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Yeah, it took a while for Sharp to actually deliver their BD-HP20S Blu-ray player (top picture). So long, in fact, that it seems to have cloned itself during the process -- witness the BD-100 (bottom picture) which Mustek is displaying at their CES booth. Strong family resemblance, right? Front pan...

January 9th 2008 at 11:32am 0 Comments
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This might be the last time we report on a Sharp Blu-ray player launch as it will be the fifth announced model (BD-MPC70, BD-HD1000, BD-MPC10, BD-HP1 & BD-HP20S), but yet, where are they? We have yet to see a Sharp Blu-ray player on any shelf -- virtual or physical for that matter. CEDI...

August 30th 2007 at 12:26pm 0 Comments
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It figures, doesn't it? Nearly every time we hear "cheap" and "high-definition player" in the same phrase, the news either turns out to be completely and utterly false, relates solely to HD DVD, or in the most recent case of the BD-HP20S, is not suited for American homes. As fate would seemingly ha...

July 10th 2007 at 11:05am 0 Comments
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Somebody, somewhere has to get their hyperbole under control when calling this Sharp's "first" Blu-ray player. Fact is, we've already seen the Sharp BD-MPC70, BD-HD1000, BD-MPC10, BD-HP1 (hint: BD = Blu-ray Disc) devices. Now if what they mean is that it only plays Blu-ray discs (no recorder, no re...

July 6th 2007 at 9:21am 0 Comments
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Somebody, somewhere has to get their hyperbole under control when calling this Sharp's "first" Blu-ray player. Fact is, we've already seen the Sharp BD-MPC70, BD-HD1000, BD-MPC10, BD-HP1 (hint: BD = Blu-ray Disc) devices. Now if what they mean is that it only plays Blu-ray discs (no recorder, no re...

July 6th 2007 at 9:21am 0 Comments