Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) is going to start selling new product PlayStation TV in European countries and the U.S. this fall.
PlayStation TV is a non-portable version of the PlayStation Vita handheld game console. It has been already released in Japan and other Asian counties in November 2013 as "PlayStation Vita TV". While "PlayStation Vita TV" is in white, the new PlayStation TV is in black.
Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) announced today that they are going to release the "Glacier White" PS4 in autumn this year.
"Glacier White" will be the PS4's first color choice except for the original black (Jet Black) model.
It was unveiled that the "Glacier White" PS4 will be sold for USD449 in the U.S. or for EUR439 in Europe, but SCE hasn't announced yet the sales price in Asian countries including Japan.
On June 9, one of the world's largest animated film festivals, The Annecy International Animation Film Festival (AIAFF) started in Annecy, France. And we had great news from there today.
Studio Ghibli's 78-year old Director Isao Takahata received an honorary award to celebrate his career and contribution to animation at the festival. The audience welcomed him to the stage with loud applause.
He is the first Japanese person to receive this award.
Green House is going to release an LED lantern in mid-June that generates electricity by water and salt.
It doesn't need any batteries or electric charge. Just by pouring salt water into the lantern, ion seeps out of the built-in magnesium metallic bar and generates electric power.
Ocean water can be used so that it could be the perfect tool for emergencies and outdoor activity.
Lightning Rabbits are cables. Some very nice cables. We reviewed them...err, commented on them. A 2000-word TL:DR expose on a gadget cable is a level of geekery to which we cannot rise, so comments suffice.
Tokyo's new skyscraper complex Toranomon Hills unveil its mascot character that looks very much like someone
He is not Doraemon. He is TORANOMON!
As one of the Tokyo's current large-scale urban redevelopment projects, another new skyscraper complex is going to open in 2 days in central Tokyo.
The building is called Toranomon Hills and they unveiled its mascot character "Toranomon" collaborated with the animation company Fujiko Pro. Yes, we love mascots!
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Sinfonia Technology is planning to release a solar panel cleaning robot "Resola" in autumn 2014.
Resola is like a solar panel version of the iRobot Roomba, and understands its surrounding environment with a sensor and determines its own cleaning path. It cleans up a solar panel with a wiper, brush and pouring water the same way that Roomba vacuums a room.