Halls Eater is a free iPhone/iPad app to promote Halls candy. The app is developed by Kamakura-based Kayac Inc (Asiajin). The app seems English/Japanese bilingual. You can move your two fingers like your lips biting the virtual candy given by one of four beautiful Japanese talents. Participating Talent (in order of appearance in app) ・… Continue reading Ahhh! Girls Give You Virtual Candy On iPad
A guy from a game/smartphone shop Vis-a-Vis [J] posted an interesting photo when he took a taxi in Kyoto. Makaizou(evil tuned, often used to praise something so maniac) Taxi. It has 20 inch display, four high definition camcorders, three car navigators, Docomo’s WiFi router. For security, all recorded movies are being transferred to his home… Continue reading Hyper Gadgets Loaded Taxi In Kyoto
Japanese outplacement firm Intelligence [J] released their research of what companies people want to join next [J], done on 5,000 of office workers between age 25 to 34. On the ranking, Google jumped up from 2009’s third position because of good feeling to their “innovation” and “potential”. 2010 Rank in 2009 Company 1 3 Google… Continue reading The 2010 Most Popular Company For Japanese Job Seekers Is Google
There is no right way or wrong way. Looks yummy tonkatsu. There need to be karashi mustard. Photo by zoo_200 And why iPhone 4 looks familiar to Japanese people (via @miyagawa) You can check how these gates are working on this movie, Tokyo train IC card system. Some use card, another use cellphone.
Japan’s 3 million best selling comic essay “Darling ha Gaikokujin”(My Darling Is A Foreigner), which also became a movie this spring, depicting international relationship and marriage between Japanese girl and American guy, was digitized and published as one of the first Japan originated iPad manga application both on US and Japanese app store. Original Japanese… Continue reading E/J Bulingual Digital Manga “Darling ha Gaikokujin” Goes On US iPad
An Apple-fan Osakan blogger Dark Kyokucho(Chief) [J] found a good way to realize rebirth of the old beautiful clamshell macintosh iBook… iPad-and-keyboard frame. At first he discovered [J] that the iBook screen space fits iPad well. Then he managed to put Apple Keyboard. Lastly, to connect iPad and keyboard by iPad Camera Connection Kit within… Continue reading No iBookstore On iPad In Japan? We Have iBook!
Although Apple’s digital publishing service iBookstore on iPad has been doing well in US, like other countries it is not really ready for Japanese iPad users. It is considered to take time to realize as local publishers are more conservative to collaborate. Sotftbank’s 100% subsidiary Viewn [J], which had been introduced by CEO Masayoshi Son,… Continue reading Softbank’s Online Magazines App Viewn Gets Bumbling Start
“Communication’s history and future” magic show in front of the Apple’s flagship store in Ginza. [Update 2010-06-03] changed with English subtitled version (via CnnGo) Beacon fire, letter, book, photo in history. Warp, time travel, handy x-ray, encephalograph, trial fitting, cash withdrawal maybe soon. See Also: iPhone Magic by Marco Tempest
Apple and Softbank Mobile finally started the sales of the iPad in Japan on Friday. At Apple Store Ginza or one of Apple Japan’s two flagship stores in Tokyo, about 1,200 people were queuing for having the new device. The earliest bird who has been waiting at the store since Wednesday’s 4pm was 19-year-old part-timer… Continue reading Apple And Softbank Mobile Start iPad Sales In Japan On Friday
Prior to the iPad sales start in Japan which is scheduled on May 28th, some people who can’t help waiting for the day have ordered it on e-commerce sites based in the U.S. where it is already on sale. Japan Post have got many complaints from recipients that no iPad is enclosed in the parcel… Continue reading Many iPad Loss Cases Are Reported At Int’l Shipping Phase