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  • Nintendo Game and Watch: Cult reborn as keyholders (video)

    Nintendo Game and Watch: Cult reborn as keyholders (video)

    Game & Watch is the name of a series of (now) simple LCD handheld games Nintendo produced between 1980 and 1991. The small devices still enjoy cult status among hardcore retro gamers (just look at these prices on Ebay), which means it's not that big a surprise that toymaker Takara decided to come up with three new keyholders that are designed exactly like Game & Watch units. Read More

  • NEC TYPE-N01: Greatest Laptop Ever?

    NEC TYPE-N01: Greatest Laptop Ever?

    Spec-wise, the TYPE-N01 from NEC and Takara might not be the fastest kid on the playground, but what it lacks in speed, it makes up for in style. As you can see, the TYPE-N01 is decked out in all sorts of scary looking garb, including a red button and what looks to maybe be a fingerprint scanner. Really, it’s just a tricked out LaVie G type L laptop with a 15.4-inch WXGA display. Under the… Read More