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Opera Max Japan, Overclocking event, 3D Printer contest: The Headlines in Tokyo for November 21

Here is the daily roundup from Japanese consumer tech and tech business websites for November 20, 2014.

Xperia Z2 Tablet software upgrade features PS4 remote play
Sony announces that the next software update for the Xperia Z2 Tablet will be available around the end of November. This will primarily include a PS4 remote play option, along with other nifty options such as the AR Fan multi-device 3D camera feature.

HTC releases Nexus 9 this late November
HTC Japan plans to release the Wi-Fi version of Nexus 9 in the country by the end of the month. The 16GB and 32GB models will be available at $340.00 and $390.00 respectively.

Panasonic opens appliance support website
Panasonic publicly opens a support website to provide assistance and support specifically to its cookware appliance owners.

Opera Max extends to Japan officially
Opera Software officially opens the Opera Max Android app to Japan, and will now be available for download locally for free at Google Play.

Amazon orders now accepted at Ministop stores in Japan
Starting the end of this week, orders at Amazon.co.jp can now be received at all Ministop convenience stores nationwide.

Overclocking event to open at Osaka
With the cooperation and sponsorship of four major motherboard manufacturers, a PC overclocking event is scheduled to open at the end of the month at Osaka’s Nipponbashi shopping district.

Kabuku launches 3D printer design contest
Kabuku Inc.’s Rinkak 3D printing community announces the launch of a design contest for 3D printer enthusiasts. The contest itself is international, and is free to all individuals interested in creating their own original work using 3D printers.