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Sharp Plasmacluster State-of-the-business Press Conference

Sharp held a press conference at their Tokyo Ichigaya building today to announce the business status of their vast line of ion air purifiers and purifier-integrated products under their Plasmacluster brand, invented in 2000. Their four[...]
Sharp Plasmacluster State-of-the-business Press Conference
Sharp Plasmacluster State-of-the-business Press ConferenceSharp Plasmacluster State-of-the-business Press ConferenceSharp Plasmacluster State-of-the-business Press ConferenceSharp Plasmacluster State-of-the-business Press ConferenceSharp Plasmacluster State-of-the-business Press Conference

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Don’t eat this cake, it’s my phone!

In Japan girls traditionally offer chocolates to the guys they like on Valentine’s day (or to their bosses, colleagues, classmates as “giri-choco”, a mix of charity and social obligation you’ll never witness out[...]
Don’t eat this cake, it’s my phone!
Don’t eat this cake, it’s my phone!Don’t eat this cake, it’s my phone!Don’t eat this cake, it’s my phone!

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CDMA iPhone 4 coming to Japan

According to Digitimes, Apple has begun shipping the CDMA iPhone 4, originally designed for Verizon, to many asian countries, including Japan. KDDI’s AU will soon be the second japanese company carrying the iPhone4, along with Softbank.
CDMA iPhone 4 coming to Japan
CDMA iPhone 4 coming to Japan

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Cowon’s Plenue now available in Japan

Just a quick news to report that Cowon anounced today the Japanese launch of its Plenue series. Oh and also they tried to explain the name, apparently it’s 《pleasure,plenty,plenum》 (plenum, really ?) with 《avenue,continue,new》. I[...]
Cowon’s Plenue now available in Japan
Cowon’s Plenue now available in Japan

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Two new DDJ controllers by Pioneer

Pioneer introduced this week two new digital USB controllers, the DDJ-T1 for TRAKTOR DJ and the DDJ-S1 for Serato ITCH. Sold bundled with special editions of the software they are intended for, they will allow direct mixing of computer[...]
Two new DDJ controllers by Pioneer
Two new DDJ controllers by PioneerTwo new DDJ controllers by PioneerTwo new DDJ controllers by Pioneer

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Will the 3DS be region-locked ?

It could be, according to an e-mail supposedly sent to an anxious customer by Nintendo. Crunchgear posted today the link to a Korean blog showing a screen cap of said e-mail. As far as I’m concerned, I’ll continue to have f[...]
Will the 3DS be region-locked ?
Will the 3DS be region-locked ?

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Sony’s new VAIOs to launch in Japan

Last week we talked about the presentation of Sony’s newest laptop lineup at CES, today Sony announced the launch of many of those models in Japan, starting January 22nd. The new series to be sold include the J, F, Fz, Ea,Eb, S a[...]
Sony’s new VAIOs to launch in Japan
Sony’s new VAIOs to launch in JapanSony’s new VAIOs to launch in JapanSony’s new VAIOs to launch in Japan

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[CES2011] What you had to see

Once again, for those not paying attention, here’s a quick sum-up of the cool stuff that was seen at CES, in no particular order. - Asus’ Pads and Slates - The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc - The LG Optimus Black and its WiFi Di[...]
[CES2011] What you had to see
[CES2011] What you had to see

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Nintendo World 2011, we played with the 3DS

This past weekend at the Makuhari Messe was held the Nintendo World 2011 convention, during which the now well-known 3DS, the brand’s latest portable gaming system, was unveiled. We at Akihabara News had no choice but to rise to the oc[...]
Nintendo World 2011, we played with the 3DS
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[CES 2011] LG: World’s First Wi-Fi Direct Smartphone Demo

LG Electronics, who just announced their new Optimus Black to be displayed at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, will be demoing Wi-Fi Direct for the first time in the world on that device, the company announced. Samsung’[...]
[CES 2011] LG: World’s First Wi-Fi Direct Smartphone Demo
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[CES 2011] SUPER LED Monitors Announced by LG

LG has announced a new series of LED monitors, termed SUPER LED, “with stylish designs, excellent pictures quality, wide viewing angles and energy efficiency.” All four models come in 16:9 ratio 1920×1080 pixels with D[...]
[CES 2011] SUPER LED Monitors Announced by LG
[CES 2011] SUPER LED Monitors Announced by LG[CES 2011] SUPER LED Monitors Announced by LG

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[CES 2011] LG to Showcase 3D Laptop

LG’s second laptop with 3D technology is the A520, with its Intel Core i7 or i5 processor, 15.6-inch full HD screen, NVIDIA GeForce GT540M or GT520M graphics card, Blu-ray drive, and SCS wide 3D surround sound system. The 3D disp[...]
[CES 2011] LG to Showcase 3D Laptop
[CES 2011] LG to Showcase 3D Laptop[CES 2011] LG to Showcase 3D Laptop

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[CES 2011] LG Announces Slim Notebooks at CES

LG has announced that it will present a new laptop in two different sizes at the Consumer Electronics Show. The 12.5-inch P210 and its 14-inch cousin, the P420, are described by the company as “sleek, compact, and lightweightR[...]
[CES 2011] LG Announces Slim Notebooks at CES
[CES 2011] LG Announces Slim Notebooks at CES[CES 2011] LG Announces Slim Notebooks at CES[CES 2011] LG Announces Slim Notebooks at CES[CES 2011] LG Announces Slim Notebooks at CES[CES 2011] LG Announces Slim Notebooks at CES

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[CES 2011] LG Optimus Black Represents Next-Gen Smartphone Design

LG Electronics announced that it will display its new Android 2.2-with-update-to-2.3 smartphone, the Optimus Black, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas starting today. According to the company, the 9.2mm-thin phone’s NO[...]
[CES 2011] LG Optimus Black Represents Next-Gen Smartphone Design
[CES 2011] LG Optimus Black Represents Next-Gen Smartphone Design[CES 2011] LG Optimus Black Represents Next-Gen Smartphone Design[CES 2011] LG Optimus Black Represents Next-Gen Smartphone Design[CES 2011] LG Optimus Black Represents Next-Gen Smartphone Design[CES 2011] LG Optimus Black Represents Next-Gen Smartphone Design

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[CES 2011] LG Glasses-less 3D Technology for Mobiles Unveiled

LG Electronics and LG Display have jointly developed a new glasses-less 3D technology for mobile devices to be displayed at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show. The 4.3-inch 480×800 touchscreen “has straighter, more upri[...]
[CES 2011] LG Glasses-less 3D Technology for Mobiles Unveiled
[CES 2011] LG Glasses-less 3D Technology for Mobiles Unveiled[CES 2011] LG Glasses-less 3D Technology for Mobiles Unveiled

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Sanyo ships 150 millionth eneloop battery

At the end of 2010, Sanyo, the maker of the popular eneloop rechargeable batteries marked the cumulative shipment of 150 million batteries. The batteries are currently available in over 60 countries and can be recycled once their recha[...]
Sanyo ships 150 millionth eneloop battery
Sanyo ships 150 millionth eneloop batterySanyo ships 150 millionth eneloop battery

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[CES 2011] JVC is ahead of the game with THX 3D projectors

This week at CES in Las Vegas, JVC is the only exhibitor with a THX certified 3D projector. The Procision Series DLA-X9 and DLA-X7 offer quality projection in 2D and 3D, whether it be blu-ray or 3D broadcasts. For 3D content, each proj[...]
[CES 2011] JVC is ahead of the game with THX 3D projectors
[CES 2011] JVC is ahead of the game with THX 3D projectors[CES 2011] JVC is ahead of the game with THX 3D projectors[CES 2011] JVC is ahead of the game with THX 3D projectors

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[CES 2011] Hitachi’s new A/V oriented HDDs

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST) released two new lines of hard drives, the 3.5-inch CinemaStar 5K2000 Family and the 2.5-inch CinemaStar C5K750 Family. With respectively up to 2TB and 750GB in capacity, those disks ar[...]
[CES 2011] Hitachi’s new A/V oriented HDDs
[CES 2011] Hitachi’s new A/V oriented HDDs

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[CES 2011] Onkyo releases new hi-fi components with nostalgic styling

Onkyo has just released three new separate component models, the P-3000R pre-amplifier, M-5000R power amplifier, and C-7000R CD player. To counteract high-frequency interference; they all feature Onkyo’s new Dynamic Intermodulation Dis[...]
[CES 2011] Onkyo releases new hi-fi components with nostalgic styling
[CES 2011] Onkyo releases new hi-fi components with nostalgic styling[CES 2011] Onkyo releases new hi-fi components with nostalgic styling[CES 2011] Onkyo releases new hi-fi components with nostalgic styling[CES 2011] Onkyo releases new hi-fi components with nostalgic styling[CES 2011] Onkyo releases new hi-fi components with nostalgic styling

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[CES 2011] LCD based RDZ 3D Display Technology developed by Samsung and RealD

The new 3D technology developed jointly by Samsung and RealD is called RVZ. It offers full resolution high definition 3D video and is compatible with the same 3D eyewear used in RealD 3D-equipped motion picture theaters around the worl[...]
[CES 2011] LCD based RDZ 3D Display Technology developed by Samsung and RealD
[CES 2011] LCD based RDZ 3D Display Technology developed by Samsung and RealD

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Kinect-like device for your PC

PrimeSense, the same people who worked with Microsoft on Kinect, are now teaming with Asus to create a similar device. It will be called WAVI Xtion (maybe it’s not supposed to be pronounceable, like Prince, the artist, that guy). The d[...]
Kinect-like device for your PC
Kinect-like device for your PC

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New set-top box processor from Sigma Designs, the SMP8910

This is the first chip to integrate VXP studio quality video processing and the extremely flexible 3D video processor into a high-performance media processor. The chip’s unique design allows for HD multi-format video decoding, 3D graph[...]
New set-top box processor from Sigma Designs, the SMP8910
New set-top box processor from Sigma Designs, the SMP8910

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