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CEATEC 2014: Sharp Aquos Zeta SH-01G Android Smartphone (Video)

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Sharp Aquos Zeta SH-01G

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Say Hello To Kiss Eyeglasses (Video)

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Kiss Glasses.

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Robots On Song As Waiters And Cooks In A Restaurant In China

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In this Chinese restaurant, robots do the greeting, cooking and serving.

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Scentee Smelly Smartphone Notifications for iPhone and Android?

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Maybe you have your phone set to vibrate, so it buzzes. And many phones have a notification light too, but there's one sense that has been ignored in all of this: smell.

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Sony Xperia Z1F Shrinks Z1 Down to 4.3-Inch Proportions

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The current crop started with the Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZL earlier this year. Then, they recently got followed up by the more powerful Sony Xperia Z1, but what if you don't want such a big phablet? Sony has now gone smaller again with the Xperia Z1F.

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iPhone 5S And 5C Release Update

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The Apple iPhone 5S and the cheaper iPhone 5C could be released in the US on September 20th.

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4DX Japanese Theaters Let You Smell Tony Stark in Iron Man 3

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Do you really want to smell what it's like when all sorts of sweat and body odor are mixed in scorched earth and burnt steel? If you happen to be in Japan to watch the upcoming Iron Man 3, you'll be given that opportunity.

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Video: Kid’s Walker NT Mech Suit for Kids with Upgraded Drill and Gripper

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This children's 1.6 meter unique robot suit retails for $21,000 and weighs in at 180 kg. It's also available for rental in Japan.

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Hover Cars Possible? New Magnets Can be Controlled by Light

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Our wait for hover cars may finally be coming to an end thanks to reasearchers at the Japanese Aoyama Gakuin University. A breakthrough has been made in realtime control over magnetically levitated disks by using only light. The team recently disclosed study results that show the motion of a graphite disk being controlled by the use of a laser.

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New Japanese Maglev Train to Reach 311 mph

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Central Japan Railway Co (JR Tokai), the company behind Maglev (Magnetic Levitation), has revealed their new Series L0 prototype. The train is based on magnetic levitation technology and a long aerodynamic nose.

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HTC J Butterfly 5-Inch Android Phablet Rocks 1080p Display

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Most people would say that the Retina Display on the iPhone 5 at 326ppi is impressive, but the newly announced HTC J Butterfly blows that out of the water.

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Want Food From The Fridge? You Have to Smile First

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Scientists at the University of Tokyo Sony computer science labs have created a Happiness Counter that measures your smile.

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ViewMaster Lives Again with Sanwa Stereoscopic 3D Viewer

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The Sanwa Stereoscopic YouTube viewer is eeriely reminiscent of the old ViewMaster, except this one is designed to work with your iPhone to provide you with a 3D viewing experience on the go.

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The $32,000 White Leica M9-P

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Leica holds a very special place in the hearts of photographers all around the world. The Leica M8 and M9 are constantly touted as being among the best rangefinders on the planet, but what if you want something even more special? What if you want to stand out even further?

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Yamaha Vocaloid Keyboard “Plays” Vocals (Video)

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Maybe that's why so many artists have also turned to Autotune, but it looks like Yamaha is stepping up to a whole new level of artificial singing with its Vocaloid Keyboard. You literally "play" out the vocal sounds.

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