Wednesday, April 22, 2009Japanese SMS and mail on Western phones? No problem…
This one flew well under the radar when it was launched a few weeks ago, but the news that Japanese-speaking residents of the UK can finally get their phones speaking fluent kanji, hiragana and katakana is worth revisiting.
Wednesday, December 03, 2008Nokia N97 rocks up to 48GB of multimedia goodness
We’ve known about it for a while now, but it’s always good to hear when yet another ‘iPhone killer’ looks like turning up in stores a little early, like Nokia’s new N97 handset, which could hit early next year.
Thursday, November 13, 2008Nokia rolls out E63 for email fans everywhere
Continuing our updates for UK phone fans (aren’t we kind?), here’s news that Nokia’s mail-centric E63 is ready to roll.
Friday, October 31, 2008Spookily attractive Nokia N85 goes trick-or-treatin’ today
October 31 isn’t just the one day a year when the dead walk the Earth – it’s also the launch date for Nokia’s newest uber handset, the sparkly new N85.
Friday, November 02, 2007Overrated Japanese phones: only a mother could love ‘em
I don’t know if I’m noticing it because I work in the field, but the last year or so seems to have seen an inordinate amount of coverage by the Western media of Japanese cellphones like the new 905i series from DoCoMo that was unveiled here in Tokyo yesterday.
Friday, August 17, 2007Why Motorola and co sweat buckets when earthquakes hit Japan
When it comes to global cellphone sales it’s no secret – but it is an eternal surprise – that Japanese handset makers have long been miserable flops.
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