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10 Facts About Japanese Phone Culture That Will Leave You In Awe

10 Facts About Japanese Phone Culture That Will Leave You In Awe

When you think about phones and all kinds of technology, then you might think about one place in particular – Japan. Yes, that’s right – Japan has bee ...
Smartglasses Translate Menu Written In Foreign Language As You Read It

Smartglasses Translate Menu Written In Foreign Language As You Read It

It looks like Google Glass is about to have even more competition. We've all read about augmented reality apps that allow people visiting other countr ...
Voice Activated Internet And 3D Printing Change Lives For Blind Kids

Voice Activated Internet And 3D Printing Change Lives For Blind Kids

We use our eyes for much of our online experience. If we were blind or visually impaired, our entire Internet experience would suffer. There is plenty ...
Powered Jacket: First Commercial Exoskeleton To Be Released In Japan

Powered Jacket: First Commercial Exoskeleton To Be Released In Japan

The world is in a state of constant change. We've all heard the predictions of people having robot housekeepers, and how we'll prefect them into all k ...
Interactive Clothes Hangers Add New Dimension To Shopping & Marketing

Interactive Clothes Hangers Add New Dimension To Shopping & Marketing

A few months ago we featured some high tech clothes hangers that digitally display the number of Facebook likes that each piece of clothing gets from ...
World’s Smallest Cell Phone To Be Released In Japan

World’s Smallest Cell Phone To Be Released In Japan

It's not hard to use Apple's iPhone as an example when comparing the world's different smartphone technologies. It was the "first" one to incorporate ...
3D Printed Gummy Version Of Your Whole Body Makes A High-Tech Snack

3D Printed Gummy Version Of Your Whole Body Makes A High-Tech Snack

I read about 3D printing everyday, and it's a topic I can't get enough of. I've noticed that 3D printed creations usually fall into one of two categor ...
Why Japan Has The Best Customer Service In The World [Video]

Why Japan Has The Best Customer Service In The World [Video]

The company that offers the best customer service is usually the most successful one. Even though it might not have been that way in the past, social ...
Moving In Japan Is As Easy As Waking Up [Video]

Moving In Japan Is As Easy As Waking Up [Video]

Moving really sucks sometimes. I have moved a good 20 times in my life. I have lived in pretty much every corner of Sweden, and for two years, I lived ...
Air Conditioned Shoes Keep Your Feet Cold On The Ground

Air Conditioned Shoes Keep Your Feet Cold On The Ground

I recently touched on this highly obscure area of technology when I wrote about the USB Foot Cooler product from Japan. It was one of those bizarre th ...
Japan To Launch Ultra-Thin Car Dashboard Touchscreen In 2013

Japan To Launch Ultra-Thin Car Dashboard Touchscreen In 2013

Just when we thought cars couldn't become any more tech-infused (after hearing about Audi's new exterior OLED surface wrapping technology), we now fin ...
Japan’s Gallery For Puzzles Which Took A Computer Algorithm To Design

Japan’s Gallery For Puzzles Which Took A Computer Algorithm To Design

When you combine architecture and mathematics that enhance the visible design of a space and not just the stuff in the background, you get an explosio ...
World’s Shortest Escalator (Less Than 3 Feet) Is A Glorious Experience

World’s Shortest Escalator (Less Than 3 Feet) Is A Glorious Experience

This is one of those little pieces of information that may seem useless right now, but when you're fighting for victory in a game like Trivial Pursuit ...
Innovative Automated Underground Parking Lot For Your Bicycle

Innovative Automated Underground Parking Lot For Your Bicycle

This automated underground parking lot for bicycles is so brilliant that it will make you want to start riding a bike every day. I ride my bike a lot, ...
For Workaholics: A Keyboard Design With A Lunch Bowl Built In

For Workaholics: A Keyboard Design With A Lunch Bowl Built In

Do you get to take a lunch break every day when you're at work? I don't. Well, I could, but I often get so wrapped up in whatever I'm doing that I don ...
World’s First 3D Printing Photo Booth Dispenses A 3D Figure Of You

World’s First 3D Printing Photo Booth Dispenses A 3D Figure Of You

This is just so cool I'm about to burst. This is the world's first 3D printing photo booth. If you've been following Bit Rebels for a while, you proba ...
Time To Get Retro: Compact Discs & How They Affected Our Lives

Time To Get Retro: Compact Discs & How They Affected Our Lives

In case you missed it, the 30th anniversary of the first compact disc sale was on October 1st. The CD in question, sold in Japan in 1982, was Billy Jo ...
Retro Phone Booths Transformed Into Massive Goldfish Aquariums

Retro Phone Booths Transformed Into Massive Goldfish Aquariums

If you were born after 1995, you might not have ever seen a phone booth in real life. They used to be outside of grocery stores, gas stations and rest ...
Dog Muzzle Concept Aims To End All The Quacking

Dog Muzzle Concept Aims To End All The Quacking

I have to admit that I think it is quite cute when people dress up their dogs in costumes. It has become yet another online phenomenon that is growing ...
Themed Restaurants: The Freakiest Places You Have Ever Seen

Themed Restaurants: The Freakiest Places You Have Ever Seen

To some people, visiting a restaurant is mostly an activity associated with business meetings, while for others, it's a way to make the weekends just ...
World’s Largest Piece Of Sushi On A Restaurant Menu

World’s Largest Piece Of Sushi On A Restaurant Menu

I love sushi. I could eat it everyday. It's right up there with chicken wings in my book, which are pretty high on my list. How would you like to go i ...
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