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AkihabaraNews has a NEW site!

New site: Akihabaranews.com Please visit the NEW AkihabaraNews site on AkihabaraNews.com to read new articles about new products, new technology and cool and interesting stuff. All old articles will still be viewable through the “[...]
AkihabaraNews has a NEW site!
AkihabaraNews has a NEW site!

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GearZap.com – Great online accessories shop – we reviewed a couple of their offerings

We would like to introduce an online gadget store, GearZap.com, from the UK that sells various kinds of smartphone and computer accessories. They were nice enough to send us 2 products as samples: a 13 inch MacBook retina sleeve and an[...]
GearZap.com – Great online accessories shop – we reviewed a couple of their offerings
GearZap.com – Great online accessories shop – we reviewed a couple of their offeringsGearZap.com – Great online accessories shop – we reviewed a couple of their offeringsGearZap.com – Great online accessories shop – we reviewed a couple of their offeringsGearZap.com – Great online accessories shop – we reviewed a couple of their offeringsGearZap.com – Great online accessories shop – we reviewed a couple of their offerings

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Mt.Gox – Exclusive with the World’s Leading Bitcoins Exchange

The Leading Exchange in a Business Getting Attention CEO Mark Karpeles, along with Marketing Officer, Gonzague Gay-Bouchery, is running a company in the Shibuya area of Tokyo that has gained quite a lot of attention recently. That comp[...]
Mt.Gox – Exclusive with the World’s Leading Bitcoins Exchange
Mt.Gox – Exclusive with the World’s Leading Bitcoins ExchangeMt.Gox – Exclusive with the World’s Leading Bitcoins Exchange

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Earthquake Countermeasure and Seismic Isolation Technology in Japan

The massive Tohoku earthquake that struck Japan on March 11, 2011 was a reminder of the seriousness of seismic activity in Japan.  It can, and does, strike anywhere in the country, and in fact, many experts predict that the next big ea[...]
Earthquake Countermeasure and Seismic Isolation Technology in Japan

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Sony – NFC, Bluetooth compliant separate speaker component sound systems “CMT-SBT300W” and “CMT-SBT100″ – connect multiple components, feature Sony’s digital amplifier “S-Master” and high-power output

Sony will release the “CMT-SBT300W” and “CMT-SBT100″ separate speaker “comp” sound systems on July 6. Total wireless capabilities through Bluetooth and NFC. One-touch pairing to connect Walkman, iPho[...]
Sony – NFC, Bluetooth compliant separate speaker component sound systems “CMT-SBT300W” and “CMT-SBT100″ – connect multiple components, feature Sony’s digital amplifier “S-Master” and high-power output
Sony – NFC, Bluetooth compliant separate speaker component sound systems “CMT-SBT300W” and “CMT-SBT100″ – connect multiple components, feature Sony’s digital amplifier “S-Master” and high-power outputSony – NFC, Bluetooth compliant separate speaker component sound systems “CMT-SBT300W” and “CMT-SBT100″ – connect multiple components, feature Sony’s digital amplifier “S-Master” and high-power outputSony – NFC, Bluetooth compliant separate speaker component sound systems “CMT-SBT300W” and “CMT-SBT100″ – connect multiple components, feature Sony’s digital amplifier “S-Master” and high-power output

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Sony – Dustproof, rainproof “Digital recording binoculars” – Record moving, magnified images while viewing them – 2 models: DEV-50V, DEV-30

Sony is releasing dustproof, rainproof “Digital recording binoculars” (2 models: DEV-50V, DEV-30) on June 21. You can view images, as if they were traditional binoculars, but can also record moving, magnified images while v[...]
Sony – Dustproof, rainproof “Digital recording binoculars” – Record moving, magnified images while viewing them – 2 models: DEV-50V, DEV-30
Sony – Dustproof, rainproof “Digital recording binoculars” – Record moving, magnified images while viewing them – 2 models: DEV-50V, DEV-30Sony – Dustproof, rainproof “Digital recording binoculars” – Record moving, magnified images while viewing them – 2 models: DEV-50V, DEV-30Sony – Dustproof, rainproof “Digital recording binoculars” – Record moving, magnified images while viewing them – 2 models: DEV-50V, DEV-30Sony – Dustproof, rainproof “Digital recording binoculars” – Record moving, magnified images while viewing them – 2 models: DEV-50V, DEV-30Sony – Dustproof, rainproof “Digital recording binoculars” – Record moving, magnified images while viewing them – 2 models: DEV-50V, DEV-30

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Sony – VAIO | red edition – 5 special VAIO models coated with a vibrant red color

Sony is releasing its “VAIO | red edition” – 5 special VAIO models coated with a vibrant red color. This special edition will set each of these models apart from the standard models. Buyers of the “VAIO Duo 13 |[...]
Sony – VAIO | red edition – 5 special VAIO models coated with a vibrant red color
Sony – VAIO | red edition – 5 special VAIO models coated with a vibrant red colorSony – VAIO | red edition – 5 special VAIO models coated with a vibrant red colorSony – VAIO | red edition – 5 special VAIO models coated with a vibrant red colorSony – VAIO | red edition – 5 special VAIO models coated with a vibrant red colorSony – VAIO | red edition – 5 special VAIO models coated with a vibrant red color

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Sony – VAIO Summer models – new models from 3 series including the VAIO Tap (Table Top PC), Surf Slider style VAIO DUO 13 and Ultrabook VAIO Pro 13/11

Sony is releasing new VAIO models for summer from 3 series after June 22. Prices have not yet been set. VAIO Tap (Table Top PC) (Pictures 1-8) VAIO Tap has an adjustable stand through which you can adjust its viewing angle, called the [...]
Sony – VAIO Summer models – new models from 3 series including the VAIO Tap (Table Top PC), Surf Slider style VAIO DUO 13 and Ultrabook VAIO Pro 13/11
Sony – VAIO Summer models – new models from 3 series including the VAIO Tap (Table Top PC), Surf Slider style VAIO DUO 13 and Ultrabook VAIO Pro 13/11Sony – VAIO Summer models – new models from 3 series including the VAIO Tap (Table Top PC), Surf Slider style VAIO DUO 13 and Ultrabook VAIO Pro 13/11Sony – VAIO Summer models – new models from 3 series including the VAIO Tap (Table Top PC), Surf Slider style VAIO DUO 13 and Ultrabook VAIO Pro 13/11Sony – VAIO Summer models – new models from 3 series including the VAIO Tap (Table Top PC), Surf Slider style VAIO DUO 13 and Ultrabook VAIO Pro 13/11Sony – VAIO Summer models – new models from 3 series including the VAIO Tap (Table Top PC), Surf Slider style VAIO DUO 13 and Ultrabook VAIO Pro 13/11

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Let’s Visit Tokyo! – Harajuku Station, Wednesday Night, April 17 2013, 7:05pm

Harajuku Station, Wednesday night, April 17 2013, 7:05pm at the Omotesando exit, where it connects to the Meiji-Jingumae Metro Station. This spot is near the upscale Omotesando shopping area, Meij-Jingu shrine, Yoyogi Park, and of cour[...]
Let’s Visit Tokyo! – Harajuku Station, Wednesday Night, April 17 2013, 7:05pm

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Pentax Ricoh – New summer-style white color added to the waterproof/crashproof/coldproof/crushproof tough digital camera “PENTAX WG-3″ lineup

We wrote about “PENTAX WG-3” when it was released. It’s waterproof up to 14 meters under water, crashproof up to a fall of 2 meters, coldproof to -10°c and crushproof to a pressure of 100kg which makes this camera you[...]
Pentax Ricoh – New summer-style white color added to the waterproof/crashproof/coldproof/crushproof tough digital camera “PENTAX WG-3″ lineup
Pentax Ricoh – New summer-style white color added to the waterproof/crashproof/coldproof/crushproof tough digital camera “PENTAX WG-3″ lineup

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YAMAHA – Electronic drum “DTX drums 502 series” – helps your drum skill with various practice functions

YAMAHA is releasing 3 models of new electronic drums from its “DTX drums 502 series” on June 25. They have 8 different kinds of practice functions for both advanced drummers who want serious practice and beginners who want [...]
YAMAHA – Electronic drum “DTX drums 502 series” – helps your drum skill with various practice functions
YAMAHA – Electronic drum “DTX drums 502 series” – helps your drum skill with various practice functionsYAMAHA – Electronic drum “DTX drums 502 series” – helps your drum skill with various practice functionsYAMAHA – Electronic drum “DTX drums 502 series” – helps your drum skill with various practice functionsYAMAHA – Electronic drum “DTX drums 502 series” – helps your drum skill with various practice functionsYAMAHA – Electronic drum “DTX drums 502 series” – helps your drum skill with various practice functions

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Dinos – Stylish “pair-look” matching raincoats for dogs and their humans – everyone wants to keep dry during Japan’s rainy season!

In Tokyo, it was announced that the rainy season started on May 29, 10 days earlier than normal. It is due to last for about 45 days before the hot, humid summer weather starts. But who wants to get wet while sniffing around the bushes[...]
Dinos – Stylish “pair-look” matching raincoats for dogs and their humans – everyone wants to keep dry during Japan’s rainy season!
Dinos – Stylish “pair-look” matching raincoats for dogs and their humans – everyone wants to keep dry during Japan’s rainy season!Dinos – Stylish “pair-look” matching raincoats for dogs and their humans – everyone wants to keep dry during Japan’s rainy season!Dinos – Stylish “pair-look” matching raincoats for dogs and their humans – everyone wants to keep dry during Japan’s rainy season!Dinos – Stylish “pair-look” matching raincoats for dogs and their humans – everyone wants to keep dry during Japan’s rainy season!Dinos – Stylish “pair-look” matching raincoats for dogs and their humans – everyone wants to keep dry during Japan’s rainy season!

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Apple Japan – Weak yen causing huge price revisions – Japanese buyers of foreign technology feeling the pinch – up to ¥16,000 price increases

  The Japanese Yen against the US Dollar has weakened dramatically in recent months – from less than 78 yen to the dollar on October 1 to a recent high of over 103 yen to the dollar on May 19. Source: http://www.oanda.com Th[...]
Apple Japan – Weak yen causing huge price revisions – Japanese buyers of foreign technology feeling the pinch – up to ¥16,000 price increases
Apple Japan – Weak yen causing huge price revisions – Japanese buyers of foreign technology feeling the pinch – up to ¥16,000 price increasesApple Japan – Weak yen causing huge price revisions – Japanese buyers of foreign technology feeling the pinch – up to ¥16,000 price increases

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COWON Japan – new 16GB model added to Wi-Fi compliant full HD drive recorder  “AUTO CAPSULE COWON AW1″

COWON Japan released Wi-Fi compliant full HD drive recorder  “AUTO CAPSULE COWON AW1″ last April.  They have received requests from their users that they want to record more data, so a new 16GB model will be released on June 7. Price is ¥25,800.  
COWON Japan – new 16GB model added to Wi-Fi compliant full HD drive recorder  “AUTO CAPSULE COWON AW1″
COWON Japan – new 16GB model added to Wi-Fi compliant full HD drive recorder  “AUTO CAPSULE COWON AW1″COWON Japan – new 16GB model added to Wi-Fi compliant full HD drive recorder  “AUTO CAPSULE COWON AW1″COWON Japan – new 16GB model added to Wi-Fi compliant full HD drive recorder  “AUTO CAPSULE COWON AW1″COWON Japan – new 16GB model added to Wi-Fi compliant full HD drive recorder  “AUTO CAPSULE COWON AW1″COWON Japan – new 16GB model added to Wi-Fi compliant full HD drive recorder  “AUTO CAPSULE COWON AW1″

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Toshiba – dynabook V713 – Keyboard and LCD panel detachable Windows 8 Ultrabook

Toshiba is releasing 2 models of the Windows 8 Ultrabook “dynabook V713″ (V713/28J and V713/27J). It features the ability to split the keyboard from the LCD panel as needed so that it can be used as either a PC or a tablet [...]
Toshiba – dynabook V713 – Keyboard and LCD panel detachable Windows 8 Ultrabook
Toshiba – dynabook V713 – Keyboard and LCD panel detachable Windows 8 UltrabookToshiba – dynabook V713 – Keyboard and LCD panel detachable Windows 8 UltrabookToshiba – dynabook V713 – Keyboard and LCD panel detachable Windows 8 UltrabookToshiba – dynabook V713 – Keyboard and LCD panel detachable Windows 8 UltrabookToshiba – dynabook V713 – Keyboard and LCD panel detachable Windows 8 Ultrabook

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LG – OPTIMUS G PRO – Asia roll-out of 5.5-inch full HD Quad-Core “Phablet”

After first being rolled out in Korea in February, the LG Optimus G Pro is now coming to other Asian markets. With the announcement on May 30, LG’s flagship 5.5-inch Android “phablet” will debut in Hong Kong in June f[...]
LG – OPTIMUS G PRO – Asia roll-out of 5.5-inch full HD Quad-Core “Phablet”
LG – OPTIMUS G PRO – Asia roll-out of 5.5-inch full HD Quad-Core “Phablet”LG – OPTIMUS G PRO – Asia roll-out of 5.5-inch full HD Quad-Core “Phablet”LG – OPTIMUS G PRO – Asia roll-out of 5.5-inch full HD Quad-Core “Phablet”LG – OPTIMUS G PRO – Asia roll-out of 5.5-inch full HD Quad-Core “Phablet”LG – OPTIMUS G PRO – Asia roll-out of 5.5-inch full HD Quad-Core “Phablet”

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Pioneer – Wireless, portable DJ system “XDJ-R1″ for family use – use your iPad or iPhone to control through the “remotebox” mobile application

Pioneer is releasing a portable wireless DJ system – XDJ-R1 – in late July. It’s for family use, and you can easily enjoy playing music as a DJ by controlling via your iPad/iPhone/iPod touch at home. Today, the Pionee[...]
Pioneer – Wireless, portable DJ system “XDJ-R1″ for family use – use your iPad or iPhone to control through the “remotebox” mobile application
Pioneer – Wireless, portable DJ system “XDJ-R1″ for family use – use your iPad or iPhone to control through the “remotebox” mobile application

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Panasonic – Bluetooth and AirPlay compliant CD stereo system “SC-PMX9″ that plays high-resolution audio

Panasonic is releasing a new CD stereo system – SC-PMX9 – that is able to play high resolution audio – higher than the CD audio source – such as 192khz 24bit FLAC, and play music saved in a PC or smartphone wire[...]
Panasonic – Bluetooth and AirPlay compliant CD stereo system “SC-PMX9″ that plays high-resolution audio
Panasonic – Bluetooth and AirPlay compliant CD stereo system “SC-PMX9″ that plays high-resolution audio

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Logicool – 9.3mm Ultra-thin USB wired keyboard “Logicool Illuminate Keyboard” featuring PerfectStroke

Logicool is releasing a 9.3mm ultra-thin USB wired keyboard “Logicool Illuminate Keyboard” on June 7. The illumination intensity of the built-in backlight is adjustable. Since the keyboard is featured with the PerfectStroke[...]
Logicool – 9.3mm Ultra-thin USB wired keyboard “Logicool Illuminate Keyboard” featuring PerfectStroke
Logicool – 9.3mm Ultra-thin USB wired keyboard “Logicool Illuminate Keyboard” featuring PerfectStrokeLogicool – 9.3mm Ultra-thin USB wired keyboard “Logicool Illuminate Keyboard” featuring PerfectStroke

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Pioneer – Stylish Bluetooth compliant stereo system “X-SMC00BT-W” – 3 new colors of changeable front panels

Pioneer announced that they will release stylish Bluetooth compliant stereo system “X-SMC00BT-W” with changeable front panels for 3 new colors (champagne gold, glossy white, pearl pink) so that you can change your stereo sy[...]
Pioneer – Stylish Bluetooth compliant stereo system “X-SMC00BT-W” – 3 new colors of changeable front panels
Pioneer – Stylish Bluetooth compliant stereo system “X-SMC00BT-W” – 3 new colors of changeable front panels

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Microsoft Japan – Windows 8 Pro built-in Tablet PC “Surface Pro” is finally arriving in Japan next month

Microsoft Japan announced that they will release Windows 8 Pro built-in Tablet PC “Surface Pro” on June 7. It is already being sold in other countries, however, “Surface Pro” released in the Japanese market will[...]
Microsoft Japan – Windows 8 Pro built-in Tablet PC “Surface Pro” is finally arriving in Japan next month
Microsoft Japan – Windows 8 Pro built-in Tablet PC “Surface Pro” is finally arriving in Japan next monthMicrosoft Japan – Windows 8 Pro built-in Tablet PC “Surface Pro” is finally arriving in Japan next monthMicrosoft Japan – Windows 8 Pro built-in Tablet PC “Surface Pro” is finally arriving in Japan next month

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I-O DATA – “ED-HB” series security USB memory stick – Use buttons on the stick to lock and unlock access to data

I-O DATA is releasing 3 models (4GB, 8GB, 16GB) of the “ED-HB” series security USB memory stick. They will be available in early July, with the 16GB model only available on request. There has been USB memory that supports s[...]
I-O DATA – “ED-HB” series security USB memory stick – Use buttons on the stick to lock and unlock access to data
I-O DATA – “ED-HB” series security USB memory stick – Use buttons on the stick to lock and unlock access to dataI-O DATA – “ED-HB” series security USB memory stick – Use buttons on the stick to lock and unlock access to dataI-O DATA – “ED-HB” series security USB memory stick – Use buttons on the stick to lock and unlock access to data

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