Next to all the 09/09/09 product announcement hoopla this week, this little USB device probably won't even rate a blip on the tech radar. But we've always had a soft spot for USB accessories, particularly of the wacky encounter. And anything out of Thanko's USB stable merits just that as the Japanese vendor is known for putting a USB port on just about anything, from USB tie fans to USB-powered lunch boxes. Its latest target, the Electric Razor, clearly hasn't escaped that enthusiastic treatment.
That said, even geeks and gamers who are permanently tethered to their PCs still need to shave, if only so their parents can recognize their son beneath all that facial hirsute.
If you're not sure how effective a cheapo 3,500 yen ($37) USB electric shaver is in ripping trimming off those bristles, check out our sister site CNET Australia's hands-on with the iShaver. That was back in 2006, and they survived to tell the tale. That's a good thing, isn't it?
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Apple iPhone 8 could include facial recognition, Amazon makes free shipping more affordable
In today's tech news, Apple acquires an Israeli facial recognition software startup and Amazon lowers its minimum spend for free shipping to $35 from $49. And Kim Dotcom, founder of Megaupload, could finally be extradited to the US to face copyright infringement charges.