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On Google Play in Japan, the Google's platform Android Wear built-in LG's new smart watch - LG G Watch - went on sale today. The price is 22,900 yen.

Information and photos of Samsung's Gear Live is also currently listed on Google Play, but it still says that Gear Live will be out in the near future.

On May 28 (U.S.A. time) in San Francisco, Samsung introduced their latest project, which focuses on healthcare related technology, called Samsung Digital Health. It is to encourage start-ups to develop highly-sophisticated health control devices or services that combine advanced sensor, algorithm, data collection, and analysis capability.

Half digital camera and half smartphone!

COWON Japan is going to release new portable audio player iAUDIO E3 on April 18. It's only 3.9mm-thick (at its slimmest part) and weighs 20g.

An 8GB model will be sold for ¥8,900, and a 16GB model for ¥10,900.

Playable files are MP3, WMA, FLAC, OGG and WAV. iAUDIO E3 has a recording function too. It has JetEffect BBE+ which produces powerful sound.

Samsung unveiled their latest Chrome OS notebook PC Chromebook 2. The 11.6-inch model (USD319.99) and 13.3-inch model (USD399.99) will be released in April in the U.S.

Since 2012, Samsung hasn't introduced a new Chromebook model. The new Chromebook 2 adopts a new CPU and is fully integrated with Google Hangouts, Google's video-chat platform, and HD 720p Web camera and 2 2W speakers. It is able to come back to active from sleep mode within less than a second and also from power-off mode within less than 10 seconds.

North Korea Deluminated - AkihabaraNews.com

Visually Shocking.
Sadly, Entirely Unsurprising

Well, not a whole lot we can say about North Korea that hasn’t already been said about North Korea. In point of fact, this NASA photo, taken from the International Space Station late last month, summarizes things quite well.

Yesterday, we wrote about Samsung's new wearable devices Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo that connect to make phone calls, play music or take photos. However, Gear Fit, which Samsung has also introduced at MWC 2014 (Mobile World Congress 2014), doesn't have any functions like that.

Yoriko Takahashi - February 25, 2014

Samsung unveiled their new Android 4.4.2 (Kitkat) smartphone Galaxy S5 at MWC 2014 (Mobile World Congress 2014), currently taking place in Barcelona, Spain. They will be releasing the 16GB model and 32GB model globally in April.

Samsung's new Tizen OS-powered wristwatch-style smart device Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo were unveiled at MWC 2014 (Mobile World Congress 2014), in Barcelona, Spain. They are due to be released around the world this coming April. The release timing in Japan is TBD.

Both devices have a 1.63-inch Super AMOLED display (320x320). They can work with Samsung smartphones so emails, phone calls, SNS messages and so on will be noticed on the display of Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo.

Futon 'Punch Cleaner'
LG Electronics is going to release the new
Futon Punch Cleaner (VH9201DSW) for cleaning duvets and mattresses in late February.

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