Tag » smart phones

    Saturday April 1, 2017
  • "Shin Godzilla" Smart Phone Gag Offers Hideous Communications Technology

    The parade of April Fools' Day silliness continues with a mobile phone in the shape of Godzilla's 2nd form

    April Fools' Day strikes again with another gag product that I would actually buy if it existed, because Toho Studios is advertising a revolutionarily advanced smart phone shaped like Godzilla's 2nd form from the 2016 smash-hit giant monster movie, Shin Godzilla. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Saturday April 16, 2016
  • Sharp's "RoBoHoN" to Spark Cute Robo-Apocalypse in May of 2016

    Pocket-sized smart phone / companion robot retails for about 200,000 yen

    Sharp Corporation is now accepting online pre-orders in an advance of a May 26, 2016 release date for RoBoHoN, a tiny smart phone / companionship robot with a sizeable price tag. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday March 16, 2016
  • Sharp Shows Off "RoBoHoN" at Android Bazaar and Conference 2016

    Bipedal robot / smart phone scheduled to go on sail in Japan beginning in June of 2016

    The Android Bazaar and Conference 2016 was held on March 12, 2016, at Aoyama Gakuin University, and the Japanese team of Engadget were on-hand to witness a demonstration of RoBoHoN, Sharp Corporation's upcoming communications robot / smart phone. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday January 25, 2016
  • Kitan Club and The Pokémon Company Collaborate for Line of "Big Smart Phone Futons"

    Mini-bedding for smart phones featuring Pikachu is coming soon to Japanese gashapon machines

    Kitan Club, the makers of popular gashopon toys such as the "Cup no Fuchiko" series, is teaming up with The Pokémon Company to produce a series of Pikachu-themed mini-bedding sets in which customers can rest their smart phones. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday October 20, 2015
  • "Evangelion" Smart Phones Pair with 7-Eleven for Promotional Collaboration

    20th anniversary "Neon Genesis Evangelion" product limited to 30,000 units

    The newest details of the 20th anniversary Neon Genesis Evangelion smart phone projects have emerged, including details about the final product and a collaboration campaign with the Japan division of the 7-Eleven convenience store chain. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday October 12, 2015
  • "One-Punch Man" Offers "One-Punch Measurement" Contest

    Special promotional website allows users to test their superhero punching power via smart phones

    For a limited time, fans of One-Punch Man can test their superhero mettle by accessing a special promotional website that will let them throw punches at villains and monsters via their smart phones. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday October 7, 2015
  • VIDEO: Sharp Corporation To Introduce "RoBoHon" in 2016

    Cute bipedal robot doubles as a smart phone, answers voice commands, takes pictures

    Sharp Corporation is developing a cute bidepedal robot called "RoBoHon" that doubles as a smart phone. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Monday September 28, 2015
  • Pricing & Pre-Order Date Announced for 20th Anniversary "Evangelion" Smart Phones

    Android-based, SIM-lock free phones will be available for pre-order beginning in November

    New developments have been announced for the 20th anniversary Neon Genesis Evangelion smart phone project, including the retail price and when the phones will be available for pre-order. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Saturday July 18, 2015
  • Cerevo Develops "PSYCHO-PASS" Smart Phone

    Transformable "DOMINATOR MAXI" smart phone mimics futuristic firearm

    Cerevo is developing a smart phone based on the futuristic Dominator smart-weapons of the PSYCHO-PASS anime. Hit the jump to check out this awesome high-tech toy.

  • Monday July 13, 2015
  • "Evangelion" Smart Phones In Development

    20th anniversary project seeks feedback from 30,000 "Evangelion" fans

    As part of the ongoing celebration of the 20th anniversary of Hideaki Anno and Studio Gainax's landmark psychological / mecha TV anime, Neon Genesis Evangelion, a new project is aiming to introduce Eva into the world of modern smart phones. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday February 26, 2015
  • Zany "KFC Krushers" Promotion Rewards Clumsy Phone Owners with a Free Smoothie

    Patrons can present their cracked smart phone screens on March 1 at a KFC in Ebisu to receive a free drink

    Sometimes it pays to be rough on your personal electronics. Owners of smashed smart phones can earn a free KFC Krushers smoothie at KFC Ebisu on March 1. Hit the jump to learn the details.