Japanese drinks giant Asahi has decided to put its thousands of vending machines to better use by turning them into Wi-Fi hotspots, a move which should prove popular in a country where such hotspots are few and far between.
Nintendo has revealed the last 10 games that early adopters ("Ambassadors") will get to download free, and they include Zelda: The Minish Cap, Metroid Fusion, Yoshi's Island, F-Zero, Fire Emblem, WarioWare, and Kirby.
Google has now added to its Street View website images of the areas affected by the tsunami which struck Japan in March. The company said it hoped the new data would ensure "the memories of the disaster remain relevant and tangible for future generations.”
It's a highly unusual sight - a fleet of luxury cars lying mangled and wrecked along a highway. The 14-vehicle supercar pile-up happened in Japan on Sunday when a driver of one of the eight Ferraris in the smash lost control of his vehicle. With so many…
Loud snoring can prevent entire households from getting a good night's sleep. With this in mind, Japanese engineers have come up with a robotic bear designed to stop people engaging in this anti-social act.
A few years ago, Japanese robot ASIMO messed up when, during a demonstration, it fell down some stairs. On Tuesday, its maker, Honda, unveiled a new version of ASIMO and put it through its paces in front of the world's press. A staircase, however, was not…
Apple fans in Japan already have their hands on the new iPhone 4S smartphone - well, that's if they're not still stuck in the eight-block line that formed prior to the opening of Apple's Ginza store in Tokyo.