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  • Sharp to show off new AQUOS LCD televisions...
    Home Cinema

    Sharp to show off new AQUOS LCD televisions...

    By 20 August 2007

    Keep the dial firmly tuned to Pocket-lint.co.uk if you're interested in finding out more about Sharp's Full-HD LCD television line-up that will include the world’s largest LCD TV at a monster 108-inches. All will be revealed at this year's IFA event,...

  • Sharp suing Samsung for LCD patent violations
    Televisions

    Sharp suing Samsung for LCD patent violations

    By 7 August 2007

    Sharp Corp. has brought a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. in the United States for infringing on Sharp's existing patents for LCD related technologies. Samsung has apparently said it is considering counter-suing Sharp, so there's possibly...

  • Mio launches A501 GPS PDA Phone
    Phones

    Mio launches A501 GPS PDA Phone

    By 1 August 2007

    Mio Technology has launched the new A501, a "multi-dimensional" device combining mobile phone, GPS handset and Windows Mobile 5.0 PDA. With the claim to be opening up GPS phones to ordinary folk, the A501 costs £339.99, although at that not exactly entry-level...

  • Sharp shows off world's thinnest LCD televisison
    Home Cinema

    Sharp shows off world's thinnest LCD televisison

    By 18 July 2007

    Sharp has revealed its Aquos G Series LCD televisions in Japan with the 16 models ranging from 26- to 52-inchers. The series includes a model just 81 millimetres thick (the thinnest of the current R Series is a yesterday's-news 85mm). This new range is...

  • Want a green LCD TV? That'll have to be a Sharp then
    Home Cinema

    Want a green LCD TV? That'll have to be a Sharp then

    By 6 July 2007

    Sharp is still the world’s only LCD TV producer to be awarded the European Union Commission's Eco-labels. Sharp was awarded its first EU Eco-label in 2005 for the LC-SH1E series. The company is still the only LCD TV manufacturer who has successfully...

  • 200 megapixel camera coming soon
    Cameras

    200 megapixel camera coming soon

    By 8 June 2007

    Think that the megapixel rush is getting out of control? Well get prepared for a whole lot more. Sharp has launched a 1/4-inch-optical-sized CMOS camera module, the "LZ0P39DS" which has an output resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels and features automatic...

  • Sharp's DK-A1H and DK-A10H iPod docks
    Audio

    Sharp's DK-A1H and DK-A10H iPod docks

    By 7 June 2007

    Sharp Electronics have launched two iPod docking stereos. The DK-A1H and the DK-A10H include AM/FM radio with RDS and the ability to play a wide variety of digital formats while the DK-A10H model also has a built-in CD-player. Both models offer two-way...

  • Sharp goes 3-in-1 for video player
    Home Cinema

    Sharp goes 3-in-1 for video player

    By 1 May 2007

    Sharp has announced the availability of a three-in-one video player that goes old school with inclusion of VHS. The AQUOS line of products incorporates VHS, DVD and a 250GB HDD for video recording and just like other AQUOS media recorders the DC-ACV52...

  • Budget GPS PDA to come from Trimble
    Phones

    Budget GPS PDA to come from Trimble

    By 27 April 2007

    Trimble has taken it on itself to launch a budget model PDA for the ever-growing mobile workforce. The Juno ST is meant to keep employees in contact, continue working and make locating much easier at a low-price. This low-price is still yet to be announced,...

  • Ultra connectivity for new BlackBerry
    Phones

    Ultra connectivity for new BlackBerry

    By 26 April 2007

    Verizon Wireless and Research In Motion has introduced its ultra-smart BlackBerry. The BlackBerry 8830 World Edition smartphone works with all the top business features, even though it is only available in the US for the timebeing. The new handset comes...

  • T-Mobile launch its white BlackBerry
    Phones

    T-Mobile launch its white BlackBerry

    By 12 April 2007

    The BlackBerry took a giant leap with new models, designs and styles released all over the mobile market in the past year. T-Mobile has pushed it a step further with a new white version of the BlackBerry Pearl. Not settling with a standard style and colour,...

  • Dell ends the Axim Pocket PC line
    Phones

    Dell ends the Axim Pocket PC line

    By 10 April 2007

    If you're a lover of the Axim Pocket PC then we have bad news. Dell has announced it will be Discontinuing it's Axim line of handhelds. First introduced in 2002, the company has decided that the Axim X51 Family will no longer be offered. There are no...

  • Sharp unveils massive Blu-ray home theatre system
    Home Cinema

    Sharp unveils massive Blu-ray home theatre system

    By 20 February 2007

    Sharp has dropped a mammoth home theatre system in to the Japanese market. The 7.1 Blu-ray system combines a BD-MPC70 with seven speakers to create the definitive home cinema. The speakers are capable of producing 175W of power, surrounding you with the...

  • Sharp LC52WD1E LCD television review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Sharp LC52WD1E LCD television review

    By 19 January 2007

    Sharp’s new Aquous range falls well into the "future proof" category, assuming that people are ready to invest in 1080p screens for higher resolution video. Whether or not consumers agree is yet to be seen, but with LG set to release a dual-format Blu-ray/HD...

  • Vodafone launch McLaren Mercedes inspired mobile phones
    Phones

    Vodafone launch McLaren Mercedes inspired mobile phones

    By 15 January 2007

    Vodafone has launched three McLaren Mercedes inspired mobile phones today to coincide with company's sponsorship of the McLaren Formula One racing team. The Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 770SH is a 3G handset from Sharp designed to mirror the team colours...

  • CES 2007: Sharp launch 108 inch LCD
    Home Cinema

    CES 2007: Sharp launch 108 inch LCD

    By 7 January 2007

    When is too big too big? Sharp has announced a 108in LCD television at CES 2007 in Las Vegas surely making it the largest (so far) LCD screen available. Although not for sale yet, Sharp has said that it will ship "this summer" in the US. However the announcement...

  • Sharp TU-R160H Freeview Personal Video Recorder review
    Home Cinema 3 out of 5

    Sharp TU-R160H Freeview Personal Video Recorder review

    By 29 December 2006

    This is Sharp’s first stab at the PVR market to accompany a range of high performance LCD TVs. Following up on the recent success of rivals such as the Humax PVR9200T it offers similar features in the 160GB hard drive and built-in Freeview tuner, but...

  • Sharp unveils high definition XV-Z21000 projector
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    Sharp unveils high definition XV-Z21000 projector

    By 6 November 2006

    Sharp has released a new home cinema projector that features full HD resolution and an impressive 12,000:1 contrast ration. The XV-Z21000 is capable of projecting 1920 x 1080 pictures on a screen at a brightness of up to 1000 ANSI lumens. It’s equipped...

  • Laptops

    Sharp adds its name to the Sony battery recall list

    By 16 October 2006

    Will Sony's notebook battery woes ever come to an end? It seems that when your batteries turn out to power what seems to be most of the world's notebook computers, the answer is, not for a very long time. Now Sharp, which sells laptops in its home market...

  • Sharp Aquos LC-37GD8E LCD television review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Sharp Aquos LC-37GD8E LCD television review

    By 13 October 2006

    The 37-inch GD8E from Sharp is part of its Aquos range and offers an elegant mid-range solution for the modern user. The minimal but effective design makes for an attractive addition to a living room, and a built-in DTV tuner means that you can enjoy...

  • Sharp shows off super high-def LCD with four times great HD resolution
    Home Cinema

    Sharp shows off super high-def LCD with four times great HD resolution

    By 4 October 2006

    Just when you thought technology boffins had reached the limits of high-definition, Sharp pulls out a prototype LCD with a 4096 x 2160 resolution. That’s quite a leap up from 1080p, and should be very impressive, especially since they packed it into...

  • Sharp launches Triple Directional Viewing LCD
    Home Cinema

    Sharp launches Triple Directional Viewing LCD

    By 28 September 2006

    Sharp has created a television that is capable of showing three different images at the same from three different angles. Sharp's Triple Directional Viewing LCD is a display that controls the viewing angle so that the display can show different images...

  • IFA 2006: Sharp starts IFA with a host of new TVs including 42 inch LC-42XFD1E
    Home Cinema

    IFA 2006: Sharp starts IFA with a host of new TVs including 42 inch LC-42XFD1E

    By 31 August 2006

    Sharp has launched a range of new TVs at its press conference in Germany. The company announced new models at both end of the market with a new entry level range called "Sharp LCD" as well as high-end Full HD 65-inch model. The 65-inch Full HD model PN-655E...

  • IFA 2006: Sharp launch Full HD XV-Z21000 and HD Ready XV-Z3000 DLP projectors
    Home Cinema

    IFA 2006: Sharp launch Full HD XV-Z21000 and HD Ready XV-Z3000 DLP projectors

    By 31 August 2006

    Sharp has launched two new projectors at IFA 2006 in Berlin, Germany including a new high-end full HD DLP projector that projects a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and a contrast of up to 12,000:1. The new flagship model, the XV-Z21000, is the company's...

  • IFA 2006: Sharp looks to the future with Internet enabled TV
    Home Cinema

    IFA 2006: Sharp looks to the future with Internet enabled TV

    By 31 August 2006

    Sharp has announced that it is developing an internet-enabled television at IFA 2006 in Berlin, Germany. The television will come with a web button on the remote control that allows users to switch the screen to internet mode. Coming complete with keyboard...