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Nexus 10 Launched In Japan

02/05/2013, Folks living in the Land of the Rising Sun have something to smile about, as Google has just made available the Samsung-manufactured Nexus 10 in Japan. This is certainly just reward for those who have been waiting patiently in that corner of the world...

Japan Launching 4K TV Broadcasts In 2014

01/28/2013, At this year’s CES, we noticed a trend in HDTVs that took focus away from 3D support to higher definition sets. A number of 4K HDTVs were announced this year, which means you’ll not only need to save a ton of cash in order to buy one, but...

More On The Fujitsu F-Series Phone

01/21/2013, Remember our story a few days ago that touched on a phone in Japan that is still in circulation because it is a favorite of adulterers and philanderers? Well, it seems that they have more or less remained faithful to one brand – Fujitsu’s older...

Mist Computer Display Spotted In Japan

01/14/2013, You know what they say, if you want something done, then you gotta do it yourself. Considering how it is rather dry in the Land of the Rising Sun during winter, it makes perfect sense to unpack that humidifier from time to time and keep things running...

Hacker Baffles Cops By Strapping Clue To A Cat

01/09/2013, A unidentified hacker in Japan is driving the state’s National Police Agency (NPA) crazy. Japanese policemen recently uncovered a memory card strapped into a cat’s collar. The cat was found wandering on an island in Toyko. Policemen believe...

Flashlight Turns Itself On During An Earthquake

01/09/2013, Living on a piece of land that is right smack along a fault line is definitely a courageous thing to do – as you can never quite tell just when the earth is about to shift its fault line(s), causing a massive earthquake along the way. Folks in Japan...

Let’s Take A Ride On The World’s Shortest Escalator

01/08/2013, Now that the holidays are well behind us, we can’t help but feel happy about not having to go to another mall for another year. One part of the mall we absolutely cannot stand is the line of people waiting to get on the escalator as they can’t...

Varacil Mechanical Pencil Plastic Puzzle Kit

01/02/2013, Do you love solving puzzles? If you have answered in the affirmative, then you would surely not pass by the chance of picking up the Varacil Mechanical Pencil Plastic Puzzle Kit. The name of this writing instrument itself gives the game away, and it is...

Cushion Car Has Interests Of Pedestrians At Heart

12/19/2012, Being hit by a vehicle is no laughing matter, and over time, we have seen vehicle manufacturers come up with different technologies that are more pedestrian friendly. Some cars have sensors in front as well as a different way where the front crumple zone...

Japanese Satis Toilet Plays Music & More Through Android App

12/17/2012, I think it’s safe to say we’re all big fans of toilets seeing how they help us regularly in our time of need. Toilets in the U.S. are probably far from the best around the world, but they’re certainly a step up from a hole in the ground...

Google+ Hangouts Goes Strictly Politics In Japan

12/13/2012, In a bid to quickly address questions posed by voters in Japan, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda together with political opponents, will be using Google+ Hangouts as the preferred tool for a Q&A forum, which will happen on Friday this week. Around 500...

Amazon Appstore for Android rolls out in Japan

11/28/2012, The Land of the Rising Sun has had its first taste of the Amazon Appstore for Android, which means that its customers based in Japanese (and who are able to read Japanese in that part of the world, of course) are now able to gain access to a slew of apps...

2027 Maglev Train Carriage Unveiled

11/22/2012, Bullet trains are one of the most popular modes of public transport in Japan, especially during the daily commute from one prefecture to another. Well, these bullet trains are called so for one specific reason – they are fast, extremely fast. Still,...