To help people really focus, King Jim has come up with the Digital Mimisen — high-tech earbud-like ear plugs that the company says can cancel out noises under by 90 percent.
Smart ways to communicate
Logbar has a solution that sounds like science fiction — a portable device that translates and repeats speech in another language within less than a second. Named Ili, Logbar’s device won a Good Design Award this year.
The Waki no Shita Kura by Thanko is a portable air conditioner designed to keep sweaty armpits dry. Essentially, it’s a tiny fan that clips on to edge of a short-sleeved shirt and fans directly into the armpit.
Spring improvements: Learn to program, exercise for charity and then pour the perfect beer
Metavolunteer is an NPO that aims to help reduce obesity in Japan while simultaneously helping out others. Its Charity Diet app charts the calories burned by users — data that is gleaned from the users’ own fitness wearable devices — and converts them into donations for worthy causes.
This week is for Star Wars fans, train enthusiasts and mothers to be
Wrapped up in the sound system To get an immersive sound experience while watching TV or an online video at home, so far your only choices have been an ext
Be prepared: help from the Digi Police and a disaster-preparedness transceiver camera
Selphy — This portable printer is 18 cm long, 13 cm wide, 6 cm tall and just 860 grams. It can print square, post card-sized and credit card-sized images, and there are options for custom sizes as well as printing on stickers.
Finally, A Key Ring That Won’t Kill Your Fingertips
Free Key is a cinch to crack open–and it won’t break your nails.