Posts Tagged: Japan


zaim

Zaim: Manage and Share Your Personal Spending On Your iPhone

There are a number of personal accounting solutions available for your mobile phone. Japanese developer Takako Kansai has just released one ...

  • July 20, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Tiny Riot

Headbanging iPhone App Aims to Release Frustration in Japan

Here’s one of the more unique applications that I’ve come across in a while, courtesy of Tim Hornyak over on CNet. Tiny Riot is a headba...

  • July 19, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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World Cup Game Breaks Twitter Record, But No Reason To Celebrate

When two of the largest Twitter nations clash for a final game – Japan vs United States – we know that the rate of tweets-per-se...

  • July 18, 2011
  • at 10:56 pm
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Toyota’s iPhone App Allows Kids To Take a Virtual Drive [VIDEO]

Kids can now have fun by driving while their dad or mum is driving. Yes, there is now an app for that. An iPhone app called Backseat Driver ...

  • July 17, 2011
  • at 9:18 pm
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YouTube Adds Japanese Machine Transcription

According to a video posted by Masaru Kamikura, YouTube now supports machine transcription for Japanese language videos, in addition to Engl...

  • July 14, 2011
  • at 9:48 pm
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Another Great Kickstarter Project To Measure Japan Radiation

Many of you are probably familiar with the DIY geiger counter Kickstarter project from the people over at Safecast.org. In cooperation with ...

  • July 13, 2011
  • at 10:15 pm
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Google Earth, Street View As Historical Record in Japan

A couple of months back we summed up the many ways that Google services were being used to help Japan after the March 11 earthquake. Today w...

  • July 12, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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5 Fantastic Fast Food Coupon Apps for iPhone in Asia

Just because you have a pricey iPhone, it doesn’t mean you don’t enjoy getting a discount from a bit of coupon-clipping. So we&#...

  • July 8, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Support “Kawaii” Projects, a Crowd Funding Service For Girls Only

Another crowd funding service “Green Girl” has just launched in Japan. The system works very much like “Campfire” which I introduced...

  • July 7, 2011
  • at 8:58 am
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Skype Signs Display Advertising Deal with Dentsu for Japan

Japanese advertising agency Dentsu announced today that it will be Skype’s advertising partner in Japan. Dentsu describes the deal as ...

  • July 19, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Japanese Users Ready for Branded Mixi Pages [SURVEY]

There were rumors that Mixi, Japan’s largest online social network with a massive user base of over 23 million, was going to start bra...

  • July 19, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Stay Classy USA: “Japs” is Trending Topic After Japan Wins World Cup

After the Japan women’s football team beat America in penalties early this morning, there was no shortage of congratulations and from ...

  • July 18, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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Japan’s Giant Mobile Ad Network, Admaker, Eyes Southeast Asia

We met up with the folks at Admaker last week in Singapore and got numerous interesting insights. In short, Admaker is a mobile advertising ...

  • July 15, 2011
  • at 3:31 pm
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Lady Gaga Suspended From YouTube Thanks to Japan’s Media Interactive Inc

Lady Gaga is likely questioning her decision to post her recent video appearance on Japanese television on YouTube. Local media company Medi...

  • July 14, 2011
  • at 4:20 pm
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Twitter Rolls Out Hashtag Support for Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and Russian

Akky over on Asiajin just pointed out that Twitter has rolled out support for Japanese hashtags. So where before Japanese users would use a ...

  • July 13, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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Fluxflex: GitHub-integrated Cloud Hosting, Starting at $1 Per Month

FluxFlex, a Tokyo- and San Jose SF-based (Just learned they had recently moved to SF’s co-working space pariSoma) tech start-up specia...

  • July 11, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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NTT Docomo Partners with Baidu on Games, Mobile Content in China

Today Japan’s NTT Docomo said that it has come to an agreement with search giant Baidu on a joint venture focusing on game distribution an...

  • July 8, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Nintendo Releasing Pokémon iPhone App, But Says Strategy Not Changed

Nintendo made headlines earlier in the day with news that it would be releasing Pokémon for the first time on a non-Nintendo platform, Appl...

  • July 6, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
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