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CES 2014: Sharp Shows Off an 8K Display

The 2014 Consumer Electronics Show is here and the buzzwords of the show are “ultra HD” and “4K.” As TV manufacturers concede that 3D TV was generally a dumb idea many of them are now turning toward 4K as the next big feature to sell customers on new TVs. This being CES, however, manufacturers are known for showing off technology …

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Sharp 85-Inch TV Unveiled at CES 2014

Early reports from CES 2014 showed that this year might be the year of the humongously-big TV, with Samsung and Vizio both unveiling TV’s topping the 100-inch milestone. Of course, both TV’s feature the newest 4k technology, allowing one to view TV as one has never viewed it before. That was until Sharp revealed their designs for an 85-inch, 8k …

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New iPad Mini Again Rumored to be in Short Supply

During its big iPad announcement event last week, Apple unveiled its latest version of the iPad Mini. Though the tablet’s hardware has remained much the same, the Mini did get one bit upgrade – its screen. The 7.9-inch display on the new iPad Mini has been upgraded to a 2048 x 1536 Retina display. Though the addition will be a …

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iPhone 5 Screens (Finally) Being Shipped by Sharp

Sharp, one of the three manufacturers making the LCD displays for the iPhone 5, has finally begun shipping iPhone 5 screens. The production of the screens has been delayed for weeks now, as was learned back at the end of August. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a “person with knowledge of the situation” said Sharp had begun production …

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iPhone 5 Rumor: LCD Panel Manufacturing Delays

Though the mandatory daily iPhone 5 rumor has already produced some nice pics of a fully-assembled iPhone 5 sitting next to an iPhone 4, there is also some less-exciting news surrounding Apple’s new smartphone. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Sharp is having trouble manufacturing the LCD panels for the iPhone 5, and hasn’t begun mass producing them. The …

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Apple TV LCDs Headed To Foxconn Next Quarter?

Production of Apple’s long-rumored HDTV could begin as early as next quarter, according to recent reports. The television’s LCD displays are rumored to be headed to Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn from Sharp sometime during the third quarter of this year, with a release date scheduled for sometime in the fourth quarter (just in time for the 2012 holiday shopping season, …

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Foxconn Investing In Sharp Again, Stoking iTV Rumors

Back in March we brought you news that Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry had made a $1.6 billion investment in Sharp in an effort to save the struggling company from potentially massive quarterly losses. The deal also prompted speculation about Apple’s rumored iTV. Hon Hai is the parent company of Foxconn, one of Apple’s primary manufacturing partners, and an investment …

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Apple iTV Confirmed by Foxconn CEO

It turns out the rumors are (finally) true: Apple will be selling a television set in the near future. Terry Gou, Foxconn’s chairman and president, gave an interview with China Daily in which he confirmed that the company, which manufactures Apple’s products, is preparing to manufacture the iTV. Foxconn recently entered into a 50-50 joint venture with Sharp Electronics for …

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iPad 3 Displays To Be Supplied By Samsung And LG

Among the many swirling iPad 3 rumors, one thing has remained fairly constant: the (retina) displays for the new tablet will be manufactured by Sharp. Now, however, it looks as though that isn’t going to be the case after all. Korea’s ET News is reporting confirmation that the LCD panels for Apple’s next iPad will in fact be coming from …

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CES 2012: Sharp Aquos 80″ Touchscreen Set To Retire Whiteboards

Sharp’s Aquos line of TVs are well-known. But the Aquos Board is now set to take over the boardroom. No more whiteboards and huffable markers. The up-to-80″ (available in 60″-70″-80″) Aquos Boards have the same display technology as their at-home sets, but add in touch capability and a connected PC. It runs on Windows 7, using Office and Touchpad apps. …

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