There may be hope after all. After years of suffering under Hello Kitty ubiquity, we may have found someone to enlist for help in a counter-insurgency: "Mashimaro." The M808 phone pays homage to the animated rabbit with a package of goodies that includes the character's trademark toilet (don't ask) as a charger. It has various features, including games, that also continue the Mashimaro theme. We may be looking at a new day in Japan's kawaii wars.
Apps to help adjust to daylight saving
This Sunday morning, our clocks spring forward one hour to mark the beginning of daylight saving time. While it might be nice for some to have more light at the end of the day, it can be tough for bodies to adjust to darker mornings. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some ways technology can help ease the transition.