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LG announces the Optimus G Pro for Japan, launches in April

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A few days ago, we reported about the potential for LG to introduce an improved version of the Optimus G in the form of the Optimus G Pro.  As it turns out, the rumor is indeed true since NTT DoCoMo will be the lucky be…

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Mirror prototype is straight out of Minority Report, shows the news as you brush your teeth

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Most people have only their beautiful faces to keep them company in the mirror. One project from a Japanese company will show your reflection, but also give you your morning updates. Seraku recently unveiled…

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Panasonic Eluga smartphone to hit Japan on March 29, Europe in April

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It won’t run Android Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box, it won’t be powered by a quad-core processor and it won’t feature an unbelievable 41 MP rear-facing camera either. However, the Panasonic Eluga smartphon…

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Sony Tablet P and S to get ICS update in Japan in April, Tablet P also gets a Wi-Fi only model

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Sony’s Tablet P and S have been two of the most eye-catching gadgets of the past months, coming with very unique designs. However, neither of the two devices has become extremely popular, due mostly to their pre…

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Fujitsu to launch smartphone version of Raku-Raku in Europe and the US

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Japanese manufacturer Fujitsu could be one of the biggest and pleasant surprises of 2012 when talking about Android-based product releases. We already know that they have a quad-core ICS smartphone with a 13…

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Dell Streak Pro GS01 dual-core smartphone to hit Japan on March 8

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It’s been a long, long time since we’ve heard anything about a Dell Android-based gadget, but you would be happy to know that the American electronics multinational is still alive, kicking and thinking about y…

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Sharp Aquos 104SH smartphone with Android 4.0 to go up for sale on February 24 in Japan

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Even though some of you might be under the impression that the Galaxy Nexus was the first ever smartphone to be announced with Android 4.0 under the hood, a whole different gadget was actually supposed to be the p…

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Medium-end Panasonic P-04D smartphone unveiled in Japan, to go on sale on March 31

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Even though dual-core smartphones running Android 2.3 Gingerbread are starting to seem pretty obsolete here in America, over in Japan devices like this are thrown into the market pretty much every week. This…

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Aquos SH-06D smartphone and Medias Tab N-06D tablet unveiled in Japan, to hit the market in March

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NTT DoCoMo is the current leading mobile phone operator in Japan and that can be easily seen from the number of devices launched during the past couple of months. Their latest two gadgets, the Aquos SH-06D smart…

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Panasonic Softbank 102P super-slim dual-core smartphone to hit Asia in March

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Practically each beginning of the week we are bombarded with product releases and unveilings from Asia and especially from Japan. And while most of these gadgets have no chance in hell to become hits in the Unit…

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MEDIAS LTE-N04D Android smartphone to be released in Japan on February 15

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LTE smartphones are the bomb right now in the United States, but if you live outside the US you don’t have many such high-speed gagdets to choose from. Technology enthusiasts in Japan, however, should get ready…

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Toshiba reveals the DB50 Android based e-Book reader, to sell in Japan in February

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Tablet prices have dropped significantly during the past few months and one of the consequences has been the e-Book readers’ decreasing popularity. However, when Toshiba is introducing an e-reader running…

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Fujitsu

Fujitsu’s Arrows ES IS12F phone, thinner than Moto’s Razr?

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Japanese company KDDI today announced a ridiculously slim 4-inch AMOLED phone dubbed the Arrows ES IS12F manufactured by Fujitsu. When I say slim I mean it, this handset measures only 6.7mm at its thinnest poi…

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All major US carriers now offering free calling to Japan

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In an impressive gesture, all four major cell carriers in the US are now offering free calling and texting to Japan through March 31st. AT&T and Verizon had started this policy two days ago, and today T-Mobi…

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Netbooks

NEC brings back the clamshell PDA with the LifeTouch Note

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When I was in high school, I had a Psion Revo clamshell PDA, which was basically a 5″ screen with keyboard and stylus input. As with most PDAs of that era, it was a great idea that simply couldn’t be exe…

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