Chocolate is considered most appropriate, especially from an expensive, foreign brand. And perhaps it is a universal truth that nothing says I Love You like a box of exotic chocolates from an exclusive French boutique that the guy has never heard of.
Essentially, it’s Japan’s SEMA show (Specialty Equipment Market Association). Tuning companies and parts manufacturers show off their new products, tuning houses show off their latest builds, and automakers show off their future enthusiast and competition models and concepts.
Aiming to make our next generation of mobile and other electronic devices and services more secure and conveniently accessible, Fujitsu has successfully integrated an iris-scanning infrared camera and LED system into a prototype smartphone.
In this publication’s namesake Akihabara district (pre-AKB48ification, mind you), one of the most important categories used to evaluate individuals is known as the Ambient Otaku Threat Level Barometer. How do we judge this artifact of otaku culture?
Sony unveiled a round-shaped voice command-controlled Bluetooth speaker (BSP60). The device speaks. If you ask it about your schedule, updates on SNS, weather, etc., it verbally tells you the information that you need.
This year is the 30th anniversary of the release in Japan of internationally loved ice cream brand, Häagen-Dazs.
To celebrate it, today they released 2 new seasonal flavors - 30th Anniversary Sakura (Sakura means cherry blossom in Japanese) and 30th Anniversary Rose. These 2 flavors are Häagen-Dazs's first flower-flavored ice creams.
Powdered cherry blossom petals, cherry sauce and salt are mixed in the softly-pink-colored Sakura flavored ice cream. It also has Sakura flavored sauce topping.
The National Institute of Informatics (NII) and Maezawa Mold have been co-developing a wearable device, the Privacy Visor, to protect users' privacy from SNS facial recognition.
The Privacy Visor is a Google Glass-style device that uses LEDs. By illuminating a user's face with invisible light, it can prevent privacy invasion through surveillance camera-based face recognition systems.
Japanese love their cigarettes and are never without them and a lighter. And recently, a cute singing lighter has arrived on the scene. It is chargeable through your computer's USB port, giving hours of lighter fluid-free cigarette lighting. Wind and rain? There's no flame so there's no problem!
Sing a long with Jii! Fill your lungs with smoke and your heart with song!