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Tanaka Takashi Officially Takes on Role as President, KDDI

KDDI’s Takashi Tanaka, 53, officially took the reigns of KDDI Corporation yesterday, after being named as Tadashi Onodera’s successor three months ago. Tanaka was Senior Managing Executive Officer at KDDI and former head of[...]
Tanaka Takashi Officially Takes on Role as President, KDDI

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[Offbeat] Did You Know? iOS 4.2.x Brings Japanese-only Benefit

A little known fact about Apple’s latest iOS update for iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads: When iPads were first sold exclusively in the US, with international launches being pushed back time and again for lack of stock, some hard[...]
[Offbeat] Did You Know? iOS 4.2.x Brings Japanese-only Benefit
[Offbeat] Did You Know? iOS 4.2.x Brings Japanese-only Benefit[Offbeat] Did You Know? iOS 4.2.x Brings Japanese-only Benefit

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LG L-03C, the “first” Point & Shoot Phone?

The L-03C, available only on DoCoMo, is maybe the very first approach of a real “Point & Shoot” Camera Phone, or should I say, the first “Point & Shoot” camera with a phone module. Schedule to hit Japan later this January, th[...]
LG L-03C, the “first” Point & Shoot Phone?
LG L-03C, the “first” Point & Shoot Phone?LG L-03C, the “first” Point & Shoot Phone?LG L-03C, the “first” Point & Shoot Phone?LG L-03C, the “first” Point & Shoot Phone?LG L-03C, the “first” Point & Shoot Phone?

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“Bisqui Phon” You to a buiscuit shaped Phone!

Sure this “Bisqui Phon” may not come with the most fancy OS or Camera Module available on the market but who could resist to such a cute biscuit shape Phone? Built by Sharp, the Q-Pot “Bisqui Phon” also know has SH-04C is also another [...]
“Bisqui Phon” You to a buiscuit shaped Phone!
“Bisqui Phon” You to a buiscuit shaped Phone!“Bisqui Phon” You to a buiscuit shaped Phone!“Bisqui Phon” You to a buiscuit shaped Phone!“Bisqui Phon” You to a buiscuit shaped Phone!“Bisqui Phon” You to a buiscuit shaped Phone!

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Sharp TOUCH WOOD from Concept to reality

Introduced at CEATEC 2009, the Touch Wood from Sharp is now a reality and will be sold via DoCoMo in Japan. Limited to only 15,000 Unit and in Japan only this unique “Piece” of art is a FOMA 3G Phones with GSM, has a Camera mobule and [...]
Sharp TOUCH WOOD from Concept to reality
Sharp TOUCH WOOD from Concept to realitySharp TOUCH WOOD from Concept to realitySharp TOUCH WOOD from Concept to realitySharp TOUCH WOOD from Concept to reality

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Thanko’s New Stylish iPhone Speaker Stand

Thanko’s unstoppable march of new and interesting products is joined by the Speaker Stand for iPhone, with two speakers on the sides and a pivoting head that props the iPhone up in landscape orientation, powered by USB bus power [...]
Thanko’s New Stylish iPhone Speaker Stand
Thanko’s New Stylish iPhone Speaker StandThanko’s New Stylish iPhone Speaker StandThanko’s New Stylish iPhone Speaker StandThanko’s New Stylish iPhone Speaker Stand

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[Unboxing] Panasonic Toughbook J9

Look what just arrived at this Office this morning? A shiny new Panasonic Toughbook J9 running an Intel i5 CPU and sporting a nice little SSD… Stay tune for our (soon to come) review!
[Unboxing] Panasonic Toughbook J9
[Unboxing] Panasonic Toughbook J9[Unboxing] Panasonic Toughbook J9[Unboxing] Panasonic Toughbook J9[Unboxing] Panasonic Toughbook J9[Unboxing] Panasonic Toughbook J9

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Canon introduces in Japan the PRea AT-100, a new Windows Mobile HandyTerminal

Available in two different flavors with Windows Mobile 6.5.3 Professional (AT-100P) and Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 (AT-100), the PREa is Canon new HandyTerminal made for the professional among us. Both models comes with the same basic [...]
Canon introduces in Japan the PRea AT-100, a new Windows Mobile HandyTerminal
Canon introduces in Japan the PRea AT-100, a new Windows Mobile HandyTerminal

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KDDI Bliblio Leaf SP02, the Japanese Kindle

With a 6” SVGA screen a weight of 295.8g and a seize of 198x133x9.6mm, the Bliblio Leaf SP02 is KDDI new 3G CDMA e-book Reader. Offering a 7500 pages autonomy, our new SP02 comes with 2GB of internal memory support XMDF, DPF and EPUB f[...]
KDDI Bliblio Leaf SP02, the Japanese Kindle
KDDI Bliblio Leaf SP02, the Japanese Kindle

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ZTE Light, another 7” Android Tablet from China

Reuters reports that ZTE, the Chinese 2nd largest telecommunication equipment maker launched today its first android 2.1 based tablet PC, the ZTE Light. The ZTE light features a 7” display with a 800×480 resolution, 3G + WiFi, GPS[...]
ZTE Light, another 7” Android Tablet from China
ZTE Light, another 7” Android Tablet from China

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Samsung Galaxy K running Android 2.2 now on sale in South Korea

There has been rumored that Samsung will delay its Galaxy K for another month, but with the launch of Windows phone 7, Samsung decided that it was time to unleash its latest Android 2.2 Smartphone, strange however that the manufacturer[...]
Samsung Galaxy K running Android 2.2 now on sale in South Korea
Samsung Galaxy K running Android 2.2 now on sale in South KoreaSamsung Galaxy K running Android 2.2 now on sale in South KoreaSamsung Galaxy K running Android 2.2 now on sale in South KoreaSamsung Galaxy K running Android 2.2 now on sale in South Korea

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[CEATEC 2010] YIFANG Digital and its wave of Android based Tablet and e-Booker reader

The Chinese manufacturer YIFANG had a nice little booth at CEATEC where we could see a glimpse of their latest Android based tablet and e-Book reader. Among many “iPad” like android 2.1 tablet, YIFANG had two very interesting products [...]
[CEATEC 2010] YIFANG Digital and its wave of Android based Tablet and e-Booker reader
[CEATEC 2010] YIFANG Digital and its wave of Android based Tablet and e-Booker reader[CEATEC 2010] YIFANG Digital and its wave of Android based Tablet and e-Booker reader[CEATEC 2010] YIFANG Digital and its wave of Android based Tablet and e-Booker reader[CEATEC 2010] YIFANG Digital and its wave of Android based Tablet and e-Booker reader

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Pioneer adds 3G to its portable Air Navi PND in Japan

Yesterday, Pioneer released an update of its Air Navis PND with 2 new models including the AVIC-T07II and AVIC-T05II-SV/VG. Both models come with a One-Seg TV Tuner, support of WMA/MP3/AAC/WAV/WMV/MP4/AVI files as well as 8GB of intern[...]
Pioneer adds 3G to its portable Air Navi PND in Japan
Pioneer adds 3G to its portable Air Navi PND in JapanPioneer adds 3G to its portable Air Navi PND in JapanPioneer adds 3G to its portable Air Navi PND in Japan

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[Hands-On] Panasonic introduces fabulous business oriented compact Let’s Note J9

Panasonic new ultra compact Let’s Note J9, is just a piece of art! In just 990g and with a size of 251.9×171.7×27.3-35.1mm, Panasonic succeed to fit a 10.1” LCD panel with a 1366×768 resolution, an Intel Core i5-460M @ 2[...]
[Hands-On] Panasonic introduces fabulous business oriented compact Let’s Note J9
[Hands-On] Panasonic introduces fabulous business oriented compact Let’s Note J9[Hands-On] Panasonic introduces fabulous business oriented compact Let’s Note J9[Hands-On] Panasonic introduces fabulous business oriented compact Let’s Note J9[Hands-On] Panasonic introduces fabulous business oriented compact Let’s Note J9[Hands-On] Panasonic introduces fabulous business oriented compact Let’s Note J9

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[Essay] Public Wifi: United States and Japan

Residents and visitors of New York City will get free wifi access in their public parks soon, various online news outlets announced yesterday. Apparently it’s planned to be limited to only three ten-minute sessions per month before you[...]
[Essay] Public Wifi: United States and Japan
[Essay] Public Wifi: United States and Japan

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Panasonic introduces 4 new TOUGHBOOK in Japan with the 31 Series and 19 Series.

Panasonic TOUGHBOOK are among the most impressive PC we ever had the chance to play with. Capable to resist to pretty much everything, water, bust, vibration a fall up to 1m2 on hard concrete, as well as being literally used as a chair[...]
Panasonic introduces 4 new TOUGHBOOK in Japan with the 31 Series and 19 Series.
Panasonic introduces 4 new TOUGHBOOK in Japan with the 31 Series and 19 Series.Panasonic introduces 4 new TOUGHBOOK in Japan with the 31 Series and 19 Series.Panasonic introduces 4 new TOUGHBOOK in Japan with the 31 Series and 19 Series.Panasonic introduces 4 new TOUGHBOOK in Japan with the 31 Series and 19 Series.Panasonic introduces 4 new TOUGHBOOK in Japan with the 31 Series and 19 Series.

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Sony brings 3 New e-Book readers.

Not much to say here since this announcement is quite underwhelming, well at least for us, but if you are interested in e-Book readers, you will be glad to know that Sony has 3 new readers with e-Ink display for you with the PRS-950 Da[...]
Sony brings 3 New e-Book readers.
Sony brings 3 New e-Book readers.Sony brings 3 New e-Book readers.Sony brings 3 New e-Book readers.Sony brings 3 New e-Book readers.Sony brings 3 New e-Book readers.

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Shogo Open-Source Linux Tablet heading to Japan too!

Redstar, a Japanese based company, will start to take pre-order from today onward of Realease‘s SHOGO 10.1 ARM Linux Tablet. Powered by a Freescale iMX-37 CPU our 10.1” (1024×600) Tablet comes comes with Multi-Touch Capaciti[...]
Shogo Open-Source Linux Tablet heading to Japan too!

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EROS update its Windows 7 Slate with the EROS2

Unknown outside of China, EROS is now announcing a new Windows 7 Slate, the EROS2. Available in different flavors with the choice of 3 CPU including an Atom N450, Atom N450 + ION2 or a SU2300 Celeron. Our slate comes with a 11.6” resis[...]
EROS update its Windows 7 Slate with the EROS2
EROS update its Windows 7 Slate with the EROS2EROS update its Windows 7 Slate with the EROS2

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[Review] KDDI IS01, When Sharp brings Android to the rest of us in Japan.

There is no doubt that Sharp changed the Japanese landscape when it comes to Linux based handled and while the Zaurus 3200 is no longer available, we were please to see last march that Sharp is still working hard on bringing Linux in J[...]
[Review] KDDI IS01, When Sharp brings Android to the rest of us in Japan.
[Review] KDDI IS01, When Sharp brings Android to the rest of us in Japan.[Review] KDDI IS01, When Sharp brings Android to the rest of us in Japan.[Review] KDDI IS01, When Sharp brings Android to the rest of us in Japan.[Review] KDDI IS01, When Sharp brings Android to the rest of us in Japan.[Review] KDDI IS01, When Sharp brings Android to the rest of us in Japan.

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LG announces the launch of their latest Netbook, the X140.

Behold LG’s latest 10.1” Notebook the X140. Running on WIndows 7, our Atom Based (1.83GHz) notebook offers a 1366×768 resolution comes with an LED Backlight monitor, a 1.3Mpix WebCamera, 2GB of RAM and 320GB of HDD as well as 3G. [...]
LG announces the launch of their latest Netbook, the X140.
LG announces the launch of their latest Netbook, the X140.LG announces the launch of their latest Netbook, the X140.LG announces the launch of their latest Netbook, the X140.LG announces the launch of their latest Netbook, the X140.

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Subaru to add Wi-Fi access to its 2011 Outback

Subaru of America is now offering a nice little option on its none the less ugly 2011 Outback. Our Little SUV like wagon is now also available with a nice 3G WiFi access point provided by Autonet Mobile. Like any other Access Point you[...]
Subaru to add Wi-Fi access to its 2011 Outback
Subaru to add Wi-Fi access to its 2011 Outback

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