Strange Bug on Japanese iPhones

Posted by Zealot on Jul 22, 2010 | Leave a Comment

I came across a report by a blogger in Japan about a curious problem some iPhone users are having there. It seems that in come cases, iPhones on the Softbank network fall prey to a bug (undocumented feature?) when updating to iOS 4 which spikes 3G data connections. You can make phone calls normally, and websurf via WiFi…but no net access or email via Softbank’s network. It seems that the update erases a certain profile... 

iPad Cosplay in Japan

Posted by Zealot on May 28, 2010 | 1 Comment

Never say that Steve Jobs doesn’t know how to make an entrance. More than a month since the US release, the iPad is rolling out into foreign markets today, but in no market is it as hotly anticipated as Japan. Such a thing could not always have been taken as a given. When the iPhone was first released in Japan it failed to catch the popular imagination, in fact it was very close to being an abject failure in Japan... 

Gundam Phone Destroys Japan

Posted by Zealot on May 19, 2010 | 7 Comments

OK, maybe Japan wasn’t destroyed, but I am pretty sure this Gundam themed Softbank 945SH G phone sizzled the brains of quite a few Otaku. If you are into giant robots, anime or things to put on your desk that fly your geek flag VERY high, then this is the phone for you. The set comes with a Sharp 12.1 mega-pix OLED phone that you can fully customize into a Gunpla from the popular anime, along with what just may be... 

The Japanese Are Taking the Windows 7 Release VERY Seriously…

Posted by Zealot on Oct 22, 2009 | 1 Comment

Not too much else to say really…not even I could add much to this. Can I get Office 2007 fries with that, and a Windows Mobile 6.5, diet, no ice. Super size me? AKPC_IDS += "29286,"; Read More →

Solar and Waterproof!

Posted by Jack Cook on Apr 20, 2009 | Leave a Comment

it looks like this AU Green Road Project and its waterproof, solar powered device might become a reality. Scheduled for a June release, AU (KDDI) and Sharp will introduce this phone in Japan.  An embedded solar panel will recharge the phone on the go and if placed in direct sunlight for up to 10 minutes will give up to 1 minute of communication or 2hrs on standby. Not bad!  Oh, BTW, did I say it’s also... 
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