ZENRIN DataCom’s[J] new application is a valiant push toward a genuine GPS car navigation system for the iPhone 3G. It’s currently sitting at No. 4 on the App Store’s Top Paid list and it only(!) costs 1,800 yen (at the time of writing, just under US$20). The application’s name is いつもナビ 地図＋ルート (apologies if this… Continue reading New $20 Car Navi iPhone App Heading To Top Of Paid List
We recently covered Serversman (by FreeBit) on Asiajin, a free iPhone/iPod file/web server application available in the Japanese App Store. About ten days after its release, FreeBit announced that it had passed the 10,000 registrations mark (MyCom article here[J]). Serversman (opens in iTunes) is similar to other file server apps like Files (opens in iTunes),… Continue reading Serversman Serves Its 10,000th Man
Currently number 4 on the (Japanese) App Store’s list of Top Free apps is Katana Japanese Sword by Hanatsuki Inc.[J]. A bit further down on the Top Paid list at number 28 is KATANA by Appliya Inc. Katana Japanese Sword is currently free (although the company’s website states that this could change at any time),… Continue reading Katana Japanese Sword vs. KATANA: Which iPhone App Remains Standing?
As we go through this “great recession”, some of us may find that our wallets feel a bit lighter than usual. We can no longer enjoy the pricey cuts of beef we like so much, nor can we splurge on expensive bottles of wine. Many Japanese people are no doubt feeling the pinch as well.… Continue reading Air Yakiniku Offers Virtual Meat For These Hard Times