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Wearable Tomato and Wearable Banana are Japan's Answer to Apple Watch

Wearable Tomato and Wearable Banana are Japan's Answer to Apple Watch

Japan shows off its quirky gadget loving side again with the reveal of a wearable tomato and a wearable banana. Watch the video...

Feb 20 2015, 1:43am CST

Tokyo Earthquake Results in Several Injured

Tokyo Earthquake Injures Several People

An earthquake in Tokyo resulted in several people getting injured. Japan lies above certain tectonic fault lines due to which i...

May 5 2014, 4:45am CDT

Another patent ruling won by Apple against rival Samsung

Another patent ruling won by Apple against rival Samsung

Tokyo judge rules out that iPhone4, 4s and iPad 2 dont infringe Samsung patents...

Mar 26 2014, 9:56am CDT

Japan minister calls bitcoin 'collapse' expected

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's finance minister scoffed at bitcoin woes as inevitable Friday, and Vietnam banned the virtual currency, bu...

Feb 28 2014, 3:56am CST

Head of troubled bitcoin exchange still in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The head of troubled bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox says in a web post that he is still in Japan, and "working very hard...

Feb 26 2014, 10:06pm CST

Beleaguered Sony counting on new game machine

TOKYO (AP) — PlayStation stands out among the long list of famous Sony brands as one that hasn't faded or succumbed to a nimble...

Feb 21 2014, 1:01am CST

I4U news

Japan net retailer Rakuten to buy Viber for $900M

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Rakuten Inc. is buying Cyprus-based Viber Media, which operates a popular Internet phone application, for...

Feb 14 2014, 5:30am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Tokyo (Burg 16) android smart watch from Burg Limited

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Tokyo (Burg 16) android smart watch from Burg Limited

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Tokyo (Burg 16) android smart watch from Burg Limited...

Jan 10 2014, 9:49am CST

Bluefin Tuna Prices Go Down

Bluefin Tuna Prices Go Down

The prices of bluefin tuna have gone down at the Japanese auction that takes place in Tokyo each year. While previously they we...

Jan 6 2014, 5:16am CST

Tokyo hosts 2020 Summer Olympics

Tokyo hosts 2020 Summer Olympics

Japan won the bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics....

Sep 9 2013, 4:17am CDT

Apple Rumors Roundup

Apple Rumors Roundup: September iPad, Tokyo Retail Store, Trademark Startup, Iran Ban and More

Certain semi-rumors are doing the rounds nowadays regarding Apple. Whether they live up to their potential is a mystery wrapped...

Aug 29 2013, 3:40am CDT

Tokyo Motor Show 2011 Photos

Tokyo Motor Show 2011 Photos

The 42nd Tokyo Motor Show 2011 opened....

Nov 30 2011, 8:27am CST

Cars 2 video Game launches Today ahead of Cars 2 Movie coming this Summer

Cars 2 video Game launches Today ahead of Cars 2 Movie Opening

Disney Interactive Studios today announced the company is gearing up for an action-packed summer with Disney Pixar’s Cars 2: Th...

Jun 21 2011, 6:12am CDT

Sharp is first with 85-inch LCD Super Hi-Vision TV: 16x HDTV Resolution

Sharp is first with 85-inch LCD Super Hi-Vision TV: 16x HDTV Resolution

Sharp and NHK develop the first direct-view LCD display with the future TV standard Super Hi-Vision....

May 19 2011, 4:40am CDT

The Worst Films Ever Made

The Worst Films Ever Made

My picks for the worst flicks ever...

Apr 4 2011, 1:02pm CDT

TI Says Japanese Factories on Track for Recovery after Disaster

TI Says Japanese Factories on Track for Recovery after Disaster

TI's Japanese facilities recovering on schedule...

Mar 30 2011, 12:05pm CDT

Suzuki Burgman Fuel Cell Scooter Gets Official

Suzuki Burgman Fuel Cell Scooter Gets Official

Green scooter produces no pollution...

Mar 9 2011, 11:22am CST

Top Ten Nintendo 3DS Games So Far

Top Ten Nintendo 3DS Games So Far

The Nintendo 3DS games are available at Amazon for $39.99.The Nintendo 3DS is set to release on March 27, 2011 and with that co...

Mar 8 2011, 11:52am CST

Asphalt 3D is Available for Pre-Order

Asphalt 3D is Available for Pre-Order

Asphalt 3D is available at Amazon for $39.99. The new game system Nintendo 3DS is coming out soon. In addition, with that many...

Feb 1 2011, 6:55am CST

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked Available for Pre-Order

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked Available for Pre-Order

This game will be released on June 28, 2011....

Jan 31 2011, 3:31am CST

Classic Nintendo Variety Show Gets Revived On Christmas In Japan

Classic Nintendo Variety Show Gets Revived On Christmas In Japan

Reason #486 why it's cooler to live in Japan...

Dec 3 2010, 4:40pm CST

Electronic Spy Camera Shirt is Cool Christmas Gift

Electronic Spy Camera Shirt is Cool Christmas Gift

Give the Spy in your life the ultimate in spy wear....

Nov 8 2010, 8:39am CST

Color eInk Screens are what eReaders have been Waiting For, Right?

Color eInk Screens are what eReaders have been Waiting For, Right?

Color eInk screens are here...

Nov 8 2010, 7:54am CST

TGS 2010: Metal Gear Solid for Nintendo 3DS con in 2011

Konami confirms Metal Gear Solid release for the new Nintendo 3DS in 2011...

Sep 16 2010, 4:10am CDT

TGS 2010: Microsoft unveiled Five New Kinect Games

Steel Battalion Heavy Armor (Capcom), Rise of Nightmares (SEGA), codename D (Grasshopper Manufacture), Haunt (NanaOn-Sha) and P...

Sep 16 2010, 1:49am CDT

Final Fantasy Versus XIII Director Hints At Xbox 360 Port

Final Fantasy Versus XIII Director Hints At Xbox 360 Port

Sorry, PS3 fanboys......

Sep 9 2010, 6:57am CDT

Xbox 360 250 GB/Kinect Bundle: Official, Nov. 4

Xbox 360 250 GB/Kinect Bundle: Official, Nov. 4

Start saving, gamers....

Sep 8 2010, 9:44am CDT

Epson Creates Cardboard and Paper Full Size Car Replica

Epson Creates Cardboard and Paper Full Size Car Replica

Epson has taken plain cardboard, paper and over priced ink and turned the stuff into the only piece of cardboard I have ever lu...

Aug 4 2010, 10:37am CDT

White Sony PS3 Slim 160GB Console is available for Pre-order

White Sony PS3 Slim 160GB Console is available for Pre-order

Sony unveiled earlier this week a white Sony PS3 console for the Japanese market. The White 160GB Sony PS3 Slim is going to shi...

Jul 8 2010, 7:30am CDT

iPhone 4 launches officially in US, UK, France Germany and Japan today

Apple is officially releasing the iPhone 4 today in five markets: United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Japan. Be...

Jun 24 2010, 1:51am CDT

Fujitsu Has A Color E-Paper Breakthrough

Fujitsu Has A Color E-Paper Breakthrough

Fujitsu Laboratories have sent out a press release today announcing the development of a “newly-enhanced” type of color e-paper...

May 9 2010, 2:39pm CDT

Past Present Future Watch Available on Yanko Store

Past Present Future Watch Available on Yanko Store

I am not the type of person who wears a watch. I use the clock on my iPhone and have for years now. There are lots of folks abo...

Mar 15 2010, 5:25am CDT

Stamp-sized 1TB SSDs Give Me Heart Palpitations

Stamp-sized 1TB SSDs Give Me Heart Palpitations

Every now and then I read a piece of news that makes me sit back and go, 'Holy shit, we're in the future.' This announcement fr...

Feb 11 2010, 12:31pm CST

Sony Motion Controller Announced For Fall Release

Sony Motion Controller Announced For Fall Release

Sony announced today that it will release the new Motion Controller for the Sony PS3 in Fall of 2010. This will be a global lau...

Jan 20 2010, 3:51am CST

First Megan Fox Emporio Armani Underwear Campaign Photos

First Megan Fox Emporio Armani Underwear Campaign Photos

In our ongoing coverage of geek goddess Megan Fox we have a treat for you. Armani just emailed us the first photos of Megan Fox...

Jan 12 2010, 4:10am CST

New Sony 360 Degree 3D Prototype Shows Future of Television

New Sony 360 Degree 3D Prototype Shows Future of Television

Sony announced a new 3D display prototype that viewers can look at from all sides. Sony calls it therefore a 360 degree 3D disp...

Oct 19 2009, 5:00am CDT

Twitter: Not Going To Sell

Twitter: Not Going To Sell

Every few weeks it seems like we hear more rumors that someone is going to buy Twitter. According to the site's co-founder, Biz...

Oct 15 2009, 2:17pm CDT