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Actroid robot appears at Sanrio exhibition in Japan

01/28/2011, In the future we probably wouldn’t need supermodels at fashion shows anymore as robots looking exactly like them will probably replace them, and that is already happening over in Japan. Kokoro’s 165cm Actroid robot made an appearance in a kimono at an...

Lenovo and NEC join forces to create Japan’s Largest PC group

01/27/2011, It looks like Lenovo and NEC are set to take over the world – starting with Japan. NEC, Japan’s number one PC company and Lenovo, the fastest growing top-five PC maker in the world have announced that they will form a joint venture, called NEC...

Sony Japan introduces new headphones

01/26/2011, Sony Japan has introduced its latest over-ear headphones, namely the MDR-XB1000, which is aimed at music fans that love deep bass, since it boasts a juicy 2-30,000Hz-frequency range. While the 2Hz low frequency is probably beyond the range of human...

Etiquette Checker makes sure your date remains with you

01/23/2011, There is quite a number of turn offs in a relationship, and bad breath is one of them. Well, don’t get thwarted simply because you forgot to brush your teeth before going out for that big date! Use the Etiquette Checker for an instant reading of...

Japan gets LED smiles

01/21/2011, Trust the Japanese to come up with some really far out ideas from time to time – where we have LED smiles light up the Land of the Rising Sun this time around. This is definitely one interesting body modification mod, although it won’t require...

Japan’s EDV-01 perfect for Fallout fans

01/18/2011, There is always the threat and risk of a post nuclear apocalypse here on earth ever since the US dropped a couple of atom bombs over at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, but we got to thank the heavens that nothing of that sort has happened since then despite all...

Green House GH-USD16K USB 15.6-inch monitor

01/18/2011, Green House Co Ltd has announced its 15.6-inch LCD display that features power consumption as low as 5W, and thanks to that, it can be powered via a USB 2.0 cable. The display is labeled the GH-USD16K and can be used as a monitor for a desktop computer or...

Robots for offices of the future

01/17/2011, Running a company is hard- especially when you have incompetent workers to do the job. Well all that might be a thing of the past, thanks to advances in technology. No, we’re not talking about brainwashing people to be the most efficient workers...

Panasonic DMR-BR30 Blu-ray recorder with swappable hard drives

01/12/2011, It’s not too hard to find Blu-ray recorders that feature integrated hard drives, but Panasonic’s DMR-BR30 that was announced for the Japanese market features a slot for swappable hard drives. The idea of this recorder is probably to mimic the...

Japanese retailer makes great effort to rent out Xbox 360 consoles

12/31/2010, While Japan might enjoy plenty of high-tech gadgets, there are some laws that frustrate gamers over there. We’re talking about the fact that you’re unable to rent video games or consoles over there, which is probably the reason why used games offered...

HTC Aria crammed into Game Boy, with fake iPhone 4 involved somehow

12/29/2010, Casemods are generally cool, but some of them are just plain strange and don’t make sense. We’re talking about Goteking’s Game Boy that has apparently been hollowed out to offer space for a HTC Aria. There is also a white iPhone 4 dummy involved...

Project LovePlus features a boyfriend lock to identify you

12/27/2010, You might have heard of the Project LovePlus game before, a dating simulator that is quite popular over in Japan. We also know that the upcoming Nintendo 3DS features front- and rear-facing cameras. Now the game will be making use of the front-facing...

Softbank offers NFC sticker for iPhone 4 in Japan

12/27/2010, With 2011 just around the corner and Google’s Nexus S featuring an NFC chip, many folks are speculating that 2011 may see a spike in interest in NFC technology. Of course, the technology is already pretty popular in Japan with its FeliCa payment system....