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Nokia sues top LCD makers over alleged price fixing

December 1st, 2009

In the future, the cost of your next smartphone might decrease by a few pennies thanks to a new lawsuit brought on by Nokia against some of the world’s largest LCD manufactures. Filed simultaneously in both the United States and the England on November 25th, Nokia is alleging that AU Optronics, Hitachi, LG, Philips, Samsung, …

Images of Microsoft’s mass-market Turtle and Pure handsets leak out

September 23rd, 2009

Microsoft must be shitting bricks by now, because Gizmodo clearly has befriended someone very high up within the company. Yesterday they brought us information about the Courier tablet and now they’ve (temporarily) moved on to two handsets that represent the fruits of labor of Microsoft’s project Pink. If the Turtle and Pure don’t scream high …

Softbank announces 10 megapixel Sharp AQUOS SHOT 933SH

May 19th, 2009

8 megapixels? Puh-leeze. While companies like Samsung, Sony Ericsson, LG and Nokia continue work on 8 megapixel camera phones, Sharp is kicking things up a notch in the Asian region. Definitely falling into the “phone-camera” category, the AQUOS SHOT 933SH will debut on Japan’s Softbank Mobile at the end of this month with a release …

Sharp to unveil Aquos HDTVs with integrated Blu-ray players

December 16th, 2008

We can’t hate it when we find out that something interesting is going to be unveiled at CES 2009 since all signs are pointing to the fact that it doesn’t look like it will be commonplace this time around. That won’t stop Sharp from showing up with a sweet arsenal, though it’s hard to call …

Nokia makes its way to Japan in 2009 with an MVNO

November 24th, 2008

Finnish mobile manufacturer Nokia, in a pretty bold move, will make its way to Japan to start its own MVNO. We’re not quite sure what Nokia is thinking, given the lack of success of MVNOs in the past, but they will be piggy-backing off of NTT DoCoMo’s network next year. Unlike other MVNOs, however, Nokia …

Sharp’s new FULLTOUCH Aquos handset does HD in style

October 30th, 2008

It looks like the HTC Touch HD won’t be the only high-definition mobile handset in town. Sharp today unveiled an impressive new device with Japanese carrier Softbank. The FULLTOUCH 931SH has a resolution of 1024 x 480, all packed into a gorgeous 3.8″ touchscreen chassis. That’s a whole lotta pixels in a pretty small space, …

Slow Sales Lead to Mass HDTV Price Cuts

July 16th, 2008

As the economy continues to decline and unemployment rates continue to rise, now is a tough time for everyone. Particularly tough perhaps, if a big part of your business involves selling luxury items like HDTVs. In times of economic crisis people most often forgo big ticket items such as plasma and LCD TVs and opt …