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Sayonara Broken iPhone Screens: “Cat Flip” Case Automatically Closes Lid If Dropped

Cat Flip: The World’s First iPhone Case That Protects Your Phone When It Drops It’s the same sad scenario everywhere. You get a new iPhone, and just a few days later, for whatever reason, you drop it and now the screen is full of cracks… Buying a case with a protective cover helps but even they aren’t foolproof. Depending on what type it is and how you’re holding it and, there’s still a chance it could fall on its screen when it drops too. If only there was a way to make sure that your phone NEVER hits the floor screen-side down… Well, now there is! Taking a hint from…

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Warm Your Heart With These Nostalgic Kotatsu Cord-Inspired Smartphone Cables

There are so many ways of accessorizing your smartphone these days, and Japan has seen its share of cute and creative options. For example, there have been charger plugs in the shape of Pikachu’s butt, kitties that cling to your earphone cables, smartphone pouches that make you feel like you’re rubbing a shiba dog’s tummy and smartphone cases that make it look like you buried your phone in a dish of Japanese food. Now, there’s a new smartphone accessory that appeals to the sensitivities of those who enjoy Japanese domestic culture, fans of Showa Era lifestyles, and perhaps even foreigners who may feel nostalgic for their homestay experiences living with…

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Keep Your Phone Scratch-Free With Mouthwatering Food Sample iPhone Cases

Sometimes life in our fast-paced world can get so hectic, we forget to eat. But if it were up to any of us, we would never have to miss out on a deliciously prepared meal to fuel our energy for the rest of the day. Now, even on our busiest days, these mouthwatering iPhone cases from Village/Vanguard will keep us constantly reminded of the plate of food waiting at the end of the tunnel. These food sample iPhone cases are compatible with iPhone6/6s, and are each crafted by food sample artisans in Japan. Even though they’re not made for display at actual restaurants, the same amount of detail has gone…

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Japanese Girl Camps Outside Apple Store With Steve Jobs Body Pillow

Ayano Tominaga is an IT journalist and internet personality in Tokyo, so when it comes to getting her hands on the latest tech, she means serious business. Just recently, she stayed overnight–two nights in fact–at the Omotesando branch of the Apple Store to secure an iPhone 7. She didn’t do it alone, however, as she made sure to camp with her now famous Steve Jobs body pillow. ✨ Ayano* ✨さん(@ayanotdo)が投稿した写真 – 2016 9月 15 4:06午前 PDT You might be familiar with Japanese body pillows as fluffy and cuddle-able companions, sometimes the physical embodiment of a more…dedicated fan’s waifu, that also sometimes venture into the creepy category. Legendary innovator and Apple…

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Japanese YouTuber Relies On Siri To Practice His English Pronunciation

It’s not a secret that English words are often hard for Japanese people to pronounce. People rely on schools, educational CDs, TV dramas and movies, and whatever else they can think of to practice their language skills. But one Japanese YouTuber recently discovered that Siri, the voice assistant feature found in iPhones that people so frequently troll, actually makes an effective (though slightly annoying) language teacher. Having heard that the word “girl” is a particularly hard word for Siri to catch when pronounced by a Japanese person, YouTuber @はじめしゃちょー (Hajime Shachyo) decided to test it out for himself. He first explains that the English R and L sounds are especially…

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These Furry Animals Will Protect Your iPhone Wherever You Go

Life is hectic, but if you had a furry animal friend that followed you wherever you went, you might be relieved of some pent-up stress. Well it looks like we’re all in luck, with a whole lineup of furry animal iPhone cases by Japanese company SIMASIMA CO., LTD. Called ZOOPY, this cuddle-worthy series has driven Japanese Twitter users crazy with its adorableness. なんか私が買った時より種類豊富になっとる!!! どれもかわよい❤みんなのiPhoneケースもこれにかえたらよいのに 私全種類欲しいくらいやわ~#ZOOPY#iPhoneケース pic.twitter.com/YAtdkhgyrk — かずばんだ (@VWGG4k8qd0eTvo5) 2016, 1月 26 今ほしいアイテム☆ ZOOPY フワフワ かわいい動物ぬいぐるみ型 iPhone6 ケース https://t.co/heBtWZhBYF #buyma — ri❤︎ (@ritan_0610) 2016, 2月 7 かわいずぎ 😭😍 ほしすぎ 😭😍 やばすぎ 😭😍#iPhoneケース #ZOOPY pic.twitter.com/56mtDPS7Ov — ゆすこ (@yuna_06428k) 2016, 2月 13 You can choose from 12 different animals, including koalas, hedgehogs,…

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