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The Balmuda Phone: a compact Android phone from a toaster company

A 4.9-inch screen for over $900 in Japan Today, Japanese design company Balmuda announced its first smartphone at a press event in Tokyo. The directly titled Balmuda Phone is the debut product from a new division of the company previously known for stylish, premium home appliances like air purifiers and

Toyota’s new electric SUV has a solar roof and a steering yoke like Tesla

The first all-electric vehicle from the Japanese automaker Toyota released new details about its upcoming electric compact SUV, the BZ4X, which includes an optional solar roof and a steering yoke similar to the one featured in the latest version of the Tesla Model S. The steering yoke, which Toyota describes

Ikea’s $39.99 pad brings built-in wireless charging to almost any table. Ikea’s Sjömärke fits under a table to make it a charger. You may not have one of Ikea’s powered-up desks or shelving units though they got in relatively early on selling furniture embedded with wireless charging coils? There will be a solution to seamless Wireless Qi charging without redecorating

Segway’s robot mower uses GPS to stay on track.

No boundary wire needed. The Navimow, Segway’s first robotic lawnmower, uses GPS to stay on your lawn and keep it perfectly groomed. Unlike other robot mowers, you won’t need to put a border wire to keep the robot on the appropriate piece of grass. The Navimow is kept in “precise

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