From the Editor:
Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:
Mazda is having a series of fan events for their 4th-generation Roadster called "Mazda Roadster THANKS DAY in JAPAN 2nd" in various cities around Japan.
The events are about the new Roadster that is planned to be released in July 2015. Participants can check out the prototype and have a test ride, and also there is a talk session by the developers.
Toshiba is releasing the world's first NFC-enabled SDHC memory card on February 21.
8GB model (SD-NFC08GA) - about ¥2,000
16GB model (SD-NFC16GA) - about ¥3,000
32GB model (SD-NFC32GA) - about ¥6,000~¥7,000
Feel a vacation under your feet.
Sitting at the desk all day gives you swollen legs. You somehow start feeling tired and get distracted although you are just sitting down.
If you are annoyed by that situation, you might want to try Thanko's new hammock-style foot rest. Simply hook it on the desk and it's ready to use. Place your feet on it and it will make your feet relaxed while you do desk work.
At JIMTOF 2014, Kitagawa Iron Works exhibited the DLL chuck, a new chuck that eliminates the need for setup by further enhancing the conventional jaw based parallel draw-down type chuck that secures a workpiece to chuck surface.
Mouse Computer designed a desktop PC "MDV For Photo" series with professional photographers as the end-user in mind. They will release it on February 23.
MDV For Photo is good at image data import, saving, quick photo-retouching and color matching. It equips a built-in 32GB memory, dual drive storage (SSD/HDD), USB3.0-compliant card reader, and 3.5-inch removable HDD bay.