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Square brings it’s mobile payment service to Japan

Square is a mobile payment service that uses small attachments to your mobile device to scan credit card to make payments. The company has now announced that it’s first country outside of the US it will be bringing the it’s hardware and software to is Japan. The iPhone is very successful in Japan which makes

LG Optimus G Pro to go on sale in Japan

  A few days back we had reported that LG managed to sell over 500,000 Optimus G Pro units in their home country. The company managed to achieve this feat within 40 days of its release. This clearly indicates that Optimus G Pro is one of the best looking devices ever released by LG, both

Au Infobar A02 Launches In Japan

The newest model of the Infobar smartphone was unveiled this Thursday in Japan and is expected to hit the Japanese market by the middle of February. This line of smartphone is designed by famous product designer Naoto Fukasawa and is best known for its unique design. This time around, HTC has lent a helping hand

Nexus 7 beats iPad mini in Japan3

Google and ASUS’ Nexus 7 is a great device and comes with a really reasonable price tag. It has got quality and direct support from Google. Apple’s recent launch, the iPad mini is also a good device and falls directly under the category to which Nexus 7 belongs to. Apple iPad mini has price advantage

Apple Prepares To Open iBookstore in Japan

Apple will open a new ebook service in Japan soon, according to a report published in the Nikkei financial publication. To make the venture possible, the Cupertino company has teamed up with local publishers such as Kadokawa, Kodansha, and Shogakukan, among others. The iBookstore will offer 80,000 ebook titles, all sourced locally. The ebookstore is

Fujitsu Raku-Raku F12-D Smartphone Heads To US, Europe

Fujitsu has announced that it will be releasing its Raku Raku F12-D smartphone in the United States and Europe. Said device is designed for senior citizens, thus among its features are larger images and typefaces, as well as increased volume and noise-cancellation in voice calls. In Japanese, Raku Raku translates to “easy” or “comfortable,” suggesting that

Amazon Appstore Now Available For Japan

Just two months ago Amazon started accepting app submissions from developers for their up-and-coming Japanese AppStore launch. Since then, we haven’t heard a whole lot about it. Regardless, Amazon has pulled off the red curtains today and now have the Amazon Appstore available for the public! Amazon has not stopped accepting submissions though. If you’re

DoCoMo Bares AQUOS Phone SH-02E ZETA With IGZO Technology

NTT DoCoMo, the Japan-based wireless carrier, has officially revealed the Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E. Created by Sharp, the phone is said to be the first in the world to come with the new IGZO display. IGZO stands for indium gallium zinc oxide. It refers to a kind of display that has a low level of

Google Launches Nexus 7, Play Books In Japan

The Google Nexus 7 recently made its debut in Japan, after trying to enter the European market.Japanese consumers can pick up the 16GB model of the device for the price of 19,800 yen or around $254. The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet will also be available beginning October 2 in stores like Jonshin, Bic Camera,

New HTC J Headed To Japan With Beats Audio In Tow

Despite HTC saying publicly that they were going for quality not quantity in 2012 we have now heard of yet another HTC Android device preparing for a market release. This time it’s the HTC J. The J is heading to Japan with mid to high range specs. Our friend Edgar at Phandroid, likens it to