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KDDI Speaker-Less Android Phone [Hands-On]

10/03/2011, [CEATEC 2011] We’ve got our hands on KDDI’s speaker-less Android phone, and the test was quite interesting as you can see on the photo. First, let’s talk about the technology: KDDI is using vibrations to transmit sound, which is the same...

KDDI Shows Next-Generation Tactile Feedback

10/03/2011, [CEATEC 2011] KDDI, a Japanese carrier known for its innovative spirit, is demonstrating a new generation of tactile feedback at CEATEC. KDDI’s feedback technology works with a capacitive display and provides a “click” feel which is...

ASUS TOUGH shows up in Japan, headed to KDDI

09/26/2011, Earlier we had reported that Japan carrier KDDI had plans to release several phones as part of the Winter lineup, and that the Kyocera Digno ISW11K was one of the devices listed. However, not content with just launching smartphones and feature phones,...

Kyocera Digno ISW11K headed to KDDI

09/26/2011, KDDI, one of the carriers in Japan, has recently unveiled their upcoming Winter lineup for phones. Some of the devices are feature phones, but some are smartphones, much like the Kyocera Digno ISW11K. The device was created specifically for the younger...

Arrows Z braces itself for a wet lifestyle

09/26/2011, The collaboration between Toshiba and Fujitsu has resulted in a bunch of smartphones, among which the Arrows Z is the most interesting of the bunch, also going by the model number ISW11F. What makes the Arrows Z stand out from the crowd? Well, apart from...

iPhone 5 ready to take over KDDI’s Android site

09/26/2011, We first brought you news sometime last week that KDDI will be offering the iPhone 5 sometime next year, breaking Softbank’s monopoly on the situation, and it seems as though KDDI has wasted no time in making sure the iPhone 5 is going to be heavily...

Softbank no longer sole iPhone carrier in Japan?

09/22/2011, There is word going around that all is not well for Softbank in the Land of the Rising Sun. Wait a minute – is the CEO experiencing some sort of scandalous reports, or is the company bleeding money to stay afloat in these economically challenging...

Fujitsu IS12T arrives in Japan

08/24/2011, Last week we read about the Fujitsu IS12T hitting Japan on August 25th, and well at the stroke of midnight, that proved to be true – the first Windows Phone Mango smartphone is finally on sale in Japan. The Fujitsu IS12T will be available via KDDI,...

Fujitsu IS12T: First WP7 Mango Phone

07/26/2011, We already knew that KKDI was going to get a “Mango” device, but it seems that the IS12T will be the first Windows Phone 7.5 (aka Mango) device to ship to consumers. “Hip” Japanese carrier KDDI, which is well known for...

KDDI Mi-Look pedometer targets the elderly

07/21/2011, Just what is so special about the KDDI Mi-Look pedometer? For starters, this GPS-capable device will cater for the elderly, as it sports a waterproof body so that a drop into the toilet bowl or a trip to the puddle of water is not going to faze it, while...

KDDI mind-reading app tells you how stressed out you are

07/18/2011, While we don’t need an app to tell us that we’re stressed out, wouldn’t it be interesting to find out how stressed out we are? In a quantifiable manner? The folks over at KDDI thought so too, and came up with an app and hardware...

KDDI Swing indoor navigation system, works outdoors as well

05/25/2011, KDDI of Japan has just announced their latest indoor navigation system known as Swing – where it is touted to help you find your direction quickly within a particular area due to a simple “compass”-like guiding arrow. Fully capable of working...

KDDI Infobar A01 runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread

05/17/2011, Most Japanese have a high end smartphone in their pockets, but it has been quite a breakthrough in recent times to see the iOS and Android platforms inching their way into the collective consciousness in that part of the world. KDDI, one of the larger...