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4K’s Sharp look

- November 11th, 2013
Sharp's 4K UD1

Sharp’s 4K UD1. (Supplied)

When it comes to flat-panel TVs, Sharp thinks big. Through its high-end AQUOS line, it only offers TVs 60 inches and larger.

Alongside its 1080p LED TVs,  and its Quattron models (which add a yellow sub-pixel to the standard RGB colour setup), Sharp recently added a 4K ultra-high definition model to its lineup – the UD1. And I got a demonstration of the 70-inch television last week.

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3D printed bow-tie protects you from space invaders

- August 23rd, 2013

3DBowtie

 

With your positively overwhelming response to our 3D car printing post, we thought you might like another 3D story. While this one might not be as grandiose as printing a car, it’s creatively entertaining nonetheless.  This time it’s a bowtie. Not any bowtie, but a 3D printed one that’s designed to alert a person you might be talking to with a series of flashing LEDs that they have come just too close for comfort for a little too long.

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Review: Sharp Aquos LC-60LE857U 3D LED Smart TV

- July 27th, 2013

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About two and a half years ago I had the opportunity to test-drive Sharp’s 46” Aquos Quattron and gave a review here at Canoe Tech blog. Remember the commercial featuring George Takei (Mr. Sulu from Star Trek) in his white lab coat?  At that time 46″ was still considered reasonably large and I really wanted to see whether that one little yellow pixel would really make a difference. Fast-forward to today and Sharp Aquos Quattron has taken a leap forward. Not only have screens increased up to 90”, they’ve also become a lot smarter in the 6, 7 & 8-series models.

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