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Emoji Apps No Longer Welcome in App Store Following Native iOS 6 Support

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Apple's iOS devices have long carried at least partial support for emoji, picture characters popular for text messaging in Japan but also gaining interest in countries around the world. Initially the feature was unlocked only for Japanese customers, but over time the company has broadened access to emoji and now...
Emoji Apps No Longer Welcome in App Store Following Native iOS 6 Support

Apple launches iTunes in the Cloud in Japan and will likely do the same for iTunes Match soon

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Apple has flipped on the switch for iTunes in the Cloud in Japan, reports Apple blog Macotokara. The cloud music service, part of Apple’s iCloud product, offers users the ability to re-download any songs that they have purchased to any device, as well as enabling automatic downloading of newly purchased...
Apple launches iTunes in the Cloud in Japan and will likely do the same for iTunes Match soon

Amazon launches Kindle store, Paperwhite and Fire in Japan

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Amazon is expanding Kindle into Japan. The Japanese Kindle store opens Thursday, and Japanese customers can preorder the Kindle Paperwhite e-reader and Fire and Fire HD tablets starting today. The devices will also be available at Japanese retail chains, and the Kindle Paperwhite will be sold in some TSUTAYA bookstores. Kindle’s...
Amazon launches Kindle store, Paperwhite and Fire in Japan
Sony A57 delayed to April 28th in Japan, US fate unclear

First in line: Apple fans begin queuing for the new iPad in Japan

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While the proverbial ink is still drying on the first reviews of Apple’s iPad — which you can peruse via our roundup — fans in Japan are already getting in the mood and queuing to buy the new tablet. The device will launch in Japan, and nine other markets, from...
First in line: Apple fans begin queuing for the new iPad in Japan
Without iPhone, Japan's biggest mobile carrier is losing subscribers at a record rate

Amazon Opens Mobile App Distribution Portal To Japan, Continues Expanding International Appstore Reach

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Back in June Amazon officially opened its appstore to international apps, adding support for software intended for the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. Today it’s expanded the international reach of the platform by adding Japan to the list of supported countries — describing this as “another significant addition”. Developers building apps for...
Amazon Opens Mobile App Distribution Portal To Japan, Continues Expanding International Appstore Reach

Sony Xperia GX packs 13-megapixel camera and 4.6-inch HD display, joined by Xperia SX to offer LTE in Japan

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Sony's announced its first two LTE-capable phones for its Japanese customers -- and there's two of 'em. The Xperia GX is up first, with a 720p 4.6-inch display squeezed in alongside a new 13-megapixel camera -- a first for Sony's mobile family. A 1.5 GHz dual-core processor ensures it...
Sony Xperia GX packs 13-megapixel camera and 4.6-inch HD display, joined by Xperia SX to offer LTE in Japan

After a long wait, Amazon reveals the Kindle will soon be sold in Japan

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Japanese consumers have waited a long time for it to come but Amazon has finally confirmed that it will bring its Kindle range to the country, placing a teaser on the front page of Amazon.co.jp, reports Asiajin. The announcement is already trending on Twitter in Japan, as Amazon customers celebrate...
After a long wait, Amazon reveals the Kindle will soon be sold in Japan

Apple to Japanese customers: No online bargains for you

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Apple to Japanese customers: No online bargains for you
256GB Surface Pro appears in Japan complete with Office 2013 and new Touch Covers

NTT DoCoMo unveils winter lineup, pushes big displays, LTE, quad-cores and NFC payments

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Just as the air begins to chill, NTT DoCoMo has announced its forthcoming line-up for release in November and December, including nine smartphones, four feature phones and a tablet. As the Japanese populace would no doubt demand, all of the bigger smartphones -- from the 4.7-inch Arrows V F-04E...
NTT DoCoMo unveils winter lineup, pushes big displays, LTE, quad-cores and NFC payments
Nissan says Leaf charger will start powering homes in July, details new battery (video)

Amazon Looks East: Launches First Japanese Language Kindle And Japanese Kindle Store

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Amazon continues to extend its reach into new markets and increase its focus in Asia: today it announced pre-orders for its first Japanese-language Kindle, the Paperwhite, and, in another first, it has now extended its Kindle Store into Japan, opening it with 50,000 titles in the library. It also today...
Amazon Looks East: Launches First Japanese Language Kindle And Japanese Kindle Store
Nissan’s Leaf charger will soon power your home for two days

In Japan, iTunes gains ringtones, 3G purchasing, iTunes Plus, Complete My Album, iTunes in the Cloud

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Following up on yesterday’s story by the usually accurate Japanese blog Macotakara that Apple’s Japan arm rolled out iTunes in the Cloud for music, Japanese music journal AV Watch reported this morning that the California-based iPod maker has its sights set high on the 130 million people market. According to the...
In Japan, iTunes gains ringtones, 3G purchasing, iTunes Plus, Complete My Album, iTunes in the Cloud
e-Onkyo Music to offer high-definition downloads starting May 30th in Japan
Sony launches Music Unlimited service in Japan for ¥1,480 a month

Annual 'Lucky Bags' Coming to Japanese Apple Stores on January 2

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During the new year in Japan, retailers often offer a Fukubukuro, or "mystery bag," which is a grab bag that is filled with a random assortment of products sold at a steep discount. Apple has participated in this tradition for several years, and will once again be offering its "Lucky...
Annual 'Lucky Bags' Coming to Japanese Apple Stores on January 2

Panasonic Eluga P P-03E takes on Samsung with its own air gestures (video)

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Don't think that the Galaxy S 4 has a lock on the concept of touch-free input. Panasonic has bolstered NTT DoCoMo's summer lineup with the Eluga P P-03E, a 4.7-inch Android phone whose one-handed interface can involve even less finger contact than Samsung's flagship. Its central Touch Assist feature...
Panasonic Eluga P P-03E takes on Samsung with its own air gestures (video)

Amazon opens developer portal to Japan ahead of Appstore launch there later this year

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Amazon has revealed plans to enter Japan with its Appstore later this year after putting out a call to developers to submit apps to its Mobile App Distribution Portal. The ecommerce giant launched its Amazon Appstore in the US last March and expanded it to the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain...
Amazon opens developer portal to Japan ahead of Appstore launch there later this year

Surface Pro launches in Japan on June 7th, packs 256GB for the first time

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Microsoft's Surface Pro started shipping in the US back in February, but its rollout elsewhere has been sporadic, and a 256GB model non-existent -- until now. Japanese customers lusting after the Intel Core i5-powered hybrid will be able to claim one on June 8th, priced at 99,800 yen ($975)...
Surface Pro launches in Japan on June 7th, packs 256GB for the first time

NTT DoCoMo launches NEC Medias ES N-05D: Is 6.7mm thin enough?

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Those NEC artisans have been at it again, shaving even more from its smartphone profiles. It's arrived at the Medias ES N-05D, which measures in at a ridiculous 6.7mm, and making the Droid Razr choke on its salad in the process. Like its predecessor, the ES N-01, the Android...
NTT DoCoMo launches NEC Medias ES N-05D: Is 6.7mm thin enough?

Nintendo to retire Wii network services in Japan, including the Weather Channel

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No one disputes that the Wii is old, but old enough to retire? It seems so, at least in the case of a number of its internet services, which Nintendo has scheduled for closure on June 28th. An End of Life notice to Japanese customers reveals that a total...
Nintendo to retire Wii network services in Japan, including the Weather Channel

NTT DoCoMo launches NEC Medias ES N-05D: Is 6.7mm thin enough?

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Those NEC artisans have been at it again, shaving even more from its smartphone profiles. It's arrived at the Medias ES N-05D, which measures in at a ridiculous 6.7mm, and making the Droid Razr choke on its salad in the process. Like its predecessor, the ES N-01, the Android...
NTT DoCoMo launches NEC Medias ES N-05D: Is 6.7mm thin enough?
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