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Fujitsu to jump on the Android bandwagon?

July 11th, 2010

Several Japanese newspapers are reporting that Fujitsu is working on an Android smartphone. This first Android offering from the Japanese electronics giant is expected to land next year with NTT DoCoMo and will be the first smartphone in Fujitsu’s handset lineup. Details on the device are sparse but with the future merger of Fujitsu’s mobile …

Japan's NTT DoCoMo to go SIM-free in 2011

July 6th, 2010

In an interview with the Nikkei Business Daily, NTT DoCoMo’s president Ryuji Yamada revealed that Japans’s largest wireless carrier may go SIM-Free in 2011. The move would allow customers to easily switch to and from NTT DoCoMo by merely swapping out a SIM. With its quality network, and soon-to-be unlocked handsets, NTT DoCoMo is hoping to snag …

NTT DoCoMo rolls out the BlackBerry Bold in white

November 29th, 2009

Remember the white BlackBerry Bold that launched on AT&T last month after we scooped it in August? Looks like our Japanese brethren will be able to sport one on their hip, too. Starting December 3rd, NTT DoCoMo will make the blanco version of the BlackBerry Bold available to the Japanese public. Consider us big thinkers …

RIM makes the BlackBerry Bold 9700 official, hitting in November

October 21st, 2009

It’s always a lot of fun for us — and hopefully for you, the readers — any time we can run wild with pictures, news, and even reviews of an unannounced handset. Today, however, RIM spoiled our fun and formally announced the BlackBerry Bold 9700. Things like carriers, release dates and pricing have been withheld …

NTT DoCoMo says farewell to 2G network

January 31st, 2009

Though the States seem dead last when it comes to mobile technology, we sure hope we keep up with what the rest of the world might start doing with their networks. It took long enough to build out 3G networks when the rest of the world had already been enjoying it for quite some time, …

Nokia and NTT DoCoMo aim high with Vertu Club MVNO

December 12th, 2008

When Nokia announced it would be withdrawing from Japan and starting a new MVNO, we weren’t sure what it had in mind. History shows that MVNOs typically aren’t very successful because of the small market for such operators (almost always being dwarfed by mega-carriers), but Nokia has really shocked us with this one. Their new …

Nokia makes its way to Japan in 2009 with an MVNO

November 24th, 2008

Finnish mobile manufacturer Nokia, in a pretty bold move, will make its way to Japan to start its own MVNO. We’re not quite sure what Nokia is thinking, given the lack of success of MVNOs in the past, but they will be piggy-backing off of NTT DoCoMo’s network next year. Unlike other MVNOs, however, Nokia …

ALP v3.0 and ALP mini is announced, new Palm OS

October 24th, 2008

Access has been working on v3.0 of its Linux Platform and it’s turning out to be pretty sweet. Taking a look at that shot there, and going off the buzz about the new OS, the UI will be more robust and the animations are going to be smooth. This is a very nice way to …