Time to watch out for those kids

| Feb 20, 2016

Time to watch out for those kids

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Get ready to answer the cat phone Aimed at kids — or even adults who love all things kawaii (cute) — the Hello Kitty Figurine KT-01 smartphone, created by Japanese startup Ola, is just as the name suggests: a cute palm-sized figurine that flips ...

Going for new and old-school tech

| Nov 14, 2015

Going for new and old-school tech

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Get your claws on an old-school game This is for fans of arcade claw-crane games or UFO catchers. Consumer-electronics company E-Balance has released “Waku Waku New Crane Game” a mini arcade game for the home — or maybe even the office. Aimed at pleasing ...

Getting cute with gadgetry

| Sep 19, 2015

Getting cute with gadgetry

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Ricoh lets Hello Kitty project herself Hello Kitty is everywhere these days, so it’s inevitable she’ll appear on gadgets. But perhaps one of the more unusual items to get a Hello Kitty makeover is Ricoh’s home-theater projector, which will be released on Nov. 1, ...

Gadgets that let you see into the future

| May 16, 2015

Gadgets that let you see into the future

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Don’t let this gadget go down the toilet Japanese startup Triple W Japan has developed a wearable device designed to give a little piece of mind to anyone who worries about unpredictable bowel movements. Worn on the stomach, the DFree predicts the timing of ...