Reliance Jio launches first VoLTE-based international roaming services in India

Reliance Jio has launched the first VoLTE-based international roaming services in India in partnership with KDDI. With this KDDI becomes Japan’s first telecommunications service providers to offer VoLTE telephony in India for their international roaming users.  Continue reading “Reliance Jio launches first VoLTE-based international roaming services in India”

Apple might invest a billion dollars into SoftBank’s tech fund

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If sources are to be believed, Apple would be investing a lot of money into a tech fund being setup by the Japanese technology firm SoftBank to explore emerging technologies.

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Casio G-SHOCK GPS Hybrid Wave Ceptor GPW-1000 Review

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Casio has come up with a brand new product in their G-SHOCK collection called the GPS Hybrid Wave Ceptor GPW-1000. The watch is one of the costliest addition to the G-SHOCK lineup but yet is one of the cheapest GPS watches available in the market. Let’s find out if it is worth its price.

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YouTube mobile app will soon offer Live Streaming

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At the Vidcon event in California, YouTube announced plans to bring live streaming right into the main Youtube mobile app which means that the world’s largest video site will now take on FaceBook Live and Periscope. You need to just tap the capture button within the app, select a thumbnail, pick a title and you would go live.

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JDI in talks with Apple to provide OLED displays for iPhones in 2018

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Earlier rumors suggested that Apple may approach Samsung to provide OLED display panels for their 2018 iPhones. However, new rumors state that the company is now in talks with JDI (Japan Display Inc) to provide the same.

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Toshiba dynaPad 12 inch 2-in-1 Windows 10 tablet announced

Toshiba has announced dynaPad, a 12 inch 2-in-1 Windows 10 tablet that claims to reinvent pen and paper. The dynaPad comes with a high-precision pen input and an ultra-thin keyboard dock that is optional.

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Sony take wraps off Wena Wrist smartwatch with NFC payment, LED alerts and more

Sony is using its First Flight crowdfunding platform for an upcoming ‘Wena Wrist’ smartwatch in Japan. The smartwatch looks like a traditional watch with round dial, analog hands and comes in silver or black metallic finish.

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Sony announces the XPERIA J1 Compact Phantom Pain Edition in Japan

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Sony has just announced a special edition of the XPERIA J1 Compact smartphone. It is called The Phantom Pain Edition and is based on the upcoming game in the Metal Gear Solid franchise.

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Fujitsu releases the Arrows NX F-04G – World’s first smartphone with iris authentication

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Every time a Japan exclusive phone releases, it makes our heart flutter with joy and despair as it is always something really interesting and unique but we know that we will never see it elsewhere in the world. The latest smartphone from Fujitsu is no exception either as the Arrows F-04G is the first smartphone to pack an iris recognition authentication.

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NTT Docomo becomes the first operator to adopt Qualcomm Snapdragon Sense ID Biometrics Platform

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Qualcomm has just announced that the Japanese company, NTT Docomo has become the first operator to adopt Qualcomm Snapdragon Sensor ID Biometrics Platform. The technology will be used for mobile biometric authentication service starting later this month in Japan.

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Sharp AQUOS Xx announced – Successor to the Crystal X

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Yesterday, we told you about the Sharp AQUOS Crystal 2 which is the successor to the Crystal that was launched last year. We now have the successor of its bigger brother, the Crystal X which was launched along side the Crystal and the new model is called AQUOS Xx. The company continues the tradition of having a bezel-less design.

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HTC J Butterfly HTV31 announced in Japan, likely to be HTC Butterfly 3 Internationally

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HTC in partnership with Japanese operator KDDI has announced a new smartphone in its butterfly series dubbed the HTC J Butterfly HTV31. The smartphone is reportedly scheduled to release in early June in Japan, and speculated to get renamed as the HTC Butterfly 3 Internationally. Continue reading “HTC J Butterfly HTV31 announced in Japan, likely to be HTC Butterfly 3 Internationally”

Sony announces an LED light bulb with built in speaker

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Sony has just announced probably a world’s first in Japan; the LED light bulb speaker. Yes you read that right. It is indeed an LED light bulb that has a speaker built right into it along with Bluetooth functionality.

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