Get away from her, you... Oh, no. Actually, this is pretty great.
We've all seen the clip from James Cameron's 1986 film Aliens, where Sigourney Weaver (as eternal badass Ellen Ripley) puts the smack-down on an alien queen while wearing a strength-enhancing exoskeleton. Looks like the folks over at Panasonic have seen it too, because they've manufactured their own version - and are going to start mass-production.Read More
Somewhere Gretchen Weiners is sitting alone with her DVDs, calling them all "fetch."
Between things like online streaming and cloud storage, physical storage is rapidly becoming less and less relevant to the general consumer -- that is, unless Sony and Panasonic have anything to say about it. The two tech companies are in development to create a new optical disc standard that will be capable of storing over 300GB of data. You're welcome, hoarders of data.Read More
The inaugural Tokyo Hotaru festival was held last weekend in, you guessed it, Tokyo. Sending lights down bodies of water is kind of a thing in Japan and isn't unique by any means. But given that this was meant to celebrate the hotaru (fireflies), Panasonic went the extra mile this time. They took it upon themselves to float 100,000 LED orbs down the Sumida River at the start of the festival.Read More
Last night, Panasonic Cloud Entertainment, what is essentially an offspring of Panasonic, unveiled Jungle, a portable gaming system with a focus on online gaming and MMOs, and is apparently launching with the browser-based Battlestar Galactica MMO from Bigpoint.
Details are slim with the reveal video (shown below), other than stating the Jungle is a "mean little machine," and is launching with BSG:Online and a "bada$$ new show," Online Underground. Yes, they used dollar signs, and yes, they neglected to use a dollar sign for the other S in the sentence.Read More