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.
This week it’s octopedal Japanese electronics conglomerate OMRON getting its
Mutoh Engineering is currently holding a printing service event where you can make your own 3D figure dolls at Tokyo Solamachi, a shopping mall at Tokyo Skytree.
This is a collaborated event with Digitizer, a French scanner manufacture. It's open from 10 A.M. to 9 P.M every day until June 11.
Spec Computer has just released a Swiss army knife-shaped Lightning cable for ¥1,728.
It's as versatile as an actual Swiss army knife. 4 different kind of built-in terminals (Lighting terminal, microUSB terminal, 30-pin dock terminal, and USB terminal) allow you to charge up an iPhone, smartphone or PSVita-2000 from a PC's USB port.
Thermoplastic elastomer used as a material for the product, which is a material intermediate between gum elastic and plastic, protects the cable parts from getting damaged.
In 2015, you could become best friends with an amiable and attentive humanoid robot, like the relationship of Nobita and Doraemon (minus the Yojigen-poket)!