Winter is here! Japanese houses are often old, and they are not really known for their good insulation. In true life-hack fashion, there are several clever Japanese gadgets that keep you warm ...
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Even if you missed all the Black Friday 2019 and Cyber Monday 2019 sales, you can still find amazing Christmas presents for your loved ones! With our handy 2019 Christmas gift ideas for gadget ...
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ANA might well be more famous as one of Japan's two main airlines, but that apparently doesn't prevent it from dabbling in R&D for forms of technology other than aviation: namely, ...
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Car maker Nissan has developed the ProPilot Golf Ball, a ball that automatically corrects the trajectory and pilots itself into a hole on the course. While this might seem rather to defeat the ...
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Official Summer Olympic Games souvenir baseball jacket
When news reports emerged at the start of the month that a research institute in Japan was "importing" the deadly Ebola virus in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, many cynics were quick to ...
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The old capital of Kyoto is associated first and foremost with classical culture, but what about androids? The temple Kodaiji in Kyoto has installed Mindar, the world's first android version of ...
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If you are caught short of power for your mobile phone while out and about, your options are often limited to buying an expensive portable battery unit or, in the case of certain, service providers, ...
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Japan's convenience stores are a constant source of wonder, from the rotating lineup of snacks and products they stock to the inventive services and gimmicks they regularly introduce. This latest ...
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Boxed set of exclusive Japanese chocolate snacks
JR East has opened a cashierless retail kiosk on the platform of Akabane Station in Tokyo where the shopping experience is fully run by artificial intelligence. Unmanned retail outlets are nothing ...
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The Novera is a mirror that talks to women and provides romantic companionship. The mirror, apparently only available as a prototype right now, has a sexy male voice that will compliment and chat ...
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Whether you are a digital nomad or a millennial trying to swot for an exam, one of the problems with the tech age is that there are so many more distractions now. How can we concentrate in this ...
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Unveiled this week, the RidRoid CanguRo is a new robotic three-wheel personal mobility vehicle developed by Shunji Yamanaka from the University of Tokyo and Takayuki Furuta of the Future Robotics ...
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Antibacterial, odor-resistant sports face protection
The Baum Records is a baumkuchen (baum cake) of the type popular in Japan but with a major, and innovative, difference. Created by the Takamatsu-based confectionary maker La Famille as a unique ...
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If you can't get enough of a Pokémon fix from playing Pokémon Go around town, then you should be satisfied with the HelloPika, a talking Pikachu robotic toy that sits around at home always ready to ...
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Japanese musical gadgets and nonsense machine makers Maywa Denki have returned to their biggest and most enduring success with the Otamatone Kirby Version Musical Toy. When the original ...
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