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GearZap.com – Great online accessories shop – we reviewed a couple of their offerings

We would like to introduce an online gadget store, GearZap.com, from the UK that sells various kinds of smartphone and computer accessories. They were nice enough to send us 2 products as samples: a 13 inch MacBook retina sleeve and an[...]
GearZap.com – Great online accessories shop – we reviewed a couple of their offerings
GearZap.com – Great online accessories shop – we reviewed a couple of their offeringsGearZap.com – Great online accessories shop – we reviewed a couple of their offeringsGearZap.com – Great online accessories shop – we reviewed a couple of their offeringsGearZap.com – Great online accessories shop – we reviewed a couple of their offeringsGearZap.com – Great online accessories shop – we reviewed a couple of their offerings

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AkihabaraNews is yours! Get a chance to share what you like!

I would like to start a small experiment with you all! As you know I am having been writing since 2002 for AkihabaraNews and I have to admit that I would love to see some “change” here and bring something different for all of us and ma[...]
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[REVIEW] Viako Mini Letter E-350 Hybrid WiFi

Most recently Viako send us a review sample of their ML E-350 barebone HTPC cases. Viako might not strike you as a big name in the hardware world, and globally speaking they aren’t yet. I dare say It will not take long before this Seou[...]
[REVIEW] Viako Mini Letter E-350 Hybrid WiFi
[REVIEW] Viako Mini Letter E-350 Hybrid WiFi[REVIEW] Viako Mini Letter E-350 Hybrid WiFi[REVIEW] Viako Mini Letter E-350 Hybrid WiFi[REVIEW] Viako Mini Letter E-350 Hybrid WiFi[REVIEW] Viako Mini Letter E-350 Hybrid WiFi

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[Toyota Safety Day] We tested Toyota’s latest wonder the world largest Car Simulator

Back in 2010, Lexus America made sensation with the video below, where the company shows to the American the world largest car simulator! And today, well last week actually, we at AkihabaraNews among some other selected journalist arou[...]
[Toyota Safety Day] We tested Toyota’s latest wonder the world largest Car Simulator
[Toyota Safety Day] We tested Toyota’s latest wonder the world largest Car Simulator[Toyota Safety Day] We tested Toyota’s latest wonder the world largest Car Simulator[Toyota Safety Day] We tested Toyota’s latest wonder the world largest Car Simulator[Toyota Safety Day] We tested Toyota’s latest wonder the world largest Car Simulator[Toyota Safety Day] We tested Toyota’s latest wonder the world largest Car Simulator

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[Review] Fujifilm X100, a true masterpiece!

Let’s make it clear immediately and before we go on with our review: Fujifilm’s Finepix X100 is one of the most impressive, well-built and fascinating cameras that we tested. By offering an amazing mix of intuitive handling, breathtaki[...]
[Review] Fujifilm X100, a true masterpiece!
[Review] Fujifilm X100, a true masterpiece![Review] Fujifilm X100, a true masterpiece![Review] Fujifilm X100, a true masterpiece![Review] Fujifilm X100, a true masterpiece![Review] Fujifilm X100, a true masterpiece!

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[Review] Sony CX700V Camcorder

Let me first start this review by stating that my background mostly lies in photography and that the usage I have of video cameras is limited to the Canon 5D mark 2. While it provides remarkable performance, one has to admit that it is[...]
[Review] Sony CX700V Camcorder
[Review] Sony CX700V Camcorder[Review] Sony CX700V Camcorder[Review] Sony CX700V Camcorder[Review] Sony CX700V Camcorder[Review] Sony CX700V Camcorder

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[Review] QNAP TurboNAS TS-439 Pro II+

Lately we received 3 NAS units from QNAP for review, these being the TS-119P+, TS-219P+ and the more advanced TS-439 Pro II+ model. In this review we will go more in depth on the TS-439 Pro II+. This model is a class on its own and foc[...]
[Review] QNAP TurboNAS  TS-439 Pro II+
[Review] QNAP TurboNAS  TS-439 Pro II+[Review] QNAP TurboNAS  TS-439 Pro II+[Review] QNAP TurboNAS  TS-439 Pro II+[Review] QNAP TurboNAS  TS-439 Pro II+[Review] QNAP TurboNAS  TS-439 Pro II+

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[Review] JVC’s new GC-PX1 High-Speed Hybrid Camera, a Step in the Right Direction

The quest to find a compact two-in-one camera capable of shooting great photos and great video is unfortunately not over yet, but the good news is that JVC is heading in the good direction with its new Hybrid High-Speed Camera, the GC-[...]
[Review] JVC’s new GC-PX1 High-Speed Hybrid Camera, a Step in the Right Direction
[Review] JVC’s new GC-PX1 High-Speed Hybrid Camera, a Step in the Right Direction[Review] JVC’s new GC-PX1 High-Speed Hybrid Camera, a Step in the Right Direction[Review] JVC’s new GC-PX1 High-Speed Hybrid Camera, a Step in the Right Direction[Review] JVC’s new GC-PX1 High-Speed Hybrid Camera, a Step in the Right Direction[Review] JVC’s new GC-PX1 High-Speed Hybrid Camera, a Step in the Right Direction

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[Review] Sanyo Xacti VPC-PD2

I was given the opportunity to test out Sanyo’s Xacti VPC-PD2 camera, their “Dual Camera” with optical zoom and full HD recording. The PD2 is the second iteration of its series, standing apart from its more iconic gun[...]
[Review] Sanyo Xacti VPC-PD2
[Review] Sanyo Xacti VPC-PD2[Review] Sanyo Xacti VPC-PD2[Review] Sanyo Xacti VPC-PD2[Review] Sanyo Xacti VPC-PD2[Review] Sanyo Xacti VPC-PD2

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[Review] Sony NEX-VG10, Video with style and performance

We had been using a “professional” broadcast P2 camera for a very long period of time at AkihabaraNews, but with the Canon 5D MKII, we have ditched these bulky and expensive cameras and now get along with cheaper and more versatile DLS[...]
[Review] Sony NEX-VG10, Video with style and performance
[Review] Sony NEX-VG10, Video with style and performance[Review] Sony NEX-VG10, Video with style and performance[Review] Sony NEX-VG10, Video with style and performance[Review] Sony NEX-VG10, Video with style and performance[Review] Sony NEX-VG10, Video with style and performance

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[Review] Panasonic HDC-TM750/SDT750, the First Consumer 3D Camera.

Thanks to Avatar, the world finally had its first 3D experience, and whether you love Avatar or not, and whether you can stand 3D glasses or not, you have to admit that this new 3D wave is pretty exciting. Strong from its experience wo[...]
[Review] Panasonic HDC-TM750/SDT750, the First Consumer 3D Camera.
[Review] Panasonic HDC-TM750/SDT750, the First Consumer 3D Camera.[Review] Panasonic HDC-TM750/SDT750, the First Consumer 3D Camera.[Review] Panasonic HDC-TM750/SDT750, the First Consumer 3D Camera.[Review] Panasonic HDC-TM750/SDT750, the First Consumer 3D Camera.[Review] Panasonic HDC-TM750/SDT750, the First Consumer 3D Camera.

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[Review] Sony NEX-5: An Ideal Camera? Subjective Review by an AkihabaraNews Reader

There are many reviews on the web of Sony’s NEX-3 and NEX-5 cameras, and they’re all unanimous on the quality of the sensors, with two commonly-mentioned flaws: - Limited settings - Only two lenses available, one of which has a rather [...]
[Review] Sony NEX-5: An Ideal Camera? Subjective Review by an AkihabaraNews Reader
[Test] Sony NEX-5 le Bloc Note idéal ? vu par un geek, fan du Cochon Vert, 100% subjectif  et qui l‘assume.[Test] Sony NEX-5 le Bloc Note idéal ? vu par un geek, fan du Cochon Vert, 100% subjectif  et qui l‘assume.[Test] Sony NEX-5 le Bloc Note idéal ? vu par un geek, fan du Cochon Vert, 100% subjectif  et qui l‘assume.[Test] Sony NEX-5 le Bloc Note idéal ? vu par un geek, fan du Cochon Vert, 100% subjectif  et qui l‘assume.[Test] Sony NEX-5 le Bloc Note idéal ? vu par un geek, fan du Cochon Vert, 100% subjectif  et qui l‘assume.

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[Review] KDDI IS01, When Sharp brings Android to the rest of us in Japan.

There is no doubt that Sharp changed the Japanese landscape when it comes to Linux based handled and while the Zaurus 3200 is no longer available, we were please to see last march that Sharp is still working hard on bringing Linux in J[...]
[Review] KDDI IS01, When Sharp brings Android to the rest of us in Japan.
[Review] KDDI IS01, When Sharp brings Android to the rest of us in Japan.[Review] KDDI IS01, When Sharp brings Android to the rest of us in Japan.[Review] KDDI IS01, When Sharp brings Android to the rest of us in Japan.[Review] KDDI IS01, When Sharp brings Android to the rest of us in Japan.[Review] KDDI IS01, When Sharp brings Android to the rest of us in Japan.

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[Review] Pentax 645D, the other way of shooting photos

As a photograph amateur, or as I love to call myself, “a Tourist in the Photograph world”, I have tried pretty much every kind of camera, ranging from the crappy point & shoot to the high-end DLSR, but there was one kind of camera [...]
[Review] Pentax 645D, the other way of shooting photos
[Review] Pentax 645D, the other way of shooting photos[Review] Pentax 645D, the other way of shooting photos[Review] Pentax 645D, the other way of shooting photos[Review] Pentax 645D, the other way of shooting photos[Review] Pentax 645D, the other way of shooting photos

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[Review] Fujitsu F-04B, a brilliant hardware running on an “Under-whelming” OS

Introduced first as a prototype at CEATEC 2008, then later announced in November 2009 to be finally launched in Japan early April 2010, the Fujitsu F-04B is the best Japanese phone so far… However, this claim comes with a big fat aster[...]
[Review] Fujitsu F-04B, a brilliant hardware running on an “Under-whelming” OS
[Review] Fujitsu F-04B, a brilliant hardware running on an “Under-whelming” OS[Review] Fujitsu F-04B, a brilliant hardware running on an “Under-whelming” OS[Review] Fujitsu F-04B, a brilliant hardware running on an “Under-whelming” OS[Review] Fujitsu F-04B, a brilliant hardware running on an “Under-whelming” OS[Review] Fujitsu F-04B, a brilliant hardware running on an “Under-whelming” OS

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[Review] Sanyo Xacti DMX-CS1

Sanyo is now a well-known company, especially for their huge line-up of Xacti HD camcorders… A series that’s also known for their pistol-shaped camera. And since the first Xacti model, the Japanese manufacturer worked hard to improve e[...]
[Review] Sanyo Xacti DMX-CS1
[Review] Sanyo Xacti DMX-CS1[Review] Sanyo Xacti DMX-CS1[Review] Sanyo Xacti DMX-CS1[Review] Sanyo Xacti DMX-CS1[Review] Sanyo Xacti DMX-CS1

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[Review] EMOCION AL-DP100V 5.1 headphones from Alla Japan

Two months ago, ALLA, a Japan-based company, introduced new 5.1 surround sound headsets with the Emocion AL-DP100V. Coming at an affordable price, this new series should provide you a real 5.1ch experience, at least according to the AL[...]
[Review] EMOCION AL-DP100V 5.1 headphones from Alla Japan
[Review] EMOCION AL-DP100V 5.1 headphones from Alla Japan[Review] EMOCION AL-DP100V 5.1 headphones from Alla Japan[Review] EMOCION AL-DP100V 5.1 headphones from Alla Japan[Review] EMOCION AL-DP100V 5.1 headphones from Alla Japan[Review] EMOCION AL-DP100V 5.1 headphones from Alla Japan

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[Review] BenQ E2420HD Full HD LCD Monitor

In the world of LCD Full HD monitors, consumers have seen many changes, both in terms of price, in terms of features, or even in terms of design. In 2009, major manufacturers even started to produce new kinds of monitors capable of dis[...]
[Review] BenQ E2420HD Full HD LCD Monitor
[Review] BenQ E2420HD Full HD LCD Monitor[Review] BenQ E2420HD Full HD LCD Monitor[Review] BenQ E2420HD Full HD LCD Monitor[Review] BenQ E2420HD Full HD LCD Monitor[Review] BenQ E2420HD Full HD LCD Monitor

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[Quick-Review] Yuento Talking Clock… Just because you’re too lazy to learn to read time

Initially designed for Japanese kids to be able to know time, the Yuento Talking Clock does exactly what its name suggests. Hidden in a cute little shape with a “clown nose”-like button, the Yuento Talking clock will tell you the time [...]
[Quick-Review] Yuento Talking Clock… Just because you’re too lazy to learn to read time
[Quick-Review] Yuento Talking Clock… Just because you’re too lazy to learn to read time[Quick-Review] Yuento Talking Clock… Just because you’re too lazy to learn to read time[Quick-Review] Yuento Talking Clock… Just because you’re too lazy to learn to read time[Quick-Review] Yuento Talking Clock… Just because you’re too lazy to learn to read time

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[Hands-On] Dead-Storm Pirates from Bandai Namco Games lets you shoot Monsters for fun

In an era where gaming consoles are offering impressively cheap and powerful games, the struggling arcade industry is still however doing its best to amuse us and to provide us with some unique fun games to play alone or better yet wit[...]
[Hands-On] Dead-Storm Pirates from Bandai Namco Games lets you shoot Monsters for fun
[Hands-On] Dead-Storm Pirates from Bandai Namco Games lets you shoot Monsters for fun[Hands-On] Dead-Storm Pirates from Bandai Namco Games lets you shoot Monsters for fun[Hands-On] Dead-Storm Pirates from Bandai Namco Games lets you shoot Monsters for fun[Hands-On] Dead-Storm Pirates from Bandai Namco Games lets you shoot Monsters for fun[Hands-On] Dead-Storm Pirates from Bandai Namco Games lets you shoot Monsters for fun

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[Review] Canon 1D Mark IV

Being a major player in the photography world forces you, for the better or worse, to keep-up working hard in order to improve your already spectacular products… And like Nikon, Canon decided that it was time to offer to its high-end c[...]
[Review] Canon 1D Mark IV
[Review] Canon 1D Mark IV[Review] Canon 1D Mark IV[Review] Canon 1D Mark IV[Review] Canon 1D Mark IV[Review] Canon 1D Mark IV

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[Review] Kohjinsha Dual Screen DZ Notebook.

We first stumbled upon this Dual Screen Notebook back in 2009 during the last CEATEC, and were pretty impressed by its dual 10.1” screen but always wondered how a notebook with an AMD Athlon NEO MV-40 Notebook clocked at 1.6GHz with on[...]
[Review] Kohjinsha Dual Screen DZ Notebook.
[Review] Kohjinsha Dual Screen DZ Notebook.[Review] Kohjinsha Dual Screen DZ Notebook.[Review] Kohjinsha Dual Screen DZ Notebook.[Review] Kohjinsha Dual Screen DZ Notebook.[Review] Kohjinsha Dual Screen DZ Notebook.

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