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Sir Paul McCartney Dances With Robot In Video

05/16/2014, Sir Paul McCartney was spotted jamming out on a guitar alongside a Japanese robot in his latest LP that is known as New. Macca, another name by which Sir Paul McCartney is known, decided to have Newman the Robot play a role in the video for...

Left 4 Dead To Hit Japan Arcades

05/16/2014, It is no surprise to anyone who follows the arcade gaming scene that Left 4 Dead is being turned into an arcade game over in Japan, with the project having been announced not too long ago. Well, here is a chance to get a better and closer look at...

iPhone Accounts For One Third Of Japanese Mobile Phone Shipments

05/14/2014, Apple’s iPhone is a highly desired tech gadget, regardless of what the critics say. Call it good marketing, brainwashing, or whatever you’d like, but at the end of the day, one can hardly argue how Apple’s iPhone has made it into pop culture today....

LG Isai FL Launched In Japan, Hints At LG G3′s Specs

05/08/2014, In April we caught wind that LG was planning on launching a smartphone in Japan called the LG Isai FL. Why is this a big deal? Well apparently the LG Isai FL is supposed to be a variant of the LG G3, and given that the LG Isai was based on the LG G2, one...

Japanese Carrier KDDI Has No Windows Phone Plans This Year

05/08/2014, Back in April we reported that according to recent numbers offered by Kantar, it seems as though there is slight growth in Japan for Windows Phone. Granted the growth did not even break 1%, it was still interesting to see a jump from 0.3% to 0.9%,...

Mobile Phone Related Injuries In Japan On The Rise

05/04/2014, We all know the perils of using your phone while driving, whether it be to check your maps, texting, or talking. However it seems that phone-related injuries while walking are on the rise too, at least according to the Tokyo Fire Department who has...

Valve And Taito Team Up For Left 4 Dead Arcade Game In Japan

04/30/2014, We’re sure that by now, many gamers would have tried their hands at Valve’s Left 4 Dead franchise. It’s a pretty unique game that allows players to take turns being the good guy and the monster which helps shake up the dynamic of such games. Now...

Pokemon Fans In Japan Will Get Two Characters For Watching The Movie

04/17/2014, We know that Pokemon is a pretty big deal in Japan. Not only do they have Pokemon-themed airplanes, they also have Pokemon Centers, and recently it was revealed that by attending a Japanese football match, attendees had the chance of winning themselves a...

NTT Docomo Smartphone Elderly Monitoring Service Launched

03/30/2014, NTT Docomo Inc. is said to begin offering their “Tsunagari Hot Support” application software, where it will target the elderly as well as their families, and this particular app has already arrived on smartphones from the company on March 25....

Mario Kart Race Happens In Tokyo

03/17/2014, We have seen Mario and Luigi get around in Tokyo in the past, but that might just be a preview of things to come. Surely we have not seen a full blown Mario Kart race on the streets of Tokyo, right? Surely observers would have heard of Rémi Gaillard...

Japan To Get New Wii U Bundle

03/17/2014, What you see above happens to hail from Nintendo of Japan’s official site, where it has listed the new console pack at the ¥30,000 price point (which you can roughly convert to $300), and is touted for a March 27th release. Apparently, this particular...

SoftBank’s CEO Reveals How He Brought The iPhone To Japan

03/14/2014, The iPhone is probably one of the more desired smartphones in the world at the moment, and despite what its critics and detractors have to say about it, they have to admit that it is true to a certain level. What this also means is that carriers are more...

Monkey Spotted In Hot Spring Alongside Smartphone

02/11/2014, Now here is an image that you might find it difficult to forget afterwards – that of a monkey, dipping itself in a hot spring in Japan. Sounds and looks pretty normal? Actually, there is more to the image than this. Apparently, the monkey, just like...