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Video: There's something really satisfying in seeing a super sharp knife just slice through things without any effort whatsoever. Here's one just sliding through a tomato and chopping it up into the thinnest slices imaginable. There's no resistance! It ends up being like tomato silk.

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Earlier this year, we reported on Tomotaka Takahashi, the famous engineer who sent the first talking robot into space, and his plans to make robots as popular a consumer electronic as smartphones. He'd been teasing a humanoid phone to debut this year, and here it is: a cutesy, talking, limbed phone that hitches rides in your front pocket.

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What does "high definition" even mean anymore? There comes a time when words like "ultra" and crazy high pixel density just start to lose any kind of descriptive power. Sharp is making my linguistic conundrum even worse with an absolutely pixel-crammed set, called the Beyond 4K Ultra HD TV.

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The digital camera megapixels arms race might be over, but now smartphone display makers have taken up the cause, trying to cram as many pixels as possible into their screens. And Sharp has now claimed superpower status with a 4.1-inch display boasting a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels, or 736ppi. For comparison, the iPhone 6 plus has a ppi of just 401.

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Never heard of a Sharp smartphone? It's not surprising since the company, known best for its televisions, has never brought a handset to the West. But today Sharp announced two new virtually bezel-less smartphones under the "Aquos Crystal" banner and one will be making its way across the Pacific.

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Sharp has been showing off an 85-inch 8K TV for years, and now the company is taking absurdly high-resolution to an ambitious new level with a prototype of an 85-inch 8K TV with Dolby glasses free 3D. That's a lot of unproven tech in one concept.

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It's not designed to replace your family doctor, but this sensor-laden chair concept from Sharp could definitely reduce the number of times you need to stop by the clinic every year. The chair looks like it could actually be capable of time travel, but its capabilities are limited to measuring your blood pressure, pulse, temperature and other vital stats in one fell swoop.