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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...

Developer Version Of The Sharp IS01 Android Device Arrives In Japan

05/13/2010, A month back, Sharp introduced its IS01 to the world, which is a pretty nifty device, considering that it touts a full QWERTY keyboard, along with a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and other goodies. While the consumer release of the Sharp IS01 should...

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...

Citizen Offers Bluetooth Enabled Watches In Japan

04/30/2010, Bluetooth-enabled watches never really took off, but that hasn’t stopped Citizen Japan from coming up with the TM84-0351V and TM84-0352V Bluetooth watches. The first offers a leather band, while the latter offers a stainless steel band. These...

Japan To Launch Solar-powered Spaceship

04/29/2010, Solar technology and spaceships are always cool subjects to talk about, and now the folks over in Japan are planning to launch a spacecraft powered by solar sails into deep space. The vessel has been dubbed Ikaros (Interplanetary Kite-craft Accelerated by...

Sony Japan hints at new Ultra Mobile Vaio

04/28/2010, The Vaio brand from Sony has often been one that is high end where notebooks are concerned, and it looks set to be expanded further with Sony Japan dropping hits of a new ultra mobile Vaio. Currently, there is no other information concerning the ultra...

Black Nintendo Wii To Finally Launch In The US?

04/27/2010, This has been such a long time coming that it’s not even funny anymore. Word is going around that major retailers such as Target, GameStop and Future Shop have stated that the black version of the Nintendo Wii will be going on sale on May 9th in the...

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...

Wireless power feeding system

04/26/2010, Yokowo of Japan have come up with a prototype device which can light an LED lamp with a wireless power feeding system thanks to magnetic field resonance. The power transmission efficiency is pretty impressive as well, touching at least 85% as long as the...

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...