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KDDI Allows You To Zoom Into HD Films On Your Cell Phone

11/29/2010, HD content is wonder, but the bad news is that it’s not an easy task to enjoy HD content on your cell phone. That being said, KDDI has developed a technology for mobile devices, helping you enjoy content that was originally intended for viewing on...

Samsung Introduces Its SMT-i9100 Android Tablet For KDDI Japan

10/18/2010, While all the fuss has been about the freshly-announced Samsung Galaxy Tab recently, Japanese carrier KDDI is now offering a new Samsung Android tablet, though it’s not the Galaxy Tab. The SMT-i9100 looks and offers very different specifications,...

KDDI X-RAY Phone With Translucent Casing

10/18/2010, Transparent gadgets are always eye catching and with that in mind KDDI has launched one of its latest products from its iida designer brand, dubbed the X-RAY. In case the name didn’t give it away, this phone features a translucent red case that is...

KDDI free viewpoint turns 2D video into interactive 3D

10/05/2010, [CEATEC 2010] KDDI has an interesting 2D to 3D demo in their booth. This time, we’re not talking about stereo 3D, but about 3D graphics that is almost video game like (almost). With a single, or several cameras, KDDI can turn 2D video information in...

KDDI introduces Light Pool fashion cell phone

07/14/2010, KDDI has released yet another cell phone which will cater to those who are fashion conscious in Japan – we’re talking about the Light Pool handset that features a minimalist design. Japanese designer called Tsuboi Hironao is the brains behind...

Japanese Government To Review Japan’s SIM Lock System

03/30/2010, Those of you who have travelled to Japan before will probably know of the SIM locks that they use over there. Basically the carriers (NTT DoCoMo, KDDI, Softbank) don’t allow users to use other handsets from rival networks. So you won’t be able...

Motion sensor within phones lets boss know where you are

03/09/2010, Unless you’re your own boss, you ought to be wary of any new cellphone which the company awards you simply because of “exceptional performance” at the workplace. Why do we say so? KDDi Japan has come up with a new method of monitoring...

Lotta phone from KDDI and iida

01/28/2010, KDDI and iida have teamed up to unveil the Lotta handset from Kyocera in Tokyo, Japan, where its design is the first thing that catches the eye. Coming in just white, green and yellow colors, the Lotta is equipped with a 2.8″ LCD display alongside...

KDDI fuel cell makes battery recharging a snap

10/08/2009, KDDI has recently shown off a new fuel cell battery that can be refilled with methanol, where it will run for up to 320 hours before requiring another refill. This prototype fuel cell is a type of hybrid device which will be coupled to a lithium ion...

KDDI camera-based controller for phones

10/07/2009, [CEATEC 09] KDDI was showing this bizarre “joystick” for mobile phones based on a plastic tube that is stuck on the back of a cellphone by a magnet. The idea is to attach this white tube so that the phone’s camera can look into it. At...

KDDI 1Gbps IR short-range data transfer (updated)

10/06/2009, [CEATEC 2009] Sharing data among gadgets has been on KDDI’s plate for a while. While last year’s demo comprised of a prototype handset, this time around KDDI is using real handsets, even if that one is still a little thick (most cellphones are...

AU Ply concept phone materializes

09/09/2009, What used to be a conceptual handset has materialized into something real – the Ply cellphone from AU of Japan. It is pretty much an ordinary handset in the Land of the Rising Sun when it comes to functions, but check out the form factor of this...

MicroSD cards with WiFi by KDDI

07/23/2009, At Wireless Japan, KDDI* has demonstrated MicroSD cards with a WiFi functionality. Even if there’s no lack of WIFI support, we think that the sheer feast of integration is worth a post. It’s not so much that cramming a WIFI chip in a MicroSD...