Opinion from Japan: Chill out, The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Wasn’t a "Wash" - AkihabaraNews.com

Opinion from Japan: Chill out, The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Wasn’t a "Wash"

[EDITOR’S NOTE]
The following are the views of Contributor Shannon Saruwatashi and are not necessarily though they could be somewhat parallel or at least tangential to our views maybe. Actually, we don’t think op-ed pieces need a trigger warning, we just wanted to make fun of trigger warnings, which may or may not be how we really feel.

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Japanese Girl Wins Air Guitar World Championship - AkihabaraNews.com

Japanese Girl Wins Air Guitar World Championship

Air Guitar World Championship
The best thing about the World Air Guitar Championship - now in it’s 19th year - is that it seems to thoroughly appreciate its own absurdity. As such, the theatricality and energy of contestants’ pseudo-strumming, rathern than the accuracy, seems to be measure of an air guitarist. The organization states:

JTT - 8-legged flexible device stand - SPIDER PODIUM

JTT (Japan Trust Technology) is now selling an 8-legged flexible smartphone stand "SPIDER PODIUM" from the English company, Breffo.

With the 8 flexible legs, you can mount different kinds of devices such as a smartphone and camera to many places. For example, you can use it as a smartphone stand in the kitchen to check a recipe or as a tripod stand for a camera by looping the legs around a pole.

 

Samsung - Gear S - SIM card compliant curvy smartwatch

Samsung announced the release of the SIM card-compliant curvy smart watch, Gear S. It will be released to the world starting in October, but its price has not been announced yet.

Gear S features a SIM card that is compatible with 3G networks so that users can make phone calls or send messages without connecting another smartphone device. The other interesting feature is that it supports healthcare or fitness functions like S Health and Nike+ Running.

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