Hoping to cash in on the resurgence of "Japan Cool," one hotel has designed a room that is a dream come true for die-hard anime fans.
Just because China is the hottest new number two economy doesn't mean the country's rep as a counterfeit goods hub has improved, which is why Fujifilm's latest innovation is a welcome arrival.
No, that's not secret anti-Imperial way station on the planet of Hoth, it's just the latest in airport design from Mestia, Georgia.
Apple's wireless Magic Trackpad may look like the future, but for the shrinking ranks of Mac-brand-refuseniks, another solution may work just as well.
I can't for my life remember any emoticon beyond a smiley, frowny and tongue sticking out. With so much useless USB junk out there, I can't decide whether or not this emoticon keypad is part of that category or is truly revolutionary.
When told that the aortic root of his heart had expanded to life-threatening levels, Tal Golesworthy was given two options: have a mechanical valve inserted (and forever after take Warfarin, a drug that can cause severe bleeding), or risk a fatal heart attack. Golesworthy made up a third option and designed his own brilliant heart implant.
How spare can a functional record player be? That's the question posed by Turnstyle, designer R. D. Silva's attempt to strip down a player to its skeletal essence. We're left with a motor, needle, speakers and the controls.
We see our fair share of beautiful concept sports cars priced for the super rich, but now Toyota has unveiled a new retro-futurist concept vehicle geared for a more cost conscious consumer.
As we huddle closer together in our concrete villages the marriage of nature and tech becomes ever more apparent as exampled by the Living Light interactive pavilion in Seoul, Korea.
In the land of QR codes and cellphone wallets, the next logical step toward making Japanese objects fully interactive is to make them transparent: enter the ClearPlate prototype.