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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s Sony’s Walkman as renaissance metaphor, some Japanese public officials are still figuring out privacy on the internet, and a Pacific Rim review. • • • Welcome to Japanese Technology from the Future Friday: It[...]
Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

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Domains .tokyo and more to become avaible

The top-level domains ending like .tokyo, .canon and a few more will become available next year. According to ICANN at least 5 local governments and 2 Japanese companies are going to register their names has top-level domain (the last [...]
Domains .tokyo and more to become avaible

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Handheld gamers rejoice, Nintendo 3DS eShop launching June 6

Today gamers have even more to rejoice about as Nintendo of America recently made a huge announcement for its 3DS users. By the evening of June 6 PST, the first major system update for the 3DS will be available in North America. This f[...]
Handheld gamers rejoice, Nintendo 3DS eShop launching June 6

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Panasonic introduces Android based eX3 in-flight entertainment system

We may finally have the chance to get a descent in-flight entertainment system soon thanks to Panasonic! In preparation for sometimes now, Panasonic’s new eX3 is an android based advance system that will not only provide flyers with th[...]
Panasonic introduces Android based eX3 in-flight entertainment system

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[CES 2011] Toyota unveils “Entune” at CES 2011

Toyota goes beyond the good old in-car GPS experience and will bring to North American customers a full “Web Experience” with Entune. Offering real time internet search with Bing, but also Music with Pandora and iHearradio, and restaur[...]
[CES 2011] Toyota unveils “Entune” at CES 2011
[CES 2011] Toyota unveils “Entune” at CES 2011

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LG ST600 bring smarter TVs

Another little wonder coming straight from LG with the ST600. Underneath this little black box, you will find LG’s most advance technology helping anyone in turning any good old TV into a real Smart TV. Powered by a BCM7615 CPU with 38[...]
LG ST600 bring smarter TVs
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Planex Releases New 10GBASE-T Cables

Riding the wave of the 10gigabit Ethernet standard ratified in 2006 is Planex’ new Cat 6A (CNT6A series) and Cat 7 (CNT7 series) twisted-pair cables, each in black or white, and each in 1-, 2-, 3-, 5-, or 10-meter lengths. Planex[...]
Planex Releases New 10GBASE-T Cables
Planex Releases New 10GBASE-T CablesPlanex Releases New 10GBASE-T CablesPlanex Releases New 10GBASE-T CablesPlanex Releases New 10GBASE-T Cables

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Japanese Online University Releases iPad App

Softbank Group subsidiary (and unfortunately-named) Cyber University, an Internet-based distance-learning college with a campus in Fukuoka, Japan, have announced the availability of an app for Apple’s iPad that provides access to[...]
Japanese Online University Releases iPad App
Japanese Online University Releases iPad AppJapanese Online University Releases iPad AppJapanese Online University Releases iPad AppJapanese Online University Releases iPad AppJapanese Online University Releases iPad App

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Two New Monolithic 3D TV for Sony in Europe and the USA

Unveiled in Japan for the time in March 2009, Sony’s elegant Monolithic TVs are now going to be available with 3D support in Europe and USA as well. Two models with a 46” and 55” also known as NX710 & NX810 in Europe or NX713 &[...]
Two New Monolithic 3D TV for Sony in Europe and the USA
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Yahoo! Japan to drop Yahoo Search for Google Search by year end.

Yahoo! Japan announced today their plan to ditch their actual Yahoo! Search engine in favor to Google’s one as well as start using Google’s Adsense technology in Japan before the end of 2010. More information soon to come Yahoo! Japan & Google
Yahoo! Japan to drop Yahoo Search for Google Search by year end.

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Buffalo unveiled new Wireless Router and Wireless Unit for TV

Buffalo today unveiled two new devices at press conference here in Tokyo : WLAE-AG300N series “wireless unit” and the Airstation series flagship model, NFiniti High Power Wireless Router WZR-HP-AG300. The first one was born[...]
Buffalo unveiled new Wireless Router and Wireless Unit for TV
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South Korea started to watch cable TV on Internet with “Tving”

Yesterday CJ Hello Vision, one of South Korea’s leading cable TV operators, launched a service that allows the users to watch 53 live cable TV channels on internet as well as videos on-demand. Dubbed as ‘Tving’, it pr[...]
South Korea started to watch cable TV on Internet with “Tving”
South Korea started to watch cable TV on Internet with “Tving”

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Wireless Internet Access via LED lamps

According to the Beijing Times article the scientists at the Semi-conductor Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences managed to establish wireless internet connection simply by using Blue-LED lights on the ceiling.They achieved 2Mbps i[...]
Wireless Internet Access via LED lamps

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Sony: Dash internet viewer to include Netflix and more

You would remember Sony’s Dash internet viewer which was introduced during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this year and we talked about back then in our news. While there is more than two months to its scheduled launc[...]
Sony: Dash internet viewer to include Netflix and more
Sony: Dash internet viewer to include Netflix and moreSony: Dash internet viewer to include Netflix and moreSony: Dash internet viewer to include Netflix and moreSony: Dash internet viewer to include Netflix and more

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Onkyo to implement Intel Chipset in Future AV and MID goods

Onkyo announced this Monday in Japan to incorporate Intel Chips designed for PC its future Audio and Video gears as well as potential future MID like devices. The goal here is to offer Internet capability to its AV line-up of product b[...]
Onkyo to implement Intel Chipset in Future AV and MID goods

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TEAC’s New CR-H500NT CD and Radio Player, Reference 500

Here’s TEAC’s new CR-H500NT, a compact, all in one audio system with a CD player, an AM/FM radio tuner, support of USB devices as well as iPods and iPhones 3G/3GS and even a WiFi bg module for enjoying Internet radio a room[...]
TEAC’s New CR-H500NT CD and Radio Player, Reference 500
TEAC’s New CR-H500NT CD and Radio Player, Reference 500

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Via WonderMedia SmartFrame RDK Gallery

WonderMedia is a Via sister company which deals, according to VIA in the “high performance, feature-rich, power-efficient, and cost-effective products and solutions for fast-emerging Networked Multimedia applications”, and released a n[...]
Via WonderMedia SmartFrame RDK Gallery
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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-G3, The World’s First WiFi Camera with Web Browser

Here’s Sony’s DSG-G3, a 10.1Mpix point and shoot camera featuring not only a WiFi module, but also a Web browser for accessing and uploading art to the most popular Websites like Dailymotion, YouTube, Picasa, Flickr… [...]
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-G3, The World’s First WiFi Camera with Web Browser
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Sony Adds Slacker Personal Radio to Bravia Internet Video Link Service

Only available for SONY USA, you’ll be glad to learn that you can now access Slacker Personal Radio via Bravia Internet Video-link HDTV, allowing access to literally over a million songs available within 100 different programs. M[...]
Sony Adds Slacker Personal Radio to Bravia Internet Video Link Service
Sony Adds Slacker Personal Radio to Bravia Internet Video Link Service

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UCCTOP XENO: The Ultimate Internet Broadcasting Station

Are you a broadcaster looking for the ultimate OTG (on the go) station for your camera crew? Here’s the ultimate station for you, the UCCTOP XENO! Unfortunately I’m not able to give you many details, but here’s the be[...]
UCCTOP XENO:  The Ultimate Internet Broadcasting Station
UCCTOP XENO:  The Ultimate Internet Broadcasting Station

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Sharp updates its Internet AQUOS TV line-up !

I have to admit that I have been a big fan of the Internet AQUOS since the very first day; ok, it is true that this kind of device is made for the average Joes rather than us geeks. With a new sleek design, Sharp offers the choice of 2[...]
Sharp updates its Internet AQUOS TV line-up !
Sharp updates its Internet AQUOS TV line-up !Sharp updates its Internet AQUOS TV line-up !Sharp updates its Internet AQUOS TV line-up !Sharp updates its Internet AQUOS TV line-up !Sharp updates its Internet AQUOS TV line-up !

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AIR, the New Asustek Internet Radio

Digitimes had a nice little piece of news today with the Asustek Internet Radio (AIR) ,supporting WiFi B/G as well as a LAN connection. Our little wonder is able to quickly detect any WiFi network, and once connected to one of them, it[...]
AIR, the New Asustek Internet Radio

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