This week we're talking about Japan's role in the iPhone 6's alleged and guessed at and in all ways speculated upon manufacturing delays due to display assembly issues, and then we talk about gambling, booze, and internet addiction and how that last one might be really kinda highly subjective and we're not buying all the Ministry of Health is selling!
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Creative Media announced the release of Bluetooth 2.1ch speaker system T3250 Wireless (SP-T3250W) in late August. The price will be 6,980 yen.
The T3250 Wireless (SP-T3250W) consists of small speakers and sub-woofer, and supports A2DP stereo profile, SCMS (serial copy management system) -T, and SBC audio codec.
Yamaha announced that they will release new slim TV surround sound system SRT-1000 in early September.
You use SRT-1000 by placing it directly under the TV (up to 55-inch 40kg model). With Yamaha's original Digital Sound Projector technology, the sound of the TV program turns into a beam that echoes off walls so that the TV sounds becomes more powerful and of better quality.
The photos below aren't dirty-dirty, but they are probably NSFW.
Olympus is going to release a new lens kit - 12-50mm EZ Lens Kit - on August 29. It comes with OM-D E-M5, a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, and an M. ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ lens.
JVC Kenwood is going to release new waterproof canal-type sports earphone models, HA-ETR40 and HA-ETX30, in early September.
HA-ETR40 has a remote control for a smartphone (about 3,200 yen) while HA-ETX30 does not have a remote control (about 2,300 yen).
Japanese company iGUAZU has started selling 3D Systems' personal 3D scanner for iPad - iSense - in Japan on August 18.
Set iSense to an iPad with the dedicated application installed and scan an object to make its 3D data. It's a very compact device (119.2x27.9x29mm, 99.2g) so that you can bring it with you anywhere you go and use it easily.
In addition, the accompanying software allows you to convert scanned data to STL data for shaping the form in a 3D printer.
Casio is going to release 4 new digital piano models Privia PX-860/760 and CELVIANO AP-460/260 starting on August 29.
Both the stylish compact Privia PX-860/760 and the refined cabinet-style CELVIANO AP-460/260 have pre-installed data of splendid live orchestra performances. So, you can play the piano while the orchestra performance plays in the background and feel as if you were an orchestra soloist.