Sharp releases 13 new printers
Published in News
Thursday, 13 February 2020 11:31

Sharp releases 13 new printers


Lots of features

Sharp today announces the addition of 13 new MFP models – two to its A4 mono portfolio and 11 to its A3 mono CR4.5 range.

Sharp makes OLED move
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 11:41

Sharp makes OLED move

A slow and careful start

Sharp has unveiled its long-awaited move into the organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen market.

Sharp to buy Toshiba's PC business
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 10:55

Sharp to buy Toshiba's PC business


Writes a $36 million cheque

Sharp said it would buy Toshiba's personal computer business and issue $1.8 billion in new shares to buy back preferred stock from banks, highlighting a swift recovery under the control of Foxconn.

Google working with Sharp for better screens
Published in News


VR-optimised OLED panel capable of 20 megapixels per eye

Google is working with Sharp on developing LCDs capable of VR performance normally associated with OLED and wants to commercialise panels capable of 20 megapixels per eye.

Razer launches the Razer Phone
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 23:52

Razer launches the Razer Phone


5.7-inch 120Hz IGZO screen, Snapdragon 835, THX and more

After endless rumors and leaks, Razer has now officially announced the Razer Phone at a special event in London.

Apple and Amazon team up to help Foxconn
Published in Cloud


Gou calls in a few mates 

Apple and Amazon have signed up to help the Foxconn bid for Toshiba's semiconductor business.

Foxconn faces problems setting up shop in US
Published in News
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 12:22

Foxconn faces problems setting up shop in US


Sharp co-operation is not done and dusted


While the press has made much of Foxconn’s plans to co-operate with Sharp to build a new panel plant in the US, the deal is so far from being done and dusted it is increasingly looking unlikely.

Foxconn and Sharp set-up TV factory in China
Published in Graphics
Monday, 12 December 2016 13:11

Foxconn and Sharp set-up TV factory in China


Japan a bit too pricey 

Foxconn and Sharp are to set up a $6.95 billion10.5G or 11G LCD TV panel factory in China.  Needless to say Foxconn is stumping up most of the cash and Sharp is to providing the manufacturing technology.

Sharp might be waking up
Published in News
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 10:40

Sharp might be waking up


Expects significant improvement

Troubled Japanese telly maker Sharp is expecting significant improvement in annual profit due to restructuring with its new owner Foxconn.

Sharp to spend $570 million on OLED
Published in Graphics
Friday, 30 September 2016 12:10

Sharp to spend $570 million on OLED


Back in the game

Japan's Sharp is to spend $570 million on its OLED screen business in one of the first major investments since it was taken over by Foxconn.