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  • Japan gets inexpensive, yet innovative solar cells

    Japan gets inexpensive, yet innovative solar cells

    Japanese companies Gunze and Dai Nippon Printing are each developing new technologies that make it possible to produce low-cost, pigment-sensitized solar cells. Gunze focuses on low-end solar cells that can be used to power smaller electronic appliances or in-store ad displays, for example. Their cells will use a film, which is coated with special pigments, as a power source. Gunze, actually… Read More

  • Pentax introduces two inexpensive 10 megapixel digital cameras

    Pentax introduces two inexpensive 10 megapixel digital cameras

    Today Pentax unveiled [JP] the Optio M60, a 10.1 megapixel digital camera to be released in Japan August 22. In the US, a slightly similar camera will be released in October (as the Optio E60). The camera’s main selling point is the price: It will not cost more than $140 in the USA. It seems Americans will get a trimmed-down version. Pentax in America states the E60 will feature 3x… Read More

  • HD-DVD Wins: $299 Player On The Way

    HD-DVD Wins: $299 Player On The Way

    Wal-Mart and China have teamed up and this time it’s not to bring you cheap clothing at a reduced price. Walton & Co. have acquired 2 million HD-DVD players from the Great Wall Corporation, which is based out of — wait for it — China. The electronics come from TDK and Fuh Yuan, so at least it still holds a chance of not being a POS. But the best part out of all this news? Read More