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Hayao Miyazaki to Create One Final Studio Ghibli Film!

It is with immense happiness that eTeknix can announce that Studio Ghibli is set to make one final film. What is even more joyous is that Hayao Miyazaki is set to come out of ...

May 21, 2017 at 5:36 pm by

Nintendo Anticipating First Sales Increase in 8 Years

Recent figures have suggested that for the first time in 8 years, Nintendo’s sales are due to increase, putting an end to the companies 8 year running decline in sales. ...

April 29, 2017 at 5:44 pm by
Giant Robots to Face-off in USA versus Japan Challenge Set For August

Giant Robots to Face-off in USA Versus Japan Duel Set For August

MegaBots Inc. issued a challenge to Suidobashi Heavy Industry last year calling out their KURATAS robot in a USA versus Japan face-off fighting duel against MegaBots’ ...

April 6, 2017 at 6:30 pm by
Sony Sets Speed Record with New SF-G UHS-II SD Card

Sony Sets Speed Record with New SF-G UHS-II SD Card

Sony now holds the record for having the fastest SD-Card on the planet with their recently announced SF-G Series SD UHS-II Cards. These SF-G series cards have a read speeds of ...

February 23, 2017 at 6:00 pm by
Japanese Scientists Engineering Robotic Drone Bees for Pollination

Japanese Scientists Engineering Robotic Drone Bees for Pollination

The worldwide decline of the honeybee population has many worried due to the important role they play in pollination. In fact, many call it a crisis with unspeakable ...

February 12, 2017 at 9:30 pm by

JAXA Mission Seeks to Clean up Space Debris

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has launched an experiment to test its innovative new solution for removing potentially dangerous space debris. An unmanned craft ...

January 31, 2017 at 6:00 am by
Gatebox Waifu in Jar

Japanese Gatebox Offers Holographic Virtual Assistant in a Jar

Move aside Alexa, Cortana and Siri, there is a new virtual assistant in town called Azuma Hikari. Unlike other virtual robot assistants with disembodied voices, Azuma Hikari ...

December 17, 2016 at 4:00 am by

Japan’s Latest Space Junk Collector Launched

Japan launched a cargo ship this week, heading out to the ISS and taking their new ‘space junk’ collector along for the ride. The Kounotori, which means Stork in ...

December 10, 2016 at 3:00 pm by
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Japan Wants to Build the World’s Fastest Supercomputer by 2018

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that Japan wants to push the boundaries of technology further than ever before, but the country’s timeframe for building the fastest ...

November 27, 2016 at 3:00 pm by

Panasonic Launching Translation Megaphones and Laundry-Folding Robot

Panasonic has been involved in developing some pretty interesting and unique technologies lately, including investing $60 million USD in creating the world’s first ...

November 23, 2016 at 7:30 pm by

Two Fatalities in Japan Linked to Pokémon Go

Two people in Japan have been killed in separate Pokémon Go-related accidents, the first of their kind in the country. Both incidents involve drivers hitting pedestrians ...

August 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm by

Gymnast Hits $5000 in Pokemon GO Roaming Charges While in Rio

Pokemon GO is a worldwide phenomenon and there have been plenty of cases to come to light of people placing themselves in harms way and acting inappropriately in their pursuit ...

August 6, 2016 at 11:30 am by

World’s First 8K TV Broadcasts Started by Japan’s NHK

While much of the world is still struggling to adopt 4K televisions, one of Japan’s public broadcasters, NHK, have begun the world’s first satellite TV broadcasts ...

August 3, 2016 at 11:02 am by

Gamer Temporarily Breaks Steam Level Icons as He Sets New Record

Records are meant to be broken and apparently so are systems that aren’t prepared for power users and game collectors. PalmDesert is already known for being among the ...

July 1, 2016 at 11:00 am by

Google Maps Will Tell You What Shops Actually Do

You’re abroad in a foreign country, enjoying the sites when you realise you have no idea what’s actually around. After asking what may or may not be around the ...

June 22, 2016 at 12:20 pm by

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