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New iPhones Continue To Dominate Japan’s Smartphone Market

12/01/2013, We have already reported multiple times on Apple’s increasing dominance in Japan. The Land of the Rising Sun is actually Apple’s fastest growing market, with the company’s margins there being 15 percent higher than anywhere else in the...

Trash Can Robots Interact With People So You Can Pick Up Garbage

11/26/2013, We’re sure we’re not the only ones who struggle with a pile of garbage on our coffee table as we just can’t be bothered to get up to throw stuff out while we’re watching our favorite shows. We need the trash can to come to us, and since we...

Japanese Space Buses Go To Infinity And Beyond

11/21/2013, We’ve seen Chinese space capsule hotels which includes your own robot butler, but driving there in a regular vehicle is something that will probably take you out of the entire experience. Thankfully, Japan has come along with their own space bus that...

Volkswagen Beetle Fitted With A Japanese Bathtub In Its Backseat

11/06/2013, If there’s one thing we know people don’t need wen they’re driving around is a bathtub in the backseat as making abrupt stops could certainly cause a burn or two to the back of your neck if the water is as hot as we’d expect it to...

Japanese Researchers Breath-Controlled PC Mouse

10/31/2013, Moving your mouse around with your hands is so 1963 as technology has advanced to a point where we can use other parts of our bodies in order to move around our desktop’s cursor. We’ve seen cameras that are able to track our bodies and eyes to...

iPhones Captured 34% Of The Japanese Market In September

10/29/2013, It is safe to say that Apple’s iPhone is without a doubt popular regardless of wherever you go, although its market share will vary from country to country. However it seems that with the recent launch of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in Japan, especially...

Japanese iPhone Accessory Makes Smell-O-Vision A Reality

10/02/2013, The idea of “smell-o-vision” is one that’s been tossed around for as long as I could remember as people always seem interested in being able to smell whatever it is that’s currently showing on their TV set. But a Japanese company...

Don’t Miss Our Coverage of CEATEC Japan

09/30/2013, CEATEC, the largest electronics show in Japan is opening its doors in a few hours and Ubergizmo is in Tokyo to report about the latest gadgetery and technologies being shown there. We have already had an opportunity to try out some of the wearable...

Japanese Artists Come Up With Different Looks For Apple’s Siri

09/27/2013, Apple released Siri back in October 2011, allowing those with supported iOS devices to have a number of discussions with the digital assistant to help in a number of ways that includes sending a text, playing a song and changing your schedule around. For...

Ark Nova Music Concert Hall Is An Inflatable Building

09/26/2013, The folks over in Japan do come up with some of the more stunning inventions from time to time. In fact, it was just earlier this morning that we talked about a robot which was specially programmed to pick ripe strawberries, allowing farmers to take a...