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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it's a new force-reactive, wireless, two way touching that's so fast it seems instantaneous, and Kirobo, the cute little space robot that only speaks Japanese, finally came out of ISS storage to talk with astronaut Koichi Wakata.

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LG to unveil world's first 105" curved Ultra HD TV at CES

LG today announced it will be unveiling the world’s first 21:9 aspect ratio CURVED ULTRA HD TV (Model 105UB9) at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. LG’s newest premium TV is also the company’s very first CURVED ULTRA HD model. The award winning groundbreaking 105-inch (measured diagonally) 105UB9 is officially the largest curved TV ever made.

LG to introduce newest premium monitors at CES

At the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), LG will break new ground with the launch of its 34-inch IPS 21:9 UltraWide (Model UM95) monitor. Also available in a 29-inch version, the UM95 will offer stunning image clarity thanks to an UltraWide QHD resolution (3440 x 1440) display.

Akihabaranews.com - Bandai Sushi transform figures

Bandai - Sushi figures transform into the original ingredients

 

Bandai is going to release a new Sushi figures series called - Gyakusaisei Motomodoru Sushimodoru - (long name!!) to their Gachapon machines on January 22. It's a machine that you insert coins, turn the nob, and get a random capsule toy.

These sushi figures are transformative. Their parts can be disassembled and you can assemble them into the original ingredients of the sushi, for example a tuna sushi figure can be transformed into a whole tuna fish.

Calbee - KFC collaborated "Colonel Crispy" potato chips

Potato chips… meet Colonel Sanders!

Calbee and Kentucky Fried Chicken collaborated to make a new type of potato chips that will be out on January 6.

The flavor is Colonel Crispy, which is based on KFC's "Colonel Crispy" boneless crispy fried chicken.  The chips have stronger garlic and soy sauce taste added on. Sounds like a seriously delicious taste!

Photo by Tabelog

 

 

 

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