Category: Tech

I like to Tweet like a Robot, do you? #jamaibot

All fully or partly mechanical creations/lifeforms are cool; robots, androids, cyborgs, gynoids, the Borg… well maybe not the Borg. Point is that everyone has one (or more) mechanical love(s) in their life at one time or another be it Astro Boy, R2D2, C3PO, Megaman, Asimo,...

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Mash Di Button 2014 – Fighting Game Tournament

Its been a long time since I attended a fighting game tournament. I’ll probably never be skilled enough to compete but I’m looking forward to attending the 2014 staging of “Mash Di Button 2014” on May 31st at the A Bar restaurant and lounge in...

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New Phone! Moto G

My Birthday was Friday March 8th (spent part of it at the Japan Festival). I managed to acquire a an awesome birthday gift a couple days before my actual birthday which I have been testing for the past two weeks! My new Moto G replaces...

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New WordPress Theme and Web Host for Jamaipanese.com

For the last 6 months I have been on a quest to find the perfect WordPress theme and web host for Jamaipanese.com. I experimented with at least a dozen themes and finally a winner has emerged! If you haven’t noticed already, Jamaipanese.com has a new...

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New Phone acquired! – Samsung Galaxy S4

Three months ago I replaced my aging and broken HTC Legend with a brand new Samsung Galaxy S4. I loved my HTC Legend but being stuck with Android 2.2 and seeing more and more apps becoming unusable was starting to become a big problem and an...

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Little Kaiju – Animated Short film

I rediscovered a short film I first saw a few months ago called Little Kaiju that I forgot to share. The 3 minute short film combines the sights of Tokyo with an animated character that makes memorable viewing and maybe a subliminal message? The whimsical journey of a...

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10 Android Apps that made my Japan trip much easier

Traveling to to a far away land or even to an unfamiliar neighbouring town is not as difficult or daunting as it used to be. With a wealth of information available online and at your fingertips in the form of apps for smartphones and tablets...

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Honda updates ASIMO Robot, turns it into an Autonomous Machine

Honda has updated it’s well known Asimo humanoid robot with what it is calling “autonomous behavior control technology” which the company states advances Asimo from an “automatic machine” to an “autonomous machine” with  decision-making capabilities such as determining its behavior in concert with its surroundings...

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E5 Series Shinkansen makes Official debut

Train enthusiasts in Japan are ecstatic as East Japan Railway Company (JR East) official debuted the E5 Series Shinkansen or “Hayabusa” today which will be operating on the Tōhoku Shinkansen Line from Tokyo to Shin-Aomori with major stations like Sendai and Morioka. Hayabusa is Japanese for...

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