Google - HDMI streaming media player "Chromecast" out in Japan May 28

Google's new HDMI streaming media player "Chromecast" mirrors online content such as TV shows, movies and music from smartphones, tablets, and notebook PCs to a TV screen.

Compatible online content includes Google Play Movies, YouTube, dVideo (provided by NTT docomo), Video Pass (provided by au), movies/TV shows/videos/music/photos/website from Chrome browsers and so on. Android smartphone, tablet, iPhone, iPad, Windows Chrome or Mac Chrome can be used as a remote control.

How to purchase Chromecast in Japan is to order at Google Play after 9am on May 28 (delivery will be received in 3 to 5 business days), or purchase at Amazon.co.jp or other major electronic stores.

Price: ¥4,200 excluding tax

 

 

 

Source: 

Related Articles

Robots in 2014 - AkihabaraNews.com

Contributor Sean P. Bullock is a materials manufacturing professional, robotics nerd-enthusiast, citizen scholar, and manager of the unofficial DARPA Robotics Challenge Facebook page.

• • •

Akihabaranews.com .みんな new gTLD domain

Google has released .みんな - a new domain extension for Japanese who want to carve out their own, new space on the Internet.

.みんな (.minna) literally means "everybody" in Japanese, and is being positioned by Google as an alternate online address space for Japanese.

Google unveils Japanese pricing for Nexus 6 on Japanese Google Play 
The release date hasn't been stated clearly. It says soon-to-be-released.

Y!mobile announced the release of Google's new Nexus 6 smartphone.

They will be the only telecommunications carrier that will handle Nexus 6. The release date and price haven't been announced yet.

DAIMAOU - G.G-B - February 05, 2014

The first red Nexus 5 device is now available on Google Play. Nexus 5 is the first Google phone to be offered in three colors: red, white and black. Launched last October in partnership by LG and Google, Nexus 5 received praise as a stylish, high-performance Google phone. Nexus 5 is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, a stunning 5-inch Full HD IPS display and runs Android 4.4, KitKat, the latest version of the Android OS.

au by KDDI - Google tablet "Nexus 7" Wi-Fi model

 

au by KDDI is going to release Google's Android 4.3 7.0 inch tablet "Nexus 7" Wi-Fi model (16GB, 32GB) on August 28.

Full HD IPS LED panel (1920x1200 dots), 2 cameras (Front: 1.2 mega pixels, Rare: 5 mega pixels), and Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5GHz Quad Core CPU are built-in.

Size: 114mm x 200mm x 8.6mm
Weight: 290g
Memory: 2GB

Photo by Kakaku.com

 

On Google Play in Japan, the Google's platform Android Wear built-in LG's new smart watch - LG G Watch - went on sale today. The price is 22,900 yen.

Information and photos of Samsung's Gear Live is also currently listed on Google Play, but it still says that Gear Live will be out in the near future.

Google unveiled their newly developed gadget Google Nihongo Nyuryoku Magic Hand (Japanese language input magic hand) today. It was developed to help make using smart devices easier.

It is able to solve problems that arise from the use of a touch panel, such as the following:

- it is sometimes hard to control with hands with long nails or while wearing gloves or a bandage
- screens can sometimes get dirty with fingerprints
- screens can sometimes be poorly responsive

Google Down - AkihabaraNews.com

JAPAN UPDATE:
Aside from the obscene lack of decent cheeseburgers, all's well.

• • •

Motorola - Moto X

Google Inc. (GOOG)’s Motorola Mobility unit today announced a flagship Moto X smartphone with customizable colors, in an effort to revive the business after falling behind Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Samsung Electronics Co.