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Sony Mobile Communications unveiled their new vision for wearable technology called SmartWear Experience, and as a part of the related service, they introduced a life activities logging application called Lifelog, a small device called Core that enables data collection for application use, and a waterproof wristband style device called SmartBand SWR10.
Casio America has announced the release of a new sports watch that utilizes Bluetooth v4.0 and enables wearers to access personal fitness data from mobile apps, operate a music player on a smartphone, etc.
Casio will display the watch at CES (the International Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, January 7-10.
Major Japanese instant noodle vendor, Acecook, is going to start a new instant noodle series, EDGE, and they are going to introduce outrageous noodle products from now on. As its first shot, they are going to release a shocking (but something that suites recent tastes) instant noodle on January 13.
November’s SC13 Supercomputer Conference confirmed China’s Tianhe 2, clocked at 33.86 PETAFLOPS, as the world’s fastest. Japan’s K Computer comes in at #4, but the RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science has plans to smash both rankings, and it’s impressive, but also relative.
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Nikon is going to release new wide-angle lens AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G ED, 35mm fixed focal length lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.8 compatible with Nikon FX-format, for their DSLR in February.
AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G ED allows you to take photos with smooth, stunning "bokeh" (natural background blur), and produces sharp photos in great colors and contrasts. Lens construction consists of 11 lens elements in 8 groups.
Weight: About ¥305g
It will be sold for about ¥63,000.
After Family Mart released Warsman and Ramenman collaborated steamed buns last year, finally a steamed bun of the leading star Kinnikuman from the anime series "Kinnikuman" will be released for 180 yen on January 14.
The beef based stuffing is seasoned with the flavor of Gyu-don (beef bowl). Gyu-don is Kinnikuman's favorite dish and appears often in the pages of the series.
CarTech Fans, the Dakar Rally is On!
Bikes, trucks, cars (kinda), huge earthcrawlers full of supplies and stuff: off they've gone in this the 6th consecutive South American appearance for the 14-day, 5000 mile (8000km) endurance race.