Pioneer articles

Pioneer is first to deliver aftermarket CarPlay experience

Pioneer has become the first aftermarket audio maker to support Apple CarPlay. The company recently released a firmware update for five of its NEX in-dash receivers in addition to launching a brand new offering at an attractive price.

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Ivan's recommendations

Welcome back to TechSpot's 2013 Holiday Gift Guide! Ivan is a professional graphic designer, currently in charge of the Product Finder section on TechSpot. Ivan is a self-confessed gearhead and big time BSC fan (local soccer team -- and one of the world's greatest if you ask him, of course).

Nintendo pioneer Hiroshi Yamauchi dead at 85

Japanese businessman Hiroshi Yamauchi, the man responsible for pulling Nintendo from the brink of bankruptcy and transforming it into the iconic brand it is today, has died at the age of 85. He passed away of pneumonia in a hospital…

Commodore founder, tech pioneer Jack Tramiel dies at 83

That day we brought home a Commodore 64, my first ever video game system, the device which first kindled my lifelong passion for video games and which, ultimately, has led to who I am and where I am today. So it's sad to learn today that Jack Tramiel, the founder of Commodore International, has passed away at the age of 83.

Video: Pioneer's Floating Vision display

At the Embedded Systems Expo (ESEC), Pioneer demonstrated its floating image display technology for embedded systems. Pioneer's Floating Vision technology displays images as if a mini-sized version of a given object were in front of you.

Pioneer ships first BDXL optical drive, priced at $200

Pioneer has announced its new BDXL internal Blu-ray disc drive, the Pioneer BDR-206MBK. The BDR-206MBK is the first drive that can read and write using the new multi-layer recordable Blu-ray Disc format: BDXL integrates additional layers to traditional Blu-ray discs…

Pioneer, Buffalo unveil BDXL-supporting Blu-ray writers

Pioneer and Buffalo Technology have announced the world’s first Blu-ray disc burner drive for PCs compatible with the Blu-ray Disc Association’s new 128GB BDXL format announced last April. There will be two models: an external BRXL-6U2 that hooks up via…