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Three New 500GB TurboUSB External HDDs from Buffalo

Buffalo will start selling in Japan next month three new external 2.5” HDD TurboUSBs (20% faster than any regular USB 2.0 devices). Shockproof, with a total capacity of 500GB. Available for PC in black or white and Mac and Time Machine[...]
Three New 500GB TurboUSB External HDDs from Buffalo
Three New 500GB TurboUSB External HDDs from BuffaloThree New 500GB TurboUSB External HDDs from BuffaloThree New 500GB TurboUSB External HDDs from BuffaloThree New 500GB TurboUSB External HDDs from BuffaloThree New 500GB TurboUSB External HDDs from Buffalo

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Secure My DATA! New AES 256bit Encryption USB Key

Here’s the latest USB key from Green-House: the Pico Drive ST. Inside this nice little body (case) is an AES 256bit hardware encrypter, and a maximum of 8GB of memory. Our USB key is compatible with PC and MAC, is Ready Boost rea[...]
Secure My DATA!  New AES 256bit Encryption USB Key
Secure My DATA!  New AES 256bit Encryption USB Key

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Get Your @Mac Email on Your Foma DoCoMo Mobile Phone

NTT DoCoMo will launch in Japan next month the ConnectMail service. This will allow you to send and receive @mac.com email as well as the usual @docomo.ne.jp. Of course this service will leave your email on the server and act as an IMAP mailbox.
Get Your @Mac Email on Your Foma DoCoMo Mobile Phone

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ASP-S750, a new Stylish set of speakers for your PC or DAP from Elecom

Surfing on the iPOD/Apple fame, Elecom will start selling in Japan a new set of Stereo Speakers, the ASP-S750 series, which tries as much as possible to give a sense of elegance to such products in order to be used either with a DAP (a[...]
ASP-S750, a new Stylish set of speakers for your PC or DAP from Elecom
ASP-S750, a new Stylish set of speakers for your PC or DAP from ElecomASP-S750, a new Stylish set of speakers for your PC or DAP from ElecomASP-S750, a new Stylish set of speakers for your PC or DAP from ElecomASP-S750, a new Stylish set of speakers for your PC or DAP from ElecomASP-S750, a new Stylish set of speakers for your PC or DAP from Elecom

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Use your 1Seg TV tuner Logitec LDT-1S302U with the Best Mac TV Software

Good News Everyone, I have a special delivery for you ! (Hubert J. Farnsworth) Well this news may only interest a very few of you guys, but if you are a foreigner living in Japan, owning a Mac and willing to watch the crappy Japanese T[...]
Use your 1Seg TV tuner Logitec LDT-1S302U with the Best Mac TV Software

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Fujitsu Brings you hi-capacity HDD in style !

Here you are, the latest and stylish external HDD from Fujitsu, the HandyDrive FPHD4300 with its 300GB in a sleek body case (82×141.5x22mm for 240g). Our USB powered case also runs at a nearly silent 15dB. So far no price yet avai[...]
Fujitsu Brings you hi-capacity HDD in style !
Fujitsu Brings you hi-capacity HDD in style !

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Wanna jump into the NAS world? Buffalo will help you!

I am sure that most of you have at one time in your life had to face the fact that, “Yep, I have no longer any free storage space on my PC/MAC/Linux Box…” And, having a NAS is in a way a great method in order to store data [...]
Wanna jump into the NAS world? Buffalo will help you!
Wanna jump into the NAS world? Buffalo will help you!Wanna jump into the NAS world? Buffalo will help you!Wanna jump into the NAS world? Buffalo will help you!Wanna jump into the NAS world? Buffalo will help you!

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New external DVD burner for MAC and PC, by Buffalo

Buffalo doesn’t ONLY make products for the PC, there are a few for MAC too like this DVSM-XL1218IU2 (oh no don’t even bother saying it) which is an external DVD burner capable of 16x (R) and 10x (DL), you can plug it in USB[...]
New external DVD burner for MAC and PC, by Buffalo
New external DVD burner for MAC and PC, by BuffaloNew external DVD burner for MAC and PC, by Buffalo

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An iPhone in Japan…Microsoft, WHAT ARE YOU DOING ?!!?

A good friend of mine came to pay me a visit yesterday and guess what he had in his pocket? Yep, an iPhone, and that gave me the opportunity to fool around a bit with it…the result is WOW! But I mean WOW! This thing is a KILLER, [...]
An iPhone in Japan…Microsoft, WHAT ARE YOU DOING ?!!?
An iPhone in Japan…Microsoft, WHAT ARE YOU DOING ?!!?An iPhone in Japan…Microsoft, WHAT ARE YOU DOING ?!!?An iPhone in Japan…Microsoft, WHAT ARE YOU DOING ?!!?

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The SEGCLIP 1Seg TV tuner by I-O DATA

Never watched TV on your computer yet? Well it’s about time with the amazing number of TV tuners available throughout the world! In Japan the standard is called WanSeg (1Seg)and I-O DATA is one of the many to use it in USB device[...]
The SEGCLIP 1Seg TV tuner by I-O DATA

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TurboUSB also for MAC

Buffalo has been proposing products featuring the “TurboUSB” for quite some time now, we can even state that it clearly made the company a bit more famous than it already was and…even though you could use those extern[...]
TurboUSB also for MAC

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Elecom’s WebCam for PC, PS3 and MAC

There are 2 and depending on your likes you’ll have the choice between a 1.3Mpix or 0.3Mpix sensor, compatible with your PC, your MAC or your PS3…whoooooopee!!
Elecom’s WebCam for PC, PS3 and MAC

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Maxell for MAC, FINALLY!!!

Ever since November 2006, Maxell has been providing excellent audio tools for the PC called Vraison. The MAC OS X owners will now be able to enjoy them as well; it is about time !!! Better late than never, they say.
Maxell for MAC, FINALLY!!!
Maxell for MAC, FINALLY!!!Maxell for MAC, FINALLY!!!

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2 new 1Seg TV tuners by SANWA

The VGA-TV1S2M and VGA-TV1S2 (depending on if you use a MAC or a PC) are 2 new ExpressCard 1Seg TV tuner and let me tell you that in Japan it’s a must have! When you see the quality of the TV here…
2 new 1Seg TV tuners by SANWA
2 new 1Seg TV tuners by SANWA2 new 1Seg TV tuners by SANWA

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New remote for Windows Media center by Elecom

If you’re the proud owner of a PC running VISTA, let me tell you that running it on a MAC is ten, a hundred, a thousand times better!! But if all you need is a new remote for Windows Media Center, here is Elecom’s!
New remote for Windows Media center by Elecom

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Logfarm’s 1Seg TV tuner for MAC and PC

It is not everyday that we tell you about products from Logfarm and that’s a shame I know !! Introducing the PCTV-Hiwasa Mini which is a USB 1Seg TV Tuner, it will work for PC or MAC and … that’s it! 60x18x7mm and 11g.
Logfarm’s 1Seg TV tuner for MAC and PC

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A new case for your external HDDs by Novac

If you have been making up your own PCs from the very beginning it is most likely that you have a bunch of HDDs going around the house so what about a product like Novac’s to give those a second life? Novac’s case offers 4 [...]
A new case for your external HDDs by Novac

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The Moshi Celesta keyboard

A new Apple Premium Reseller opened last friday in Taipei and of course I was there, it was ok, nothing special except the iPod Shuffle offered to any purchaser of an iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro or Mac Pro (I got away with an iMac)̷[...]
The Moshi Celesta keyboard

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SATA BOX USB from Century

Just like any of us you have 4 SATA HDDs of 500GB getting all dusty somewhere in your house, yeah the common thing…this is when I come in and suggest you take a look at Century’s SATA BOX USB allowing you to plug in those f[...]
SATA BOX USB from Century

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Bamboo, the all new Tablet by Wacom

Wacom presents their brand new Graphics Tablet available for MAC and PC with new functions like the Snipping Tool and a better integration of Word 2007. The rest is well known to all the Tablet PC users with the exception (maybe) of th[...]
Bamboo, the all new Tablet by Wacom

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Shiira, the Japanese Safari

This is not fresh new information, but as I’m new on Akihabara News (I’m helping Daimaou once in a while when there is lots of work), so I need a little time to find may marks and renew my knowledge. This may be also a good opportunity[...]
Shiira, the Japanese Safari

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Happy Hacking Keyboard Lite 2 for Mac

Fujitsu offers the new Happy Hacking Keyboard Lite 2 (with a USB 1.1 hub) that is 100% compatible with the Mac. It even has an “Apple” key. No need to present these very good keyboards again, but if you need the top of the top, the HHK[...]
Happy Hacking Keyboard Lite 2 for Mac

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