Spec Computer - Swiss army knife-shaped Lightning cable

Spec Computer has just released a Swiss army knife-shaped Lightning cable for ¥1,728.

It's as versatile as an actual Swiss army knife. 4 different kind of built-in terminals (Lighting terminal, microUSB terminal, 30-pin dock terminal, and USB terminal) allow you to charge up an iPhone, smartphone or PSVita-2000 from a PC's USB port.

Thermoplastic elastomer used as a material for the product, which is a material intermediate between gum elastic and plastic, protects the cable parts from getting damaged.

Unfortunately, with the Swiss army knife-shaped Lightning cable, you are not allowed to charge up multiple devices at the same time. Neither data transfer nor charging iPad/tablets is supported.

  • Size: W25xH94xL20mm
  • Weight: 36g
  • Color: Black, White
  • Enabled device: iPhone, smartphones, PSVita-2000

 

Source: 

Related Articles

King Jim is going to release a pair of digital noise canceling earplugs on March 7.

The digital earplugs are able to shut out ambient noise, however they don't shut out all the sounds around you. It lets you hear important sounds like a public announcement, incoming call, and somebody's voice talking to you.

2 new models of USB adapter were released by Sanwa Supply. Both are ¥5,800.

They are compatible with TransferJet technology (Close proximity wireless transfer technology), which instantly enables them to send/receive data to/from another device just by putting the device above them.

In these adapters, Sony's ultra-fast LSI is built-in so they are capable of sending 50MB data to other devices in about 5 seconds. In addition to that, using close proximity wireless transfer technology lessens the possibility of data leakage.

 

An iPhone5/5s case with a Tokyo and Osaka train map making use of PCB (printed circuit board) parts will be released on April 15 at the Daikanyama Tsutaya Books store located in Daikanyama in Tokyo.

It's one of the new "moeco" series products that was specially made as a Daikanyama Tsutaya Books original product by Denshi-Gihan Co., LTD., which runs an electronic substrate related business. The iPhone 5/5s case consists of parts such as diode, LED, electrical transistor, resistor, and capacitor condenser.

Yoriko Takahashi - June 27, 2014

To make you feel a bit more comfortable on rainy humid days, Thanko has introduced a folding umbrella with mini electric fan - called "Folding Fan-brella".

Those blades of the mini electric fan are made of a soft material so it is worry-free - the blades won't hurt you.

REVIEW: Lightning Rabbit Premium Gadget Cables (GALLERY)

Lightning Rabbits are cables. Some very nice cables. We reviewed them...err, commented on them. A 2000-word TL:DR expose on a gadget cable is a level of geekery to which we cannot rise, so comments suffice.

Century released the Bluetooth keyboard for iPad mini - iPad mini Turn Keyboard Case - that can also be an iPad mini case.

It connects to iPad mini via Bluetooth. When the iPad mini is set with the keyboard case, the hinge allows the iPad mini to rotate by 360 degrees. So, you can use it as a note PC as well as a tablet.

Built-in battery for the keyboard can be charged through a USB terminal.

  • Price: ¥5,696
  • Size: 200 x 17 x 150mm
  • Weight: 440g
  • Color: Silver, Black

 

Yoriko Takahashi - June 19, 2014

Are you too lazy to keep holding your smartphone with your hand?  

Thanko's new Flexible Arm for Smartphone can hold your smartphone for you. You can fasten your smartphone with a big clip attached to the end of the flexible arm and there is another big clip to make the arm fasten to anywhere the clip gets fixed.

The arm allows you to adjust the height and angle of your choice.

Elecom MF-SU3 series USB Flash Memory

Elecom is going to release the USB 3.0 compliant a dime-sized ultra-small USB flash drive "MF-SU3 series" (8GB, 16GB, 32GB) in mid July.

Since it's extremely compact (W21.5xD12.2xH4.6mm), you might be concerned about accidentally dropping or misplacing it. If so, you can attach a strap to the strap hole on the USB flash drive.

Compatible OS: Windows 8/7, Vista, XP, Mac OS X (10.6~10.8)
Interface: USB3.0/2.0
Size: W21.5xD12.2xH4.6mm
Weight: About 3g
 

King Jim's high-tech Neutral BOX allows you to save your precious time and not have to look around inside to remember what you have stored inside of it, because the box will tell you what is inside without having to open it.

Akihabaranews.com - Sanwa Supply wireless mouse 400-MA052

Sanwa Supply just started selling a wireless mouse "400-MA052" for ¥2,980.
 
This wireless mouse runs without a battery or battery charging. It is powered wirelessly from the accompanying mouse pad.

Once you connect the mouse pad to a USB port, it starts producing a magnetic field, powering the wireless mouse's circuit.

  • Wireless mouse: W67 x H37 x L105mm, 72g
  • Mouse pad: W105 x H215 x L15mm, 140g / Cable length: 1.4m

 

 

 

 

In July 2013, Meditrek in Yokohama released the Meruru, which enables soft contact lenses to be inserted and removed without touching the fingers.

"Using soft contact lenses requires practice, and even after practicing, quite a lot of people find it difficult to insert and remove soft contact lenses. Some people fail at practicing, and stop using contact lenses, because they think it's too difficult. If there was a way to handle contact lenses easily, without hurting the eyes, it would be a great help to such people."

There are lots of hotels which still offer only a wired LAN network here in Japan.

So, especially for those who make frequent business trips in Japan, Planex Communications' wall-plug compact Wi-Fi router "Chibi-Fi 3 MZK-DP150N" could be a very helpful product. It's just released today for 2,680 yen.

To make a Wi-Fi environment with Chibi-Fi 3 MZK-DP150N, simply insert the router's plug into a socket and also insert the LAN adapter into the LAN port.

Yesterday, we wrote about Samsung's new wearable devices Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo that connect to make phone calls, play music or take photos. However, Gear Fit, which Samsung has also introduced at MWC 2014 (Mobile World Congress 2014), doesn't have any functions like that.

I've seen only a few people who were using iPhone 5c. It seems to be a bit rare in Japan. This is for those who have this rare iPhone.

Hamee released colorful Lightning cables to match the colors of the iPhone 5c for ¥1,890 each.

It's a certified product by Apple (MFI, made for iPhone/iPod/iPad).

  • Color: White, Pink, Yellow, Blue, and Green
  • Length of cable: 65cm
     
Auto Mee S Cleaning Robots - AkihabaraNews.com

【Published February 5, 2013 - Top 13 of '13

Takara TOMY Company, Ltd., the Japanese toy company, just released a tiny cleaning robot, called the “Auto Mee S”, designed for cleaning smartphone and tablet LCD displays.

This is a fun gadget to have and would be a great gift that I would love to get…

Pages