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ASUS Japan is going to release an 8-inch Android tablet - ASUS MeMO Pad 8 ME581C - on December 5.
ASUS MeMO Pad 8 ME581C is only 7.45mm thin and weighs 292g. It features an 8-inch WUXGA LCD display (1920x1200), Atom Z3560 processor, 2GB memory, 16GB SSD, 5MP out-camera, 1.2MP in-camera, GPS, accelerometer, electromagnetic compass, optical sensor, magnetometric sensor, gyroscope, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.0.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd. announced the release of the ClassWiz fx-991EX calculator - it features a high-resolution LCD and it is the world's first standard scientific calculator to feature a spreadsheet function.
It is due to be released in the first quarter of 2015.
JVC Kenwood is going to release new Everio video cameras: a 64GB model (GZ-RX500) and 32GB model (GZ-R300).
They are tough - IPX8 waterproof, IP5X dustproof, MIL-STD-810F Method 516.5 Shock standards, and temperature resistance (-10~40 degrees C). The built-in large-capacity battery allows you to film continuously for 5 hours in a rugged environment.
Elecom released a Bluetooth wireless speaker LBT-SPP500 that comes with a tea cup-shaped speaker and saucer-shaped cradle.
LBT-SPP500 is pretty and can easily become a part of the interior decoration in your room. Placing it on the accompanying cradle charges up the speaker. By touching the top of the speaker, you can control its volume adjustment and On/Off.
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Century is now selling an IPX4 waterproof elastic silicon Bluetooth speaker - WORMEE - for ¥4,298.
WORMEE is a speaker that contracts and expands, and its angle can be changed too. On its bottom is a suction disk that can be applied to a smooth surface.