REVIEW: Testing the Panasonic GH4's 4K Video Capabilities
TokyoStreetView: Tokyo Yanaka Cemetery (4K VIDEO)
APRIL THANKO RODEO PART 3 OF 3: Two Extra Arms to Hold Your Gear
DAIMAOU - G.G-B
- April 20, 2015
REVIEW: Testing the Panasonic GH4's 4K Video Capabilities
Some caveats aside, the GH4 has AMAZING 4K video quality and colors that are even better than the Sony AX100. The GH4 offers stunningly sharp videos, which some have complained are too sharp! Seriously guys? Too Sharp? This is freaking 4K here not SD! Dive in for more from Aki founder DAIMAOU!
TokyoStreetView
- April 20, 2015
TokyoStreetView: Tokyo Yanaka Cemetery (4K VIDEO)
Yanaka is primarily famous for its vast cemetery where people come not only to pay respects to their ancestors and loved ones, but also to stroll about and let the kids enjoy a bit of fun at one of the playgrounds! Yep you read that correctly: Yanaka cemetery hosts a few playgrounds for kids.
Editor
- April 19, 2015
APRIL THANKO RODEO PART 3 OF 3: Two Extra Arms to Hold Your Gear
The arm rack can be mounted on any desk or hard surface (bed frames, kitchen/coffee tables, etc.), and the arms are fully articulable in basically all degrees of freedom. The smartphone clamp can accommodate all but the largest smartphones, and the tablet rack can fit almost any-size device in landscape orientation.
Editor
- April 17, 2015
Putting little spy cameras in eyeglasses is nothing new, to be sure, but doing it with thick, feminine-ish black hipsters frames with two front-facing, identical 2mm holes on each side that allow the camera’s lens and mic to just sort of blend into the overall design, well that's somewhat novel. We love Thanko so much.
REVIEW: Testing the Panasonic GH4's 4K Video Capabilities
TokyoStreetView: Tokyo Yanaka Cemetery (4K VIDEO)
APRIL THANKO RODEO PART 3 OF 3: Two Extra Arms to Hold Your Gear
REVIEW: Testing the Panasonic GH4's 4K Video Capabilities
Some caveats aside, the GH4 has AMAZING 4K video quality and colors that are even better than the Sony AX100. The GH4 offers stunningly sharp videos, which some have complained are too sharp! Seriously guys? Too Sharp? This is freaking 4K here not SD! Dive in for more from Aki founder DAIMAOU!

TokyoStreetView - April 20, 2015

TokyoStreetView: Tokyo Yanaka Cemetery (4K VIDEO)
Yanaka is primarily famous for its vast cemetery where people come not only to pay respects to their ancestors and loved ones, but also to stroll about and let the kids enjoy a bit of fun at one of the playgrounds! Yep you read that correctly: Yanaka cemetery hosts a few playgrounds for kids.
APRIL THANKO RODEO PART 3 OF 3: Two Extra Arms to Hold Your Gear
The arm rack can be mounted on any desk or hard surface (bed frames, kitchen/coffee tables, etc.), and the arms are fully articulable in basically all degrees of freedom. The smartphone clamp can accommodate all but the largest smartphones, and the tablet rack can fit almost any-size device in landscape orientation.
Putting little spy cameras in eyeglasses is nothing new, to be sure, but doing it with thick, feminine-ish black hipsters frames with two front-facing, identical 2mm holes on each side that allow the camera’s lens and mic to just sort of blend into the overall design, well that's somewhat novel. We love Thanko so much.
APRIL THANKO RODEO PART 1 OF 3: USB Wheel-Powered Gadget Charger for Bikes
Japan’s been using those little mini-dynamo generators to power bike lights for decades, and that doesn’t require a whole lot of power. Charging a smartphone or GPS guide thingy is a different matter, but it seems that Thanko has found the answer.
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Top 5 Japanese Tech Videos of the Week (and then some)
1) The inexplicable yet fantastically alluring Hikaru Skirt, 2) What goes on the moment a Japanese department store opens the doors, 3) A beautiful Japanese monorail passes 50 feet above, 4) Tokyo Tower in 4K, like you've never seen it before, 5) Self-Healing iPhone cover skins!
Anyone can set up a camera for long exposure shots, but there’s undeniable artistry in choosing one’s subject matter, mastering the composition process, and holding true to a theme; Tokyo, a contemplation of the profound socio-technological complexity of the largest city in human history, delivers an exemplar thereof.
Granted, Daikanyama looks like a maze that requires you to be extra curious to find what you are looking for, but that is part of its charm. Whether you are a fan of vintage clothing or the latest brands, you will no doubt find it there. And when you have the chance to visit, we've got restaurant recommendations, too!
REVIEW: The ASUS ZenPhone 5 & ZenWatch Do Tokyo
Tech giant ASUS recently came out with two new devices in Japan, and they're looking to compete with the likes of Samsung, HTC and yes - even Apple. The Asus ZenFone 5 is a smartphone running Android, and the elegant ZenWatch brings some style to the future-thinking Android Wear ecosystem.

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