This month CES, the world's largest consumer electronics trade show, took place in Las Vegas, with many Japanese companies showcasing new products. On: Tech looks a few that hope to change the way we monitor and use information.
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A lot of new gadgets aren't essential to life, but they can help make daily living a little more fun, easier and convenient.
In the past, crowdfunding sites were primarily platforms for startups and individuals short of development funds. Now larger companies are seeing the benefits of allowing consumers to participate in the research and development of new products. Here are a couple of crowdfunded ideas that ...
Summer's over, it's time for more home activities — gaming, movies, music, even practicing sports in the yard. Here's a few gadgets to help you enjoy your "me-time."
It's been a tough month for Japan. First the biggest typhoon in 25 years blew through the western region, then a major earthquake in Hokkaido swiftly followed. Both wreaked havoc and recovery is still in process. On Tech takes a look at apps offering ...
From sutra-chanting speakers to holographic digital assistants, today's tech talks to all generations.
Summer activities: a gadget to keep an eye body odor, plus smartphone apps to enhance mahjong and fishing.
The International Tokyo Toy Show is often a good place to spot new gadgets and this year was no exception. On: Tech takes a look at a couple of toys showcased at the trade show this month, and some ideas of how technology can ...
Drastic and subtle ways to give your face a virtual makeover, and a life-size anime service robot — what more could you need?
On: Tech looks at a few items from Slush Tokyo, one of Japan's largest startup and tech conferences: Toletto, the smart litter box, the high-quality sound speaker Ovo and a smartphone-enhanced kendama game.