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Takaratomy's latest wonder: The remote controlled Mario Kart

Japan toy giant Takaratomy recently put a wonderful new spin on their long-standing Choro-Q toy car series. The company's latest addition to its car collection capitalizes on arguably the biggest name in the history of casual gaming: Mario. The latest incarnation of the Choro-Q hybrid is the Mario Kart ...

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Clockman: An alarm clock with personality

Clockman is a unique alarm clock that could only come from Japan. Manufactured by Takara Tomy, this unusual timepiece doesn't have a clock face or a digital number display as you'd expect from a normal clock. Rather it keeps you updated by actually speaking the time out loud.

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Takaratomy's Transformers in disguise

At the recent Tokyo Anime Fair, an old favorite for cartoon lovers was back with a fresh new makeover. Transformers Animated, which has already aired overseas on the Cartoon Network, was being promoted by Takaratomy leading up to the series' April 3rd launch here in Japan. The toy company's ...

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Hotspot Shield makes VPNs more accessible

Virtual private networks, or VPNs, have been widely used in the business world because of the high level of security that they can provide. Essentially, a VPN can be thought of as a tunnel, a private and secure connection within the public network. Private and anonymous Web surfing may not ...

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