Tag Archives: Japan

Japan’s Hot Handsets – November ’09 Edition

No mobile fanatic’s trip to Japan would be complete without a report on the latest fashionable and high-functioning keitai. Even if it’s only playing with dummy display models or pouring through the catalogs I brought home with me, one can … Continue reading

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BlackBerry’s (Slightly) Bewildering Flip

Far be it from me to tell RIM their business — I bought some of their stock back when it was trading below $75 CAD and haven’t looked back — but their latest handset, the Pearl Flip 8220 announced this … Continue reading

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iPhone in Japan: The REAL Story

Kudos to the dedicated reporters at AppleInsider for their recent fluff piece, proudly proclaiming that the new iPhone 3G rocks the Japanese smartphone market. Here’s the synopsis of this fine bit of reportage: Mobile providers in Japan are crediting the … Continue reading

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Hatch-chan, the Blogging Cat: DVD I & II, Reviewed by a Film School Graduate

At first glance the two official DVD releases of Hatch-chan the blogging cat seem little more than a shrewd cash-grab by two pet owners and aspiring internet-preneurs. But repeated viewings of these cultural curiosities reveal a nothing short of a … Continue reading

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AC in JP: Parting Views

On my last full day in Tokyo I finally took some time to enjoy the view from my 18th-floor room, with a little help from a local burger chain… Click here for the official legend of the distant skyline and … Continue reading

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