Yoriko Takahashi

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Yoriko is an enditor and contributor for AkihabaraNews.

 

 

Today, Ask Corporation released the PUMA brand nunchucks-style Bluetooth speaker PUMA Soundchuck.

PUMA Soundchuck has a flexible & durable cord with silicon material so that you can hang it on anywhere you want to use it. Since there are magnets built-in at the bottom of the 2 speakers, you can hold both of the speakers together or attach them on a metallic wall/desk.

 

Hamee (online store for smartphone accessories) released a faucet-shaped adapter for charging iPhone and smartphones called iTAP USB-AC Charging Adapter.

Once you turn the faucet on, iTAP USB-AC Charging Adapter starts feeding power to your iPhone or smartphone (blue light comes on). If you want to stop charging, you can just turn the faucet again. When powered-off, it keeps red light on. It's a power-saving product.

 

Japanese burger chain, LOTTERIA, is going to start selling Tsuke-pote (meaning "dipping"-"potato" in Japanese) on January 9th. Tsuke-pote is french fries with chocolate sauce for dipping. It will be sold for a limited time only from January 9th through mid February.

It probably tastes like chocolate covered pretzels or potato chips, but it should be a bit more greasy. Just by imagining its salty-sweet flavor, it makes my mouth water :)

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Sanwa Supply just released the simple & light Bluetooth 4.0 apt-X headset - Bluetooth Headset 400-HS033BK - for 5,980 yen.

The Bluetooth headset weights only 14g. It is compatible with iPhone5s/5c/5 and smartphones. It features an elastic flat cable not to not easily get entangled, and a microphone for hands-free call.

Price: ¥5,980
Communication distance:  10m
Cable length: 50cm
Power supply: built-in lithium-ion battery
Accessories: USB charging cable and ear pieces (small/medium/large)

 

 

au by KDDI announced that the blue color model of isai LGL22, which is a co-developed smartphone with LG and au by KDDI, will be finally released on December 5.

Other colors were already released: aqua and white models was out on November 23 and black model was out on November 28.

Click through to read more about "isai":

LG & KDDI jointly-developed new smartphone "isai" unveiled

 

 

It is said that stimulating pressure points on your head is effective in healing your tiredness and stress. Now, Thanko has a clever product called USB Buru-Buru Helmet to do just that. It is a helmet-shaped head massager that can help you with your stress even while you are working hard at your desk work.

Power is fed through a USB terminal or 3 size-AAA batteries.

The vibration level is adjustable.

Price: ¥2,980

 

 

Nissan announced that they are going to release a special premium model of their JUKE - Premium Personalized Package - on December 17. Only 300 cars will be available.

The special model is based on "16GT FOUR Type V", "16GT Type V", and 15RX Type V, and it features a color called Midnight Purple IV, which changes its own color to violet-blue, violet-red, red and orange depending on your viewing angle, for its exterior.

Price range: ¥1,720,950 - ¥2,634,450

 

 

 

Nissan to Mark Their 80th Anniversary this December!

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