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Japan only Sharp Aquos Android 2.3 smartphone is waterproof

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Sharp has been making quite a number of good Android phones for the Japanese mobile phone market, and this is shown by their 25% share in Japan. Just recently, Sharp launched another handsome-looking cell phone—the AQUOS Phone 102SH.

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Sharp Wi-Fi Portable TV stalks you in every room

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Think about where you would normally watch television. This is usually for the living room or the family room, but you might watch TV on your computer monitor or tablet device too. Fitting somewhere between those realms is the new Free-Style AQUOS HDTV from the folks at Sharp.

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Sharp Galapagos Android tablets made official

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The tablet market is starting to get pretty heated. In addition to the iPad and Galaxy Tab, and RIM PlayBook, we can now expect something from Sharp in the order of a Galapagos line of tablet devices. Initial news was revealed in late September, Sharp now has followed through with an official announcement.

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Google Android + retina display = Sharp IS03 smartphone

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What's that? You thought retina displays were restricted solely to the Apple family? While it's unclear whether or not they can actually use the word "retina" in their product descriptions, Sharp has indeed come up with a phone that uses one. And it's powered by Google Android to boot.

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Sharp set to challenge iPad with new e-reader, 3D potential

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While the Amazon Kindle is still doing reasonably well, it seems that the future of e-book readers will come with multifunction devices using color LCD displays. Sharp is continuing this trend with a pending e-reader of its own and they're saying it'll "rival the iPad."

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Next-generation XMDF e-Book format will support audio and video

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Last month at Computex Taipei, device manufacturers displayed e-book readers quite aggressively. Following not so far behind the event is Sharp with an announcement of their own, a next-generation in e-Book reading technology, the XMDF format; this time few extra tricks up its sleeve.

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Sharp develops cheap mobile 3D camera

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They say that 2010 is the year of 3D, but apparently this expands well beyond the consumption of three-dimensional content on your new 3D HDTVs. As it turns out, you'll start producing some 3D video of your own and on-the-go no less, thanks to Sharp. The megapixel race in camera phones has reached a point where it really doesn't matter that much if you have a 5MP shooter or an 8MP shooter on there, but 3D could totally change the picture (No pun intended). Sharp's new 3D camera module could fit not only in cell phones, but also in something like the upcoming Nintendo 3DS.

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