A Niche Market For Cool Japanese Gadgets In The US

from the drool dept

I’ve known about dynamism.com for a few years now, but didn’t need to be reminded of it today. I’ve been starting the process of shopping around for a new laptop, and suddenly, the SJ Merc has a story about a growing number of specialty stores that focus on bringing in the lastest computers and other technology from Japan and reselling it in the US (with English-language software installed). There’s a bit of a price markup (of course), but if you want to find the funkiest computers and gadgets, these are the places to go. Now, I just need to resist the (very strong) urge to get a cooler and funkier computer than I could anywhere else…

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