• Sunglasses with built-in camcorder and MP3 player

    Tokyo-based gadget maker OTAS is selling sunglasses [JP] that feature, for some reason, a built-in video camera and MP3 player. The so-called aigo glasses come with a 1.3 megapixel camera, a music player that supports MP3 and WMA files, 4 GB of internal memory, and a USB 2.0 port. Read More

  • Japanese company sells iPhone battery with built-in solar panel

    Tokyo-based electronics company OTAS is selling a lithium-ion battery for the iPhone 3G that comes with an integrated mini solar panel [JP]. The so-called LC-1500 is housed in a leather case. OTAS says one charge with solar energy takes 13 hours whereas charging the battery via mini USB takes 3 hours. The device measures 125x64x25mm and weighs 100 grams. OTAS is selling it in Japan only… Read More

  • OTAS' e-blue PEQUENO 2.4GHz wireless mouse is very, very small

    Japanese computer hardware maker OTAS today announced the lightest and smallest wireless mouse available on the Japanese market [JP]. Measuring just 38x68x28mm, the so-called e-blue PEQUENO weighs 35 grams. The 2.4GHz mouse features three different resolutions (400dpi,800dpi and 1600dp) and a battery lifespan of 21 hours. It’s compatible with USB 1.1 and 2.0 and runs under Windows… Read More