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Meet Google Ass: Japanese Invent Smart Diaper

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2014 is the year of wearable tech, and the next innovation in wearable devices may not be as glamorous as one would think. Forget Google Glass, it’s all about Google Ass. That’s right, the Smart Diaper is here! A Japanese research team from the University of Tokyo has developed a flexible, disposable organic sensor designed…

Game of the Week – Quiz RPG: World of Mystic Wiz

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This week we took a look at Quiz RPG: World of Mystic Wiz, a Japanese smartphone game that was only recently translated to English. The game mashes up casual RPG gameplay with trivia and card battling. It’s a unique deviation from a tried and true model of mobile gaming, and it’s a lot of fun…

Sony will Launch the PS4 in Japan on Feb. 22, 2014

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Sony’s finally revealed a release date for its Playstation 4 in Japan, and it’s surprisingly late. The PS4 will release in Japan on February 22, 2014. It releases in North America on November 15th and November 29th in Europe, so the Japanese will be getting Sony‘s new console 3 months after the West. This is…

Android Controlled Toilet Lets You Remotely “Log In”

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Japan has brought many innovations to the world; Anime, Pokemon, robots that care for the elderly, and now, an Android controlled toilet. The Lixil Satis Toilet changes everything you’ve ever thought about defecating, making that trip to the restroom more relaxing than anything we westerners could ever dream of. The toilet responds via Bluetooth to…

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