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Softbank – “Rap Otosan” DJ app – Rap with the Shirato Family

Anyone who has watched TV in Japan has seen Softbank’s TV commercial series – The Shirato Family – starring a white Japanese dog called “Otosan”. Otosan means “Dad” in Japanese and he is the gr[...]
Softbank – “Rap Otosan” DJ app – Rap with the Shirato Family

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Wear someone else’s face with the Face Stealer App for iPhone

Yahoo Japan has released Face Stealer, an AR app (App Store – Free) which makes your face look like someone else’s. The iPhone app can generate a mask from a photo of basically anything with a face, such as an animal, celeb[...]
Wear someone else’s face with the Face Stealer App for iPhone

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NTT Docomo – “i Bodymo” – Track how much you use your body – now with added functionality: “Pikukyara” and “Steps Ranking Prize”

NTT Docomo has what it calls a health service called “i Bodymo” – a smartphone app that tracks the movement of your body – counts the number of steps you take all day, the calories you burn, the time and distanc[...]
NTT Docomo – “i Bodymo” – Track how much you use your body – now with added functionality: “Pikukyara” and “Steps Ranking Prize”
NTT Docomo – “i Bodymo” – Track how much you use your body – now with added functionality: “Pikukyara” and “Steps Ranking Prize”

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LG outs a new series of Home Entertainment speakers and a Smart BD Player ahead of CES

LG announced today a new series of Home Entertainment devices ahead of CES including the BH9430PW a 9.1Ch multi-directional and 3D Surround speaker set as well as the BP730 a compact Smart Blu-Ray Box that like Smart TVs is compatible [...]
LG outs a new series of Home Entertainment speakers and a Smart BD Player ahead of CES
LG outs a new series of Home Entertainment speakers and a Smart BD Player ahead of CESLG outs a new series of Home Entertainment speakers and a Smart BD Player ahead of CES

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iPhone App Makes Map Navigation Easier to Visualize

Crossfader has developed Version 1.4 of AR-MAPS, an iPhone app that supports augmented reality (AR) on maps. AR is one of visualization solutions. This map application represents the ground on the bottom half of the screen, showing a m[...]
iPhone App Makes Map Navigation Easier to Visualize

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Apple’s IOS open for kinky stuff, app teaches your girl pole dancing.

It’s all over the web right now causing a big hype for concerned parents and evangelists worldwide. Yes, we are talking about the new app developed by Arthur Howie: Pole Dancer Pro. The app is located in the health & fitness [...]
Apple’s IOS open for kinky stuff, app teaches your girl pole dancing.

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Kokusai Kogyo developped AR app that visualizes water height in the event of a tsunami

Kokusai Kogyo is developing a disaster prevention AR application the can visualize the depth of water in the event of a tsunami or flooding. With this prototype, the water level five meters ahead is superimposed on the view from the ca[...]
Kokusai Kogyo developped AR app that visualizes water height in the event of a tsunami

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Kokuyo releases CamiApp series of smartphone-friendly notebooks

On September 7, Kokuyo will release its CamiApp series of smartphone-friendly paper notepads. These enable handwritten notes to be photographed with a smartphone’s camera, digitized and edited. “These products are paper not[...]
Kokuyo releases CamiApp series of smartphone-friendly notebooks

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Hitachi brings six new Wooo TVs in Japan with the GP08 and XP08 Series

Despite its announcement to stop its TV production, Hitachi Japan announced today what could be their latest set of TV with the GP08 and XP08 series. Pretty conventional with 500GB of internal HDD, LED backlight IPS Panel, 3D and a siz[...]
Hitachi brings six new Wooo TVs in Japan with the GP08 and XP08 Series
Hitachi brings six new Wooo TVs in Japan with the GP08 and XP08 SeriesHitachi brings six new Wooo TVs in Japan with the GP08 and XP08 SeriesHitachi brings six new Wooo TVs in Japan with the GP08 and XP08 Series

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Official Pokemon game coming to iOS and Android, not Nintendo approved

Although Pokemon is one of Nintendo’s most popular franchises that started on and still lives on Nintendo hardware, a new game is coming to Android and iOS this summer that isn’t backed by Nintendo, but the actual Pokemon C[...]
Official Pokemon game coming to iOS and Android, not Nintendo approved

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Yamaha bring back to Japan its i-MX1 Midi Interface for iOS Devices

Introduced in Europe early April, Yamaha’s new i-MX1 is the company first MINI Interface for iOS Devices including iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Schedule to arrive in Japan early July at a price yet disclosed, the i-MX1 comes with one M[...]
Yamaha bring back to Japan its i-MX1 Midi Interface for iOS Devices
Yamaha bring back to Japan its i-MX1 Midi Interface for iOS DevicesYamaha bring back to Japan its i-MX1 Midi Interface for iOS DevicesYamaha bring back to Japan its i-MX1 Midi Interface for iOS DevicesYamaha bring back to Japan its i-MX1 Midi Interface for iOS DevicesYamaha bring back to Japan its i-MX1 Midi Interface for iOS Devices

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[International Toy Show] Bandai introduces a new ARcarddass OnePiece game for iPhone in Japan

Bandai just introduced at the International Tokyo Toy Show a new iPhone AR game based on the company carddass playing cards with the OnePiece ARcarddass series. While the iPhone App is entirely free of charge (only available on the iTu[...]
[International Toy Show] Bandai introduces a new ARcarddass OnePiece game for iPhone in Japan
[International Toy Show] Bandai introduces a new ARcarddass OnePiece game for iPhone in Japan[International Toy Show] Bandai introduces a new ARcarddass OnePiece game for iPhone in Japan[International Toy Show] Bandai introduces a new ARcarddass OnePiece game for iPhone in Japan[International Toy Show] Bandai introduces a new ARcarddass OnePiece game for iPhone in Japan[International Toy Show] Bandai introduces a new ARcarddass OnePiece game for iPhone in Japan

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[Computex 2011] SoundGraph Hummin’3.03 the ultimate HTPC Solution

I am a huge fan of HTPC, I love them and love building them, but today after I stumble-upon SoundGraph’s Hummin’3.03 and future Hummin’1.05 for iPhone and Hummin’5.05 for iPad I can’t stop thinking that I have to give up building my ow[...]
[Computex 2011] SoundGraph Hummin’3.03 the ultimate HTPC Solution
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Pioneer integrates iOS into your automobile with AppRadio

Pioneer recently unveiled its latest innovation, the AppRadio, which they said is the first in-vehicle product designed to utilize the processing power, storage capacity, network connectivity and apps of the iPhone and iPod touch (runn[...]
Pioneer integrates iOS into your automobile with AppRadio
Pioneer integrates iOS into your automobile with AppRadio

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[Video] HALLS Eater let Japanese idols feed you virtual Candy on iPhone or iPad

First of all, thanks to anyone who sent us this! Now let’s talk about this “Japanese” wonder, Halles Eater a free iPhone and iPad app (Also accessible on the US App Store) made to solely to promote “Halls Candy”. Only available in Japa[...]
[Video] HALLS Eater let Japanese idols feed you virtual Candy on iPhone or iPad
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LG, Microsoft to Provide FreeAppsEverySixtyDays for Windows Phone 7 Phones

Users of LG’s upcoming Windows Phone 7 Series phones will be in luck, as LG Electronics and Microsoft Corp have announced an agreement to provide LG’s customers with a selection of ten Windows Phone 7 apps every sixty days [...]
LG, Microsoft to Provide FreeAppsEverySixtyDays for Windows Phone 7 Phones
LG, Microsoft to Provide FreeAppsEverySixtyDays for Windows Phone 7 PhonesLG, Microsoft to Provide FreeAppsEverySixtyDays for Windows Phone 7 PhonesLG, Microsoft to Provide FreeAppsEverySixtyDays for Windows Phone 7 PhonesLG, Microsoft to Provide FreeAppsEverySixtyDays for Windows Phone 7 PhonesLG, Microsoft to Provide FreeAppsEverySixtyDays for Windows Phone 7 Phones

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Casio brings the G-SHOCK to the iPhone in Japan

Casio Japan has just introduced a new App for the iPhone, the G-SHOCK App, that will not only give you the possibility to get Casio’s G-SHOCK line-up handy in your iPhone, but also to let you learn more on each models as well as to “Pl[...]
Casio brings the G-SHOCK to the iPhone in Japan
Casio brings the G-SHOCK to the iPhone in Japan

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Japanese Online University Releases iPad App

Softbank Group subsidiary (and unfortunately-named) Cyber University, an Internet-based distance-learning college with a campus in Fukuoka, Japan, have announced the availability of an app for Apple’s iPad that provides access to[...]
Japanese Online University Releases iPad App
Japanese Online University Releases iPad AppJapanese Online University Releases iPad AppJapanese Online University Releases iPad AppJapanese Online University Releases iPad AppJapanese Online University Releases iPad App

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Back to the Mac Announcements

Yesterday, Apple held their “Back to the Mac” media event at their Cupertino, California headquarters. There was a lot of exciting news to be shared as developments had been building up since their last such media event back in June ’0[...]
Back to the Mac Announcements
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Android Skype App May Appear on AU Smartphone?

Right now, only phones on the American Verizon network can use the Skype Android app, although there is talk of Skype expanding that offering to all Android phones in multiple countries. When I reported on the KDDI/Sharp press conferen[...]
Android Skype App May Appear on AU Smartphone?
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From the Cutting Room Recycling Bin

In Japanese news, picked up randomly: Niconico Douga, the Japanese video-sharing website akin to YouTube, has gained HTML5 video-playback support, which means Apple’s Flash-less iPads can now play videos on that website. It doesn[...]
From the Cutting Room Recycling Bin
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Korea Telecom iTrend iPhone App

Korea Telecom, South Korea’s second-largest landline and mobile telecom company and the country’s iPhone carrier, announced this morning the launch of iTrend, an iPhone app that puts news, photographs, event information, an[...]
Korea Telecom iTrend iPhone App
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