Nintendo 3DS discontinued after almost a decade www.bbc.com

Nintendo has discontinued its 3DS handheld after about 76 million sales over a nine-and-a-half year period.
A notice on the Japanese firm's site says "manufacturing of the Nintendo 3DS family of syst…

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Mixed reality headsets enter workplaces in Japan asia.nikkei.com

Mixed reality goggles are being introduced into workplaces in order to give long-distance technical guidance and hold remote conferences amid the coronavirus pandemic, but still face challenges such …

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This Is An Excellent Gaming...Bed kotaku.com

Gaming chairs? Been there, done that. I’ve seen the future, and it’s gaming beds.

Japan’s Bauhutte specializes in gaming-centric furniture. If you coordinate correctly, I guess you too can have a bed…

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This Japanese gamer bed is gaming's final form www.pcgamer.com

No need to continue the discussion over which is better, a sitting desk or a standing desk. Desks are cancelled. Gaming from a couch? That's dead, too. All lesser modes of gaming are obsolete now tha…

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Bauhutte Gaming Bed www.theverge.com

Japanese retailer Bauhutte sells a great deal of furniture aimed at “gamers,” but few can top its one-stop shop for sleep and gaming. Like Voltron, but made for people who refuse to use major muscle …

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Tokyo Game Show 9/14~9/15 expo.nikkeibp.co.jp

Today is the first press day for this year’s Tokyo Game Show (the four-day expo won’t be open to the public until Saturday).

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Apple’s largest store in Japan opens Saturday in Tokyo www.apple.com

In the heart of the Marunouchi business district, Apple will open its newest and largest store in Japan across from the historic Tokyo Station this Saturday, September 7. Apple Marunouchi is Apple’s …

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Scotty of Strange Parts shops for wireless LEDs in Tokyo boingboing.net

Scotty of Strange Parts went to Akihabara (an area in Tokyo loaded with electronics, game arcades, and maid cafes) and found these cool wireless LEDs that can be illuminated with inductive chargers. …

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A shop of strange inventions www.ntv.co.jp

A shop owned by Nobumichi Tosa, a member of Maywa Denki sells all kinds of strange inventions - baseball that farts, robot that claps hands when someone approaches it. The owner hopes that the displa…

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Hands-on with Nintendo’s weirdest, and maybe rarest, classic console yet arstechnica.com

The collectability of Nintendo's "classic mini" consoles cannot be overstated. Even after restocking the NES Classic Edition's original limited supply this year, the company has barely been able to k…

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