Japan

Unitcom, a Japanese PC retailer, is going to release 9 new iiyama PC-brand Japanese-inspired desktop PC models. They are created under the theme of Miyabi (雅) which means elegance in Japanese, and they give a high-quality, modern, stylish and sophisticated first impression to users.

Editor - December 05, 2014

Today We Want: SUSHI SOCKS 2.0!
Even the most revered aspects of Japanese culture can be jabbed and poked at for laughs. Food, particularly that which is unique to Japanese culture, is truly honored and considered essential and fundamental to the Japanese character - but it's not off limits.
SCENE IN TOKYO: Shiodome Caretta Choreographed Illumination
It’s anyone’s guess how many millions do so each year: photographers work to get the shots, lovers make illumination viewing part of their date, entire families brave the cold, and even dorky tech Editors make the trip. The annual Shiodome Caretta display is considered one of the finest, and as you’ll see below, the why is no surprise.

Editor - December 03, 2014

ASUS - 292g 8-inch Android tablet
ASUS Japan is going to release 7.45mm thin 8-inch Android tablet "ASUS MeMO Pad 8 ME581C" on December 5. It weights only 292g.
Softbank sells Hello Kitty headphones in collaboration with Beats
Hello Kitty x Beats Electronics-collaborated special headphone models will be available at SoftBank stores all over Japan. There models are created to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Hello Kitty's birth.
Casio is releasing the world's first standard scientific calculator to feature a spreadsheet function called "ClassWiz fx-991EX". It is scheduled to be available for sale in the first quarter of 2015.
JVC Kenwood is releasing 2 new video camera models from their Everio series. They are rugged video cameras supporting IPX8 waterproof, IP5X dustproof, MIL-STD-810F Method 516.5 Shock standards, and temperature resistance (-10~40 degrees C).
This is not a tea cup and saucer. It's Elecom's new pretty speaker (LBT-SPP500) that can easily become a part of the interior decoration in your room.
Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com
Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:
Honda today announced the release of their new hybrid sedan, Grace. It equips Honda's HV System (hybrid system) using a 1.5L engine and 7-speed DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission).

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