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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...

Panasonic Lets Note parade

09/29/2009, Panasonic has rolled out half a dozen Let’s Note notebooks in the form of the F8, R8, W8, T8, S8 and N8. The first four are more or less the same as before, although they will now come with Windows 7 (when the operating system is available, of...

Panasonic robot transformer bed

09/18/2009, Panasonic’s interesting bed has the ability to transform itself into a wheelchair, and it will do this by lifting up the occupant whenever required, allowing one to get up and about without the help of a nurse. According to Panasonic, “as the...

Panasonic KX-TG9382T Bluetooth phone

09/11/2009, Who would’ve thought that landline phones would actually need to use Bluetooth technology? Panasonic, who else, with their new KX-TG9382T device which allows you to transfer your cellphone contacts over, where it is capable of holding the...

Panasonic SC-BTX70 Blu-ray home theater system

09/10/2009, Panasonic has introduced its SC-BTX70 Blu-ray home theater system, the first 2.1 system of its kind that ought to complement your flat panel display in your living room without looking out of place at all. Despite being a 2.1 system, it supposedly offers...

Toughbook H1 gets Gobi Certification

08/24/2009, Panasonic’s Toughbook H1 has finally received Gobi Certification, making it fit for use on the Verizon Wireless network. The Toughbook H1 is one interesting proposition for folks who are in the mobile healthcare environment, as it adds value to...

Panasonic CY-BB1000D Blu-ray player

08/20/2009, Forget about those DVD players in your vehicle, it is time to keep up with the latest with the Panasonic CY-BB1000D Blu-ray player. This in-dash Blu-ray player will not only handle the latest full HD movies in your vehicle, it is also more than capable of...

Evolta Robot live @ Le Mans: 24hrs on two AA batteries

08/05/2009, Challenge: can Evolta run for 24hours on only two AA batteries? Our buddies from Giiks had the opportunity to take a closer look to the Evolta Robot that we mentioned back on July 27th. On the photo, Tomotaka Takahashi* himself (the inventor) is holding...