Gadget Review

Car Test: The Silent Death or: Electric Toyota: How do the EV, the PHV and the FCV compare?

November 19th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Comments & Features, Gadget Review, Mobility & Space

Car Test: The Silent Death or: Electric Toyota: How do the EV, the PHV and the FCV compare?

On Thursday, Toyota had a small test event of the electrified cars at the showroom Toyota Megaweb in Tokyo on Thursday. The company made three models available for a short test ride: 1. A prototype of the coming iQ-based battery-electric vehicle (EV), that will be launched in the USA, Europa, Japan and maybe even China […]

Flat Panel Display Show 2010: The trend is transparent

November 11th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Comments & Features, CountryWatch, Gadget Review, TechWatch China, TechWatch Japan, TechWatch Korea

Flat Panel Display Show 2010: The trend is transparent

Three new trends will flare up in the flat panel industry in the next three years (in addition to the inevitable rise of 3D displays): transparent displays, flexible displays and color eBook-readers. This is the clear message of the Flat Panel Display Show, the leading trade fair for the global panel industry, that currently takes […]

FPD 2010: Samsung presents flexible Oled display

November 7th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Gadget Review, On the TechWatch

FPD 2010: Samsung presents flexible Oled display

At the Flat Panel Display Show 2010 in Japan (see the full report on TechWatcher) Samsung surprises with a prototype of a bendable amorphous Oled (amoled) display that has four times the resolution of its predecessor. With a resolution of 800 to 480 pixel the 4,5 inch display it is sufficiently equipped to serve as display […]

The start of the 3D smart phone era

November 3rd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Gadget Review, On the TechWatch

The start of the 3D smart phone era

Sharp, Nintendos supplier of the 3D-display for the portable game-console 3Ds, will start selling its own 3D-smart phone in December. The first vendor will be the carrier Softbank, which gained fame and profits as the sole seller of Apple’s iPhone in Japan. If Sharp’s prototype at the Ceatec serves as any guide, the mobile will […]

TechWatcher Asia

October 3rd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Comments & Features, Eco & Industry, Gadget Review, In the Media, Martin Köllings Japan-Notizen, Mobility & Space, Networked Life, On the TechWatch, Robots & Home

TechWatcher Asia

Work in Progress: TechWatcher Asia, more than just gadgets. On this site Martin Koelling, East Asia Correspondent with the German financial daily Financial Times Deutschland and self-proclaimed Tech Watcher Asia, will report occasionally on technological trends in Asia, and how they impact your life. Stay tuned.