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

Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s all about tiny little Japan's huge reach into the rest of the world: on one hand we've got the Vatican contracting with NTT to digitize over 600 years of archival documents and library stuff, and on the other we've got the Japanese government giving 38 handsome scholarships to some of India's best & brightest.

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Thanko - Live View Binoculars for iPhone 5

Thanko is now selling binoculars that work with iPhone 5 - called Live View Binoculars for iPhone 5.

With regular binoculars, you have to move your face/eyes closer to the lenses. That position could make you feel tired or make you easily lose the object you want to see. Or if you wear glasses, it's probably not clear what you are looking at.

Onkyo - Windows 8.1 touchpanel 14-inch notebook PC

Onkyo - Windows 8.1 touchpanel 14-inch notebook PC

Onkyo started accepting advanced orders for their new Windows 8.1 touchpanel 14-inch notebook PC (R6A-51E29) at their online shopping site today. The first shipment will be on March 25.

It features a 10-point multi-touch 14-inch LCD display (1366x768), Intel Celeron Processor N2920 CPU (1.86GHz), 4GB memory, 500GB HDD, IEEE 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth, 1MP Web camera, SD card slot, USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0 and so on.
 

  • Price: ¥63,000
  • Size: 342×237×12.3~23.6mm
  • Weight: 1.8kg
  • Battery life: 10.5 hours

 

Freshness Burger - Pizza Hamburger "American Style"

It says American style but REALLY??

Freshness Burger today released a doubtful burger called - Pizzaburg American Style.

Pizzaburg is a burger that looks like a pizza but tastes like a burger, and you eat it with a fork and knife. A beef patty, sunny-side up egg, lettuce, tomato, and cheese are on the fresh focaccia. That's served topped with bacon bits, fried onion and brown sauce.

Acer - 3000 lumens 3D Projector for ¥60,000

Taiwanese company, Acer is going to release 3D compatible HD projector "H5380BD" on March 20 for about ¥60,000 in Japan.

H5380BD is a projector with 3000 lumens bright illumination for both home use and business use. It's compatible with 3D images, however, to watch 3D images, you need to separately buy the 3D glasses (E2b v2). It is possible to project images in an MHL compliant smartphone on a large screen.
 

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