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  • Sharp LC-46DH77E television review
    Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    Sharp LC-46DH77E television review

    By 21 April 2009

    A wind-up radio is eco-friendly. So is a solar-powered charger for a phone. But how about a 46-inch LCD TV that uses a smidgen less electricity than the others, but lights-up your entire living room regardless? Err, no way! In our opinion it’s trite...

  • Sharp and Pioneer announce optical disc partnership
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    Sharp and Pioneer announce optical disc partnership

    By 9 April 2009

    Sharp and Pioneer's March 2008 agreement to team up on LCD TVs has obviously been a roaring success as the two companies are announcing a new deal. The two companies have signed a partnership agreement on creating a joint venture in the optical disk business...

  • Sharp Aquos LC-19D1E television review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Sharp Aquos LC-19D1E television review

    By 10 March 2009

    Who would want to watch high-definition on a 19-inch LCD TV? Anyone who owns Sharp’s LC-19D1E, that’s who. Just out in high gloss red, this small telly is also available in back and white. If you’re looking for a digital TV or gaming screen for...

  • Sharp launches "green" DH77 series LCD televisions
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    Sharp launches "green" DH77 series LCD televisions

    By 4 March 2009

    Sharp has announced the new AQUOS DH77 series, the latest addition to its range of full HD LCD TVs with 100-hertz technology. Said to come in at the top end of Sharp's AQUOS LCD portfolio, the DH77 series will be available in 32-inch, 42-inch, 46-inch...

  • Five red gadgets for Valentine's Day
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    Five red gadgets for Valentine's Day

    By 12 February 2009

    You don't want tacky hearts, microwaves and other such nonsense to show a gadget lover you love them. Be bold this year, go red. Here are five gadgets that will be useful all year around not just on Valentine's Day. Seagate FreeAgent Go Yes it's a hard...

  • Sharp launches bright red 19-inch LCD television
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    Sharp launches bright red 19-inch LCD television

    By 10 February 2009

    Sharp has unleashed a new bright red LCD TV to its LC-19D1E range. Sharp says the new 19-incher with its slimline design is the "ultimate style statement" for any room in the house. Standing 36cm tall (including the stand) this hot-hued display is angled...

  • Sharp launches AQUOS BD-HP22U Blu-ray player
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    Sharp launches AQUOS BD-HP22U Blu-ray player

    By 9 January 2009

    Sharp has launched the slimline AQUOS Blu-ray disc player, BD-HP22U, that provides Full HD 1080p digital output. The player supports Profile 2.0, BD-Live, that provides interactive features through an internet connection and its 2GB of USB memory. In...

  • Sharp launches AQUOS HDTVs with built-in Blu-ray
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    Sharp launches AQUOS HDTVs with built-in Blu-ray

    By 9 January 2009

    Sharp has announced the US launch of the AQUOS HDTV BD Series models LC-52BD80U, LC-46BD80U, LC-42BD80U, LC-37BD60U and LC-32BD60U. Why should you care? Well these are the world's first high-definition AQUOS LCD TV series with built-in Blu-ray disc players,...

  • Sharp launches 82-inch LCD display
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    Sharp launches 82-inch LCD display

    By 9 January 2009

    Sharp has announced what it says is the world's first 82-inch class Full HD 1080p LCD monitor. The Japanese company says this particular size category was developed "to fill the space" between the 65- and the 108-inchers. The LC-82MX1U, for "the true...

  • Credit Crunch Christmas: Wharfedale 160GB PVR
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    Credit Crunch Christmas: Wharfedale 160GB PVR

    By 19 December 2008

    Today's Credit Crunch Christmas offer takes the form of the Wharfedale 160GB DVD player and recorder with HDMI. An especially nice piece of kit considering that eXpansys are offering it to you for £69.99, this is £60 off the normal price, but there's...

  • Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte on sale for £950
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    Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte on sale for £950

    By 18 December 2008

    Got a spare grand kicking around to splash on a swanky handset? No, us neither, but there are folk out there who might like to know that the Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte is on sale in the UK now for a shade under that. Online retailer eXpansys is offering the...

  • Credit Crunch Christmas: 8GB iPod nano 3G for £70
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    Credit Crunch Christmas: 8GB iPod nano 3G for £70

    By 5 December 2008

    Today's Christmas bargain takes the form of an 8GB iPod nano that's offered for a shade under £70. One of eXpansys' one-day special offers, the price drop is only available between 11am and 4pm today - and only via the links below - so you'll need to...

  • Credit Crunch Christmas: WowWee Rovio
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    Credit Crunch Christmas: WowWee Rovio

    By 1 December 2008

    In the first of our Credit Crunch Christmas gift suggestions, we are bringing you news of an offer from online retailer eXpansys that sees £55 off the cost of a WowWee Rovio mobile Wi-Fi webcam robot. However, you'll have to be quick smart about it if...

  • Sharp Aquos LC-46D65E LCD television launches
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    Sharp Aquos LC-46D65E LCD television launches

    By 27 November 2008

    Sharp has added a new TV to its Aquos D65 range, the 46-inch LC-46D65E, that Sharp says comes in at the top end of the range. The new 1080p TV boasts a dynamic contrast ratio of 20,000:1, there's a 450cd/m2 brightness, a response time of 6ms and 176-degree...

  • Sharp BD-HP21H Blu-ray launches
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    Sharp BD-HP21H Blu-ray launches

    By 27 November 2008

    Sharp has announced that its new BD-HP21H Blu-ray disc player is now available in the UK. With a Profile 1.1 - Bonus View functionality - users can enjoy the picture in picture and simultaneous play functions, but it should be noted that the player does...

  • Greenpeace reveals tenth Guide to Greener Electronics
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    Greenpeace reveals tenth Guide to Greener Electronics

    By 24 November 2008

    Greenpeace has released its tenth edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics that shows, in the organisation's words, "that most consumer electronics companies have been slow to get serious about climate change." Although Greenpeace acknowledges...

  • Sharp Aquos range gets first photo player
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    Sharp Aquos range gets first photo player

    By 18 November 2008

    Sharp's Aquos brand is best known for its ultra thin TVs, but now the company has launched something different. The Aquos Photo Player is a hybrid photo printer (delivering snaps at 300x300 dpi) and a memory card reader for getting your images up on your...

  • LG and Sharp guilty of LCD price fixing
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    LG and Sharp guilty of LCD price fixing

    By 13 November 2008

    LG Display, Sharp and Chunghwa Picture Tubes of Taiwan have pleaded guilty to fixing the price of LCD display panels in a recent case brought by the US Justice Department. The three companies have agreed to pay a total of $585 million in criminal fines...

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    Sharp launches two Freeview twin-tuner digital DTRs

    By 30 October 2008

    Sharp has announced two new Freeview twin-tuner digital "DTRs" (digital TV recorders) available in the run-up to Christmas. The TU-TV162H and the TU-TV252H have Freeview+ functionality and come with a free one month trial of Top Up TV (TUTV) Anytime and...

  • Sharp AN-PR1500H home cinema rack review
    Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    Sharp AN-PR1500H home cinema rack review

    By 23 October 2008

    If you’re one of those people who thinks home cinema kit should be heard but not seen, then Sharp’s latest AV rack could be right up your street. Stealthily concealed within its stout frame are a DVD player and 2.1-channel speakers, providing a convenient,...

  • Sharp launches TV with built-in Blu-ray
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    Sharp launches TV with built-in Blu-ray

    By 15 October 2008

    In Japan, Sharp has launched the Aquos DX range of LCD HDTVs that's notable as it's the world's first to boast internal Blu-ray players. Due to be available in a range of sizes, including 26-inches, 32-inches, 37-inches, 42-inches, 46-inches and 52-inches,...

  • Sharp LC-37XL8E television review
    Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    Sharp LC-37XL8E television review

    By 14 October 2008

    A huge brand in its native Japan, Sharp is striving to make inroads into the flatscreen market with a series of good value TVs – and this Full HD 37-incher is one of its best yet. It’s certainly great value: a Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel screen, 100Hz...

  • UK (nearly) gets £100 laptop
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    UK (nearly) gets £100 laptop

    By 26 September 2008

    Hot bargain shopping news for Pocket-lint readers, from 11am 'til 4pm today, etailer eXpansys is offering a Asus Eee PC 701 Surf in white for £117.99 including VAT. Follow the link below between the set times for the special price if you want to make...

  • Velocity Mobile launches 103
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    Velocity Mobile launches 103

    By 10 September 2008

    Velocity Mobile has announced the retail availability of its first touchscreen phone, the Velocity 103. The 103 gets Velocity Mobile's Odyssey Interface, built on top of Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional and the company's "VOTA" over the air updates. The...

  • Samsung slams Sony, Philips and Sharp
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    Samsung slams Sony, Philips and Sharp

    By 3 September 2008

    Samsung has slammed Sony, Philips and Sharp claiming their engineers aren't up to scratch. The comment, referring to the need for a separate box for the picture processing electronics, come as all three companies launch ultra-slim televisions - but with...