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Sony Music Japan hacked

05/24/2011, If we told you Sony got hacked again, would that be news? It seems to be another day, another hack. Yesterday we reported about Sony BMG Greece being hacked over the weekend and today it’s Sony Music Japan. The same method used to get into Sony...

Ubiquitous iRemoTap lets you control turn off your devices remotely

05/24/2011, Ubiquitous, recently demonstrated the iRemoTap at the Embedded Systems Expo – a smart power strip that has a WiFi connection which allows users to monitor and control the power usage on their laptops or mobile devices. Working just like a regular power...

Sharp Aquos Hybrid 007SH shows up at the FCC

05/23/2011, It looks like we were wrong about the Sharp Aquos Hybrid 007SH not making its way to our shores. The folks at Engadget did some prodding around on the FCC website and spotted Sharp’s upcoming clamshell phone with an FCC filing – this means that...

Neurowear headgear is controlled by your brain

05/13/2011, It’s just another day in Japan, and the people over there have found a way to bring humans one step closer to being anime characters. The folks over at Neurowear have come up with a fashionable headgear called the “necomimi” which is...

Researchers find a way to make computers sing realistically

05/09/2011, In today’s world where everybody in the music industry is pretty much “Autotuning” their way to success, it makes you wonder are humans even required to sing anymore. Well some researchers in Japan seem to think so, and they claim that...

World of Warcraft pet contributes to Japan relief fund

05/03/2011, It looks like everybody is doing something to help out Japan recover from their recent disasters. Earlier today we had Pentax’s Hope For Japan relief fund, and now Blizzard has just joined in, taking advantage of its 12 million+ subscribers on World...

Pentax announces Hope For Japan relief effort

05/02/2011, Pentax, a Japanese optics company that specializes in cameras and sports optics, has announced that they have started an initiative to benefit the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami relief efforts. For every digital or sports optics...

Japanese technology allows long distance kissing

05/02/2011, We’ve featured long distance tech before, such as the kissable phone, and long distance pillow, and now we have one more to add to the list – a gadget for long distance kissing. The folks over at Kajimoto Laboratory at the University of...

Sharp multi-screen display system raises immersive notch

04/27/2011, The Japanese have always been well known for their cutting edge technology ever since they became fully industrialized and zipped to the upper echelons of the world economy, and here is something that clearly makes the case for being cutting edge –...

iRobot deploys Packbots to Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant

04/18/2011, With the levels of radiation rising many, many times above what is considered to be “safe” for humans to work in, there must be a better way to repair and prevent further deterioration of the facility while people work around the clock to make...

Premium Air Cool Suit for those sweltering summers

04/13/2011, Nobody likes to sweat whenever they aren’t exercising or chillin’ out in a sauna – which is why summers, on one hand give you plenty of sunlight, but on the other tend to make you sweat a whole lot more than intended. The summers in...

PSP trounces Nintendo 3DS for second week in a row in Japan

04/07/2011, What do the Japanese love more than Nintendo 3DS? Their regular DSi and DS Lites? Guess again. It’s their PlayStation Portables. For the second week in a row, Sony’s PSP has managed to outsell the new Nintendo 3DS handheld – all without...