CyberAgent Opens Open Source Smartphone Development Services “GPUImage for Android” And “Easymock”

CyberAgent, Inc. [J] has announced the opening of “GPUImage for Android,” an image conversion framework for Android as an open source for smartphone service development, and “easymock,” a mock server which easily implements transmission tests with a web server. These open sources were developed for the smartphone auction service Pashaoku [J], which CyberAgent released on… Continue reading CyberAgent Opens Open Source Smartphone Development Services “GPUImage for Android” And “Easymock”

QuinnApp Releases Cabaret Hostess Game “Moshi Caba ~Cinderella Story~”

QuunApp, Inc. [J] has released the iOS game application “Moshi Caba ~Cinderella Story~” (If Cabaret ~Cinderella Story~).  Download is free. “Moshi Caba ~Cinderella Story~” is a cabaret girl simulation game where you become a cabaret girl and experience the world of the night.  Users customize their avatar, put on rare dresses and get into name… Continue reading QuinnApp Releases Cabaret Hostess Game “Moshi Caba ~Cinderella Story~”

colopl Releases Global Smartphone Game “DINO Dominion”

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colopl Inc. [J] has released an iOS global version of the smartphone original simulation game app “Kyouryuu Dominion” (Dinosaur Dominion) as DINO DOMINION.  As with the Android version [J], download is free, but it cannot be used in Japan. “Kyouryuu Dominion” is an original simulation game for smartphone that lets you enjoy powerful dinosaur battles… Continue reading colopl Releases Global Smartphone Game “DINO Dominion”

CyberAgent Releases Photo SNS

CyberAgent [J] has released a smartphone based photo SNS Tomodachi Nenkan [J] (Friend Yearbook), for posting photos of friends’ faces and socializing. “Tomodachi Nenkan” is an SNS for posting and sharing photos taken with friends.  You take face photos of yourself and friends, apply filters and stamps to make a post, and it’s possible to… Continue reading CyberAgent Releases Photo SNS

“Hello Kitty World” Game App To Be Released In 48 Countries And Regions

Nifty, Inc. [J] has announced that they will expand and develop “Hello Kitty World,” an iOS game app offered in Taiwan in Japan in collaboration with Sanrio Wave Inc. [J], for 48 more countries and regions. “Hello Kitty World” is a theme park management game where various Sanrio characters appear, starting with their signature character… Continue reading “Hello Kitty World” Game App To Be Released In 48 Countries And Regions

The Nikkei: KDDI To Start Offering The iPad Mini From November

The existence of a smaller version of the iPad hasn’t even been confirmed by Apple yet, but here is something fresh from the rumor mill in Japan: according to a report published in The Nikkei today, KDDI is currently “finalizing a deal” under which the company will start offering the “iPad Mini” from November. So… Continue reading The Nikkei: KDDI To Start Offering The iPad Mini From November

SoftBank Starts Using The 900MHz “Platinum Band”

There can be no doubt that SoftBank is the mobile carrier with the weakest network among Japan’s big three telcos, following that of NTT Docomo and KDDI. But now there is hope that things will finally change for the better. Back in March this year, the Japanese government decided to allocate the 900-megahertz band (also… Continue reading SoftBank Starts Using The 900MHz “Platinum Band”

"596523:14:07.2147483647" This is where iPhone freezes

Well, sort of. It has been a hobby for a few people at 2ch.net[J], Japan’s biggest anonymous BBS, to show off "how long they could let their iPhone stopwatch running".  On May 29th 2012, this astonishing new record was introduced to the BBS, which put those enjoying this hobby in shock. The one who posted… Continue reading "596523:14:07.2147483647" This is where iPhone freezes

Drecom Releases American iOS App “Monster Arms”

Drecom [J] Has released the new social game application “Monster Arms” for the American App Store.  The support language is English so unfortunately it can’t be downloaded from Japan. “Monster Arms” is a real time strategy card game where you make an original deck and collect character cards while completing missions.  It has social components… Continue reading Drecom Releases American iOS App “Monster Arms”

Paperbooya Releases “Dr. Teeth” For iPhone

Paperbooya has released “Dr. Teeth,” their first title, as a game application for iPhone.  Download is free. Paperbooya is a joint venture company established [J] by paperboy&co.  [J] and gooya [J] in January of this year with the purpose of developing and managing smartphone game applications.  Their release at this time, “Dr. Teeth,” is a… Continue reading Paperbooya Releases “Dr. Teeth” For iPhone