McDonald's - Cherry Frappe and Cherry Mocha

McDonald's Japan is currently selling new spring drinks, Sakurambo Frappe and Sakurambo Mocha. Sakurambo means cherry in Japan. It is available for a limited time only and will be sold until late April.

Sakurambo Frappe is a non-coffee frozen drink based on home-grown cherry syrup. Strawberry candy is sprinkled on the whipped cream.

Sony - Evangelion high-Res WALKMAN

Sony revealed that they are going to release an Evangelion model of their portable audio player WALKMAN F series.

There are no specifics out yet except that it will be a high-resolution audio player from the WALKMAN F series, and that it will possibly be based on the WALKMAN F880.

Sony will start accepting advance orders in late April. To those who want to purchase it, Sony will provide updates and a release schedule by email and people can register for the service on a special website for the Evangelion model.

 

Power plug conversion adapter works in 158 counties


Sanwa Supply is currently selling the 16.5mm-thin power plug conversion adapter series RW75 series. It works with 8 different types of outlets covering more than 158 countries with different integrated pieces.

RW75 could be a reliable product to bring with you for your traveling in multiple countries.

Color: black, red, white

 

Portable X-ray Units

Job in Yokohama offers the PORTA series of portable X-ray units, with five models: Two for human applications and three for animal applications. The company started developing these products in 1997, and released the first one commercially in 2006. These X-ray units are compact, lightweight, and durable; they're sold mainly overseas. Currently, they're manufactured at Job's plant in Yokohama.

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.

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