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Panasonic EP-MS40 Massage Sofa

01/25/2010, The word ‘sofa’ here can be quite misleading, as the Panasonic EP-MS40 Massage Sofa can seat only a single buttock at any one time. Perhaps a chair would be better suited, but that won’t take away the fact that this 34″ tall...

Panasonic Has Some Nifty Toilet Seats

01/21/2010, The Japanese seem to incorporate some rather advanced technology into everything, and this time Panasonic has come up with some rather techie toilet seats. The toilet seats sport a variety of sensors that can detect you entering or leaving the room and...

Panasonic DMP-BD65 Blu-ray player

01/20/2010, Panasonic’s latest DMP-BD65 Blu-ray player is ready to hit the Japanese market a day after Valentine’s, retailing for €305 thereabouts. Measuring a mere 199mm slim, you get a host of specifications and features including x.v.Color, BD...

Panasonic 48GB and 64GB SDXC memory cards

01/20/2010, Panasonic has just released its 48GB and 64GB SDXC memory cards alongside a USB card reader which is capable of handling the SDXC format with aplomb. You will find that both cards come in the Class10 speed range, enabling it to hit a whopping 22MB/sec....

Panasonic and Toshiba SDXC cards out soon

01/13/2010, Remember the SDXC memory cards that we looked at last year? Having being announced at CES 2009 (did you notice that those guys at the SDXC booth this year used the same banner as last year’s?), both Panasonic and Toshiba are very close to rolling...

Panasonic Twin-lens Full HD 3D Camcorder

01/09/2010, [CES 2010] With the popularity of the 3D version of Avatar, a lot of people are going to be taking 3D movies more seriously now, and Panasonic looks like it’s in a good position to capitalize on that, thanks to its newly announced twin-lens full HD...

Panasonic Skype in TV hands-on

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] We went to check the live demo of Skype embedded in Panasonic’s HDTVs. It seems very simple to use (more so than on a PC), and you really get full screen video, but that’s definitely not in HD. The content was in SD, and upscale...

Skype Now Sports HD Video Calls

01/05/2010, It seems like televisions aren’t the only things going high-def in 2010, as Skype 4.2 beta will also support HD video calls, as long as users have a HD webcam and enough bandwidth. The software was actually available back in early December 2009, but...

33.4GB Per Layer On Your Blu-ray Discs Coming?

01/02/2010, While 25GB on a disc a few years back seemed like a lot of data, we might be able to get 33.4GB per DVD layer in the near future. Panasonic and Sony have revealed that a technology, i-MLSE (Maximum Likelihood Sequence Estimation) that can provide a third...

New Four Thirds Camera From Panasonic?

12/16/2009, Is Panasonic lining up a new Four Thirds (not Micro Four Thirds) DSLR camera to be released sometime soon? From the patent application, you can see that it will have live view mode, along with the traditional optical viewfinder. Other specs include a CMOS...

Panasonic Completes Bid For Sanyo

12/10/2009, You might have read some previous news on Panasonic pushing for a majority stake in Sanyo, and now the much-delayed 403.8 billion yen ($4.6b) deal has been completed. With Sanyo’s top 3 shareholders agreeing to sell part of their shareholdings for a...

Panasonic D-Dock looks great

11/05/2009, Panasonic has certainly outdone itself this time roundin the design department by unveiling the new D-Dock SC-HC4/HC3, where it will boast a couple of 20W output at 6O, and is compatible with virtually the whole iPod family. Whenever you run out of tunes...

Panasonic 1Seg TV with Blu-ray player

10/08/2009, My my, how times have progressed – from carrying your own portable 1Seg TV device with you wherever you go so that you can always catch up on your favorite shows, Panasonic has upped the ante (only in Japan, of course) by throwing in a 1Seg TV...

Panasonic Life Wall

10/08/2009, [CEATEC 2009] We visited the Panasonic Center in Tokyo where the company has a huge showroom. The most interesting demo was the “life wall”, a wall-sized screen that is Panasonic’s vision of how visual our life can get in the future. The...