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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...

Apple Grabs 72 Percent Of Japanese Smartphone Market

04/23/2010, While there’s hardly any doubt that Apple’s iPhone is incredibly successful, whether it would be able to crack the tricky Japanese market is another issue. But according to recent stats, those worries were probably unfounded, as Apple has more...

Acer Aspire One 752 Notebook Hits Japan

04/22/2010, You might remember the Acer Aspire One 752 that we mentioned last month, and now it seems that the folks over in Japan will be getting it too, albeit with slightly different specs. This notebook will be going on sale in Japan from April 23rd, and 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...

Sharp’s Linux-powered Netwalker Tablet To Hit Japan Next Month

04/19/2010, Folks over in Japan should be happy to hear that Sharp will be offering a new NetWalker tablet device in May, namely the Sharp NetWalker PC-T1. This Ubuntu-powered tablet is currently up for Pre-order at ¥61,200.00 ($665). Specifications of it include:

New Canon 7D 1.2.1 Firmware Fixes Magenta Colored Banding Issue

04/18/2010, If you’ve been experiencing some rather strange magenta-colored banding in the images churned out by your Canon EOS 7D camera, there is some good news for you. Canon has released an official firmware update on its site, bringing the firmware version...

Desktop USB fans are uber cute

04/16/2010, Since summer is marching towards us with each second that ticks by, why not make the relevant preparations if the place you stay at happens to suffer from sweltering heat every year? The Desktop USB fans not only look cute, but they ought to be able to...

Acer Unveils New i3 And i5 Powered Aspire AS5741 In Japan

04/16/2010, Acer is looking to appeal to folks who are looking out for an Intel Core i3 or Core i5 powered laptop, as the company has unveiled a new laptop over in Japan, the Aspire AS5741. This notebook should be priced from 69,800 Yen ($753) to 99,800 Yen ($1076),...

Fujitsu Demos Slim Color eBook Reader In Japan

04/15/2010, Fujitsu is busy showing off some rather cool looking color eBook readers over in Japan, though technical details aren’t available just yet. What we do know is that it’s a prototype of the latest ultra-slim eBook reader from the company. On a...

1.7 Meter Tsutenkaku Robo Is Tall

04/12/2010, The Tsutenkaku Robo is currently the world’s tallest remote controlled two-legged robot, and it stands tall at 1.7 meters. This bipedal robot creation is to promote Osaka’s Tsutenkaku tower. While it won’t be saving the world anytime...

Japanese Motorized Skateboard

04/01/2010, Do you think that the Segway makes you look like a dork? Well, the folks over in Japan probably think so, if not why would they take the effort to come up with a motorized skateboard? Sure, you won’t be able compete in any X-games with this, but all...

Sony Japan delays release of BRAVIA NX800 series HDTVs

04/01/2010, Sony Japan has decided to push back the release of BRAVIA NX800 series HDTVs, particularly the 40? (KDL-40NX800) and 46? (KDL-46NX800) models. Those two will not make it in time for the April 30th release date, where the former will instead hibernate in...