released Final Fantasy III, widely considered to be one of the all-time greats of console RPGs, for Android. The bad news is that it's limited to Square's in-house market at the moment, and region-locked to Japan. You can't even pull some build.prop mods to get around it in Android Market/Google Play, since there's no app to be had in there.
Xperia S, P and U phones unveiled at Mobile World Congress wasn't enough for Sony. A new Android phone, this one with the codename "Pepper", has appeared in an otherwise nondescript online ad. There's not much information in the leaked ad, but you can spot Xperia S-style NFC tags, indicating that the new phone will have NFC capability at the very least. The render was spotted by Blog of Mobile, who guesses that the new phone will slide somewhere in between the U and P models already unveiled.
LG, now another initiated manufacturer is giving us the goods before the big show. Japanese OEM NEC has displayed a trio of new high-end MEDIAS phones set to make their public debut at Mobile World Congress next week, All three are relatively large devices (especially for the Japanese market) running Ice Cream Sandwich, and all of them appear to be in the prototype stage. The interest is mostly academic for us since NEC rarely makes its hardware available outside of Asia, but at least one of the phones will strike a chord with those who love to see unique form factors. Impress Watch caught a look at them in an early press event.
MI-One, a smarptohne sold at retail and through carriers that packs the popular MIUI custom ROM instead of stock Android. Now the MI-One is joined by a tablet sibling across a short sea: the Eden Tab, a 7-inch WiFi tablet that's being prepared for sale exclusively in Japan. Like the Mi-One, the Eden Tab will run MIUI instead of standard Android.
the press release, you'll notice it sports a 9.7" display with 1024x768 pixel resolution. It has a great form factor, and will only be 10mm thick. It'll also be ready to run Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) upon release, but then again that is soon to become the norm.
Stylistic M350 is overpriced, underpowered and underdone - if it were a loaf of bread, it wouldn't need a few extra minutes in the over ad a swift chuck into the nearest garbage can. What inspires this complete lack of confidence in the new tablet? Read on, Android enthusiasts, and cringe.
Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo. The 6.7mm Android smartphone will launch in the first quarter of this year.
BookPlace DB50 combines a unique shape with a customized version of Gingerbread to create a device purpose-built for Toshiba's proprietary bookstore, which now serves up "about 50,000" Japanese books and periodicals.