Smartphone

Eurotechnology Japan KK - September 16, 2014

APPLE PAY VS JAPAN’S OSAIFU-KEITAI

Eurotechnology Japan is led by its founder Dr. Gerhard Fasol. He has worked in and with the academic, research, and business communities of Japan’s high-tech sector for over 25 years. Eurotechnology Japan is a technology-focused business development, strategy, and M&A advisory and implementation firm.

Your smartphone will turn into a digital microscope with Thanko's new Smartphone Microscope.

It is very easy to use. What you have to do is just attach the Smartphone Microscope with the accompanying clip onto any smartphone or iPhone and then you can view a magnified image of an object through the smartphone's screen. It can zoom from 60X up to 100X.

iPhone 6 Hyper-Anticipation: It Doesn't Mean What You Think it Means [GUEST ESSAY] - AkihabaraNews.com

[The following is very unique opinion essay from a very non-traditional Contributor: AkihabaraNews editor Reno J. Tibke.

JTT (Japan Trust Technology) is now selling an 8-legged flexible smartphone stand "SPIDER PODIUM" from the English company, Breffo.

With the 8 flexible legs, you can mount different kinds of devices such as a smartphone and camera to many places. For example, you can use it as a smartphone stand in the kitchen to check a recipe or as a tripod stand for a camera by looping the legs around a pole.

 

Japanese Technology from the Future Friday! - AkihabaraNews.com

This week we’ve just one little nugget to rollout: You might have heard that SoftBank is taking Sharp’s flagship smartphone to the U.S., but what you might not know is that Sharp might have the company of a much larger brother.

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Don't Call it a Smartwatch!
Ares
started selling an Android 4.0 wristwatch smartphone - AR-EC309 - for ¥37,584 (~$380.00).

AR-EC309 is not a smartwatch. It's a SIM-unlocked smartphone. As it's a stand-alone data device, you can make phone calls via Skype or Line as well as accessing the internet and sending messages just like a smartphone - but with no need to pair up with another device via Bluetooth.

After acquiring an ownership stake in American telecommunication company, Sprint, in July 2013, SoftBank finally started getting more serious about developing a partnership with Sprint.

SoftBank recently announced that they have developed a smartphone platform jointly with Sprint to reduce procurement costs and bring the device's price down. They are also now able to make their own unique devices and these co-developed devices will be sold in Japan and the U.S.

Thanko upgraded their flexible arm for smartphone by adding a USB port and LED light.

Click here to read about previous version of Thanko's flexible arm for smartphone.

Now you can play with your smartphone while charging it. The USB port has an extendable USB cable, so you don't need to think much about the distance between the flexible arm and an outlet.

Lightweight Notebook-Sized 8000 mAh Mobile Battery from Thanko - AkihabaraNews.com

Energy Cost of Doing Business 
Most of us are aware that the grand trade-off in operability between the Motorola StarTac cell phone of 20 years ago and the supertech mobile communicators of now is energy. Most old phones would run for several days on a single charge, but now, moderately active to heavy smartphones users need a few charges each day.

au by KDDI is going to release a highly-durable Android 4.4 smartphone, TORQUE G01, manufactured by Kyocera, on July 25.

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