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Pining for a numeric keypad, which Apple has so unceremoniously discarded, but can't bring yourself to pick the numeric version off a list? Do you have other personality problems, but appreciate good design? Do you live in Japan? Then Elecom's got just the thing for you, the new TK-FCP004 series ul...

March 4th 2009 at 1:10am 0 Comments
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At first glance we thought, "sweet, a makeshift SSD for all of our disparate memory cards." That is, until we figured out from the machine translation that the MR-C12 series of card readers from Elecom has more in common with a cigarette case than a solid state drive. So in addition to providing a...

September 25th 2007 at 5:30am 0 Comments
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If you've got the wrist strap secured tightly and you're still launching your Wiimote skyward, then ... well, you have a problem. Maybe you're eating too much Xtreme Butter popcorn, or maybe the can of WD-40 you always carry around is leaking. This product from Elecom is for you and no one else, Mr...

May 29th 2007 at 1:05pm 0 Comments
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You can add Japan's prolific Elecom to the growing number of companies providing varying levels of protection for the countless theft-attracting iPods being toted about, with the company bringing some familiar security measures to bear on the problem. Available for both 5G iPods and 1st and 2nd gen...

February 13th 2007 at 5:51am 0 Comments
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If you're down with the whole "swipeless" idea, but don't much dig the potential lack of security associated with it, Elecom's coming to the rescue in an attempt to put your paranoia to rest. The Skim Black I lineup of gear consists of a thin, wallet-based card and a not-so-elegant adornment for cel...

January 12th 2007 at 1:39am 0 Comments
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If you're down with the whole "swipeless" idea, but don't much dig the potential lack of security associated with it, Elecom's coming to the rescue in an attempt to put your paranoia to rest. The Skim Black I lineup of gear consists of a thin, wallet-based card and a not-so-elegant adornment for cel...

January 12th 2007 at 1:39am 0 Comments
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Nobody cranks out quirkier mouse designs on such a regular basis than Japan's Elecom. This 800dpi mouse packs the somewhat useful novelty of being suitable for either left or right-handed people -- flick the switch to reverse the left and right-click functions. Just remember to leave the mouse on t...

December 7th 2006 at 9:26am 0 Comments
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If you're looking for an alternative to the Pretec i-Disk Touch USB flash drive or to the smartSTIK-MD, and find yourself in the Land of the Rising Sun, you may want to check out the new Elecom CR-FP2 biometric flash drive. From what we can tell, it's a pretty standard half gig drive that will enc...

December 6th 2006 at 2:38am 0 Comments
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We've got to hand it to peripherals manufacturer Elecom for thinking outside the box and trying to solve a perceived problem with its new PRUMIE lineup of mice -- unfortunately, in our opinion, they addressed the wrong problem. All three PRUMIE models come with the increasingly-standard multi-direc...

December 3rd 2006 at 12:10am 0 Comments
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Joining Toshiba at the top of the SDHC capacity/speed game is Elecom with this, the world's second class-4, 8GB SDHC card. Not class-2 son, oh no, this is class-4 so we're talking a 4MB/s minimum write speed. Elecom claims you'll see a max transfer rate of 7MB/s when these launch (before Toshiba?) i...

November 30th 2006 at 9:23am 0 Comments
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If you're the type to dump your nefarious ways to disc then check it oh prince of netherworld, Elecom's here to cover your tracks. Jack the Data Crusher into your laptop's USB, slip in a disc of wickedness, push the button, and in 5 seconds your data will be etched into Hasbro H-E-double-toothpicks...

November 14th 2006 at 8:36am 0 Comments
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Here you go, another way to stretch the untethered playback of your iPod. Meet the Elecom AVD-DCAA2 series of external battery packs which will keep any iPod sportin' the universal dock pumping the tunes for up to 2 hours (as tested with 1G nano) off 2x AA batteries. Remove the batteries and the wh...

November 2nd 2006 at 9:01am 0 Comments