• NEC Medias W dual-screen Jelly Bean smartphone announced

    Today the folks from NEC have announced a brand new smartphone for NTT DoCoMo in Japan, and apparently they feel that two screens are better than one. I’m having Kyocera Echo flashbacks already, and they aren’t good.

    January 22, 2013 • Views: 743

  • Amazon Android Appstore hits Japan

    Nearly two months ago the folks from Amazon started accepting submissions for their upcoming 3rd party Android Appstore in Japan, and now things are ready to rock. Today Amazon has announced the Appstore has gone live in Japan.

    November 28, 2012 • Views: 498

  • HTC J goes official with WiMAX for Japan

    The death of WiMAX has been greatly exaggerated. Well, maybe not, but there’s still a few phones coming out with the wireless standard, all of them apparently from Taiwanese manufacturer HTC. In addition to the HTC EVO V

    May 15, 2012 • Views: 671

  • Mid-range Sony Xperia Lotus leaked

    In addition to several new models yet to hit the streets or even be officially unveiled, you can add the Sony Xperia ST27 “Lotus”. The mid-range phone was spotted in Japan by Blog of Mobile along with a few tepid

    May 14, 2012 • Views: 448

  • LTE packing Sony Xperia GX and SX head to Japan

    Sony has announced a couple new Android smartphones that are heading to Japan with LTE 4G connectivity onboard. Both of the new phones are in the Xperia line and include the GX and SX. Both smartphones run Android 4.0 ICS and one

    May 9, 2012 • Views: 793

  • Yahoo! Japan launches its own Android browser

    For a company that ostensibly competes directly with Google, Yahoo! is curiously invested in Android – in Japan, at any rate. After launching their own pseudo-app store last year, the web search company has created a

    May 4, 2012 • Views: 796

  • HTC J spotted for KDDI with Android 4.0 ICS and 1.5 GHz dual-core S4

    In what many are calling the HTC One for the Japanese markets we’ve just been teased with some pictures of the HTC J. This phone has very similar specs to the recently released HTC One S, only has a few design changes and

    April 19, 2012 • Views: 789

  • Spyware found in Japanese Google Play Store

    Ho boy. It seems that at Android enthusiast can’t get his head down before yet another malware story slides across his writing desk. This time it’s from Japan, where a researcher employed by McCafee found naughty apps

    April 13, 2012 • Views: 607

  • NEC’s MEDIAS Tab N-06D looks cool, runs Gingerbread

    Another week, another Asian tablet that’s releaseing already behind the times. This time around it’s Japanese phone giant NEC, whose MEDIAS line is getting a tablet entry in the form of the 7-inch MEDIAS Tab N-06D.

    April 5, 2012 • Views: 573

  • Kairsoft’s latest Android game: Cafeteria Nipponica

    You. Yes, you. Stop your giggling. “Nippon” is a dialect word for “Japan”, and Kairsoft’s latest Android game reflects that. Now that that’s out of the way: noted Android RPG maker Kairsoft has

    April 3, 2012 • Views: 402