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Apple’s Lucky Bag Contents Revealed

01/02/2014, We had earlier reported that Apple will be taking part in the traditional “Lucky Bags” sale over in Japan. This is a tradition that takes place all over Japan where retailers offer up bags stuffed with mysterious goods that customers can purchase at...

Apple To Have Lucky Bag Sale In Japan Come 2nd January 2014

12/26/2013, If you live in Japan and you’re looking to try your luck at landing a MacBook Air or an iPad for cheap, you might be interested to learn that Apple will be continuing their tradition of Lucky Bags for 2014 which are expected to go on sale come 2nd of...

Kirobo Robot Carries Out First Space Chat Ever

12/20/2013, Kirobo, a robot that has been sent to space in August this year, has carried out a mission that will sit well with curious onlookers and observers. Footage has been released that depicted the first humanoid robot ever in space actually carrying out a...

Nissan Powers Building In Japan With Electric Cars

12/16/2013, Nissan’s LEAF electric car has yet another function, other than to ferry you around, of course. We are looking at it ability to be able to be hooked up to a building in order to provide electricity to appliances in the building instead of having the...

Japan Leads The U.S. In App Revenue

12/11/2013, In recent times Japan has seen a substantial shift from feature phones to smartphones powered by iOS, Android and other platforms. This obviously meant that users got access to a wide variety of applications that are available on each and every platform....

If Batman Loved Golf…

12/09/2013, Bruce Wayne certainly looks like someone who needs a hobby – a real one, and also to participate in more social sports without breaking anyone’s bones or dislocating their joints with his intimate knowledge of martial arts and armed combat....

Luna Ring Harvests Solar Energy On Moon For Use On Earth

12/02/2013, Renewable energy has proven itself to be a possible answer to the world’s seemingly insatiable appetite for energy, and Shimizu Corp. of Japan has also thought along similar lines. In fact, they have an idea that might sound crazy to many people –...

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...