GaijinPot's Anthony Joh and AkihabaraNews' Reno J. Tibke
...and one of those is on a map.
China, with the world’s 2nd-largest economy, is mentioned 7 times with occasional allusion, and America, still way up top with a GDP roughly twice that of China, is mentioned outright 15 times and referenced again and again.
This week Sony’s purchasing part of Nintendo’s supply chain (a factory that makes things with 4-letter acronyms), a Japanese artist teamed up with Nike to make artistic HyperColor spandex (deep cut!), and Honda’s giving away 3D modeling data for their concept cars - print your own!
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Technology continues to break new ground. Last week in Japan, the latest development in Smart Clothing was unveiled, this time in the area of love - helping women understand their bodies, and helping men understand women's hearts.
There are many strategies employed by men around the world to unlock a woman's heart, which, as many of us know, is a good way to unhook her bra…
But just what is the right formula? What does it take to get the job done, and how do you know when it is all systems go…?
JAL (Japan Airlines) just announced that they will start in-flight Wi-Fi service for their domestic flights, beginning in July. Passengers can choose a 30 minute plan for 400 yen or a plan with fees between 500 yen and 1,200 yen per flight (depending on the flight distance). The specific flight routes and implementation dates for the service have not been announced yet.
Do you think that 400 yen for 30 minutes is too much?
Long under siege from Facebook, Twitter
From Muji, file box-shaped Bluetooth speaker MJFSP-1 for ¥13,000 is now out.
The speaker looks like a file box that you keep documents in so that it looks very natural when you place it on a book cabinet.
Two of these speakers can be connected through an accompanying cable so that you can listen to them in stereo.
It support Bluetooth 3.0, SCMS-T (Serial Copy Management System), SBC (codec), and FM radio.