Panasonic's new 4K30p movie-shootable wearable camera HX-A500 will be available for about ¥42,000 on June 12.
HX-A500 has a unique style where its body and lens parts are separated. So, while the lens is positioned and worn, you can control the camera through the body part.
Olympus is going to release the latest flagship model of their rugged compact digital camera series - OLYMPUS STYLUS TG-3 Tough - for about ¥48,000 in the beginning of July.
The new model adds a macro photography mode that enables an approach of as close as 10mm to an object from its lens. In that mode, it can zoom up to 6.9X when the focal distance is 100mm (35mm equivalent), and when used in conjunction with super-resolution zoom, it is able to shoot the object in 13.8X zoom.
Takara Tomy Arts is going to release a beer server called Premium Beer Server Gokurei (gokurei means "super cold") on May 22.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd. announced that it will collaborate with Japan Post Co., Ltd. - Japan's postal service - to
release new 3D “Casio Art” paintings, using special postage stamp designs.
The stamps will be released on July 23, or "Fumi no Hi" (Day of the Letter) and the paintings will be sold at “e-casio” which is Casio’s official online shopping website. The paintings will also be sold through shops operated by Casio Group companies.
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Here is the thumb-shaped stylus for those who have a short thumb!
Well, probably you are thinking who wants to buy Thanko's Thumb-shaped Stylus. If you can pocket your pride, it could be a very useful tool for you.
During commuting in a madly crowded train here in Japan, you want to kill your time playing with your smartphone. You can only use one hand because the other hand is holding onto a strap, and then this issue will happen:
To all TSS fans: Collection 4 is scheduled to be the final installment of the series, bringing us to 200 shots - a nice, round, satisfying number.