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SoftBank of Japan rolls out spring lineup of phones

05/18/2010, Japan is well known for their highly advanced handsets, and here we are with SoftBank announcing their spring lineup right after KDDI did with 10 of theirs. SoftBank goes one up with 15 phones from various companies, where many of them feature Wi-Fi...

NTT DoCoMo Shows Its Automatic Email Generator For Mobile Phones

05/18/2010, The folks over at NTT DoCoMo Japan have come up with a lazy man’s tool that we’ve love to have. During a demonstration at the Wireless Technology Park 2010, the carrier demoed an email generator that promises to take just up to three words of...

Japanese sunlight collection system to collect 50 kilowatts of juice

05/17/2010, Going green takes some effort, but the payback is well worth the price. On that note, some corporations have taken a larger responsibility in going green by reducing the number of plastic used, but others such as Japanese precision instrument maker Mitaka...

Now Even Satellites Are Getting Into Twitter

05/14/2010, We already know that an astronaut beat us to the punch in sending the first tweet from space, and now it seems that even Satellites are hopping on the addictive Twitter bandwagon. The Nakasuka Lab at the University of Tokyo has introduced the ability to...

Pentax K-x Camera Goes Multicolored Again

05/12/2010, Pentax is no stranger to coming up with multicolored cameras, and now the company has collaborated with Tower Records to manufacture a thousand units of its limited-edition Rainbow K-x cameras. It seems when they say “Rainbow”, they really...

Japanese iPad To Be SIM-locked To Softbank Mobile

05/11/2010, When the iPad was originally announced, Apple mentioned that the device would not be SIM-locked, but now it seems that statement doesn’t apply to folks over in Japan, as the Japanese iPad will be SIM-locked to Softbank Mobile. The good news is that...

Traditional Japanese vehicle gets electric engine

05/07/2010, The Japanese surely love their environment with the latest release of an electric vehicle that comes with a trio of wheels, an equal number of seats all packaged in a purely traditional Japanese design. The four companies behind this hopes for it to be a...

Heart Shaped USB Charger

04/27/2010, USB chargers don’t always have to look like ugly black boxes, as can be proven by these heart-shaped USB chargers. Available in bright red, light pink and a darker pink, these chargers will be able to recharge devices that require a USB port for...

Japanese get lazy with mind controlled home systems

04/26/2010, The Japanese are at the forefront of cutting edge technology most of the time, and we do have word that they are working on a new project that involves mind control of consumer home products including air conditioners, where sensors will be able to tell...

Sony To Discontinue Sales Of Floppy Disks In Japan

04/26/2010, Ah, Floppy disks, if you’re quite young, you may not even have used them before, and now it seems that the next generation will probably never come into contact with this ancient medium. According to reports, Sony has announced its decision to end...

Pentax Offers New Colors For Its K-x DSLR In The US

04/24/2010, Pentax is no stranger to offering multicolored DSLR cameras, but they’re generally available outside of the US. Now Pentax will be offering several new colors for its K-x DSLR camera. The camera, which is currently available in black or red, will be...

Core i7 Powered Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 Coming To Japan

04/21/2010, You might recall the Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 that was on show at CES a while back. If you were wowed by this notebook and live in Japan, you’re in luck, as the notebook is scheduled to be available in Japan this weekend. Specifications of the IdeaPad...