Japan, a nation well known for its rather wacky technological innovations (remember their robot hotel?), is now debuting something decidedly within the realm of reason: USB charging stations within public transportation.
Japan has been making high-tech, button-laden toilets for years, but different companies adorn them with different symbols. This has caused some issues – and surprises – for foreign tourists, but the good news is that this is all about…
Japan's unique "mini rocket" is built with parts from gadgets like mobile phones and is touted as the world's smallest satellite launch vehicle. It could slash the cost of sending small satellites into space, though clearly…
Panasonic is testing service robots in Narita, Japan, though it says there are "no plans" to roll them out permanently. Still, we're closer than ever to the autonomous bots from our favorite sci-fi series.
Several surveys have suggested that our smartphones often hold more bacteria than a typical toilet seat. This uncomfortable reality has prompted a Tokyo airport to start offering travelers toilet paper designed specially for your handset.
There's a lot of junk in space, and now, there's a junk collector. Japan has sent a cargo ship to the International Space Station that has a "space junk" collector made in conjunction with a fishnet company. It recently docked with ISS.
It's already one of the most technologically advanced countries, and now, Japan is looking to cement its position at the forefront of digital innovation. It's all contingent upon a new supercomputer that aims to be the fastest in the world.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully delivered a weather satellite into geostationary orbit today. But, for kids across Japan, the main attraction wasn't the satellite -- it was the manga artwork carried it.
LG released a new version of the V20 in Japan, called the V34 Isai Beat. But what makes the device special? Not only does it feature a more compact 5.2-inch display, but it also has IP67 waterproofing.