• Is Fujitsu Prepping A Symbian/Windows 7 Dual Boot Cell Phone?

    Take this with a grain of salt: Japanese tech blog Juggly is reporting [JP] that Fujitsu is working on a cell phone with both the Symbian and Windows 7 OS (not Windows Phone) on board. According to the article, the handset will be released by Japan’s biggest mobile carrier NTT Docomo as part of its summer line up. Read More

  • Fujitsu Power Strip Shows How Much Electricity Companies Consume

    Just before the big earthquake hit Japan (and triggered a need to save energy in the whole country), Fujitsu announced [JP] a “smart” power strip with four outlets that tracks power consumption for each outlet individually. The strip (1,500W) can be connected to a computer via USB 2.0 to show how much electricity is being consumed on a PC screen, in real-time (see below). Read More

  • Fujitsu Takes A Bad Idea And Makes It Worse, Tries To Compete With Kyocera Echo

    First it was the Kyocera Echo. Now this? Just when you thought someone couldn’t make a bad idea any worse, Fujitsu shows this off. Fujitsu is working on getting this device to the market in the next few months, though no specific time frame was given. Video after the break. Read More

  • Fujitsu Japan Announces Naked-Eye 3D PC

    Another day, another 3D-related news item. Today, it’s Fujitsu Japan, which just announced [JP] the ESPRIMO FH/99CM, a desktop computer that boasts a naked-eye 3D display. The screen is sized at 23 inches and produces full HD pictures. Read More

  • New Fujitsu Device Harvests Energy From Both Heat And Light

    Fujitsu today announced the development of a single device that’s capable of generating electricity from either heat or light. Previously, two devices had to be combined to generate electricity from these sources (through energy harvesting, energy can be derived from external sources like light, heat, vibrations, wind energy etc.). Read More

  • FLEPia Lite: Fujitsu Shows New Color E-Book Reader (Video)

    When Amazon introduced the Kindle in 2007, Fujitsu started showcasing the first version of its own e-book reader, the so-called FLEPia. Back then, Fujitsu marketed the FLEPia as the world’s first such device displaying pages in color. We covered the device a few times until it actually went on sale in Japan with a $1,200 price tag [JP] last year. Read More

  • Report: Fujitsu's Windows Tablet To Go On Sale Worldwide Next Spring

    Do you remember the Fujitsu tablets we blogged about last month? The two models I saw at CEATEC 2010 were hidden behind plexi-glass boxes and used printed glossy paper for the screens (one model is pictured). But now Japan’s biggest business daily, The Nikkei, is not only reporting that a tablet made by Fujitsu really exists but that it’s scheduled to go on sale in spring 2011… Read More

  • CEATEC 2010: A Look At Fujitsu's Windows 7 Tablet Prototypes

    Straight from the unicorn department: what you can see on these pictures are two tablet concepts Fujitsu is currently showing at CEATEC 2010 in Japan. The hardware looks quite nice in both cases, but the “devices” were not only hidden behind plexi-glass boxes but also not really working – not at all, actually. Fujitsu just used printed glossy paper for the screens. Read More

  • CEATEC 2010: Hands-on With Fujitsu's "Social" Teddy Bear Robots (Video)

    One thing that’s really missing at this year’s CEATEC 2010 exhibition is robots, at least from the bigger companies. One exception is Fujitsu whose so-called “Social Robots” may not look like much from the outside but are actually quite sophisticated. Even though the teddy bear robots sounded pretty creepy (they keep making weird noises, which you can hear in the… Read More

  • CEATEC 2010: Hands-On With Fujitsu's Dual Touchscreen Phone (Videos)

    One of the hit products at Fujitsu’s booth at this year’s CEATEC exhibition (that’s currently taking place near Tokyo) was the so-called “Dual-Touchscreen Mobile Phone”. As the name suggests, it has no physical keyboard but boasts two screens instead, and it’s designed like a typical Japanese clamshell cell phone. Read More

  • Fujitsu Developing True Wireless Charging System

    While there’s been other attempts to create a truly convenient wireless charging solution, not all of them have been successful. Most require that your device be in physical contact with a charging station, which while more convenient then plugging a device in, can still be a pain to remember. Fujitsu is working on a system that doesn’t require a physical connection at all, and… Read More