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:
Here is the thumb-shaped stylus for those who have a short thumb!
Well, probably you are thinking who wants to buy Thanko's Thumb-shaped Stylus. If you can pocket your pride, it could be a very useful tool for you.
During commuting in a madly crowded train here in Japan, you want to kill your time playing with your smartphone. You can only use one hand because the other hand is holding onto a strap, and then this issue will happen:
To all TSS fans: Collection 4 is scheduled to be the final installment of the series, bringing us to 200 shots - a nice, round, satisfying number.
Lotteria did it again. They made another ramen burger.
The last one was a ramen burger in collaboration with the famous Menya Musashi, and this time it will be a Tsukemen (ramen noodle with dipping soup) burger in collaboration with Taishoken, which is well-known for its delicious Tsukemen dishes and customers lining-up outside.
Is it Really a Gun? Just a Complicated Weapon? Whatever the Case, Yoshitomo Imura is Incarcerated
At Sanwa Supply's online store, Sanwa Direct, the Bluetooth stereo neckband headset GBH-S500 is available for ¥7,389.
The neckband part has a vibration function and a microphone for hands-free phone calls. The vibration can tell you of incoming calls from a paired smartphone, and the vibration function can also be used to prevent against losing the headset or help you to find it - the headset can vibrate up to 10-meters away from the Bluetooth device that is paired up with it.
JVC Kenwood is going to release a portable Hi-Res headphone amplifier "SU-AX7" in late May. The price will be around ¥55,000.
SU-AX7 is compliant with Hi-Res audio (192kHz/24bit Linear PCM) playback. It also applies new K2 Technology that makes the sound quality higher than Hi-Res audio to bring it closer to the quality of the master audio source.
In terms of input terminals, there is a USB A and USB micro B in the front, and there is an optical digital input and stereo mini analog input.