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Sanwa Supply released a Watt Monitor "TAP-TST11" to measure 7 items and manage/save the data on your PC through connection via a USB cable.

7 measurable items are:
- Consumed power of a device (W)
- Cumulative electricity power (W), hours (H) and rate (Yen)
- CO2 emission (kg)
- Temperature
- Humidity

Yoriko Takahashi - June 27, 2014

To make you feel a bit more comfortable on rainy humid days, Thanko has introduced a folding umbrella with mini electric fan - called "Folding Fan-brella".

Those blades of the mini electric fan are made of a soft material so it is worry-free - the blades won't hurt you.

Cute? Yuck? Curious? Disgusting?

Yoriko Takahashi - June 19, 2014

Are you too lazy to keep holding your smartphone with your hand?  

Thanko's new Flexible Arm for Smartphone can hold your smartphone for you. You can fasten your smartphone with a big clip attached to the end of the flexible arm and there is another big clip to make the arm fasten to anywhere the clip gets fixed.

The arm allows you to adjust the height and angle of your choice.

There are lots of hotels which still offer only a wired LAN network here in Japan.

So, especially for those who make frequent business trips in Japan, Planex Communications' wall-plug compact Wi-Fi router "Chibi-Fi 3 MZK-DP150N" could be a very helpful product. It's just released today for 2,680 yen.

To make a Wi-Fi environment with Chibi-Fi 3 MZK-DP150N, simply insert the router's plug into a socket and also insert the LAN adapter into the LAN port.

Green House is going to release an LED lantern in mid-June that generates electricity by water and salt.

It doesn't need any batteries or electric charge. Just by pouring salt water into the lantern, ion seeps out of the built-in magnesium metallic bar and generates electric power.

Ocean water can be used so that it could be the perfect tool for emergencies and outdoor activity.

REVIEW: Lightning Rabbit Premium Gadget Cables (GALLERY)

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.

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.

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