Tim Hornyak

Tokyo Correspondent

Tim Hornyak reports on IT, telecommunications, science, and technology in Japan for the IDG News Service.

Sony's new smartwatch stays subdued while LG's Watch Urbane Luxe goes glitz

Wonderfully named LG Rolly is LG's new rollable (but not rubbery) mobile keyboard

Wonderfully named LG Rolly is LG's new rollable (but not rubbery) mobile keyboard

Portable keyboards for mobile devices tend to come in either rigid and foldable or rubbery and rollup forms. LG Electronics is launching one that's a bit of both.

ZenWatch 2 from Asus could last four days on one charge
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ZenWatch 2 from Asus could last four days on one charge

The latest ZenWatch has an optional case back that could give it another half-day of power

Fujitsu's thin heat pipe could help smartphone chips run cooler

Fujitsu's thin heat pipe could help smartphone chips run cooler

While it won't eliminate heat, this heat pipe could spread it out better and reduce extremes of temperature on the surface of smartphones

Next-gen Google Glass may have Intel inside

Next-gen Google Glass may have Intel inside

The development would dovetail with Intel's push into wearables.

Hands-on: Sharp's Sprint-bound Aquos Crystal phone and its barely there bezel

Hands-on: Sharp's Sprint-bound Aquos Crystal phone and its barely there bezel

The itty-bitty border is most striking when the camera is activated.

Android grabs record 85 percent smartphone share

Android grabs record 85 percent smartphone share

Large-screen iPhones could pose a threat to Google's dominance, said Strategy Analytics

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