Elecom - Ping-pong ball-type speaker for smartphone earphone jack

Elecom is going to release the compact ball-type mono speaker ASP-SMP050 series - a φ3.5mm stereo mini jack for the earphone jack of any smartphone, iPhone or other devices compatible with a φ3.5mm stereo mini jack.

The ASP-SMP050 series is slightly smaller than an actual ping-pong ball. It is able to output 1.5W powerful sound, which is roughly 8 times more powerful than a smartphone speaker.

JTFF - Japanese Technology from the Future Friday! - AkihabaraNews.com

Japanese Technology from the Future Friday

This week Japan’s kicking in some cash, tech, and know-how to help modernize a sizeable public waterworks in the Philippines, Nissan’s prepping their shiny new hybrid racing triangle for Le Mans, and Japan’s trying to get cozy with India’s Navy through tech sharing, which, for regional stability and international understanding, actually means almost nothing. 

Tonkatsu (Pork cutlets) with whipped cream on top

Tonkatsu (Pork cutlets) is surely one of the most loved Japanese food by Japanese as well as foreigners. The combination of the deep fried juicy thick pork, crunchy panko and flavorful sauce are dreamy.

However, Yoshibe, a Tonkatsu specialized restaurant in Kobe, broke the rule and have made it into a dessert. They are going to sell the Tonkatsu dessert for a limited time only from April 26 to May 6.

SPECIAL STARTUP REPORT: Tokyo Team Visits Silicon Valley - AkihabaraNews.com

SPECIAL STARTUP REPORT: Tokyo Team Visits Silicon Valley

Contributor Eli Lyons holds a master’s in Embedded Electrical and Computer Systems and is currently pursuing his PhD in Medical Genome Science at University of Tokyo. His academic research focuses on retinal development and brain cancer. He is also the Chief Data Officer and co-founder of Molcure, a biotech startup based in Tokyo.

Pages