05/21/2012, We’re sure that you guys have seen in movies where the characters utilize communication devices that are completely transparent. Well if you’re looking forward to getting your hands on such a device in the future, it seems that NTT DoCoMo has come up with a transparent touchscreen prototype that will be operable from both sides of the screen! So apart from the “cool” factor, why would anyone want such a […]
03/14/2012, How many of our readers out there are huge Evangelion fans? Well the good news for Evangelion fans is that NTT DoCoMo over in Japan will be releasing a NERV edtion Android smartphone based on the Sharp SH-06D. The phone will be released this June and is expected to coincide with the release of the newest Rebuild of Evangelion film titled “You Can (Not) Redo”.
02/16/2012, Heads up to our readers in Japan, if you’re in the market for a new smartphone or tablet with waterproof features, you might be interested in checking out a couple of new Android releases on Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo. The carrier has recently launched two new devices: a smartphone in the form of the Sharp AQUOS SH-06D, and the Medias Tab N-06D Android tablet.
01/25/2012, Roses and chocolates, or is it chocolates and roses? Unless your other half is neurotic enough to insist on the order of gifts which you give to her, it does not really matter. If she is a geek at heart who has dropped hints for the longest time (while you both reside in Japan, of course) that she is in need of a new phone, now is the perfect time […]
12/02/2011, If there was yet another phone from Japan that the rest of us around the world wouldn’t mind getting our hands on would be the NEC Medias PP N-01D. This Android smartphone has been announced for release on NTT DoCoMo’s network for the 9th of December and assuming NEC’s plans to launch their phones internationally is still on track, there’s a good chance we might be seeing this phone launch […]
12/01/2011, Rumors of an iPhone with LTE have been circulating even before the iPhone 4S was announced although this one seems to have taken a rather interesting turn. This new rumor has suggested that Japan could be getting an LTE capable iPhone and iPad next year, both of which are expected to land on NTT DoCoMo’s network.
11/25/2011, Japan sure does get quite a few cool smartphones, although hopefully this particular model by Sharp could be making its way stateside if its FCC filing is any indication. We had previously reported on the Sharp Aquos SH-01D Android smartphone and how it was spotted in an FCC filing, but in a press release by NTT DoCoMo today, it looks like the phone will be headed to Japan first before […]
11/15/2011, NTT DoCoMo, one of the major players in Japan, are still keeping their fingers crossed that the suits over at Apple will come to a decision and make the iPhone available to them, as they believe that with the iPhone in their portfolio, they will be able to boost their subscriber base – or at least retain their customers, as there might be a disgruntled bunch who will eventually decide […]
11/09/2011, NTT Docomo, the biggest mobile carrier in Japan, has managed to successfully develop a real-time Japanese to English (and vice versa, of course) translation service for smartphones and feature phones in that part of the world. How does this translation service work? Well, you speak something into your device and wait for a voice interpretation of what you have just spoken to be played back – in a different language, […]
10/24/2011, There is just something hardy about G-Shock watches that make them desirable to most folks, especially those who lead a rough and tumble lifestyle. Well, apart from being the overall tough bad guy in the world of timepieces, there is another feature which will be incorporated into future G-Shock models now that allows them to connect to your smartphone.
10/21/2011, Assuming you’re living in Japan, you might be interested to know that there will be an upcoming special edition of a device which is not another Nintendo DS variant or a new PSP color. We’re talking about mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo with their latest limited edition model, the F-12C that will arrive in that part of the world this coming October 28th. What is so special about this Globetrotter Classic […]
10/18/2011, Looks like the Samsung Nexus Prime gets no respect at all – as it the much looked forward to device has just be announced by the good people over at NTT DoCoMo all the way in the Land of the Rising Sun despite it being hours away Stateside before Samsung and Google’s team up will see the upcoming super smartphone launched with Ice Cream Sandwich inside.
10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] NTT Docomo is showcasing its experimental research in population statistics compiled using anonymous data collected from the Docomo mobile network. According to the information provided by the largest Japanese carrier, it is possible to count the number of mobile phones and then estimate the geographic distribution of a population, the process, called mobile spatial statistics, could be used to know the population distribution in an area, the gender […]
10/03/2011, Earlier at the CEATEC pre-tour show, a rather interesting gadget by NTT DoCoMo was spotted. In essence it’s basically a battery pack for your smartphone, much like Mophie’s Juice Pack and other external battery cases, but the kicker here is that this battery pack supposedly charges full in 10 minutes.