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Ratoc’s New VGA to DVI or HDMI Dongle

If your computer only has a VGA port but you want plug it to an DVI or HDMI TV, here’s the solution made by Ratoc in Japan, the REX-VGA2DVI-PW. It’s a dongle (USB powered), that lets you plug a VGA only PC to a TV. Thanks t[...]
Ratoc’s New VGA to DVI or HDMI Dongle
Ratoc’s New VGA to DVI or HDMI DongleRatoc’s New VGA to DVI or HDMI Dongle

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Samsung Adds Two New Cameras to Their SL-Series, the SL720 and SL502

While both feature a 12.2Mpix censor, these new cameras however are quite different. For instance the SL720 has a 5x optical zoom with a 28mm wide angle Lens, a 3” LCD, supports 720p HD video recording, smart face recognition, and dual[...]
Samsung Adds Two New Cameras to Their SL-Series, the SL720 and SL502
Samsung Adds Two New Cameras to Their SL-Series, the SL720 and SL502Samsung Adds Two New Cameras to Their SL-Series, the SL720 and SL502Samsung Adds Two New Cameras to Their SL-Series, the SL720 and SL502Samsung Adds Two New Cameras to Their SL-Series, the SL720 and SL502Samsung Adds Two New Cameras to Their SL-Series, the SL720 and SL502

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Exemode’s New Sanyo Xacti Rip Off Waterproof Camera

Oh Exemode, my beloved Japanese crappy brand, famous for their cheap and crappy products… We love your latest DV533UW waterproof video camera that just happens to look SO familiar… I’m not sure Sanyo will be too pleased by this o[...]
Exemode’s New Sanyo Xacti Rip Off Waterproof Camera

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OTAS Latest Spy Sunglasses with Integrated Video Camera

Summer will be HOT baby, just think about it for a second, all the tanned and oiled women lying on the hot sand… All ready to party all-night with you in the nearest disco… How can you possibly record all these moments without being ca[...]
OTAS Latest Spy Sunglasses with Integrated Video Camera
OTAS Latest Spy Sunglasses with Integrated Video Camera

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DV520, Exemode’s Latest Crappy Video Camera

To be released next week in Japan for 7,980 (€59), here’s Exemode’s latest crappy SD/SDHC video camera. The DV520 records VGA like video at 15fps or 30fps in motion JEPG, and shoots photos in 3264×2448…
DV520, Exemode’s Latest Crappy Video Camera

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FujiFilm FinePix Z300 and Their 3” Touch Panel

Schedule to be released in Japan next week, the new FinePix Z300, available in Pink, White Pearl, Purple and Black, is a 10Mpix point and shoot with 5.7x optical zoom, 100 to 1600 ISO Speed, and 31Mb of internal memory. It supports bot[...]
FujiFilm FinePix Z300 and Their 3” Touch Panel
FujiFilm FinePix Z300 and Their 3” Touch Panel

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My First Japanese Mobile Phone “Keitai” Was a…

A Casio A3012CA… As you know Japan is in a week long public holiday and due to horrible weather in Tokyo (rainy, cloudy…) I decided to clean my office space at home and stumbled upon my first Japanese mobile phone, a Casio A3012C[...]
My First Japanese Mobile Phone “Keitai” Was a…
My First Japanese Mobile Phone “Keitai” Was a…My First Japanese Mobile Phone “Keitai” Was a…

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Exemode’s Latest Crappy SD Camera

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Exemode, our favorite manufacturer of cheap, low end products. Today we have the pleasure of introducing the DV130. For only 4,980 yen (€37), you can get a SD/SDHC 1.3Mpix video came[...]
Exemode’s Latest Crappy SD Camera

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MPJ-101: LCOS Pico LED Projector With PMP Features, a Mini Review

Last January we announced the MPJ-101, a Pico LED projector with basic PMP features. Last week we finally got a sample to play with for your greatest pleasure. First let’s refresh your memory. The MPJ-101 is a 3M like LED compact proje[...]
MPJ-101: LCOS Pico LED Projector With PMP Features, a Mini Review
MPJ-101: LCOS Pico LED Projector With PMP Features, a Mini ReviewMPJ-101: LCOS Pico LED Projector With PMP Features, a Mini ReviewMPJ-101: LCOS Pico LED Projector With PMP Features, a Mini ReviewMPJ-101: LCOS Pico LED Projector With PMP Features, a Mini ReviewMPJ-101: LCOS Pico LED Projector With PMP Features, a Mini Review

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Amadana SAL, a New Pocket Video Recorder

Amadana launched a new compact/pocket video recorder the SAL. Featuring a 3Mpix CMOS Censor, 2GB of memory, a weight of 85gr and a size of 54 x 95 x 12mm, it records video in MPGE4 (VGA). Once your SALs full of video you can connect it[...]
Amadana SAL, a New Pocket Video Recorder

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MPJ-101: LCOS Pico LED Projector With PMP Features, a Mini Review

Last January we announced the MPJ-101, a Pico LED projector with basic PMP features. Last week we finally got a sample to play with for your greatest pleasure. First let’s refresh your memory. The MPJ-101 is a 3M like LED compact proje[...]
MPJ-101: LCOS Pico LED Projector With PMP Features, a Mini Review
MPJ-101: LCOS Pico LED Projector With PMP Features, a Mini ReviewMPJ-101: LCOS Pico LED Projector With PMP Features, a Mini ReviewMPJ-101: LCOS Pico LED Projector With PMP Features, a Mini ReviewMPJ-101: LCOS Pico LED Projector With PMP Features, a Mini ReviewMPJ-101: LCOS Pico LED Projector With PMP Features, a Mini Review

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TL320 and HZ15W – Two New Samsung 12Mpix with 24mm Ultra Wide Angle Point & Shoot Cameras

Despite their short camera history (at least compared with Canon or Nikon), I’m pleased with Samsung’s attempt to shake things up with some nice little add-ons like this beautiful 3” AMOLED screen and its 10000:1 contrast ratio ([...]
TL320 and HZ15W – Two New Samsung 12Mpix with 24mm Ultra Wide Angle Point & Shoot Cameras
TL320 and HZ15W – Two New Samsung 12Mpix with 24mm Ultra Wide Angle Point & Shoot CamerasTL320 and HZ15W – Two New Samsung 12Mpix with 24mm Ultra Wide Angle Point & Shoot CamerasTL320 and HZ15W – Two New Samsung 12Mpix with 24mm Ultra Wide Angle Point & Shoot CamerasTL320 and HZ15W – Two New Samsung 12Mpix with 24mm Ultra Wide Angle Point & Shoot CamerasTL320 and HZ15W – Two New Samsung 12Mpix with 24mm Ultra Wide Angle Point & Shoot Cameras

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New Ricoh CX1 with a 9mp 1-2.3″ CMOS Sensor

Today Ricoh announced in Japan a brand new point and shoot camera, the Ricoh CX1. It features a 9Mpix 3½” CMOS sensor with a 7x optical zoom (28-200mm), +1 EV dynamic range boost, 3” LCD, multi target AF, high-speed shooting at 7fps, 8[...]
New Ricoh CX1 with a 9mp 1-2.3″ CMOS Sensor
New Ricoh CX1 with a 9mp 1-2.3″ CMOS SensorNew Ricoh CX1 with a 9mp 1-2.3″ CMOS SensorNew Ricoh CX1 with a 9mp 1-2.3″ CMOS SensorNew Ricoh CX1 with a 9mp 1-2.3″ CMOS SensorNew Ricoh CX1 with a 9mp 1-2.3″ CMOS Sensor

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Samsung Extends Popular SL-Series with Four New Models

Here’s Samsung’s set of four new SL Series Point & Shoot cameras. The SL820 and SL620 are two 12.1Mpix cameras with a nice 28mm wide angle and 720P video recording for the SL820 (Samsung also added a nice little HDMI o[...]
Samsung Extends Popular SL-Series with Four New Models
Samsung Extends Popular SL-Series with Four New ModelsSamsung Extends Popular SL-Series with Four New ModelsSamsung Extends Popular SL-Series with Four New ModelsSamsung Extends Popular SL-Series with Four New ModelsSamsung Extends Popular SL-Series with Four New Models

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Ultra Compact and Ultra Limited Pocket Size Electronic Dictionary From SII

Ultra Compact? For sure with a size of only 116.2 x 72.8 x 12~18.5mm at 145g and not Ultra Limited, just Limited… to 3000 units, here’s the SR-A1001M from SII with its 4” with a VGA screen featuring 21 volume settings…
Ultra Compact and Ultra Limited Pocket Size Electronic Dictionary From SII

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WOOO Ketai H001 with 3D Display From Hitachi

Here’s another AU phone by KDDI, the WOOO Ketai H001 featuring a 3D display for both video and photos. The LCD is made by Hitachi with integrated the IPS Technology, and has a 845×480 resolution on a 3.1” screen.
 The H0001 [...]
WOOO Ketai H001 with 3D Display From Hitachi
WOOO Ketai H001 with 3D Display From HitachiWOOO Ketai H001 with 3D Display From HitachiWOOO Ketai H001 with 3D Display From Hitachi

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Olympus µ-9000, µ-7000, and µ-5000 Redefine High-performance and Elegance.

Olympus just dropped three new 12Mpix point and shoot digital cameras, the µ-9000, µ-7000 and µ-5000. Now let’s focus our attention on on the top of the lineµ-9000. The all mighty µ-9000 features a 10x optical zoom (28-280mm), a 2.7” H[...]
Olympus µ-9000, µ-7000, and µ-5000 Redefine High-performance and Elegance.
Olympus µ-9000, µ-7000, and µ-5000 Redefine High-performance and Elegance.Olympus µ-9000, µ-7000, and µ-5000 Redefine High-performance and Elegance.

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Four New Digital Compact Cameras from Samsung at the CES

Here we go! HZ10W The new 10.2 mega-pixel HZ10W sets a new standard for the mega-zoom category, offering a high-performance, ultra-wide 24mm Schneider lens with 10x optical zoom that allows shooters to be more creative and flexible whe[...]
Four New Digital Compact Cameras from Samsung at the CES
Four New Digital Compact Cameras from Samsung at the CESFour New Digital Compact Cameras from Samsung at the CESFour New Digital Compact Cameras from Samsung at the CESFour New Digital Compact Cameras from Samsung at the CESFour New Digital Compact Cameras from Samsung at the CES

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CV-MP01, Another Compact LED Video Projector

If you thought 3M’s miniature projector was cool, hold-on! Here’s the CV-MP01 with the same specifications, but WAY smaller with a size of only 40 x 57 x 59mm and weighing only 90g. That said, the CV-MP01 is your average LCOS wit[...]
CV-MP01, Another Compact LED Video Projector

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Adtec Japan’s New Pocket Sized Video Projector

At only 147g and 27x58x90mm, here’s the MP15A Series (AD-MP15A) a new compact LCOS mobile projector with a VGA resolution (4:3) with a 15 lumen brightness, a 200:1 contrast ratio, and a 20000h LED lifespan. Two models will be ava[...]
Adtec Japan’s New Pocket Sized Video Projector
Adtec Japan’s New Pocket Sized Video ProjectorAdtec Japan’s New Pocket Sized Video Projector

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The SR-G9001 Digital Dictionary, Your Computer’s Best Friend

Here’s an interesting Japanese compact dictionary, SII’s SR-G9001. It’s your typical black and white ( 5.2” VGA screen) dictionary with many different volumes (30 in total) ranging from standard, to language and techn[...]
The SR-G9001 Digital Dictionary, Your Computer’s Best Friend

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930SC OMNIA 1Seg Now Available in Japan, Hands-on

Not so new outside Japan, Samsung’s OMNIA, a Windows Mobile 6.1 phone but rather a proprietary one, is now available in Japan, but with several local differences. The Japanese OMNIA is available with a choice of three colors and [...]
930SC OMNIA 1Seg Now Available in Japan, Hands-on
930SC OMNIA 1Seg Now Available in Japan, Hands-on930SC OMNIA 1Seg Now Available in Japan, Hands-on930SC OMNIA 1Seg Now Available in Japan, Hands-on930SC OMNIA 1Seg Now Available in Japan, Hands-on930SC OMNIA 1Seg Now Available in Japan, Hands-on

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