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This Tiny Japanese Cell Phone Weighs 32 Grams And Is Less Than 3 Inches Tall

Japanese electronics maker, Willcom, has shown off what it’s calling the world’s smallest and lightest mobile phone. The WX06A weighs 32 grams and is just under 3 inches tall. It has a one inch screen and a battery life of 2 hours talk time and 300 hours standby time. While the device does not have a [...]

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5G Wireless At 10Gbps Successfully Tested In Japan (About 1,000x Faster Than The Internet You’re Using)

No, that’s not a surveillance van picture above. That’s a fully equipped cell phone tower on wheels. It just happens to be in Japan, and operated on a network most Americans have never heard of. The company, NTT DoCoMo, used this rig to successfully test 5G wireless data, at speeds of ten gigabits per second (10Gbps). Just [...]

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This USB-powered hair brush detangles and moisturizes while you brush

I went on a recent trip and spent quite a bit of time in the airport. As a geek, the most interesting thing was the USB ports on the chairs in the waiting areas. A decade ago, I would never have believed that there would be computer ports used to power devices in public places. [...]

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Yes, this is a tiny humidifier. Also, it looks just like a cup of noodles…

Sometimes my very favorite gadgets that I stumble across online are not necessarily the most high-tech or flashy looking ones out there. Sometimes I love them because they’re downright hilarious. I recently came across a simple little gadget that made me chuckle called the Cup Shitsuki humidifier. It looks just like a cup of noodles! [...]

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Sony to make iPhone camera image sensor?

It may be possible that Sony will be supplying image sensors for the iPhone 5 that is rumored to be coming out next Fall.  In an interview on Friday with the Wall Street Journal, the CEO of Sony Sir Howard Stringer let slip that a camera image sensor made in Japan was on its way [...]

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Rebecca Black in the $Black$?

I know you’re all probably sick of hearing about Rebecca Black and her song Friday by now, and personally I would have to agree.  Her song and accompanying Youtube video has had a much longer life than it should have.  Unfortunately, her song continues to eek out its miserable existence.  Her Youtube video is currently [...]

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Japanese nuclear plant launches Twitter page

The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) recently launched a twitter page that allows users to follow the plant damages caused by the horrific earthquake. TEPCO is using the page to confer any information about safety concerns on radiation leaks. In its first day, the page had well over 200,000 followers. While you may want to [...]