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  • Pioneer Prototypes Android-based Cyclocomputer (Video)

    Pioneer Prototypes Android-based Cyclocomputer (Video)

    If you thought Android can be used just to power phones, tablets, TVs or similar devices, think again: Pioneer is now using the Google OS (version unknown) in the development of a “next-generation” cyclometer. It helps users track four main parameters: speed, cadence, heart rate, and power. Read More

  • Pioneer Japan Outs Stylish Cordless Phones

    Pioneer Japan Outs Stylish Cordless Phones

    Everybody may own at least one cell phone nowadays, but that doesn’t mean fixed line networks are dead. Case in point: Pioneer Japan’s TF-FN2000 [JP], a new series of cordless phones that will be available in black, white and red. Read More

  • Pioneer Announces Another Two 3D Blu-Ray Players

    Pioneer Announces Another Two 3D Blu-Ray Players

    The 3D boom knows no end. Pioneer Japan today announced [JP] two Blu-ray players supporting 3D content, the BDP-LX54 (pictured above) as the high-end model, and the BDP-430. Apart from Blu-ray discs, the players are also compatible to the following formats: DivX HD, MKV, WMV, MP3, WMA, and JPEG. Read More

  • Pioneer And Buffalo Show World's First BDXL-compatible PC Blu-Ray Burners

    Pioneer And Buffalo Show World's First BDXL-compatible PC Blu-Ray Burners

    BDXL is now entering the computer market, too. Pioneer Japan today announced [JP] the BDR-206MBK, the world’s first Blu-ray burner for PCs supporting the new format. The internal device is compatible to BD-R XL discs with three (100GB) or four layers (128GB) and BD-RE XL discs with 3 layers (100GB). Read More

  • Pioneer Announces Two New Speaker Systems

    Pioneer Announces Two New Speaker Systems

    Pioneer announced two new speaker systems for DJs and music producers. Both systems are active reference, and product studio quality sound in a compact package. Expect to pay for this level of quality of course, the 5-inch DJ05 will set you back $899, and the 8-inch S-DJ08 will cost $1199 when they come out this January. Check out the press release after the jump. Read More

  • Pioneer bringing Pandora to the dashboard with new iPhone app

    Pioneer bringing Pandora to the dashboard with new iPhone app

    Pioneer is taking a big step in bridging the two landmasses of Internet radio and vehicle entertainment. By utilizing a free iPhone app, Pandora Link, the company is bringing Pandora to two of its latest systems, the Pioneer AVIC-Z120BT and AVIC-X920BT navigation systems. Simply run the app and connect the iPhone to head unit with the USB cable; the in-dash radio system will then displays all… Read More

  • Carnaby: Pioneer's very special car navigation mini robot (videos)

    Carnaby: Pioneer's very special car navigation mini robot (videos)

    What do you get when you cross a car navigation system with a wacky mini robot? You get Carnaby [JP], a very special piece of hardware developed by Pioneer and robot venture iXs. The in-car robot may look weird, but it actually serves a good purpose: it makes car navigation systems more accessible for the elderly and those with hearing disabilities. Read More

  • New Pioneer speaker system can link to 2 iPods or iPhones

    New Pioneer speaker system can link to 2 iPods or iPhones

    Pioneer is about to release yet another iPhone-compatible speaker system. The company yesterday announced [JP] the XW-NAC1 in Japan, a speaker system that can connect to and alternately play music from two iPods or iPhones. The XW-NAC1 has two iPod/iPhone docks that charge these devices simultaneously. Read More

  • Pioneer outs four "Works with iPhone" certified speaker docks

    Pioneer outs four "Works with iPhone" certified speaker docks

    iPod speaker docks are still big business and Pioneer just announced three solid high-end contenders. Whether you’re looking for an audio-specific model or a feature-packed system, one of these models will likely fit the bill — as long as you can pony up the cash for the high admission cost. Read More

  • Pioneer lets you control its new Blu-ray players with your iPhone

    Pioneer lets you control its new Blu-ray players with your iPhone

    Pioneer may have shut down its display business to focus on producing more car-related equipment instead, but that doesn’t mean they have given up on the home entertainment segment altogether. In Japan, the company today unveiled a number of new devices actually, including Blu-ray players [JP] that can be controlled with the iPhone/iPod touch. Read More