Shinjuku Nikon Plaza
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Shinjuku Nikon Plaza

ABCLoop.com
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ABCLoop.com

I had lunch yesterday with the team from ABCLoop.com. They had some exciting news, having…

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Linux chown command
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Linux chown command

Penguin Stadium
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Penguin Stadium

The Suica Penguin character has a new store opened at Tokyo Station, inside the ticket…

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Dual Monitor Notebook
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Dual Monitor Notebook

The notebook PC maker, Kohjinsha (工人舎), has brought out a surprising new feature on its…

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Bijin Tokei Update
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Bijin Tokei Update

Earlier this year a Japanese web site came out called Bijin Tokei, Beautiful Girls clock,…

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Japanese Postage Stamps
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Japanese Postage Stamps

I bought these stamps of Rakuten, Japan’s online auction site. Dick Bruna’s work, particularly with…

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Mobile Phone Straps
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Mobile Phone Straps

Most users of Japanese cell phones (keitai’s), have a strap on their phone. I think…

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Father of i-mode
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Father of i-mode

Mr Natsuno (夏野さん) is well known in Japan as the creator of Docomo’s Imode platform…

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Japan Twitter Map
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Japan Twitter Map

I am just checking out the Shibuya area twitter map which shows those people who…

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Docomo Wooden Mobile
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Docomo Wooden Mobile

Docomo has released a wooden case mobile phone made from trees that are part of…

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Site Upgrade
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Site Upgrade

Had some major site traffic over the last 2 days thanks to everyone for checking…

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WiMAX
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WiMAX

UQ WiMAX is a relatively new service that is offering high speed wireless broadband to…

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Earthquake News
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Earthquake News

There have a been some large earthquakes in Japan recently to go with the hundreds…

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Google Android in Japan
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Google Android in Japan

Japanese Twitter Users
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Japanese Twitter Users

Social Networking in Japan Whilst there are many popular social networking sites in Japan, including…

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Karaoke, Keeping it quiet
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Karaoke, Keeping it quiet

Most visitors to Japan have probably tried out Karaoke at some time, whilst those living…

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Twitter, SNS, Blogs
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Twitter, SNS, Blogs

This months issue of 日経TRENDY magazine, June, 2009 (yes, the magazines always seem to come…

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Twitter Japanese platform with adverts
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Twitter Japanese platform with adverts

Update: Just discovered this wasn’t new, but has actually been going on for 1 year.…

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Making Photo Books in Japan
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Making Photo Books in Japan

There are a lot of services on the web for making photo books, although many…

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Worlds Smallest Robot
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Worlds Smallest Robot

Takara Tomy earlier this year released a new line of miniature walking robots called ROBO-Q.…

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Omron Fitness for Mobiles
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Omron Fitness for Mobiles

Omron have brought out a set of digital scales that not only measure your weight…

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YouTube on my home TV
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YouTube on my home TV

I have obviously had internet access at home for some time now, but tonight I…

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SDXC Memory Card targets 2TB storage
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SDXC Memory Card targets 2TB storage

It is just a spec at the moment and pricing will certainly be a watchpoint,…

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Eating Healthy? Ask your phone
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Eating Healthy? Ask your phone

A balanced diet is the base of a good lifestyle. In Japan many television programs…

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Sharp Ion plasmacluster
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Sharp Ion plasmacluster

Having initially posted about this machine I bought, I see a lot of people searching…

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