[#6 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] Yes, feature- and flip phones are still widely available in Japan (not huge sellers these days), but we’re pretty sure this is first time anyone’s bothered to shoehorn Google’s Android OS into a device that doesn’t even have a touchscreen.
[#7 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] The FDR-AX100 was the first consumer camcorder that squeezed both a 1-inch Exmor R CMOS sensor and the ability to shoot 4K Ultra HD 3840x2160 video into a compact-ish body. Does it work? It’s a Sony! BUT, there were a few catches...
[#8 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] A robot-style smartphone "RoBoHoN" will be released in early 2016. It's invented by Sharp and a robot genius, Tomotaka Takahashi. In addition to provide basic smartphone features, RoBoHoN is able to talk, walk, dance, and recognize human faces. It can also become a projector.
[#9 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] Saya was gently brought to life by the Ishikawas, a Tokyo husband-and-wife duo working as freelance 3D CG artists. According to the artists, the hardest part was achieving the moist, soft and translucent skin of girls this age...
[#11 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] Casio's new EXILIM EX-ZR1600 digital camera can continuously pair with a smartphone, be controlled from the app, and instantly, automatically transfer photos to the smartphone.
[#12 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] "I’m not too sure I agree with the practice of parading beautiful women around as objects of lust secondary only to the cars themselves, but sports cars are not about thinking with your brain."
[#13 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] It comes as no surprise then that the subculture-gone-mainstream finds purchase in a 36,000-strong public sporting event. All we really have to say about that is: “WELL DONE! BRAVO! YOU ALL LOOKED FABULOUS!”
[#14 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] It’s far from coincidence that George Lucas and the original Star Wars team’s Darth Vader character so easily transforms into a stylized Japanese warrior. Just look at the samples of Zunari Kabuto helmets - it’s much easier to pick out the ones that don’t remind us of Luke’s father!
[#15 of 2015's Top 15 Articles] We have seen the LSPX-W1S in action, proper up-close and personal-like, and it was a bit beyond impressive. It's much more than frivolous luxury, however - Sony's insanity is methodical!