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SpursEngine Cards Selling Well in Japan!

As you may know, Japan is one of the only countries to get not one, but two SpursEngine Cards, and Toshiba’s technology build-up is to boost your HD and video experience. Thanks to these cards you can easily (without using any CP[...]
SpursEngine Cards Selling Well in Japan!
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Pimp Your iPhone 3G with an Evangelion Screen Protector!

This morning Kei and I went to Akihabara for some winter shopping and came across this nice set of Evangelion iPhone 3G screen protectors. For a couple thousand Yen you can able to pimp up your iPhone with either Rei, the Nerv logo, or[...]
Pimp Your iPhone 3G with an Evangelion Screen Protector!
Pimp Your iPhone 3G with an Evangelion Screen Protector!

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HDI-SAH7: I-O Data’s New Outrageously Expensive 1.5TB HDD

I-O Data Japan announced a new 7200rpm SATAII 1.5TB HDD, the HDI-SAH7. Nothing special you may say, since 1.5TB HDDs are common these days. What hits me the most here is its price tag, 30,600 Yen (250 EUR), twice more expensive than th[...]
HDI-SAH7:  I-O Data’s New Outrageously Expensive 1.5TB HDD

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AkihabaraNews Update and Features

Hi folks, hope you’re all enjoying your week-end wherever you are! Just a few updates for you regarding Akihabara News, and some new features. 1) Thank you everyone for sharing your thoughts regarding this topic: AkihabaraNews 20[...]
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Tsukumo Goes Bankrupt

Tsukumo, with its huge black store, is iconic in Akihabara. By many standards was a cool place for PC freaks to shop. It was also the only robot store in Akihabara, the only place you could play with a NANOI before purchasing it. It ap[...]
Tsukumo Goes Bankrupt
Tsukumo Goes Bankrupt

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AkihabaraNews and Myself Among T3′s Power 50, 2008

Tech magazine T3 (Tomorrow’s Technology Today), a British based magazine available in over 20 countries, will publish an update of its POWER 50, the 50 most powerful people in tech in their November, 2008 issue. Each year they se[...]
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AkihabaraNews 2009… Design Tests

Hi everyone, I’d like to share some things we’ve been working on lately. You may have seen some changes in the AkihabaraNews design. So far minor changes, and you may see more in the next few days. We’re playing with [...]
AkihabaraNews 2009… Design Tests

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Akihabara Live: Inside a Japanese Second Hand Electronics Store

Akihabara has changed a lot over the past seven years, there used to be many amazing stores. The huge Yodobashi Camera store changed Akihabara’s landscape a lot, and not for the best… Although there are still plenty of second han[...]
Akihabara Live: Inside a Japanese Second Hand Electronics Store
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Retro World, SOTEC’s 1998 iMac Clone, the e-One

Back in 1998 Apple rocked the world with their colorful iMac. Believe it or not, at this time many PC makers began rethinking their designs to attract more customers… Like the Japanese manufacturer SOTEC with their almost perfect[...]
Retro World, SOTEC’s 1998 iMac Clone, the e-One
Retro World, SOTEC’s 1998 iMac Clone, the e-OneRetro World, SOTEC’s 1998 iMac Clone, the e-OneRetro World, SOTEC’s 1998 iMac Clone, the e-One

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AkihabaraNews.com Now Twitter Ready

Better late than never, AkihabaraNews.com and your beloved SpacePig (Uchu No Buta) are now on Twitter! If you’re a Twitter user just join us here! http://twitter.com/akihabaranews We’d like to also remind you that we can be[...]
AkihabaraNews.com Now Twitter Ready

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Canon 5D Mark II, Visiting Akihabara

Today I went to meet an old friend of mine, an avid AkihabaraNews reader, and we decided to take a walk in Akihabara to get some use out of our Canon 5D Mark II. Here are some live pictures (taken a few hours ago) within the Akihabara [...]
Canon 5D Mark II, Visiting Akihabara
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Get a Job in Japan: Akihabara News and Joblet Japan Hand in Hand with You

When I created Akihabara News, alone, in the dark, six years ago, I was slimmer and had WAY more hair than now… Even If I’m very happy with our 2 Million + UVs per month, I admit that being a Gaijin in Japan is not easy, es[...]
Get a Job in Japan:  Akihabara News and Joblet Japan Hand in Hand with You

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This Week on Akihabara News

Seattle Mobius 2008, Here I Come! USB Fan from Green House A New Keyboard from Enermax in Two Classic Colors Pioneer’s at it Again with a New DVD Player-5.1 Surround System: The HTZ-373DV Sanyo Releases Two New Projectors: LP-XC5[...]
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What Happened Last Week on Akihabara News?

What was “hot” last week on Akihabara News? Well here you are! •Samsung Strengthens Its Blu-ray Leadership •New Hello Kitty Goodies of the Week •ARS-2212: Your Portable RAID1 Backup System •Two Cute Little Color Laser Print[...]
What Happened Last Week on Akihabara News?

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Mandarake’s New Store in Akihabara

Mandarake is one of the most famous used anime and manga-related product stores in Tokyo, and worldwide. With three stores in Tokyo (Nakano Broadway, Shibuya and Ikebukuro) as well as locations in Osaka and Fukuoka, the company decided[...]
Mandarake’s New Store in Akihabara
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Sa-ya-chan Launches a New DVD in Japan

A little bit off topic, but we were pleased to receive an invitation from E-Net Frontier to participate in their official DVD launch event last Saturday in Akihabara. For those who aren’t familiar with the “Japanese Idol” concept[...]
Sa-ya-chan Launches a New DVD in Japan
Sa-ya-chan Launches a New DVD in JapanSa-ya-chan Launches a New DVD in JapanSa-ya-chan Launches a New DVD in JapanSa-ya-chan Launches a New DVD in JapanSa-ya-chan Launches a New DVD in Japan

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Mario Kart Wii Unboxing

Ok! Ok! Ok! Mario Kart was officially launched yesterday, but we barely had time during lunch to run like madmen to the nearest video game store in Akihabara… Now we have the beast in our hands, and it will be hard waiting until tonigh[...]
Mario Kart Wii Unboxing
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Get Your Own Copy of Vista SP1 Ultimate ∑ Now in Japan!

This Saturday Microsoft held a small joint promotional event for the launch of its SP1 based Vista software “Vista SP1 Ultimate ∑.” This event took place as usual at the… brace yourself… CAFFE SOLARE Linux Café… Yep, you go[...]
Get Your Own Copy of Vista SP1 Ultimate ∑ Now in Japan!
Get Your Own Copy of Vista SP1 Ultimate ∑ Now in Japan!Get Your Own Copy of Vista SP1 Ultimate ∑ Now in Japan!Get Your Own Copy of Vista SP1 Ultimate ∑ Now in Japan!Get Your Own Copy of Vista SP1 Ultimate ∑ Now in Japan!Get Your Own Copy of Vista SP1 Ultimate ∑ Now in Japan!

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Hey ! We’ve been Blogged !

I’ve known of the Blogged website which promotes and rates new blogs a bit like the “Guide Michelin” book… Yesterday I received an email from the team letting me know that Akiba received an excellent mark of 9.2 points out of 10…[...]
Hey ! We’ve been Blogged !

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Pi-Box Sizka from Pinon

Nowadays there are tons of compact desktops and the Mac Mini is by far one of the most famous. Let’s imagine for a minute that you can spend as much as money as you would for a 1.83GHz Core 2 Duo Mac Mini, (that supports XP or Vista wi[...]
Pi-Box Sizka from Pinon
Pi-Box Sizka from Pinon

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Looking for the Ultimate HDD Storage Tower?

The well known company behind the Lubic Cases this week-end promoted in Akihabara their ultimate storage case for HDD. It allows you to store up to ten HDDs and power them up with a regular PC power supply. Now I wonder how on earth yo[...]
Looking for the Ultimate HDD Storage Tower?
Looking for the Ultimate HDD Storage Tower?Looking for the Ultimate HDD Storage Tower?

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Participate in this Survey and You Have a Chance of Winning One of Our Three Prizes (Panasonic R7, Nintendo DS Lite, or PSP Lite) !

Hi folks, we have three contests for you coming ! One with NihonCar.com as well as on ManualGear.com (coming Monday) and starting today on Akihabara News ! This is pretty simple, just fill the survey and cross your fingers! You may win[...]
Participate in this Survey and You Have a Chance of Winning One of Our Three Prizes (Panasonic R7, Nintendo DS Lite, or PSP Lite) !

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