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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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[Hands-On] Minebea’s flat Cool Leaf finally gets tested!

Yesterday Minebea announced that its unique flat Cool Leaf keyboard would finally be available on the market in the middle of March, but the nice people of Minebea was kind enough to give us the possibility to test one of their final a[...]
[Hands-On] Minebea’s flat Cool Leaf finally gets tested!
[Hands-On] Minebea’s flat Cool Leaf finally gets tested![Hands-On] Minebea’s flat Cool Leaf finally gets tested![Hands-On] Minebea’s flat Cool Leaf finally gets tested![Hands-On] Minebea’s flat Cool Leaf finally gets tested![Hands-On] Minebea’s flat Cool Leaf finally gets tested!

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The amazing Ghost Trick from Capcom now also available on iPhone and iPad in Japan

Ghost Trcik fans rejoice! You will now finally be able to enjoy this amazing NDS little game on an iPad! Since yesterday Capcom has released for free the first chapter of this great little game on both iPhone and iPad. If like us you l[...]
The amazing Ghost Trick from Capcom now also available on iPhone and iPad in Japan

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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] 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
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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
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[Review] X-TUBE USB DTS… The Quick Review

Two weeks ago we introduced the latest X-Tube DTS Surround Sensation (the AS301DTS), a nice USB device letting you enjoy DTS surround audio on your notebook… To be honest with you, before receiving this device, we were skeptical…[...]
[Review] X-TUBE USB DTS… The Quick Review
[Review] X-TUBE USB DTS… The Quick Review[Review] X-TUBE USB DTS… The Quick Review[Review] X-TUBE USB DTS… The Quick Review[Review] X-TUBE USB DTS… The Quick Review[Review] X-TUBE USB DTS… The Quick Review

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[Review] Kenwood MG-F500 Series, Back to the Basic

These recent years, the Digital Audio Player Market has greatly evolved… And you have to admit, it’s now rare to find an Audio Player without any LCD or OLED Screen, Multitouch, Video Mode, TV Tuner, Internet, Phone, Coffee Machine, an[...]
[Review] Kenwood MG-F500 Series, Back to the Basic
[Review] Kenwood MG-F500 Series, Back to the Basic[Review] Kenwood MG-F500 Series, Back to the Basic[Review] Kenwood MG-F500 Series, Back to the Basic[Review] Kenwood MG-F500 Series, Back to the Basic[Review] Kenwood MG-F500 Series, Back to the Basic

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Nikon D5000, The Review

Better late than never… Here’s our little review of Nikon’s latest DSRL, the D5000. First of all I’d like to stress I’m not a professional camera man but rather a DSRL heavy user, so don’t expect much from[...]
Nikon D5000, The Review
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We Tested Panasonic’s Latest 3D Full HD Plasma for You

Introduced last year at CEATEC 2008, Panasonic invited us to watch some video footage of their latest 3D Full HD Plasma Theater Home Theater System. Basically the system enables the viewing of true-to-life 3D FHD images by using a Pana[...]
We Tested Panasonic’s Latest 3D Full HD Plasma for You
We Tested Panasonic’s Latest 3D Full HD Plasma for You

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Cowon O2, Unboxing and Quick Review

Last October we announced the soon to be released in Korea and Japan Cowon O2, a new PMP that’s arguably the most powerful compact PMP yet available. What’s so special about this new PMP? The most impressive thing is its ab[...]
Cowon O2, Unboxing and Quick Review
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OT: Testing QIK with Their Live Video Feature (Edit)

Ok folks, sorry for going a little OT, but since this morning I wanted to test a live feed from my HTC Touch in HSDPA… So I’ll go down the street from my office and order something at Starbucks, and this will be ALL live for you…[...]
OT: Testing QIK with Their Live Video Feature (Edit)

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Panasonic Unveils Their First Blood Pressure Monitor With SD Card

Here’s Panasonic’s first blood pressure monitor with an SD card slot. Beside the obvious, after all we’re talking about a blood pressure monitor not a fridge, the SD card support allows you save data (on up to five people) [...]
Panasonic Unveils Their First Blood Pressure Monitor With SD Card
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Cowon O2, Unboxing and Quick Review

Last October we announced the soon to be released in Korea and Japan Cowon O2, a new PMP that’s arguably the most powerful compact PMP yet available. What’s so special about this new PMP? The most impressive thing is its ca[...]
Cowon O2, Unboxing and Quick Review
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Akiba Interactive Review: 5D Mark II Full HD Video Screenshot (Beta Version)

Many of you asked us to release some Full HD video samples (1920×1080) shot with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. At the moment, Canon Japan refuses to allow us to do that. However, Canon didn’t specify anything about screen shots of Ful[...]
Akiba Interactive Review: 5D Mark II Full HD Video Screenshot (Beta Version)

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