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I-O Data’s New Compact USB Wireless Router for the Geek in You

Let’s imagine you want to start your own LAN Party in middle of nowhere and have a bunch or laptops laying around. Where you are the wireless LAN router MADE for you, the DCR-G54/U, is a regular BG router with 2 Ethernet ports that can[...]
I-O Data’s New Compact USB Wireless Router for the Geek in You
I-O Data’s New Compact USB Wireless Router for the Geek in YouI-O Data’s New Compact USB Wireless Router for the Geek in You

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Sony’s New Lithium Batteries Charge Quick with 4x a Capacity!

Here’s what may be the Eneloop killer. Sony’s latest Olivine-type lithium iron, unfortunately longer than standard, they to be recharged to 99% in just 30 minutes and provide up to 4x the capacity of a competing batteries… [...]
Sony’s New Lithium Batteries Charge Quick with 4x a Capacity!
Sony’s New Lithium Batteries Charge Quick with 4x a Capacity!

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Evoia Did It! And Even Set a New World’s Record for Panasonic’s Evolta Batteries! (Plus Video)

Evoia, the cute little robot powered by two AA Evolta Panasonic batteries just set a world’s record by traveling for 23.726 km at Le Mans. Granted this may have been the most annoying race ever… Seriously whocan watch a robot (ev[...]
Evoia Did It! And Even Set a New World’s Record for Panasonic’s Evolta Batteries! (Plus Video)
Evoia Did It! And Even Set a New World’s Record for Panasonic’s Evolta Batteries! (Plus Video)Evoia Did It! And Even Set a New World’s Record for Panasonic’s Evolta Batteries! (Plus Video)Evoia Did It! And Even Set a New World’s Record for Panasonic’s Evolta Batteries! (Plus Video)

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BSSP07 Series, New Buffalo Multipurpose Stereo Speakers

Here’s Buffalo’s new BSSP07, a line of stereo speakers available in four different colors that can be used with almost any DAP, mobile phone and even PC. They run either on batteries (4xAA Batteries) or via USB (USB power) [...]
BSSP07 Series, New Buffalo Multipurpose Stereo Speakers

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Bluedot 19mm Flat Speaker

The BSP-S20K is Bluedot’s latest 19mm flat speaker with a 2Wx2ch only output. It has a total size of 125x155x19mm and can be powered up to 5hrs on regular batteries. Available for Pre-Order here
Bluedot 19mm Flat Speaker

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Sony Announced the Commercialization of a Mercury-Free Alkaline Button Battery

Tree-huggers rejoice! Today Sony announced the realization of a mercury-free alkaline button battery (LR), and plans to commercialize six models of environmentally conscious batteries. 

With conventional alkaline button batteries merc[...]
Sony Announced the Commercialization of a Mercury-Free Alkaline Button Battery
Sony Announced the Commercialization of a Mercury-Free Alkaline Button Battery

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Brightonnet’s Latest Universal iPod and iPhone Charger

Today Brightonnet Japan announced the BI-IP3BT, an iPod and iPhone universal AA Battery charger. Nothing really impressive here, but we like that it uses simple AA batteries and weights just 41g.
Brightonnet’s Latest Universal iPod and iPhone Charger

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Green-House’s Latest USB Fan with a Vintage Design

It’s beginning to get hot here in Japan, I haven’t worn a coat for a couple of weeks and have begun thinking of turning on the air conditioning… Damn global warming! So it’s without any surprise when companies like Gr[...]
Green-House’s Latest USB Fan with a Vintage Design
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EL-N802, Sharp’s Stylish Calculator

There’s absolutely nothing special about this Shapr 12 digital solar and battery-powered calculator except its nice simplistic design… Seriously, I’m in love!
EL-N802, Sharp’s Stylish Calculator
EL-N802, Sharp’s Stylish CalculatorEL-N802, Sharp’s Stylish CalculatorEL-N802, Sharp’s Stylish Calculator

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New Universal iPod and iPhone External Battery From Slupower

China’s Slupower has a new 3400mah universal additional battery for both iPod and iPhone… I quite like the simple design and the retractable USB cable to recharge the battery from a PC or MAC or iPod/iPhone cable… If you’re[...]
New Universal iPod and iPhone External Battery From Slupower
New Universal iPod and iPhone External Battery From SlupowerNew Universal iPod and iPhone External Battery From SlupowerNew Universal iPod and iPhone External Battery From Slupower

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Need a 30h+ Battery Lifespan On a PC? Get An ASUS with Vista

Yeah… right… Like I believe you! Love the way my ASUS R1F likes teasing us, has anyone had this before?
Need a 30h+ Battery Lifespan On a PC? Get An ASUS with Vista

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MXSP-D160, a New iPOD Dock Speaker from Maxell

Searching for a compact iPod speaker for use on the go or at the office? Here’s the MXSP-D160, a compact iPod cradle speaker that’s powered by either AA batteries or an AC adapter.
 Compatible with iPod 4G until the iPod To[...]
MXSP-D160, a New iPOD Dock Speaker from Maxell
MXSP-D160, a New iPOD Dock Speaker from Maxell

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Give Your iPHONE 3G a Second Battery and a 1Seg TV Tuner

It seems many Japanese have been complaining about the lack of a TV tuner on the iPHONE 3G. For once their voices have been heard! Today Softbank announced a new Japanese iPHONE gadge, an external 1Seg TV Tuner with additional battery [...]
Give Your iPHONE 3G a Second Battery and a 1Seg TV Tuner
Give Your iPHONE 3G a Second Battery and a 1Seg TV TunerGive Your iPHONE 3G a Second Battery and a 1Seg TV TunerGive Your iPHONE 3G a Second Battery and a 1Seg TV TunerGive Your iPHONE 3G a Second Battery and a 1Seg TV Tuner

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Panasonic’s Two New Fuel Cell Mobile Battery Prototypes

Today Panasonic announced the development of two new fuel cell battery prototypes for mobile devices. While there are no battery life improvements with a maximum output of 20W, Panasonic worked hard at reducing the overall size of thes[...]
Panasonic’s Two New Fuel Cell Mobile Battery Prototypes

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Sanyo Extends the “Eneloop Universe” with Nifty Products

Sanyo extended the Eneloop Universe with new products, like the Solar Light with USB power port, the rechargeable lap blanket, the rechargeable Eneloop Kairo, and the rechargeable portable warmer. - The splash proof Solar Light feature[...]
Sanyo Extends the “Eneloop Universe” with Nifty Products
Sanyo Extends the “Eneloop Universe” with Nifty ProductsSanyo Extends the “Eneloop Universe” with Nifty ProductsSanyo Extends the “Eneloop Universe” with Nifty ProductsSanyo Extends the “Eneloop Universe” with Nifty ProductsSanyo Extends the “Eneloop Universe” with Nifty Products

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IFA 2008 – Sony Promotes a Sustainable Lifestyle by Showcasing Environmental Technology and Concept Design

At this year’s IFA Sony Europe demonstrated its excellence in technology and innovation by presenting a number of environmental technologies and sustainable design concepts, that together give consumers a glimpse of what a future eco-l[...]
IFA 2008 – Sony Promotes a Sustainable Lifestyle by Showcasing Environmental Technology and Concept Design
IFA 2008 – Sony Promotes a Sustainable Lifestyle by Showcasing Environmental Technology and Concept DesignIFA 2008 – Sony Promotes a Sustainable Lifestyle by Showcasing Environmental Technology and Concept DesignIFA 2008 – Sony Promotes a Sustainable Lifestyle by Showcasing Environmental Technology and Concept DesignIFA 2008 – Sony Promotes a Sustainable Lifestyle by Showcasing Environmental Technology and Concept DesignIFA 2008 – Sony Promotes a Sustainable Lifestyle by Showcasing Environmental Technology and Concept Design

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Eneloop C-Sized & D-sized: Sanyo Introduces a New Super Battery

As everyone knows, the reputation of Sanyo’s Eneloop batteries is great, and the Japanese manufacturer announced last Friday new C- and D- size « Eneloop » batteries with a universal charger to added to the « Eneloop universe » p[...]
Eneloop C-Sized & D-sized: Sanyo Introduces a New Super Battery

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Iphone 3G’s PowerBank (Hands-on)

Just one week after the iPhone 3G’s official launch we introduced a new rescue battery. In case you don’t remember, the Powerbank features a lithium ion battery of 1200 mAh that’s charged through USB and it provides 3[...]
Iphone 3G’s PowerBank (Hands-on)
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New iPhone 3G Rescue Battery

Although the iPhone 3G was only released last week, we already have a few accessories, including a rescue battery! This is a lithium ion battery of 1200 mAh that’s charged through USB. It provides 36 additional hours for music li[...]
New iPhone 3G Rescue Battery

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Happy AQUA: Take Music Wherever You Want

Pioneer just released in Japan a new portable waterproof speaker with enough space in its core for many different DAP sizes. A unique 57mm speaker (8Ω) with an output of 0.3W and a battery lifespan of 37h (4 AA batteries). Available in[...]
Happy AQUA:  Take Music Wherever You Want
Happy AQUA:  Take Music Wherever You Want

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A New Docking Station for Your iPOD

Are you a proud owner of an iPOD (3rd to the Classic Generation or iPHONE or Touch)? Well here’s a new docking station (charge your iPOD and synch it once you plug into your computer) from ELecom with integrated 1Wx2ch speaker, w[...]
A New Docking Station for Your iPOD
A New Docking Station for Your iPODA New Docking Station for Your iPODA New Docking Station for Your iPOD

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Titanium Flat Road EB: The New Electric Bike from Panasonic

Panasonic is a leading company in Japan when it comes to electric bicycles, and here’s their latest achievement, the Titanium Flat Road EB. A racing type bicycle which has enough juice to help you cover a distance of 10km in an a[...]
Titanium Flat Road EB:  The New Electric Bike from Panasonic
Titanium Flat Road EB:  The New Electric Bike from PanasonicTitanium Flat Road EB:  The New Electric Bike from PanasonicTitanium Flat Road EB:  The New Electric Bike from PanasonicTitanium Flat Road EB:  The New Electric Bike from PanasonicTitanium Flat Road EB:  The New Electric Bike from Panasonic

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