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Pioneer reveals smallest, lightest portable Blu-Ray player, BDR-XD04

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Pioneer has today announced what it claims the smallest and lightest portable Blu-Ray, DVD and CD burner. The BDR-XD04 has a clamshell design and also supports the higher-capacity BDXL format, including the BD-R quad-layer 128GB media disc. The burner measures only 5.2 x 0.55 x 5.2 inches, and is powered directly by USB. It does, however, have optional an AC power adapter terminal if your computer does not have enough […]

Pioneer adds AirPlay to new networked audio players – N-30 & N-50

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Pioneer N-30 Pioneer has announced two new network audio players, the N-30 and the N-50; with both supporting DLNA 1.5 and Apple’s AirPlay – meaning that you can now play music from any audio source wirelessly, including your iPhone. Both also feature a 2.5-inch colour LCD display and support for vTuner internet radio, where you can listen to over 16,000 stations around the world; in addition support for Pioneer’s remote […]

Pioneer to axe 10,000 jobs globally, gets out of plasma business

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Japanese electronics company Pioneer has said that it will axe 10,000 jobs as it copes with a downturn in sales in its car audio equipment and flat-screen televisions, combined with the stronger yen that is making exporting products to the US more costly. The massive job cuts are the latest from many Japanese companies as they try to cut spending and payrolls, and reduce their productions as they try to […]

Pioneer announces new line of Blu-Ray players

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CES 2009 : Pioneer has unveiled a new series of Blu-Ray players; the BDP-120, the BDP-320 and the Elite BDP-23FD – all “outfitted” with expandable or built-in memory. All of them also have the new BD-Live functionality, allowing you to get additional content from the web. All players are said to have state-of-the-art chip set and video processing solutions that make it “unmatched by other players”. They all support the […]