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Japanese Researchers Look Into Transparent Mice

12/18/2014, When we talk about a transparent mouse, chances are, one would think of that computer peripheral that manipulates the screen’s cursor. Not so with this particular group of Japanese researchers, where they have successfully discovered a method that will...

Japan Intends To Crank Up Robot Technology

11/23/2014, Japan used to be the world leader where robotic technology is concerned, but their grip on the crown looks set to be slipping, as their supremacy in this particular field is beginning to see cracks appear due to other rival robot producing countries that...

Japan’s NHK Demonstrates 8K 3D Video Demo

11/20/2014, At Inter Bee 2014, NHK (Nippon Hoso Kyokai, which means “Japan Broadcasting Corporation”) has demonstrated a 8K 3D 4mn live action video. I know that 3D has somehow fallen out of grace of regular consumers, but I thought that 8K I would check this one...

Nendo Reveals Stay-Brella

11/10/2014, You know what they say – if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Nendo of Japan has taken a close look at the classic umbrella, and decided that there is still some work left to be done in order to refine it, which is why they have come up with a brand...

J-deite Robot Actually Transforms From One Form Factor To Another

10/24/2014, I am quite sure that many of us are stoked by the very idea of a cybernetic lifeform, especially one that is capable of transforming into the latest model Ferrari and zip down the highway, turning back to its humanoid form as and when required. While that...

Maglev Train Tested, Hits 500kph In Japan

09/24/2014, The shinkansen, or bullet train as it is commonly known, is one of the unique characteristics of Japan when it comes to traveling across the country in comfort and speed. There has been tests to deliver faster and faster trains, and the Central Japan...

Japan Looks To Build Space Elevator

09/22/2014, In February earlier this year, we brought you word that there might be a more affordable way to transport people to space and back which does not require a spacecraft, and neither will it burn as much fuel along the way. That was the idea of a space...

Japanese Bipedal Robot Hits 2.6mph Speed

09/02/2014, A research team from the University of Tokyo has revealed one of their latest creations, which is touted to be one of the fastest two-legged robots in the world. Just how fast is this little critter able to go? Well, we are looking at speeds of up to 4.2...

Microsoft Hosting Nokia Con Event In Japan 27th July

07/06/2014, The Windows Phone platform is slowly being embraced in various parts of the world in various markets, however if there is one market which is stubbornly refusing to accept Windows Phone, it would be Japan. We have heard how the platform’s market share...

Japan Scientists Helps Slow Down Flower Aging

07/04/2014, Japan happens to be a country with a rapidly aging population, not to mention having one of the highest number of senior citizens in the world. This is partly due to their relatively healthy diet a generation ago, not to mention those living in the...

Apple Starts Selling Unlocked iPads In Japan

07/03/2014, Recently we had reported that the Japanese government is now considering removing SIM locks from phones sold in the country. This means that users will be able to take their phones and use it with any carrier they like, or take it overseas with them and...