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AkihabaraNews has a NEW site!

New site: Akihabaranews.com Please visit the NEW AkihabaraNews site on AkihabaraNews.com to read new articles about new products, new technology and cool and interesting stuff. All old articles will still be viewable through the “[...]
AkihabaraNews has a NEW site!
AkihabaraNews has a NEW site!

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Honda UK’s 1000cc Lawnmower is Way Faster than Your Car

What can you do with a small yet really powerful engine, a new riding lawnmower, a healthy marketing budget, and a professional race driver with some free time? You can cut the grass really, really quickly. Oh, and severely injure or k[...]
Honda UK’s 1000cc Lawnmower is Way Faster than Your Car

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Panasonic – Massager that relaxes your muscles and warms them gently

Panasonic is going to release a new massager “Ouchi Refre” (EW-NA63) on September 1. “Refre” is a shortened version of “Refresh” and “Ouchi” means “At home” in Japanese, not &[...]
Panasonic – Massager that relaxes your muscles and warms them gently
Panasonic – Massager that relaxes your muscles and warms them gentlyPanasonic – Massager that relaxes your muscles and warms them gentlyPanasonic – Massager that relaxes your muscles and warms them gentlyPanasonic – Massager that relaxes your muscles and warms them gently

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World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’

Researchers from Asia and Europe have developed the world’s lightest and thinnest organic circuits, which in the future could be used in a range of healthcare applications. Lighter than a feather, these ultrathin film-like organi[...]
World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’
World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’

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Panasonic – Smartphone-sized portable full body massager

Panasonic is releasing the smartphone-sized portable full body massager (low frequency electric therapy equipment) called “Pocket Refre (EW-NA23)” on September 1. Because it’s an only 12cm long compact device and also[...]
Panasonic – Smartphone-sized portable full body massager
Panasonic – Smartphone-sized portable full body massagerPanasonic – Smartphone-sized portable full body massagerPanasonic – Smartphone-sized portable full body massager

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Nestlé – KitKat – 2013 summer seasonal special flavors

Nestlé in Japan releases unique flavored KitKats seasonally, a tradition that they have been doing for a long time. You can probably find Maccha Kitkat (green tea flavor) outside of Japan. But the variety of the flavors you see here in[...]
Nestlé – KitKat – 2013 summer seasonal special flavors
Nestlé – KitKat – 2013 summer seasonal special flavorsNestlé – KitKat – 2013 summer seasonal special flavorsNestlé – KitKat – 2013 summer seasonal special flavorsNestlé – KitKat – 2013 summer seasonal special flavors

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Turn your iPhone 4/4s or 5 into a real pocket camcorder thanks to Donya

Ever wanted to turn your iPhone into a Camcorder look-alike? Well guess what! Shanghai Donya has just what you need with their latest product the DN-84841. Slide your iPhone into Donya’s latest “Grip” and you will hav[...]
Turn your iPhone 4/4s or 5 into a real pocket camcorder thanks to Donya

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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s electronic beacon trouble for the 787 Dreamliner (Boeing’s gotta be so tired of such headlines), a Japanese & American team at MIT have found a way to make brains remember stuff that didn’t happen, and Toyota’s[...]
Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

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LG – Pink-colored model will be added to Pocket photo

Pocket photo, that was released last month by LG Electronics Japan, is a mobile photo printer. You can take a photo with your smartphone and print it out with Pocket photo right away, anytime, anywhere. In early August, they will relea[...]
LG – Pink-colored model will be added to Pocket photo
LG – Pink-colored model will be added to Pocket photoLG – Pink-colored model will be added to Pocket photoLG – Pink-colored model will be added to Pocket photoLG – Pink-colored model will be added to Pocket photoLG – Pink-colored model will be added to Pocket photo

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Sharp – Electronic handwriting notebook that can save 2000 pages data

Sharp is going to release new electronic handwriting notebook “WG-N20″ on August 8. You can write smoothly in the electronic notebook as if you were writing in a regular paper notebook with a pencil. It is capable of saving[...]
Sharp –  Electronic handwriting notebook that can save 2000 pages data
Sharp –  Electronic handwriting notebook that can save 2000 pages dataSharp –  Electronic handwriting notebook that can save 2000 pages dataSharp –  Electronic handwriting notebook that can save 2000 pages dataSharp –  Electronic handwriting notebook that can save 2000 pages dataSharp –  Electronic handwriting notebook that can save 2000 pages data

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LG – Ultra-wide LCD monitor with a cinematic 21:9 aspect ratio

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Panasonic – DMC-XS3 – Slim & classic designed Lumix camera

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Panasonic – DMC-FZ70 – Lumix camera with the world’s first 60X optical zoom

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Japanese Robots: The Seemingly Least Cool Robotics Story of July is a Must-Read!

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Sony – α58 – DSLR camera with interchangeable lenses

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Thanko – 7.5mm biz card sized portable battery – Increased in battery capacity by 1200mAh over the previous model

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JVC Kenwood – ADIXXION “GC-XA2″ – dustproof, shockproof, waterproof, low-temperature resistant action camera

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NTT docomo – Disney Mobile on docomo F-07E – Disney official smartphone

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Sanwa Supply – Magnet built-in tablet holder

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Monitor your heart rate simply by wearing a shirt with these wearable electrodes

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Thanko – Pen-shaped video camera – Able to shoot 1080p full HD video

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IBIS pneumatic keyhole surgery robot potentially 1/10 the cost of da Vinci