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When America's greatest actor needed to defuse a bomb mounted to a passenger bus, there was only one name he could trust to keep time: Casio. Like Keanu Reeves, the company's fallen out of the limelight a bit since then. It has a comeback plan, though: smartwatches. As The Wall Street Journal tell...

July 2nd 2015 at 11:37pm 0 Comments
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Casio might be only lightly involving itself in the current boom in smartwatches and wearables, but the company still makes plenty of money from its G-Shock series and rugged outdoor watches. That's not to say it hasn't experienced a combination of hits and misses: Casio would say it "pioneered" a...

June 11th 2015 at 12:01pm 0 Comments
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Apps have done wonders for music creation, and now there's mobile software from Casio that aims to make it even easier. The Chordana Composer app for iPhone creates a track basked on a melody that you create by singing or whistling two bars of a tune. Casio's handiwork records you, and then automa...

January 31st 2015 at 10:33am 0 Comments
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Casio makes a lot of keyboards. That's the company's primary contribution to music, and while it's a pretty big one, it's also looking to adapt to, well, what the youth have been listening to (and making) in recent years. To that end, it's launching two different devices better suited to dance mus...

January 6th 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Casio's camera division isn't afraid to admit that it's cashing in on the selfie hype big time, but for those who aren't willing to shell out over $1,200 for the EX-TR50, there's now a much more affordable option. The "Kawaii Selfie by Mirror Cam" aka Exilim MR1 costs about $330 in Hong Kong and i...

December 4th 2014 at 3:22am 0 Comments
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In the same way that Lizzie Grant and Katheryn Hudson screwed up their first shot at greatness and changed their name, Casio's trying to do the same with its old Tryx point-and-shoot. The fourth-generation of the digital camera has been re-invented as a selfie snapper that's designed to -- wait fo...

September 24th 2014 at 8:43am 0 Comments
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If you haven't quite got on the action cam bandwagon, or you're looking for a viewfinder bigger than a postage stamp, perhaps Casio's EXILIM "freestyle" camera will do the job. Coming in orange, camo green and white options, it's made of two different parts -- the lens and a separate screen that c...

August 26th 2014 at 2:44am 0 Comments
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Casio's team of smart-ish G-Shock watches is getting a new member next month that's fixated on finding new music. The romantically named GBA-400 retains the same smartphone-friendly features that we've already seen, but this time you'll be able to control music playback right from the bezel. The b...

August 1st 2014 at 8:38am 0 Comments
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G-Shocks are back -- again. Ready for Swiss timepiece showcase BaselWorld, Casio has announced two new analog concept watches with a little extra soupçon of tech crammed in. The designs still lean towards those looking for a classically-styled (at least, in G-Shock terms) analog watch. Both...

March 26th 2014 at 4:00am 0 Comments