home Cinema

    Your old TiVo is dying: Here’s what to replace it with

    By 8 March 2011

    It’s got fans across the globe, but the programme guide feed that powers the older generation of TiVo boxes in the UK will officially cease on 1 June this year. Originally sold to BSkyB customers at the turn of the century, the clever PVR capable of...

  • Sharp LC-32LE210E   review
    Televisions 3.5 out of 5

    Sharp LC-32LE210E review

    By 15 February 2011

    Big in microwaves and calculators, few go shopping specifically for a Sharp TV, but they often end-up with one; you’ll find panels from the planet’s biggest LCD manufacturer inside the TVs of a lot of other, bigger brands. So how does the original...

  • Disney teams up with Google for Android phone
    Phones

    Disney teams up with Google for Android phone

    By 17 January 2011

    Disney Mobile, which operates as a mobile virtual operator network in Japan, has announced the arrival of an Android handset. Disney Mobile, which operates on the SoftBank network, usually favours clamshell style budget-handsets and this is its first...

  • 2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES
    Phones

    2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES

    By 12 January 2011

    CES has packed up for another year, so now you know all about the new gadgets that are on the way. But when will you actually be able to get your mitts on them? We've put together a list of all the launch dates that we know about to save you scrabbling...

  • Internet TV - what's on offer and from whom
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    Internet TV - what's on offer and from whom

    By 11 January 2011

    You've heard all about smartphones, but what about smart TV? Here, we run you through all the big names and what they're offering with their web TV services. We'd love to tell you which one is best, but it really comes down to personal preference. When...

  • Sharp Galapagos E-Media Tablet hands-on
    Tablets

    Sharp Galapagos E-Media Tablet hands-on

    By 7 January 2011

    Sharp is just one of many companies that have announced tablet devices at CES, and we tracked down the two models for a close-up look. The two devices - with screen sizes of 5.5 and 10.8 inches - are currently only available in Japan, but a US model is...

  • Sharp unveils 70in Aquos Quattron TV
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    Sharp unveils 70in Aquos Quattron TV

    By 5 January 2011

    Sharp has super-sized its TV offering with a range of massive 70in models sporting the company's Quattron technology. Unveiled at the Las Vegas-based CES show, the LC-70LE732U combines the Quattron range's Quad Pixel technology - which adds yellow pixels...

  • Sharp showcases Galapagos E-Media Tablet
    Tablets

    Sharp showcases Galapagos E-Media Tablet

    By 5 January 2011

    Sharp has joined the roster of manufacturers offering tablet devices with its new Galapagos E-Media Tablet. Showcased at the company's CES press conference in Las Vegas, the new device is now available in Japan and is set to launch in the US in the second...

  • Sharp Galapagos ebook tablets priced and dated
    Tablets

    Sharp Galapagos ebook tablets priced and dated

    By 29 November 2010

    Sharp has announced that the Galapagos ebook-based tablet will go on sale in Japan on 10 December. The tablet will be available in two sizes and run via Android (version unconfirmed, although we've heard conflicting reports mentioning 2.1 or 2.2), although...

  • VIDEO: Sharp Lynx phone in action
    Phones

    VIDEO: Sharp Lynx phone in action

    By 15 November 2010

    Sharp's glasses-free 3D phones have been popping up all over the place as of late, including at IFA where Pocket-lint got hands on with a prototype model, and we recently had an official announcement over in Japan of the Sharp Galapagos 003SH and 005SH...

  • Sharp Galapagos adds an extra dimension to Android's appeal
    Phones

    Sharp Galapagos adds an extra dimension to Android's appeal

    By 4 November 2010

    Sharp has been talking up its glasses-free 3D phone at both IFA (where Pocket-lint got hands on with a prototype model) and Cetac, and now the device has come to life in the real world, with the announcement over in Japan of the Sharp Galapagos 003SH...

  • Sharp BD-HP90S: Blu-ray goes slimline
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    Sharp BD-HP90S: Blu-ray goes slimline

    By 18 October 2010

    First spotted over in Berlin at IFA 2010, Sharp has given its 3D Blu-ray player, the BD-HP90S, a UK launch date. Available in November, the HP90S is PlayStation like, in that you can lay it flat, but it can comfortably stand upright as well. According...

  • Sharp to unleash 3D smartphone
    Phones

    Sharp to unleash 3D smartphone

    By 5 October 2010

    Over in Tokyo, at the annual CEATEC expo, Sharp has set tongues a wagging with its 3D smartphone stand. Back in September at IFA, Pocket-lint was on hand to see Sharp demoing autostereoscopic technology (which means no glasses required) and we were also...

  • Sharp 3D spex downconvert to 2D too
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    Sharp 3D spex downconvert to 2D too

    By 7 September 2010

    Aside from sitting around inventing names for new technologies - Quattron, Aquos, Quincy ME (probably) - Sharp boffins have devised something for their 3D TV technology that's unique as far as Pocket-lint is concerned. The new tech is actually in the...

  • Sharp confirms glasses-less 10-inch 3D screen is for tablet
    Tablets

    Sharp confirms glasses-less 10-inch 3D screen is for tablet

    By 6 September 2010

    3D TV? Yesterday's news. Active shutter glasses? Come on out of your cave. Autostereoscopic (glasses-less) 3D technology is where it's at, and it seems that all the manufacturers are rushing headlong into the field of lenticular displays like Scotsmen...

  • Philips looking at colour LED backlit technology
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    Philips looking at colour LED backlit technology

    By 3 September 2010

    Philips has told Pocket-lint that it is looking into adopting colour backlit LED technology in its televisions. At a deep-dive television session on the company's stand at IFA 2010 (where do the marketing people get these terms) Danny Tack, the company's...

  • Sharp goes 3D with Aquos Quattron LE925 LED TV
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    Sharp goes 3D with Aquos Quattron LE925 LED TV

    By 2 September 2010

    At IFA 2009, it was just a single extra yellow pixel that Sharp tried to wow the world with. Now, at IFA 2010, the company has plonked itself firmly on the 3DTV bandwagon with the Sharp Aquos LE925 Quattron LED TV. Quite a mouthful. Fortunately, the company...

  • EXCLUSIVE: Sharp's new 3D touting shooting phone camera says hello to IFA
    Phones

    EXCLUSIVE: Sharp's new 3D touting shooting phone camera says hello to IFA

    By 2 September 2010

    Sharp will use the company's IFA press conference to demo a new range of 3D, without glasses, screens in mobile devices ranging from 3 to 10 inches in size. The flagship announcement will be an impressive iPhone 4/Samsung Galaxy S looking prototype that...

  • Sharp TU-T2HR32   review
    Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    Sharp TU-T2HR32 review

    By 2 August 2010

    As always, the cable and satellite boys have already gone one-up in anticipation of this first batch of Freeview+HD recorders - Sky's added 1TB hard drive models to its HD boxes, and Virgin Media's V+HD has had three tuners for yonks. Which all leaves...

  • Sharp shows off "world's smallest" TV tuner
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    Sharp shows off "world's smallest" TV tuner

    By 28 June 2010

    There's not much to see here, literally. Because Sharp has unveiled the "world's smallest" digital TV tuner and it's tiny. It is around 70 per cent smaller (just 4.4 cubic centimetres) and 50 per cent thinner (at just 5mm) than the previous model in its...

  • Sharp LC-40CT2E television   review
    Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    Sharp LC-40CT2E television review

    By 11 June 2010

    Sharp has hit the headlines recently for its new Quattron TVs, which feature a new tech that adds yellow to the traditional RGB (red, green, blue) mix that dominates on all other TVs. They've been nicely reviewed, but a brand cannot survive on high-end,...