Samsung's new Tizen OS-powered wristwatch-style smart device Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo were unveiled at MWC 2014 (Mobile World Congress 2014), in Barcelona, Spain. They are due to be released around the world this coming April. The release timing in Japan is TBD.
Both devices have a 1.63-inch Super AMOLED display (320x320). They can work with Samsung smartphones so emails, phone calls, SNS messages and so on will be noticed on the display of Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo.
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Sony unveiled another new smartphone - Xperia M2 - at MWC 2014 (Mobile World Congress 2014), in Barcelona, Spain.
Sony announced that it is planning to sell Xperia M2 for less than €220 (About ¥30,000, $300) although they haven't revealed which carriers in which countries will release it. It has a 4.8-inch display and a camera with 8.1MP CMOS sensor Exmor RS for mobile, and it is compatible with LTE network and NFC function.
Sony's new flagship tablet Xperia Z2 Tablet was also unveiled at MWC 2014 (Mobile World Congress 2014), in Barcelona, Spain.
The Xperia Z2 Tablet is the world's slimmest (6.4mm) and lightest (Wi-Fi model: 426g, LTE/3G model: 439g) among all tablets 8-inch or bigger.
At MWC 2014 (Mobile World Congress 2014), in Barcelona, Spain on February 24, Sony finally OFFICIALLY unveiled their new smartphone Xperia Z2. Many of you might remember that the leaked specs of Xperia Z2 created an internet buzz about 2 weeks ago.
Panasonic is going to release 2 new models of their business-oriented tablet TOUGHPAD. The Windows 8 embedded handheld model "FZ-E1" will be out in mid-June and the Android model "FZ-X1" will be out in late August.
They feature a highly sensitive touch panel that enables full control even while wearing gloves and allows proper operations even when wet.
"Why are so many people wearing masks?"
That is the one question that ALL of my friends who visited Japan from overseas have asked me during their stay. More so than "Where should I go to eat the best sushi?" or "How do you say Thank you in Japanese?".
Nakabayashi, Japanese corporation offering stationery-related products, announced that they obtained exclusive distribution rights in Japan to sell the 3D printing pen 3Doodler that the American company Wobbles Works has developed.