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Solidalliance – Crazy Earphone – Back by popular demand… No doubt you will get a lot of attention in public!!

Solidalliance has started selling again the funny earphone series “Crazy Earphone” on April 22.  It ended production a couple years ago but has made a comeback by popular demand. A few years ago we wrote about these and her[...]
Solidalliance – Crazy Earphone – Back by popular demand… No doubt you will get a lot of attention in public!!
Solidalliance – Crazy Earphone – Back by popular demand… No doubt you will get a lot of attention in public!!Solidalliance – Crazy Earphone – Back by popular demand… No doubt you will get a lot of attention in public!!Solidalliance – Crazy Earphone – Back by popular demand… No doubt you will get a lot of attention in public!!Solidalliance – Crazy Earphone – Back by popular demand… No doubt you will get a lot of attention in public!!Solidalliance – Crazy Earphone – Back by popular demand… No doubt you will get a lot of attention in public!!

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Lenovo and MTV – “Lenovo-MTV CO:LAB” Project” – A music and movie work competition for young people in Japan, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines

Lenovo-MTV CO:LAB, a joint project by Lenovo and MTV in Asia, is a music/movie competition in 7 Asian countries (Japan, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines) intended to help young people produce creative wor[...]
Lenovo and MTV – “Lenovo-MTV CO:LAB” Project” – A music and movie work competition for young people in Japan, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines

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SONY LLS-201 – PCS Manager (Personal Contents Station) – Save and share photos and videos through NFC Wi-Fi 1TB HD with a wave of your smartphone

Sony is utilizing its NFC (Near Field Communication) technology to develop the next generation in backing up and sharing data – “one touch backup”. Photos, videos can be backed-up, saved and shared in the cloud, or lo[...]
SONY LLS-201 – PCS Manager (Personal Contents Station) – Save and share photos and videos through NFC Wi-Fi 1TB HD with a wave of your smartphone
SONY LLS-201 – PCS Manager (Personal Contents Station) – Save and share photos and videos through NFC Wi-Fi 1TB HD with a wave of your smartphoneSONY LLS-201 – PCS Manager (Personal Contents Station) – Save and share photos and videos through NFC Wi-Fi 1TB HD with a wave of your smartphoneSONY LLS-201 – PCS Manager (Personal Contents Station) – Save and share photos and videos through NFC Wi-Fi 1TB HD with a wave of your smartphoneSONY LLS-201 – PCS Manager (Personal Contents Station) – Save and share photos and videos through NFC Wi-Fi 1TB HD with a wave of your smartphoneSONY LLS-201 – PCS Manager (Personal Contents Station) – Save and share photos and videos through NFC Wi-Fi 1TB HD with a wave of your smartphone

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Write and play your own sheet music with the Gocen

The Gocen is a device which scans and plays handwritten sheet music in real time. It is being developed by a group at the Tokyo Metropolitan University led by Assistant Professor Tetsuaki Baba. “First, the system looks at the sta[...]
Write and play your own sheet music with the Gocen

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SRF-18, Sony’s new compact radio and speaker combo

Here you are an interesting two in one little gadget from Sony the SRF-18. This compact radio (155.4×34.2×80.3mm for 198g) comes with the usual FM and AM tuner as well as a line-in that will let you enjoy your DAP or Phone mu[...]
SRF-18, Sony’s new compact radio and speaker combo
SRF-18, Sony’s new compact radio and speaker comboSRF-18, Sony’s new compact radio and speaker comboSRF-18, Sony’s new compact radio and speaker comboSRF-18, Sony’s new compact radio and speaker comboSRF-18, Sony’s new compact radio and speaker combo

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Music update! Singles & Albums Top 10 August

Due to a lack of time to post news on Akihabaranews, I had to take some time off to focus on reviewing certain hardware send to us. Now I found a little gap in my schedule to keep you guys up2date with the latest trends in Japan’s musi[...]
Music update! Singles & Albums Top 10  August

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Midi Music Hats, only for those who can understand Art

Art can be everything and everything can be art! Dump a piece of dog XXX on a white wall and you can call this art regardless of how ridiculous and smelly it could be. So when I stumble upon the Music Hats I just though pretty much the[...]
Midi Music Hats, only for those who can understand Art

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J-Force introduces its universal Surface Speaker set in Japan

Surface Speakers work surprisingly well, and if you have no idea about what surface speakers are, well let’s say that thanks to a set of a tiny speaker and audio amp you can virtually turn any surface into a powerful and huge spe[...]
J-Force introduces its universal Surface Speaker set in Japan

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Sony’s new Music Unlimited service now available in France, Germany, Italy and Spain

Sony Europe has announced that its latest Unlimited Music service is now available in the following countries: France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Announced at 3.99€ a month for the basic plan this service will allow you to stream radio [...]
Sony’s new Music Unlimited service now available in France, Germany, Italy and Spain

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RP-HX300 and RP-HX200, Panasonic latest overhead headphones

Panasonic added two new overhead headphones to its line-up in Japan with the RP-HX300 and RP-HX200. Both models come in a new stylish design and made to be as light as possible with respectively 99g for the first model and 88g for the [...]
RP-HX300 and RP-HX200, Panasonic latest overhead headphones
RP-HX300 and RP-HX200, Panasonic latest overhead headphones

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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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Gadmei Hugescreen PMP Now On Sale in Japan

Thanko, connoisseur of all things rare, odd, and interesting, have done it again with the release of a portable media player with a whopping eight-inch, 1280×768 screen. This 380-gram (13.4 oz) 213x135x16 mm (8.38×5.31×0[...]
Gadmei Hugescreen PMP Now On Sale in Japan
Gadmei Hugescreen PMP Now On Sale in JapanGadmei Hugescreen PMP Now On Sale in JapanGadmei Hugescreen PMP Now On Sale in JapanGadmei Hugescreen PMP Now On Sale in JapanGadmei Hugescreen PMP Now On Sale in Japan

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JVC introduces two new portable Speakers

Never understood by people keep on purchasing these portable speakers, but hey who cares what I think right? So if you are interested in these kind of small goodies, JVC as two new models just for you with the SP-A230, a Type Bar stere[...]
JVC introduces two new portable Speakers
JVC introduces two new portable SpeakersJVC introduces two new portable SpeakersJVC introduces two new portable Speakers

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Put a cute little dolphin in your ears

We had the Crazy earphones from Solidalliance and now we have the “Cute” little Dolphins from Brightonnet. Now I am sure that these headphones may not offer you the best sound ever, but it will surely give the attention you were most p[...]
Put a cute little dolphin in your ears

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Scavo, Elecom latest canal type stereo headphones

Behind this strange product name, Scavo, are Elecom latest “Designers” like canal type stereo headphones. Available in 6 different colors, our new Scavo, also known as EHP-EIN100 series will be sold in Japan at around 3000 to 4000 Yen,[...]
Scavo, Elecom latest canal type stereo headphones
Scavo, Elecom latest canal type stereo headphonesScavo, Elecom latest canal type stereo headphonesScavo, Elecom latest canal type stereo headphonesScavo, Elecom latest canal type stereo headphonesScavo, Elecom latest canal type stereo headphones

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Iriver to add the S100 Panorama DAP to its catalog in Japan

Iriver announced today that they will also offer the S100 Panorama in Japan in both 8 and 16GB. our Little DAP comes with a nice 2.83” QVGA color display, a microSDCH card up to 32GB, an FM Tuner the support of WAV, MP3, WMA, OGG, ASF,[...]
Iriver to add the S100 Panorama DAP to its catalog in Japan
Iriver to add the S100 Panorama DAP to its catalog in JapanIriver to add the S100 Panorama DAP to its catalog in Japan

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Sony add the NWZ-E350 Walkman to its catalog in the USA.

This will only interest people living in the USA, but Sony announced yesterday a new E-Series walkman, the NWZ-E350, available in 3 different colors (Red, Black and Blue) as well as in 4 and 8GB of memory, with simple DAP features incl[...]
Sony add the NWZ-E350 Walkman to its catalog in the USA.
Sony add the NWZ-E350 Walkman to its catalog in the USA.Sony add the NWZ-E350 Walkman to its catalog in the USA.Sony add the NWZ-E350 Walkman to its catalog in the USA.Sony add the NWZ-E350 Walkman to its catalog in the USA.

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JVC – Victor new “Kira-Kira” Headphones for women.

JVC-Victor introduced this morning in Japan their latest headphones for women, the HA-SP70, also known as Urban Sweet and available in 4 different colors. The most noticeable particularity of these headphones are their “Kira-Kira” desi[...]
JVC – Victor new “Kira-Kira” Headphones for women.
JVC – Victor new “Kira-Kira” Headphones for women.JVC – Victor new “Kira-Kira” Headphones for women.

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3 New Overhead headphones from Denon

Denon in Japan introduced this morning 3 new headphones with the AH-D1100 and AH-D510 and AH-D310. Sold at around 20,000 Yen in Japan the High-end AH-D1100 comes with a 50mm diameter driver unit, and designed with an hybrid resign and [...]
3 New Overhead headphones from Denon
3 New Overhead headphones from Denon3 New Overhead headphones from Denon3 New Overhead headphones from Denon

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Elecom new “Ear Drops” earphones “Petit Décor” now available

Here you are yet, another Ear Drops series of headphones from Elecom, with the “Petit Décor”. Made for women, these new earphones as nothing really impressive beside maybe their design if you are into this kind of stuff. Available in 6[...]
Elecom new “Ear Drops” earphones “Petit Décor” now available
Elecom new “Ear Drops” earphones “Petit Décor” now availableElecom new “Ear Drops” earphones “Petit Décor” now availableElecom new “Ear Drops” earphones “Petit Décor” now availableElecom new “Ear Drops” earphones “Petit Décor” now availableElecom new “Ear Drops” earphones “Petit Décor” now available

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Takaratomy Neckphones let you enjoy music while resting in your bath.

Love soaking in bath for hours and doing nothing? Then you must probably Japanese. While there is nothing wrong in spending hours relaxing in a bath, this very relaxing moment could some times be slightly improved with music, and Takar[...]
Takaratomy Neckphones let you enjoy music while resting in your bath.
Takaratomy Neckphones let you enjoy music while resting in your bath.Takaratomy Neckphones let you enjoy music while resting in your bath.Takaratomy Neckphones let you enjoy music while resting in your bath.Takaratomy Neckphones let you enjoy music while resting in your bath.Takaratomy Neckphones let you enjoy music while resting in your bath.

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Audio-Technica new headphones now friendlier with your style.

If your “Style” is as important as your need for good headphones, Audio-Technica latest ATH-XS7 and ATH-XS5 are just what you are looking for. The First model the ATH-XS7 comes with a “Wide Back Band” headband that won’t screw your hai[...]
Audio-Technica new headphones now friendlier with your style.
Audio-Technica new headphones now friendlier with your style.Audio-Technica new headphones now friendlier with your style.

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