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Clearwire Launches WiMAX Roaming Day Pass In Japan

09/22/2010, Clearwire has announced a partnership with UQ Communications of Japan, launching 4G roaming services, allowing its customers the ability to sign-up for a Day Pass and use unlimited WiMAX data on their notebooks while travelling throughout covered markets...

Wii LovePress Is A Creepy Massage Game

09/21/2010, Some of the things that come out of Japan are just plain weird, and next up is the LovePress virtual massage game for Nintendo’s Wii. If the name didn’t give it away already, the game involves using the Wii Balance Board to allow you to...

Ceramic White PS3 to hit the Japanese market

09/17/2010, If you’ve been hankering after a new color for the Sony PS3, then you might be pleased to know that Sony has just announced a new ceramic white PS3 in Japan, where it will come with a 320GB hard drive to accompany the new color. Basically, it is...

Panasonic Introduces Its CN-SG500 Handheld GPS Unit In Japan

09/07/2010, Panasonic has unveiled its latest GPS device over in Japan, the CN-SG500 Series, dubbed Tabi Nabi. While most GPS devices out there are designed for car use, the CN-SG500 is designed for handheld use, though it’s surprisingly quite bulky. It’s...

Panasonic Upgrades Its F9, S9, And N9 Notebooks In Japan

09/06/2010, Panasonic has announced some new notebooks over in Japan, namely the F9, S9, and N9. Specifications of these notebooks are quite similar, as they all offer the Intel Core i5-560M processor clocked at 2.66GHz, 4GB of RAM, WiMAX, and Wi-Fi. Battery life is...

Sony High-end MDR-EX1000 Earphones To Arrive In Japan

09/03/2010, If you happen to be living in Japan and are looking out for a new set of high-end earphones, Sony is slated to release its MDR-EX1000 earphones on October 23rd for 61,950 Yen ($735). These earphones sport a sensitivity of 108dB/mW, a bandwidth...

Japan has toilets that check your health while you pee

08/27/2010, Toilets in Japan are definitely high tech, no doubt about it, and here we have another special model from Daiwa House that targets the elderly in mind. Known as “Intelligence Toilet”, this toilet is smart enough to perform an analysis on your...

Machine Converts Plastic Back Into Oil

08/23/2010, Not everybody is fond of plastic due to environmental issues, but the smart folks over in Japan have managed to come up with a machine that is capable of turning plastic back into oil that can be used to create gasoline, diesel, or kerosene. The...

Solar-powered toothbrush saves money on toothpaste

08/20/2010, If you don’t want your dentist to fill up cavities in your mouth while opening new ones in your bank account, then might we suggest you do your bit and make sure you brush your teeth at least twice a day? Regardless of whether you’re using an...

Sharp To Launch 60-inch Touch Sensitive Display For Business Use

08/19/2010, Sharp is planning to release a large 60-inch touch sensitive display in Japan from August 31st. Users will be able to use the bundled pen to write directly on the display, using it as an electronic whiteboard that would fit in nicely in offices and...

Gran Turismo 5 Bundled With Blue PS3 In Japan

08/18/2010, Gran Turismo fans over in Japan will probably be overjoyed at the announcement that Gran Turismo 5 will be arriving at Japanese retailers come November 3rd. The game will even be offered in a PS3 bundle, priced at ¥35,980 (US$421), and will include a...