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A selection of the most remarkable gadgets found during our obsessive research for cool technology news topics. These are the little things that make your life better, more productive, or that would simply make you smile.

Mitsubishi Satellites Set To Make Life Better…For Everyone

10/08/2014, [CEATEC 2014] Sending a satellite into space is definitely a huge achievement for any nation, and Japan is an old hand at this particular endeavor. In fact, thanks to the likes of Mitsubishi Electric who have come up with their fair share of satellites,...

Pigment-Based Solar Cells Makes Renewable Energy More Chic

10/08/2014, [CEATEC 2014] While the use of solar panels does benefit the environment in a variety of ways, it is worth noting that there is always a better way of getting things done. In this particular case, the engineers over at Aikin Seiki (the very same people...

CEATEC 2014 Innovation Awards Winners’ List

10/08/2014, [CEATEC 2014] Never mind typhoon Phanfone which thankfully passed over Tokyo a day before CEATEC 2014 kicked off officially for the masses, although some of us judges had train troubles getting to the cavernous Makuhari Messe. Still, come hell or high...

Sharp IR Color Night Vision Camera

10/08/2014, [CEATEC 2014] When we talk about night vision, most of the time it will involve something that is just black and white, but where Sharp is concerned at this year’s CEATEC, they have certainly outdone themselves with the introduction of their new Sharp...

Belkin’s Routers Kicked Users Off The Internet, Offers Explanation

10/08/2014, When our internet goes down, most of the time it is probably due to the internet service provider who is experiencing some technical issues. Well it turns out that yesterday, customers who used Belkin’s routers found themselves unceremoniously unable to...

Google X’s Chief Admits That Wearables Are Tough

10/08/2014, Right now the concept and idea of wearable technology is a pretty hot thing and we’ve seen many companies who are eager to get their feet wet by creating fitness bands, smartwatches, virtual reality headsets, and more, and while it looks like it might...

Samsung Gear VR Reportedly Overheating After A Short Time

10/08/2014, Back in September, Samsung took the wraps off the Gear VR which is Samsung’s attempt at creating a wearable headset that could potentially compete against the likes of the Oculus Rift or Sony’s Project Morpheus. Now if the rumors are to be believed,...

Fitbit Holding Off On iOS 8 Health App Integration

10/08/2014, Fitbit is a company that makes wearable devices and applications focused towards people who want to track their health and fitness throughout the data. Many companies that make similar products went straight for integration with the new Health app in iOS...

Fujitsu Ultra-Thin Lithium Batteries See Action In Credit Cards

10/08/2014, [CEATEC 2014] The humble and ubiquitous credit card has seen some advancements in the past, having moved on from the magnetic strip to include a smart chip on it that makes the entire credit card more secure as well as convenient for both vendors and...

Panasonic Lumix GH4 Delivers 4K Video Recording Capability

10/08/2014, [CEATEC 2014] Yes, the world is definitely moving in the direction of 4K when it comes to video, although the initial “wow” factor from the quality jump is not as stark as say, video CD to DVD, or even DVD to Full HD. Perhaps we have seen a fair...

Panasonic Unveils Pin-Type Lithium Ion Battery

10/07/2014, [CEATEC 2014] As life becomes more inundated with mobile devices, one particular issue still remains – that of battery life, or rather, the relatively limited amount of it. How many of us would wish our smartphones were able to last for days before...

Toshiba Glass Makes It A Crowd

10/07/2014, [CEATEC 2014] You know what they say – two’s company, three’s a crowd. While Google Glass looks as though it rules the roost at this point in time where the smart glass market is concerned, this does not mean that other companies should just...

DoCoMo C3fit IN-pulse Smart Shirt

10/07/2014, [CEATEC 2014] We have smart homes, smart glasses, smart cars, smart watches, and wearable technology continues to move forward with the introduction of a smart shirt. While wearable e-textiles with some sort of communication technology built in is not...