technology

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit: Is it as cool as it looks in the trailer?【Review】

The answer is a resounding yes!

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Kentucky Fried Chicken installs fried chicken pick-up lockers in Tokyo, two other cities【Video】

A no-wait way to get your fried chicken take-out fix.

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Internet trolls may not be the type of people you think they are, according to Japanese research

Study shows that those who participate in online abuse have surprising characteristics.

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How to stop a Nintendo Switch from overheating 【Video】

Japanese repairman says gamers should do one small thing to stop a common problem. 

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Japanese Twitter has an ingenious way to cool down overheating electronics

Keep your laptop (and thighs!) nice and cool with this nifty trick.

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Bomb threats for Bitcoin bewilder local governments in Japan who couldn’t pay if they wanted to

Because elementary schools are famous for dabbling in the crypto exchanges.

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First-ever foot-operated vending machine appears in Japan during pandemic

Revolutionary new system aims to keep your hands clean but people aren’t entirely sold on the idea. 

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Ridiculous photo of Japanese government’s Digitalization Promotion team inspires zero confidence

This doesn’t look like it’s going to go well.

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Nintendo puts out important notice for casual gamers who’ve bought a Switch during the pandemic

Don’t forget that your Switch needs regular attention, even if there isn’t anything you want to play on it.

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Japanese government to phase out fax machines, paper documents, personal seals

Just the fax, Kono.

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Japan’s portable clothes dryer is our latest one-person must-take travel gadget【Photos】

A compact companion for when you’ve got too much stuff to hang, but not enough for a laundromat run.

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New self-driving buses testing across Japan let you pay with your face

No more worrying about having exact change, but more worrying about having plastic surgery.

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Back to the Future II-style weather forecasts developed by Japanese universities

New system can provide highly accurate 30-minute rain forecasts that update in real-time.

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Japanese convenience store chain begins testing remote controlled robot staff in Tokyo

Don’t be alarmed if you see a pair of optic sensors peeking from behind the beverage rack.

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Here are the 10 richest companies in Japan: Can you guess which is number one?

These Japanese companies have the most cash in their pockets.

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Unit K-1, Japan’s brand-new ramen waiter robot, is bringing the future to our stomachs

Innovative ramen chain creates contactless service system.

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Japanese model proudly displays armpit hair on giant ad at Shibuya

Japan’s poster girl for self-love and diversity wants us to embrace body hair choices.

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Grab your broomstick and enroll in Little Witch Academia with this new game

Take to the skies with Akko and her friends in this new virtual reality game!

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Now you can ‘stay’ in a Japanese castle without even leaving your sofa

There are even futons for you to ‘sleep’ on!

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AI GAN project from Wuhan students turns photos or videos into gorgeous cinematic anime visuals

The AI-network can change any landscape into a sun-bleached breezy anime backdrop while retaining key details.

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