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New Japansese PSP commercial has Kung-Fu style

[ev type=”youtube” data=”ujio_VSwj5U”][/ev] Sony has released this commercial for the Japanese market. Are dwindling PS3 sales in Japan scaring Sony? The commercial is a cool little parody of Japanese martial art films mixed with modern gaming technology. Tell us what you think! — Andrew Dobrow Sony Releases new Japanese PSP Ad [TechEBlog]

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Gearfuse Plumbers: NTT DoCoMo fashion 3G 703i series leaked

We  managed to get hold of pictures of almost the whole 703i series from NTT DoCoMo and we’re really excited about the announcement. The 703i series is the mid-range WCDMA line of NTT DoCoMo’s FOMA 3G service. It consists of Fujitsu F703i, Mitsubishi D703i, NEC N703iD (same design as N702iD), N703iu, Panasonic P703i, P703iu, Sharp SH703i, SonyEricsson SO703i. We’ll keep ...

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Gold PSP makes Wonka and Veruca Salt jealous

Screw a golden chocolate egg. We want one of these gold colored PSPs. The PSP-1000 CG, the newest model number for the new color, CG standing for Champagne Gold, is expected for release in Japan in late February for the US equivalent of $175. We heard through the grapevine that Veruca Salt’s opinion of the new PSP is kind of ...

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Jinsei Ginko: Watch your life on a piggy bank

The Japanese population has one of the highest savings ratios in the world, and this Jinsei Ginko (human life bank) piggy bank helps reinforce that idea to the next generation. The Jinsei Ginko is not like other big banks you have ever seen before. For one thing, it can only take 500 yen coins ($5). Secondly, the more you save, ...

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Scratch your friend with the Otete Paws and Opopo Tails

If you are having trouble getting your friend’s attention, you might want to try touching them. If touching is not enough, you can try tapping. If tapping is not enough, you might want to start scratching them. In order to scare the hack out of them and make them think that you’re a freak yet looking cutely annoying at the ...

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Nettou Boxing gloves: Wii boxing without a screen

We know how people are crazy about Nintendo Wii Sports, treating 2 parts of the wiimote as boxing gloves. Now how about bring this super fun game to the streets? No TV, no power adapter, no Wii, all you need is a pair of these Nettou Boxing gloves and an I-don’t-care-what-you-think attitude. Pop in your batteries, choose between Training or ...

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Hanakotoba: Find out what your flowers are thinking about

Japanese toys are creative, they’re so creative that sometimes they’re scary. E-revolution’s Hanakotoba (translation: flower-talk) is a doll that reads and vocalizes the flowers’ mind when you touch the pedals (or the leafs), all you have to do shove this probe into the same vase with flowers. You can choose from the 3 color schemes, and each of them will ...

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Why can’t you ever dial on Jan1 0:00?

A lot of people have been asking why on earth can’t we call/send new year and Christmas messages on time. The answer is simple, it’s because the lines are jammed. It might mean nothing to the phone users whether it is the system that is crashed or really the traffic that is jammed, but to the network providers, it makes ...

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