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  • Visiting crap gadget maker Thanko in Tokyo (photo gallery)

    For a geek, living in Tokyo has many advantages. Being tempted to go check if infamous crap gadget vendor and USB specialist Thanko is for real, isn’t one of them. But I finally went to Akihabara, the world’s geek heaven in the center of Tokyo to find answers. And the rumors are true, Thanko does exist. Read More

  • Using mobile phones for upskirts? Not as common in Japan as you might think


    Japanese sex offender busted by Japanese police and passengers in Tokyo (from Flickr) A number of blogs (this one, for example) picked up a posting of a Japanese journalist who reported that Apple added a specific function to the Japanese version of the iPhone: a shutter sound for the camera that is also active in silent mode. Shutter sounds in Japanese mobile phones (mostly a loud click or… Read More