Free Gadgets Using the Konami Code at Gizmine (Again, Free Gadgets)

For once, the Konami Code will help you cheat in real life: Punch it in on any product page at Gizmine followed by [enter], and a mystery gadget worth $20-$60 will be added to your cart, for free. Exciting! » 12/14/09 11:33am 12/14/09 11:33am

Yamanote Train Bank Lays Down Tracks To Financial Savings

What better place to save your yen than this adorable bank in the shape of Japan's iconic Yamanote subway train? Each deposit triggers the bank to play a melody from a randomly chosen Yamanote station. » 12/17/08 2:00am 12/17/08 2:00am

Tokyo Street Watches Graph the Time, Shoot It, or Turn It Into Some Bugs

These watches from Tokyo Street take three novel approaches to telling time: one draws a target, the other makes a graph, and the last displays ants. Glowing, inscrutable little ants. » 12/04/08 7:17am 12/04/08 7:17am

Introducing Gizmine: A Store For Weird Japan Gadgets

Doug Krone is my friend who started the dependable Japan importer Dynamism in the 90's and he's just launched Gizmine. Gizmine is different from Dynamism, a high end gadget site, by measure of its content type and breadth. I'd most summarily explain it as a collection of weird stuff on gadget blogs from Japan, but for… » 11/26/08 6:01pm 11/26/08 6:01pm

Gizmodo Gallery: Our Wonderful World of Gadgets On Display in NYC

This holiday season we're taking a break from our usual schedule of eating candy canes to throw an event called Gizmodo Gallery. "Gizmodo Gallery?" you ask, "What's that?" It's basically the best of Gizmodo come to life, in NYC meatspace from the 4th to the 7th of December. UPDATE: I'm rolling a few device details,… » 11/11/08 3:45pm 11/11/08 3:45pm