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AKB48 Members Attacked by Man with a Saw

AKB48 Members Attacked by Man with a Saw

Cute Japanese pop group AKB48 cancels concerts amidst a weird violent attack that injured two members....

May 27 2014, 1:21am CDT

Communicate like a Cat with Neurowear Necomini Brain-Controlled Robot Cat Ears

Communicate like a Cat with Neurowear Necomini Brain-Controlled Robot Cat Ears

Only Japanese inventors can come up with a neuro accessory like this....

May 10 2011, 8:22am CDT

LG Brings Mobile (Glasses-Free?) 3D TV To CES 2011

LG Brings Mobile (Glasses-Free?) 3D TV To CES 2011

Could this save the format?...

Dec 29 2010, 7:20am CST

Panasonic Toughbook F9: US-bound In July

Panasonic Toughbook F9: US-bound In July

Panasonic brags that their new Toughbook F9 is the world's lightest 14.1" laptop. At a weight of just 1.6 kg, that claim defini...

Jun 10 2010, 1:19pm CDT

Asus Eee PC T101MT Is The Prettiest Tablet-notebook Yet

Asus Eee PC T101MT Is The Prettiest Tablet-notebook Yet

Asus has just managed to launch a tablet-book that eclipses all other products of its type in sheer quality of design. Look at...

Jun 9 2010, 12:27pm CDT

MSI: Please Make The Sketchbook Now

MSI: Please Make The Sketchbook Now

MSI has just shown off an incredible concept laptop at the Computex 2010 show (Akihabara News). The Sketchbook is a laptop with...

Jun 2 2010, 12:36pm CDT

Mimo 720 F: Touchscreen USB Monitor

Mimo 720 F: Touchscreen USB Monitor

USB monitors make working on the road with a dual-monitor setup possible. The Mimo 720 F (via Akihabara News is a 7” touchscree...

May 27 2010, 9:58am CDT

Bebionic Launching Robot Hand

Bebionic Launching Robot Hand

Those of you looking to take your first steps on the road to the Dark Side (or those of you in need of a prosthetic hand) are i...

May 25 2010, 11:25am CDT

Fujitsu F-06B: 13.2 MP Cross-Sliding Phone

Fujitsu F-06B: 13.2 MP Cross-Sliding Phone

The Fujitsu F-06B is that rarest of beasts; a phone with a truly unique design. Odds are, you've never seen a cross-sliding pho...

May 18 2010, 11:40am CDT

New Dreamcasts On Sale At Amazon

New Dreamcasts On Sale At Amazon

Make way for a blast from the past! The Sega Dreamcast, otherwise known as the best console to ever crash face-first into the a...

May 10 2010, 12:53pm CDT

200” Curved Plasma Display In Kansai Airport

200” Curved Plasma Display In Kansai Airport

Japan has outdone the rest of the world once more. Yesterday the Kansai International Airport Departure Area got its very own 2...

Apr 28 2010, 11:03am CDT

Hanwha HM-TL7T: Sub-display With HDMI

Hanwha HM-TL7T: Sub-display With HDMI

Secondary “sub-displays” are incredibly useful for the working computer nerd on-the-go. They allow you to reap the benefits of...

Apr 22 2010, 10:20am CDT

Glasses-Free 3D Tablets En Route?

Glasses-Free 3D Tablets En Route?

No, that title isn't just ridiculous speculation. Akihabara News reports that Sharp has just unveiled a 10.6” display that is c...

Apr 12 2010, 10:29am CDT

Desk Phone Dock Is iPhone Squared

Desk Phone Dock Is iPhone Squared

It finally happened. The most absurd iPhone dock imaginable has been created, and I kind of want it. The Desk Phone Dock for iP...

Mar 31 2010, 10:53am CDT

HTC HD2 Spotted Packing Windows Phone 7

HTC HD2 Spotted Packing Windows Phone 7

A few weeks back some enterprising coder managed to put a WP7S skin over his HD2's UI. Until recently, that seemed like the clo...

Mar 29 2010, 11:45am CDT

Bphone Quad Band ARM-Linux Device Hits

Bphone Quad Band ARM-Linux Device Hits

Once in a great while, a device launches that is simply boggling. Akihabara News reports on the BPhone Quad Band cell phone. Th...

Mar 25 2010, 10:18am CDT

IDTI Launches 21.5'' Touch Screen Monitor: $300

IDTI Launches 21.5'' Touch Screen Monitor: $300

Looking to get a touchscreen monitor for your PC but wincing at the hundreds upon hundreds of dollars buying one will cost? If...

Mar 19 2010, 10:32am CDT

CeBIT 2010: MSI's Android landline/VOIP Phone

CeBIT 2010: MSI's Android landline/VOIP Phone

MSI let their freak flag fly a little bit at this year's CeBIT show. While most people expect all-in-ones and netbooks and lapt...

Mar 8 2010, 10:48am CST

The iLet Mini HAL Android Tablet: $119

The iLet Mini HAL Android Tablet: $119

If you're in the market for a tablet, but not interested in spending a lot of money, the iLet Mini HAL Android tablet (Akihabar...

Mar 1 2010, 10:55am CST

Crucial Launches 250 GB Real SSD C300

Crucial Launches 250 GB Real SSD C300

Solid state drives are hot. I can't emphasize that point enough to someone who hasn't ever used one in their computer. With an...

Feb 26 2010, 11:12am CST

Moblic Creates E7 WiMax Gaming MID

Moblic Creates E7 WiMax Gaming MID

Most MIDs are cut from the same cloth. That is not true with the Moblic E7 portable online game device. Akihabara News reports...

Feb 23 2010, 11:00am CST

Onkyo Releases DE411 Ion-Powered All-In-One

Onkyo Releases DE411 Ion-Powered All-In-One

Nothing gets this gadget-hound as excited as a slick new all-in-one computer. Take this new device from Onkyo DE411 (via Akihab...

Feb 18 2010, 11:42am CST

Shuttle Makes Limited Edition 'Clash of the Titans' PCs

Shuttle Makes Limited Edition 'Clash of the Titans' PCs

I don't know about you guys, but I prefer it when my computer comes as part of a bizarre marketing attempt. Akihabara reports t...

Feb 17 2010, 10:50am CST

MWC: Acer's beTouch E110 & E400 Android Phones

If you expected Acer's parade of releases to end after the neoTouch 300......

Feb 16 2010, 10:46am CST

MWC: Acer Unveils neoTouch P300 & 400 WinMo Phones

MWC: Acer Unveils neoTouch P300 & 400 WinMo Phones

The Liquid isn't enough (neither is the Liquid e). Acer needs some fresh blood in their smartphone line, something without an u...

Feb 16 2010, 10:36am CST

Motorola Android Prototype Sighted in Brazil

Motorola Android Prototype Sighted in Brazil

We don't have very much information on this one. Akihabara News reports that Gizmodo Brazil managed to nab an snapshot of this...

Feb 4 2010, 10:30am CST

The Toshiba Protege M780 Multitouch Tablet-Book: Tough & Hot

The Toshiba Protege M780 Multitouch Tablet-Book: Tough & Hot

Those Toshiba engineers really know their stuff. The Protege M780 (via Akihabara News) is one of the best looking and most powe...

Feb 3 2010, 11:02am CST

Sarotech Launches Awesome Hidden USB 3.0 HDD

Sarotech Launches Awesome Hidden USB 3.0 HDD

Today, Sarotech Korea gives new meaning to the phrase "digital library". They've just launched the Hardbox 3.0 (via Akihabara N...

Jan 27 2010, 11:19am CST

Japan: Scientists Unveil ''Elastic Water'' Plastic Substitute

Japan: Scientists Unveil ''Elastic Water'' Plastic Substitute

One of the greatest ecological concerns facing our planet is the massive proliferation of plastic waste. As it (slowly) decompo...

Jan 25 2010, 10:10am CST

Sony Launches TransferJet Memory Stick In Japan

Sony Launches TransferJet Memory Stick In Japan

You may remember TransferJet technology from Sony's keynote speech at CES 2010. It allows two compatible devices to wirelessly...

Jan 19 2010, 10:00am CST

Cowon W2 Gets Fleshed Out, Launches Jan. 25th

Cowon W2 Gets Fleshed Out, Launches Jan. 25th

News of the Cowon W2 first leaked out back in October of 2009, and the MID was on display at CES 2010 earlier this month. Now,...

Jan 18 2010, 10:18am CST

Fujitsu Lifebook UH900 Is Glorious, Overpriced

Fujitsu Lifebook UH900 Is Glorious, Overpriced

It's rare for a product that doesn't come from Apple to be both breathtakingly beautiful and hysterically overpriced. Apparentl...

Jan 11 2010, 10:31am CST

LG Bringing Mobile DTV To CES 2010

LG Bringing Mobile DTV To CES 2010

Here's an interesting little CES 2010 tidbit; Akihabara News reports that LG has two new mobile DTV devices they intend to brin...

Dec 29 2009, 10:04am CST

Oppo Launching Multitouch Android Smartphone

Oppo Launching Multitouch Android Smartphone

We've just heard word via Akihabara news that PMP manufacturer Oppo has decided to start working on an Android smartphone. So f...

Dec 16 2009, 9:47am CST

MSI X600 Pro: 2.5cm Thick

MSI X600 Pro: 2.5cm Thick

Every so often, MSI feels the need to remind us why they're one of the biggest names in notebooks. If Akihabara News is correct...

Dec 14 2009, 10:11am CST

Docomo To Release Self-Healing Mobile Phones

Docomo To Release Self-Healing Mobile Phones

Okay, so technically only the paint is self-healing. That's still totally awesome. Docomo (via Akihabara), a Japanese mobile ma...

Nov 30 2009, 12:02pm CST

LG GW880 Android Smartphone Bound For China

LG GW880 Android Smartphone Bound For China

Android's worldwide share is set to receive another big boost, thanks to the adoption of LG's new GW880 smartphone (Akihabara)...

Nov 25 2009, 10:49am CST

The Yinlips YDPG65: The Ultimate PMP

The Yinlips YDPG65: The Ultimate PMP

I can't decide if the Yinlips G65 (Akihabara news) is a smartphone without the phone, or a handheld gaming device with a camera...

Nov 25 2009, 9:46am CST