On a busy day for Toshiba, the Japanese firm has announced that it has achieved the world's first quarter-terabyte 1.8-inch mini hard drive.
We know how much you guys dig those crazy Japanese toilets, so are elated to break the news that Panasonic has just raised the bar by introducing an intelligent dunny that keeps an eye on its users.
After the price cut in Japan last week it was hardly a surprise to see Microsoft slash the cost of its Xbox 360 in the US to just under $200, taking it under the Wii's price-point for the first time.
Just a week after wowing the world with its super-slim new LCD telly, Sony has gone to the other end of the innovation scale and given us a waterproof Bravia for the bathroom.
Mobile digital TV tuners may be already installed in tens of millions of phones in Japan and Korea, but the networks have one major problem with the technology - it makes them absolutely no money.
We have at least two imminent app stores for Android phones (regardless of what they want us to call them) and a promise to actually deliver some handsets soon, so what's next?
With the mushrooming success of SSD-based netbook PCs like the Eee family, it's hardly a surprise to discover them driving down the cost of solid-state storage.
When Apple launched its 3G iPhone in India yesterday, there were reports of a Maharaja or two waiting in line at midnight, but otherwise generally little interest among the population of 1.1 billion.
Fans of really, really small PCs - particularly those who also dig Asia-inspired cartoon art - will probably be beside themselves when they see the special-edition mini laptop from Fujitsu Japan.
We can't think of many better ways to spend £3.60 a month than a new car-security system from Japan that uses a mobile-phone network to covertly track your vehicle should it be stolen.