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Fujitsu And Toshiba Merge Cell Phone Businesses

06/17/2010, Toshiba and Fujitsu have come to an agreement for a merger, combining their mobile operations, creating the second-largest Japanese phone maker, after Sharp. Such a move isn’t alien to them, as they merged their hard drive operations just over a...

Ikaros solar sail deployed successfully

06/14/2010, Japanese scientists could very well have toasted champagne among each other as they celebrated the successful deployment of their solar sail known as Ikaros. This 200-sq-m (2,100-sq-ft) membrane has been attached to a small disc-shaped spacecraft which...

Midnight Blue Nintendo DSi XL Coming Stateside

06/08/2010, When Nintendo Japan unveiled new colors for its DSi XL, we were wondering if those new color options would be coming to the US, and we have mixed feelings to hear that one of them is – Midnight Blue. The folks over in Japan will be able to pick up...

iPhone 4 Visits The FCC And Supports NTT DoCoMo’s Network Too

06/07/2010, The iPhone 4 has taken some baby steps to move closer to its June 24th launch date, as it has taken the time from its busy WWDC schedule to visit the FCC. The good news is that not only does it sport the 850MHz/1900MHz North American and 900MHz/2100MHz...

Transformers LED clock watch makes you want

05/25/2010, Seahope of Japan certainly knows how to tug at the heartstrings of geeks the world over with their latest offering, the Transformers LED clock watch from Takara Tomy. It seems that this is currently in the conceptual stage, but will be ready in time to...

Meguru electric car made out of bamboo

05/21/2010, We’ve seen notebooks made out of bamboo (its chassis anyways) in the past, but here’s something new – an electric car which uses panda food as its choice material. We’re talking about the Meguru electric car, which looks like a...

Japan Promises 3D Holographic Broadcasts For The 2022 World Cup

05/20/2010, While you’re busy dreaming about the outcome of the 2010 World Cup, the folks over in Japan already have their sights set on the 2022 World Cup. What do they have in mind? Why live 3D telecasts of the World Cup matches, of course. While 3D...

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...

KDDI Shows Its Summer Phone Line-up In Japan

05/17/2010, KDDI, Japan’s second largest mobile company, has unveiled 10 new cell phones in its summer line-up, and as usual for phones from Japan, they’re touting 12-13 megapixel cameras, and that’s making us drool. We’re not entirely sure...