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Sega's new laptops all look like old consoles
Sega's new laptops all look like old consoles
Sega unveils new Mega Drive, Saturn, Dreamcast covered notebooks 16 Feb 2013 - 6 comments
BlackBerry to ditch Japan
BlackBerry to ditch Japan
According to a report from Japanese daily Nikkei, BlackBerry is preparing to stop selling devices in Japan entirely. 07 Feb 2013
Japan sneaks anti-piracy messages into P2P networks
Japan sneaks anti-piracy messages into P2P networks
The Japanese government has started a campaign that has loaded domestic P2P networks with anti-piracy messages. 06 Feb 2013 - 2 comments
Japan to be first with 4K TV broadcast starting in 2014
Japan to be first with 4K TV broadcast starting in 2014
The Japanese government will be the first to launch a 4K TV broadcast. By July 2014, the broadcast should be live, two years ahead of the ...... 27 Jan 2013 - 7 comments
Google Nexus 7 outselling iPad in Japan
Google Nexus 7 outselling iPad in Japan
According to at least one survey, the Google Nexus 7 is outselling the Apple iPad in Japan, huge news if accurate. Market research firm BCN ...... 17 Jan 2013 - 1 comment
Sony finally stops shipping PlayStation 2 in Japan
Sony finally stops shipping PlayStation 2 in Japan
Thirteen years after its launch, Sony has stopped shipping PlayStation 2 consoles to retailers in Japan. Launched on March 4, 2000 in the ...... 28 Dec 2012 - 2 comments
Japanese downloaders can now face prison time
Japanese downloaders can now face prison time
Japanese Internet users who download unauthorized movies, music and games can now face up to two years in prison or a fine as large as 2 million ...... 02 Oct 2012 - 5 comments
Amazon to launch Kindle in Japan next month?
Amazon to launch Kindle in Japan next month?
The Japanese Nikkei is reporting that Amazon will bring its Kindle e-reader to Japan this year, as soon as next month potentially. Amazon ...... 23 Sep 2012
Nintendo prices Wii U in Japan at $338, or higher
Nintendo prices Wii U in Japan at $338, or higher
Nintendo has revealed it will release the Wii U console on December 8th in Japan. The company will sell two models of the system, starting ...... 13 Sep 2012 - 7 comments
Sony confirms rare PS Vita overheating issue
Sony confirms rare PS Vita overheating issue
Sony has responded to the reports that their PlayStation Vita handheld has been experiencing overheating issues in Japan. In some extreme ...... 26 Jul 2012 - 6 comments
Japan: New law could give pirates jailtime
Japan: New law could give pirates jailtime
Japanese legislators are looking to pass a new law that would make piracy a criminal offense with potential jail time. Anyone convicted of ...... 21 Jun 2012 - 14 comments
Nintendo sells 6 million 3DS units in Japan
Nintendo sells 6 million 3DS units in Japan
Nintendo has hit a milestone, announcing that 6 million 3DS handheld consoles have been sold in Japan. 23 May 2012 - 1 comment
Japanese couple paid $7400 after their Apple iPod Nano explodes
Japanese couple paid $7400 after their Apple iPod Nano explodes
The Nikkei is reporting that Apple Japan has been ordered to pay restitution to a couple whose iPod Nano exploded. Apple will pay 600,000 ...... 13 Apr 2012 - 13 comments
Samsung ships 5 million Galaxy Notes
Samsung ships 5 million Galaxy Notes
Samsung has announced it has shipped 5 million Galaxy Note units since launch last October. The number is impressive for what was expected ...... 28 Mar 2012 - 3 comments
Sharp releases outdated tablet
Sharp releases outdated tablet
Sharp has released a new tablet in Japan with outdated specs. The 10-inch device, dubbed the Sharp RW-T110, has a 1280 x 800 display, a 1 ...... 21 Mar 2012 - 1 comment
Chipmaker Elpida doesn't last the month, files for bankruptcy protection
Chipmaker Elpida doesn't last the month, files for bankruptcy protection
The Japanese chipmaker Elpida Memory, whose CEO noted the company's "uncertain future" earlier this month, has filed for bankruptcy protection. ...... 28 Feb 2012 - 1 comment
PS Vita selling strongly in Japan
PS Vita selling strongly in Japan
According to the latest figures from Enterbrain, the PS Vita is selling well in Japan. The highly-anticipated handheld went on sale in the ...... 21 Dec 2011 - 3 comments
Toshiba to shut down half of its discrete chip-making facilities
Toshiba to shut down half of its discrete chip-making facilities
Toshiba has announced it will be closing half of its discrete chip-making facilities in Japan and already cut down on production by the end of the month. ...... 01 Dec 2011
Japan's Parliament network infected with virus
Japan's Parliament network infected with virus
Japanese officials have confirmed that computers in the Parliament have been infected with a nasty virus. Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura ...... 26 Oct 2011 - 5 comments
NTT DoCoMo reveals Galaxy Nexus images and specs
NTT DoCoMo reveals Galaxy Nexus images and specs
Although Samsung is preparing to unveil the Galaxy Nexus (Nexus Prime) in a few hours, NTT DoCoMo has leaked the specs and a picture of the upcoming device. ...... 18 Oct 2011 - 2 comments
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