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Thanko introduces the USB-powered necktie clip cooler

07/14/2011, If you’re in the mood for something silly and frivolous, then we have to ask, will a USB-powered necktie clip cooler do the trick? If yes, then perhaps you might be interested in checking out Thanko’s latest offering which is the USB-powered necktie...

Green-House unveils three new USB 3.0 external SSDs

07/14/2011, Looking for an external hard drive? It looks like Japanese company Green-House will be coming out with three new models of external SSDs (solid state drives) by the end of the month. Unfortunately it looks like they will only be available in Japan,...


MIRAI SANZO is an Android-based smart home robot

07/14/2011, We know that the Android operating system has been used in many different ways and can be programmed to run all sorts of electronics, and now the folks over at Sanyo Homes in Japan have managed to put it inside a robot. Called the MIRAI SANZO, this cute...

PENTAX announces limited edition 645D

07/13/2011, Good news to all you camera enthusiasts, especially PENTAX camera collectors. PENTAX Imaging Company has just announced a new limited edition camera that folks like you will no doubt want to get their hands on. To celebrate winning the Camera Grand Prix...

Singbox SV-606 speakers are small and portable

07/13/2011, If you think that the picture above is actually a photo of salt and pepper shakers, you would be wrong, but you can’t be blamed as they do bear a close resemblance. However, in reality they’re actually a set of speakers named the Singbox SV-606.

Nintendo Video for 3DS in Japan

07/12/2011, From tomorrow onwards, Nintendo will offer folks living in Japan with yet another service which might make you take the plunge to raid your bank account so that you are able to purchase a new Nintendo 3DS portable gaming console. Just what kind of service...

Panasonic Lumix P-05C phone is sporting a 13.2 megapixel camera

07/11/2011, According to the statistics, the iPhone 4’s camera is one of the most popular cameras used on Flickr. The Nokia N9’s camera sounds promising too, with the ability to load up fast and also featuring Carl Zeiss optics, but what about Panasonic’s...

Panasonic to launch e-book/tablet hybrid in Japan

07/08/2011, Thanks to Panasonic, consumers in Japan will be getting an e-book reader/tablet hybrid that has been specially designed for the Japanese market in mind. The e-book/tablet hybrid will be getting its source of e-books from Rakuten, which is a leading online...

Capcom announces Resident Evil 15th anniversary box set

07/08/2011, Fans of Resident Evil (or better known as Biohazard in Japan), in case you didn’t realize, the game is actually 15 years old. It’s a pretty impressive figure to hit for any game and it brings me back to the good old days of the PlayStation 1, where I...

HRP-2 Humanoid robot plays along with your music

07/08/2011, Are you tired of not being able to find band mates to jam along with you when you’re bored at home? Well it looks like you won’t have any trouble doing so in the future. A Japanese researcher has managed to repurpose the HRP-2 humanoid robot...

Logitec Japan’s new external hard drives are “silent”

07/07/2011, If the sound of your external hard drive really bothers you, or perhaps you were hoping to get your hands on a set of new external hard drives with USB 3.0 support, then Logitec’s latest addition to their “Master Series of Japan” external hard...

Panasonic’s SV-ME970 1Seg TV now supports internet browsing

07/06/2011, Panasonic has announced today the SV-ME970 series which essentially is a new portable 7-inch 1Seg TV that is said to come with an IPX6/IPX7 certified body, which means that it is waterproof. The device reportedly features a new and improved UI that will...