Neowin News Feed for: Pioneer Neowin News Feed for: Pioneer en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Rare moves away from weekly Sea of Thieves updates to focus more on polish and content <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The weekly schedule that Rare has been sticking to for Sea of Thieves updates is being changed up. The studio will now only release updates for content updates, important changes, or major bug fixes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:42:01 +0000 Pioneer reveals first ever UHD Blu-ray drives for desktop PCs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Pioneer has announced two UHD Blu-ray drives for desktop computers, the the BDR-S11J-BK and BDR-S11J-X. Both models are capable of 4K playback and come included with the latest PureRead4+ technology. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Hull) Wed, 25 Jan 2017 21:36:01 +0000 Elephone P7000 Pioneer: Unboxing and first impressions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Elephone P7000 Pioneer has made a lot of waves and we&#039;ve managed to get our hands on one for a review. But while you wait on that, check out our unboxing and first impressions&#33; <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Johns) Fri, 05 Jun 2015 09:44:01 +0000 Android Auto is now live for Lollipop users with Pioneer head units <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has made the Android Auto app available on the Play Store for Android Lollipop users in US, UK and Australia with cars featuring compatible Pioneer head units. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Sat, 21 Mar 2015 11:24:01 +0000 Pioneer has started selling the first aftermarket Apple CarPlay system <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Leading the pack, Pioneer Electronics have released a firmware upgrade to their NEX in-dash multimedia range of car head-units which provides support for Apple&#039;s CarPlay, including things like Siri. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Johns) Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:34:01 +0000 Pioneer BDR-2207: 128 Gigabytes on a single Blu-ray disk <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/10101543261.jpg" alt="" /></div>The Japanese corporation introduces its new optical burner: BDR-2207 supports the latest Blu-ray specifications and is capable of burning up to 128 Gigabyte on a single BD-R QL (quad-layer) disk. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Alfonso Maruccia) Fri, 04 May 2012 07:34:06 +0000 Pioneer to release first 12x Blu-ray Disc burner <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/10101543261.jpg" alt="" /></div>Pioneer has nabbed victory in being the first company to manufacture a 12x Blu-ray writer for single and dual-layer media. The current generation of Blu-ray burners holds a maximum write speed of 8x, making the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 01 Oct 2009 00:45:29 +0000 Pioneer kills HDTVs, RIP Kuro <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1645074623hdtv-logo-lg.jpg" alt="" /></div>When Pioneer last year announced that it was shutting down its plasma panel production line HDTV enthusiasts hearts skipped a beat. Today we have learned from the HD Guru that Pioneer has pulled the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Sat, 07 Feb 2009 15:58:08 +0000 Pioneer promises 400GB optical discs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/nw_dailynews.gif" alt="" /></div>Pioneer has developed a 16-layer read-only optical disc which it claims can store 400GB of data. The per-layer capacity is 25GB, the same as that of a Blu-ray Disc, and the multilayer technology will also... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 07 Jul 2008 17:00:23 +0000 Pioneer Leaves Plasma Market <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Electronics maker Pioneer, the world's fifth-biggest plasma TV maker, said it would fall into the red for the fourth straight year on costs to scrap production of plasma displays as it shifts its strategy in... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 07 Mar 2008 15:42:46 +0000 AMD Teams up with Virtual Desktop Pioneer <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Hosted desktop pioneer Nivio has taken an undisclosed investment from AMD to help it work on its ambition of making virtual Windows XP desktops and software accessible from any connected device -- even a Linux... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 31 Aug 2007 09:15:52 +0000 Pioneer Launches Blu-Ray Disc Drive for $299. <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As expected, Pioneer Electronics, a leading maker of consumer electronics, on Wednesday unveiled its Blu-ray disc read only memory (BD ROM) optical drive for personal computers, which will go on sale next month and will... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Fri, 04 May 2007 06:42:59 +0000 Computing pioneer John Backus dies <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>John Warner Backus, born in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1924, has just passed away. At 82, Backus died Saturday in Ashland, Oregon, according to IBM Corporation, where he spent his career. In 1954 he got his... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 21 Mar 2007 15:42:56 +0000 LCD TV Pioneer Sharp Loses Market Lead <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to market research companies iSuppli and NPD Group's DisplaySearch, Sharp is no longer the world's leading maker of flat-panel TVs since rivals surpassed the Japanese company in unit shipments last year. Both research companies... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 15 Feb 2007 02:19:45 +0000 Pioneer Releases First 1080p 50" Plasma <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Way back in January, at CES, Pioneer unveiled their Elite PureVision PRO-FHD1 1080p plasma monitor and promised a June 2006 release. Sure, they are a little late to market, but this one seems worth the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher Vendemio) Fri, 14 Jul 2006 01:00:40 +0000 Sony and Pioneer Delay Their Blu-ray Players <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sony's first Blu-ray player is now expected to launch mid-August, two months later than originally suggested. According to the Sony Style website, the BDP-S1 will now ship &quot;on or about August 15, 2006.&quot; Priced at... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Joe Cashman) Wed, 14 Jun 2006 09:31:17 +0000 Pioneer to delay Blu-ray DVD player launch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Japanese electronics maker Pioneer Corp. said on Tuesday it would postpone the North Amercian launch of next-generation DVD players using Blu-ray technology to this autumn from its previous launch schedule of June, citing a delay... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Wed, 07 Jun 2006 08:53:33 +0000 Pioneer BRD-101A Blu-ray burner Announced <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Pioneer just officially announced their DRC-101A Blu-ray burner. This OEM-targeted burner/player is capable of hitting up both DVD±R/RWs and Blu-ray's beefier 25GB next gen optical format. Sure, it's not available for purchase but it's still... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 28 Dec 2005 11:08:04 +0000 A PC Pioneer Decries the State of Computing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Fortune has a great interview with one of the original Xerox PARC researchers. Who was a pioneer in personal computing. He shares he's thoughts about how even after 20 years we've missed the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 14 Jul 2004 02:52:15 +0000 Pioneer to produce 50GB Blu-ray disk technique <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A REPORT IN THE Japanese press said that Pioneer will be able to double Blu-ray optical drives to support 50GB optical disks. reports that Pioneer has made the breakthrough by using an electron rather... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 02 Apr 2004 10:56:22 +0000 Railroad Pioneer demo <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>JoWood sends along the (English) playable demo of Railroad Pioneer, offering a chance to try out this 3D business management strategy game by KritzelKratz 3000 that's already out in German-speaking parts of Europe. The demo... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Sat, 25 Oct 2003 10:11:54 +0000 Yahoo Buying Search Pioneer Overture For $1.6 Billion <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Internet portal player Yahoo is buying Overture Services, which pioneered a pay-for-placement search engine, in a $1.6 billion deal announced Monday. The deal would further Yahoo's strategy of moving from being a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 14 Jul 2003 15:49:32 +0000 Pioneer Unveils Multiformat DVD/CD Unit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>New DVR-A06 burner adds support for DVD+RW. Pioneer is leading a radical shift in the optical storage market, broadening its support for DVD rewritable standards, with consumers coming out the winner. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Sat, 24 May 2003 10:34:24 +0000 Adam Osborne, Portable Computer Pioneer, Dead at 64 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Adam Osborne, whose successes and failures pioneering the first portable computer became one of Silicon Valley's great cautionary tales, is dead at 64 after a long illness. Osborne, a British immigrant and long-time... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 25 Mar 2003 05:20:14 +0000 Important Firmware Update for Pioneer DVD-R/RW <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>DVD-R/RW RECORDERS and DRIVES REQUIRE FIRMWARE UPDATE FOR NEW HIGH-SPEED MEDIA Consumers are called upon to implement a simple update to prevent potential recorder/drive malfunction when using new high-speed media As... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Sat, 21 Sep 2002 14:14:27 +0000 Pioneer DVD-R/RW drives tend to burn <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>An overheating problem among drives used with new high-speed discs can destroy both the unit and the medium, manufacturer Pioneer is trying hard to avoid saying. Using soon to be available 4X discs for DVD-R... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 18 Sep 2002 08:27:32 +0000