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Japan’s Vending Machines Will Help You Snap Selfies

10/18/2015, So we have phones and cameras dedicated to taking selfies, we have accessories and gadgets that help us take selfies like selfie sticks, and now it seems that over in Japan, they have introduced vending machines that can help users take a bunch of selfies...

Your Next Translator In Japan Might Be A Robot

10/04/2015, Over the past three years Japan has seen a rapid increase in the number of foreign tourists coming to the country, figures from Japan Tourism Marketing show that close to 2 million visitors arrived in the country in July 2015 alone. There’s a...

CEATEC 2015: NEXT – Today’s Dreams, Future Realities

09/16/2015, Looking ahead to 2020, it is clear that today’s dreams are giving birth to fresh innovations in IT and electronics. And this progress is igniting fresh anticipation in light of the fusion we are seeing between the industry and such diverse fields as...

Cat Street View Lets You Tour Hiroshima Town

09/03/2015, Earlier today, we did bring you word that Google’s Street View has now launched as a standalone app – which would work great for travelers and backpackers alike, although it is not going to come in handy when you are right smack in the middle of...

Amazon Brings Prime Instant Video To Japan

08/27/2015, When it comes to video streaming services, the majority of these services tend to be limited to the US, possibly due to demand and also maybe because of various copyright issues. That being said, it looks like Amazon will be expanding beyond the US as the...

Japan’s All Nippon Air Debuts New Star Wars Themed Planes

08/18/2015, Earlier this year, Japan’s All Nippon Air (ANA) debut a Star Wars themed plane which was basically painted to resemble R2-D2. However it looks like that will not be the company’s only Star Wars themed plane. Recently the company has taken the wraps...

Japan’s Railway Has Cameras That Can Spot Drunk Commuters

08/13/2015, In case it wasn’t dangerous enough to be drinking and driving, it seems that it can be dangerous to drink and take the train. This is because sometimes when you’re drunk, you might stumble over the edge and onto the tracks and well, the rest is...

Japan Is Getting A Neon Genesis Evangelion Bullet Train

07/24/2015, You know those Japan-based anime, manga, and video games that you think are pretty big back home? Chances are they have a much larger and dedicated fanbase in Japan itself. Heck, it’s not everyday you get to dine at a Hello Kitty cafe or a Final Fantasy...

Japan Has A Hotel Where Robots Are The Receptionists

07/19/2015, We’re sure some of you guys have gone to a variety of hotels in your travels where you’ve probably run into different experiences with the receptionist. Some are friendly, some are rude, some are efficient, some are helpful, and etc. The experience is...

Mount Fuji Will Soon Have WiFi For Your Mountain Selfies

07/08/2015, Mount Fuji is probably one of Japan’s most iconic landmarks. The mountain can be viewed from afar on a clear day and it is also one of the more popular mountains for hikers to trek up to. That being said, it seems that the Japanese government is hoping...

Japan To Transform Golf Courses Into Solar Power Farms

07/06/2015, Japan is a country that certainly has a heart for the planet, and this time around, they are taking a rather creative route to achieve it. Having a huge number of country clubs constructed during the real estate boom in the previous century, many of these...

Japanese Court Orders Google To Scrub Records On Man’s Arrest

07/03/2015, Over in Europe, Google has agreed that users had the right to be forgotten, meaning that users could submit requests to Google to have any information on them that comes up in search results erased. Of course it should be pointed out that this only...