technology

Can you find the “Kyushu button?”

You need to enter the mind of a child to find it.

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Japanese man comes up with ingenious (and slightly creepy) way to take a nap in meetings

Gives the term ‘face mask’ a whole new meaning.

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Digital resurrection after death? 63 percent of Japanese and American survey participants say nah

Dead folks tell no tales unless they become an AI-programmed hologram!

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Robot noodle chef starts working in Tokyo train station, serves up taste of the future【Video】

Our resident noodle expert tries out the robo soba.

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We visit Shibuya Station’s limited-time unmanned ramen eatery for a dose of the future! 【Photos】

This is a combination of delicious and contemporary technology that was definitely worth the visit.

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Cool automated Rubik’s cube found at Maker’s Faire floats, solves itself, blows our minds

How does it even work?!

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New Japanese smartphone prohibits users from taking naked selfies

Tone Mobile’s new phone won’t save photo data it thinks is “inappropriate.”

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Young and elderly alike can satisfy their feline frenzy with this $180 cat robot companion

Cat got our wallets?

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Mitsubishi’s solution for stressed office workers in Japan: fake skylight video displays

Simulated sky slice might actually be better suited for a different environment, though.

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Amazing Japanese cup stirs your drinks for you, needs no batteries or charging【Videos】

Clever tech trick means you’ll never need to use a spoon when making a cup of hot coffee or tea again.

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Are Daiso’s smartphone VR goggles worth breaking the 100-yen barrier?

A rare instance where reading the fine print was a bad idea.

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HALOP: The Japanese huggy pillow for people who already have a human boyfriend/girlfriend

A new kind of dakimakura designed to provide fantasies that are actually based in reality.

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Mayor of Osaka wants to legally control when kids can and can’t use smartphones in their own home

55-year-old politician thinks kids are ditching school because they’re spending too much time on their phones.

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Japanese airline still using some startling old, almost 20-year-old computer tech, traveler learns

Air carrier has stuck with its airport OS for longer than just about any private PC user.

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“Newtype” Hatsune Miku poised for comeback in 2020

But don’t call it a comeback. She’s been here for years.

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Japanese Twitter blown away by super cool business card that looks like computer hardware

An amazing card for anyone in the computer science field to have!

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Magic circle wireless charging pads from Japan make juicing up your devices a mystical ceremony

Videos of the awesome gadgets in action that will have people believing you’re a wizard.

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Automatic cup noodle maker developed, makes instant ramen in an instant

Finally, a tool for those who cannot even boil water properly

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People in Japan go crazy for Japanese candy zen gardens 【Pics & Video】

New DIY candy kits let you taste the sweet serenity of a koi fish pond in a rock garden. 

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Japan’s first beef bowl vending machine goes into service in Tokyo

Yoshinoya’s rival introduces new innovation to the gyudon industry.

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