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Mar 31, 2018

Smartphone app for visa applications to be tested on Chinese visitors

The Foreign Ministry said Friday it will introduce a smartphone app designed to simplify visa application procedures for Chinese visitors. The new system will initially cover visa applications handled by the Japanese Embassy in Beijing. Under the new plan, visa applicants will be asked to use ...

Figurative and literal lifesavers

| Mar 18, 2018

Figurative and literal lifesavers

by Chiho Komoriya

Keep your ears open for BoCo Bone-conduction earphones, a relatively new development in personal tech that allows users to listen to devices without blasting the eardrums, is finally being made small enough to be worn like earbuds. Up until now, virtually all bone-conduction earphones have ...

Gadgets that help to make it easy

| Jan 14, 2018

Gadgets that help to make it easy

by Chiho Komoriya

Mobile shopping Cerevo has developed a cashless mobile vending machine for vendors wanting to set up shop anywhere without the hassle of a salesperson or a register. The Qvie is a merchandise container that uses 3G and 4G networks to allow customers to unlock it ...