NEC Biglobe announces several Android web tablet style devices for Japan release coming in early 2010.
Sharp continues to lead the way, while Fujistsu gained market share here in Q3 bumping Panasonic and Kyocera moved into top 5.
As the common platform NFC alternative to Suica, the folks at Pasmo have announced a mobile version with planned contents and services.
Considering the potential disurption and increasing value of this space, companies with vested interest are joining to talk standards.
Wow.. seems yet another year just flew bye so we wanted to take a quick moment – with a warm rum and eggnog at hand – to pass along our very best wishes to all this holiday season.
Looking back over the year, it’s been one of the most exciting periods to date with increased global awareness and adoption following the same basic path as we’ve seen in Japan.
Leaping forward into 2010, year of the Tiger, we expect to see continued explosive growth in the mobile industry and, of course, plenty of interesting stories to follow along the way.
It’s been a hectic schedule for everyone so we do hope you take a well-deserved chance to relax and re-charge. As usual we have a few cool projects cooking here – so stay tuned – meanwhile, you gotta see our latest edition of The Mob Rulz!
The “ONLINE GAME AWARDS 2009” in Akihabara honored the best Japanese offerings which naturally included a Mobile Content section.
People are always asking us “what’s next” so we figured this one was worth a posting here for fun. Seems it
really sorta works!
Here’s quick heads-up for detailed industry bench-mark report on Smartphone market futures in Japan.
A great charity project organized by the Japan Committee for UNICEF to raise funds via mobile music downloads.
A great interview with the company who provided UI with touch & spin functions for the latest Sharp handsets.