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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s iPhone holdout NTT DoCoMo’s staring contest with Apple, and Honda’s humanoid robot ASIMO gets a round of out of context, less than favorable press. • • • Welcome to Japanese Technology from the Future F[...]
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Sharp – AQUOS PHONE es WX04SH – PHS and 3G compliant compact smartphone for Wilcom

Sharp is going to release a AQUOS smartphone “AQUOS PHONE es WX04SH” for Wilcom in mid September. The compact body that is only 60mm wide has a 4inch LCD screen. 1.5GHz dual core CPU and 2,080mAh battery are built-in. It of[...]
Sharp – AQUOS PHONE es WX04SH – PHS and 3G compliant compact smartphone for Wilcom
Sharp – AQUOS PHONE es WX04SH – PHS and 3G compliant compact smartphone for WilcomSharp – AQUOS PHONE es WX04SH – PHS and 3G compliant compact smartphone for WilcomSharp – AQUOS PHONE es WX04SH – PHS and 3G compliant compact smartphone for WilcomSharp – AQUOS PHONE es WX04SH – PHS and 3G compliant compact smartphone for WilcomSharp – AQUOS PHONE es WX04SH – PHS and 3G compliant compact smartphone for Wilcom

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SoftBank – DIGNO R SoftBank 202K – ONLY 94g – Ultra-lightweight waterproof dustproof smartphone

SoftBank is going to release a 94g ultra-lightweight waterproof dustproof smartphone “DIGNO R SoftBank 202K” manufactured by Kyocera on July 5. “DIGNO R SoftBank 202K” has a 4.3inch (1280 x 720 dots) HD TFT LCD [...]
SoftBank – DIGNO R SoftBank 202K – ONLY 94g – Ultra-lightweight waterproof dustproof smartphone
SoftBank – DIGNO R SoftBank 202K – ONLY 94g – Ultra-lightweight waterproof dustproof smartphoneSoftBank – DIGNO R SoftBank 202K – ONLY 94g – Ultra-lightweight waterproof dustproof smartphoneSoftBank – DIGNO R SoftBank 202K – ONLY 94g – Ultra-lightweight waterproof dustproof smartphoneSoftBank – DIGNO R SoftBank 202K – ONLY 94g – Ultra-lightweight waterproof dustproof smartphoneSoftBank – DIGNO R SoftBank 202K – ONLY 94g – Ultra-lightweight waterproof dustproof smartphone

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Sony Mobile – Smartphone “Xperia Z Ultra” – With the world’s largest 6.4 inch touchscreen full HD display

Today, Sony Mobile revealed their new smartphone “Xperia Z Ultra” in Shanghai, China. As a full HD smartphone, “Xperia Z Ultra” has the world’s largest 6.4 inch touch screen full HD display (1920×1080 dots[...]
Sony Mobile – Smartphone “Xperia Z Ultra” – With the world’s largest 6.4 inch touchscreen full HD display
Sony Mobile – Smartphone “Xperia Z Ultra” – With the world’s largest 6.4 inch touchscreen full HD displaySony Mobile – Smartphone “Xperia Z Ultra” – With the world’s largest 6.4 inch touchscreen full HD displaySony Mobile – Smartphone “Xperia Z Ultra” – With the world’s largest 6.4 inch touchscreen full HD displaySony Mobile – Smartphone “Xperia Z Ultra” – With the world’s largest 6.4 inch touchscreen full HD displaySony Mobile – Smartphone “Xperia Z Ultra” – With the world’s largest 6.4 inch touchscreen full HD display

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Sony Mobile – Compact and Stylish Wireless Headset “SBH20″ – NFC quick connection with your smartphone or tablet

Sony Mobile Communications is releasing a compact and stylish wireless headset “SBH20″ in mid July. It’s compatible with NFC so that you can connect it quickly with your NFC compliant smartphone or tablet such as Xper[...]
Sony Mobile – Compact and Stylish Wireless Headset “SBH20″ – NFC quick connection with your smartphone or tablet
Sony Mobile – Compact and Stylish Wireless Headset “SBH20″ – NFC quick connection with your smartphone or tabletSony Mobile – Compact and Stylish Wireless Headset “SBH20″ – NFC quick connection with your smartphone or tabletSony Mobile – Compact and Stylish Wireless Headset “SBH20″ – NFC quick connection with your smartphone or tabletSony Mobile – Compact and Stylish Wireless Headset “SBH20″ – NFC quick connection with your smartphone or tabletSony Mobile – Compact and Stylish Wireless Headset “SBH20″ – NFC quick connection with your smartphone or tablet

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Sony Mobile – Wireless Headset “SBH50″ – Enjoy music, One Seg, radio and phone call wirelessly – NFC quick connection with your smartphone or tablet

Sony Mobile Communications is releasing a wireless headset “SBH50″ in mid July. It’s compatible with NFC so that you can connect it quickly with your NFC compliant smartphone or tablet like Xperia Z. After they get co[...]
Sony Mobile – Wireless Headset “SBH50″ – Enjoy music, One Seg, radio and phone call wirelessly – NFC quick connection with your smartphone or tablet
Sony Mobile – Wireless Headset “SBH50″ – Enjoy music, One Seg, radio and phone call wirelessly – NFC quick connection with your smartphone or tabletSony Mobile – Wireless Headset “SBH50″ – Enjoy music, One Seg, radio and phone call wirelessly – NFC quick connection with your smartphone or tabletSony Mobile – Wireless Headset “SBH50″ – Enjoy music, One Seg, radio and phone call wirelessly – NFC quick connection with your smartphone or tabletSony Mobile – Wireless Headset “SBH50″ – Enjoy music, One Seg, radio and phone call wirelessly – NFC quick connection with your smartphone or tabletSony Mobile – Wireless Headset “SBH50″ – Enjoy music, One Seg, radio and phone call wirelessly – NFC quick connection with your smartphone or tablet

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Takara Tomy A.R.T.S. – LINE Town – My Touch – Toy for kids that looks like a smartphone – let’s kids pretend that they are sending LINE messages – International Tokyo Toy Show 2013

“LINE” is an instant messaging application hugely popular in Japan and elsewhere in Asia for smartphones, tablets and PCs. As of April 30 2013, the number of LINE users exceeded 150 million. It’s a messaging applicati[...]
Takara Tomy A.R.T.S. – LINE Town – My Touch – Toy for kids that looks like a smartphone – let’s kids pretend that they are sending LINE messages – International Tokyo Toy Show 2013
Takara Tomy A.R.T.S. – LINE Town – My Touch – Toy for kids that looks like a smartphone – let’s kids pretend that they are sending LINE messages – International Tokyo Toy Show 2013Takara Tomy A.R.T.S. – LINE Town – My Touch – Toy for kids that looks like a smartphone – let’s kids pretend that they are sending LINE messages – International Tokyo Toy Show 2013Takara Tomy A.R.T.S. – LINE Town – My Touch – Toy for kids that looks like a smartphone – let’s kids pretend that they are sending LINE messages – International Tokyo Toy Show 2013Takara Tomy A.R.T.S. – LINE Town – My Touch – Toy for kids that looks like a smartphone – let’s kids pretend that they are sending LINE messages – International Tokyo Toy Show 2013Takara Tomy A.R.T.S. – LINE Town – My Touch – Toy for kids that looks like a smartphone – let’s kids pretend that they are sending LINE messages – International Tokyo Toy Show 2013

Via Takara Tomy A.R.T.S.

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Sharp – AQUOS Blu-ray BD-SP1000 – “Sky Perfect TV Premium” tuner built-in blu-ray disk recorder

Sharp is releasing the blu-ray disk recorder “AQUOS Blu-ray BD-SP1000″ with “Sky Perfect TV Premium” tuner built-in on June 29. Just by connecting it to a TV, you will be able to start watching and recording mor[...]
Sharp – AQUOS Blu-ray BD-SP1000 – “Sky Perfect TV Premium” tuner built-in blu-ray disk recorder
Sharp – AQUOS Blu-ray BD-SP1000 – “Sky Perfect TV Premium” tuner built-in blu-ray disk recorderSharp – AQUOS Blu-ray BD-SP1000 – “Sky Perfect TV Premium” tuner built-in blu-ray disk recorderSharp – AQUOS Blu-ray BD-SP1000 – “Sky Perfect TV Premium” tuner built-in blu-ray disk recorderSharp – AQUOS Blu-ray BD-SP1000 – “Sky Perfect TV Premium” tuner built-in blu-ray disk recorderSharp – AQUOS Blu-ray BD-SP1000 – “Sky Perfect TV Premium” tuner built-in blu-ray disk recorder

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LG – OPTIMUS G PRO – Asia roll-out of 5.5-inch full HD Quad-Core “Phablet”

After first being rolled out in Korea in February, the LG Optimus G Pro is now coming to other Asian markets. With the announcement on May 30, LG’s flagship 5.5-inch Android “phablet” will debut in Hong Kong in June f[...]
LG – OPTIMUS G PRO – Asia roll-out of 5.5-inch full HD Quad-Core “Phablet”
LG – OPTIMUS G PRO – Asia roll-out of 5.5-inch full HD Quad-Core “Phablet”LG – OPTIMUS G PRO – Asia roll-out of 5.5-inch full HD Quad-Core “Phablet”LG – OPTIMUS G PRO – Asia roll-out of 5.5-inch full HD Quad-Core “Phablet”LG – OPTIMUS G PRO – Asia roll-out of 5.5-inch full HD Quad-Core “Phablet”LG – OPTIMUS G PRO – Asia roll-out of 5.5-inch full HD Quad-Core “Phablet”

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au by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “AQUOS PHONE SERIE” by SHARP

At today’s 2013 summer new collection press conference, au announced the new “AQUOS PHONE SERIE” smartphone, to be released after late July. One of the highlights of the “AQUOS PHONE SERIE” is that it̵[...]
au by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “AQUOS PHONE SERIE” by SHARP
au by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “AQUOS PHONE SERIE” by SHARPau by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “AQUOS PHONE SERIE” by SHARPau by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “AQUOS PHONE SERIE” by SHARPau by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “AQUOS PHONE SERIE” by SHARPau by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “AQUOS PHONE SERIE” by SHARP

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au by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “URBANO L01″ by KYOCERA

At today’s 2013 summer new collection press conference, au announced the new “URBANO L01″ smartphone, to be released after late June. Regarding the “URBANO”, au talked about its 2,700mAh battery which is a[...]
au by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “URBANO L01″ by KYOCERA
au by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “URBANO L01″ by KYOCERAau by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “URBANO L01″ by KYOCERAau by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “URBANO L01″ by KYOCERAau by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “URBANO L01″ by KYOCERAau by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “URBANO L01″ by KYOCERA

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au by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “XPERIA UL” by Sony

At today’s 2013 summer new collection press conference, au announced the new “XPERIA UL” smartphone, to be released May 25. According to CEO Takashi Tanaka, “XPERIA UL” is a smartphone that they especially[...]
au by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “XPERIA UL” by Sony
au by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “XPERIA UL” by Sonyau by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “XPERIA UL” by Sonyau by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “XPERIA UL” by Sonyau by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “XPERIA UL” by Sonyau by KDDI – au 2013 summer new collection press conference – “XPERIA UL” by Sony

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Samsung – GALAXY S4 World Tour 2013 – Tokyo

Samsung’s roadshow of the GALAXY S4 finally arrived in Tokyo a month after kicking off in London and hitting several other cities and continents on the way. The late timetable may have been through coordination with exclusive Jap[...]
Samsung – GALAXY S4 World Tour 2013 – Tokyo
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NTT Docomo – Sony XPERIA A SO-04E – Featured at the 2013 “Summer Collection” new product press conference

“XPERIA A SO-04E” is a smartphone designed with round edges to fit in your palm well with an approx. 4.6 inch (720×1280 dot) LCD. It’s Docomo’s version of XPERIA’s global model “Sony XPERIA ZR&#[...]
NTT Docomo – Sony XPERIA A SO-04E – Featured at the 2013 “Summer Collection” new product press conference
NTT Docomo – Sony XPERIA A SO-04E – Featured at the 2013 “Summer Collection” new product press conferenceNTT Docomo – Sony XPERIA A SO-04E – Featured at the 2013 “Summer Collection” new product press conferenceNTT Docomo – Sony XPERIA A SO-04E – Featured at the 2013 “Summer Collection” new product press conferenceNTT Docomo – Sony XPERIA A SO-04E – Featured at the 2013 “Summer Collection” new product press conferenceNTT Docomo – Sony XPERIA A SO-04E – Featured at the 2013 “Summer Collection” new product press conference

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NTT Docomo – 2013 “Summer Collection” new product press conference

Today, NTT Docomo’s 2013 “Summer Collection” new product press conference took place at Bellesalle Shiodome in Tokyo and they revealed 11 models of new smart phones, 1 tablet and 2 new colors of their 2 existing mobil[...]
NTT Docomo – 2013 “Summer Collection” new product press conference
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Sharp – 2013 Summer smartphone models for SoftBank revealed

Sharp announced that they have produced 3 new 2013 summer smart phone models for SoftBank: AQUOS PHONE Xx SoftBank 206SH, AQUOS PHONE ss SoftBank 205SH and Simple Smartphone 204SH. AQUOS PHONE Xx SoftBank 206SH - To be released after m[...]
Sharp – 2013 Summer smartphone models for SoftBank revealed
Sharp – 2013 Summer smartphone models for SoftBank revealedSharp – 2013 Summer smartphone models for SoftBank revealedSharp – 2013 Summer smartphone models for SoftBank revealedSharp – 2013 Summer smartphone models for SoftBank revealedSharp – 2013 Summer smartphone models for SoftBank revealed

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SoftBank Mobile – “Softbank 204SH” – Simple smartphone for seniors

Softbank announced that they will release a simple smart phone “Softbank 204SH” manufactured by SHARP and targeted to seniors. Release date is in May or later. The 4 inch LCD display shows bigger letters and icons in order [...]
SoftBank Mobile – “Softbank 204SH” – Simple smartphone for seniors
SoftBank Mobile – “Softbank 204SH” – Simple smartphone for seniorsSoftBank Mobile – “Softbank 204SH” – Simple smartphone for seniors

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NEC CASIO Mobile – MEDIAS W N-05E – NTT Docomo two-in-one smartphone/tablet to be released April 18

NTT Docomo is releasing their new double-screened smart phone “MEDIAS W N-05E” manufactured by NEC CASIO Mobile Communications on April 18 in Japan. We had the chance to actually touch this new cool smart phone at NTT Docom[...]
NEC CASIO Mobile – MEDIAS W N-05E – NTT Docomo two-in-one smartphone/tablet to be released April 18
NEC CASIO Mobile – MEDIAS W N-05E – NTT Docomo two-in-one smartphone/tablet to be released April 18NEC CASIO Mobile – MEDIAS W N-05E – NTT Docomo two-in-one smartphone/tablet to be released April 18NEC CASIO Mobile – MEDIAS W N-05E – NTT Docomo two-in-one smartphone/tablet to be released April 18NEC CASIO Mobile – MEDIAS W N-05E – NTT Docomo two-in-one smartphone/tablet to be released April 18

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BUFFALO – Mobile battery models – BSMPB04 and BSMPB03 for both iPhone and Android smartphones – built-in LED display tells you remaining battery charge at a glance

Buffalo is releasing 2 models of its mobile battery that can be used for both iPhone and Android smartphones in late April; 5,200mAh capacity “BSMPB04″ (iPhone can be recharged fully 3 times), and 2,600mAh capacity “B[...]
BUFFALO – Mobile battery models – BSMPB04 and BSMPB03 for both iPhone and Android smartphones – built-in LED display tells you remaining battery charge at a glance
BUFFALO – Mobile battery models – BSMPB04 and BSMPB03 for both iPhone and Android smartphones – built-in LED display tells you remaining battery charge at a glanceBUFFALO – Mobile battery models – BSMPB04 and BSMPB03 for both iPhone and Android smartphones – built-in LED display tells you remaining battery charge at a glanceBUFFALO – Mobile battery models – BSMPB04 and BSMPB03 for both iPhone and Android smartphones – built-in LED display tells you remaining battery charge at a glanceBUFFALO – Mobile battery models – BSMPB04 and BSMPB03 for both iPhone and Android smartphones – built-in LED display tells you remaining battery charge at a glanceBUFFALO – Mobile battery models – BSMPB04 and BSMPB03 for both iPhone and Android smartphones – built-in LED display tells you remaining battery charge at a glance

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Sirobako – “Berlin BoomBox” – 80s old school boom box – Build it yourself cardboard construction with sound player components

Those yearning to relive their 80s glory days need yearn no longer. Now, Sirobako has introduced the totally radical cardboard self-assembly “Berlin BoomBox” kit, designed by German designer Axel Pfaender. It takes only abo[...]
Sirobako – “Berlin BoomBox” – 80s old school boom box – Build it yourself cardboard construction with sound player components
Sirobako – “Berlin BoomBox” – 80s old school boom box – Build it yourself cardboard construction with sound player componentsSirobako – “Berlin BoomBox” – 80s old school boom box – Build it yourself cardboard construction with sound player componentsSirobako – “Berlin BoomBox” – 80s old school boom box – Build it yourself cardboard construction with sound player componentsSirobako – “Berlin BoomBox” – 80s old school boom box – Build it yourself cardboard construction with sound player components

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Willcom – PANTONE – Simple mobile phone that links to your smart phone – PANTONE WX03SH

Japanese mobile telecommunications provider, Willcom, has just revealed that it’s going to release a new SHARP mobile phone created in collaboration with PANTONE on April 25. It has a slim body (44 × 126 × 12.2mm) and is availabl[...]
Willcom – PANTONE – Simple mobile phone that links to your smart phone – PANTONE WX03SH
Willcom – PANTONE – Simple mobile phone that links to your smart phone – PANTONE WX03SHWillcom – PANTONE – Simple mobile phone that links to your smart phone – PANTONE WX03SHWillcom – PANTONE – Simple mobile phone that links to your smart phone – PANTONE WX03SHWillcom – PANTONE – Simple mobile phone that links to your smart phone – PANTONE WX03SHWillcom – PANTONE – Simple mobile phone that links to your smart phone – PANTONE WX03SH

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AU – “Wireless Memory Card Reader/Writer A” (R03W002A) – Wirelessly access data in SD card with a smart device

“Wireless memory card reader/writer A” (R03W002A) was released through AU’s “au +1 collection” today. You can wirelessly play music, movies, pictures etc., saved in an SD card, accessing it through your iP[...]
AU – “Wireless Memory Card Reader/Writer A” (R03W002A) – Wirelessly access data in SD card with a smart device
AU – “Wireless Memory Card Reader/Writer A” (R03W002A) – Wirelessly access data in SD card with a smart deviceAU – “Wireless Memory Card Reader/Writer A” (R03W002A) – Wirelessly access data in SD card with a smart deviceAU – “Wireless Memory Card Reader/Writer A” (R03W002A) – Wirelessly access data in SD card with a smart device

Via AU by KDDI

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