Category: yahoo

msft and yhoo deal summarized in fewer than 140 characters.

I like the succinct summary of the Microsoft and Yahoo deal in fewer than 140 characters, by Ev of twitter.

Posted in google, microsoft, twitter, yahoo

wifi “on the go” is not enough a conceptualization

Every morning at the Kikuna 菊名 station, where there is an ntt docomo wifi access point, I can not afford it because I am always busy commuting to the office. Every night at the same station, I try to get

Posted in スマートフォン, ソフトバンク, docomo, 自由が丘, FON, gmap, google map, Japan, jiyugaoka, jiyuugaoka, mobile, mymap, mzone, on the go, on+the+go, smart+phone, softbank, Tokyo, wifi, wireless, X01HT, yahoo

wifi in the lobby (or, no one but me is wifiing around here.)

Thanks for NTT docomo mzone so comfortable here. it only costs 350 yen or usd 3 or so a month if you have subscription with docomo mobile. extremely cheap compared to US counterparts – what is it ? T-zone 30

Posted in 九十九, ツクモ, フォン, エキサイト, スマートフォン, ソフトバンク, docomo, excite, FON, FON+AP, gmap, google, Japan, mobile, mobile+gmail, mzone, on the go, on+the+go, ShoZu, skype, smart+phone, softbank, SON-san, Tokyo, tsukumo, Varsavsky, wifi, wireless, X01HT, yahoo

Shozu for X01HT

One of the things that are really annoying using smartphone photo is that you have to move files to PC before uploading to flickr. Today I’ve found the very useful tool called ShoZu that enables direct photo upload to flickr

Posted in au, スマートフォン, ソフトバンク, docomo, flickr, FON, Japan, mobile, mzone, on the go, on+the+go, ShoZu, smart+phone, softbank, Tokyo, X01HT, yahoo

Google Japan offers mobile gmail

Here is annoucement from Google Japan in Japanese, I could not figure out that when I first read this. But, according to Markezine (in Japanese), Google Japan now offers mobile Gmail; namely, Docomo, AU, and Softbank. Yes, Softbank, which is

Posted in au, ソフトバンク, docomo, gmail, google, mobile, mobile+gmail, softbank, yahoo

Commoditizing mobile phone industry (JP)

Softbank mobile’s Son-san reportedly annouced the new pricing program (note the article in Japanese, Nikkei, the content will disappear within a few months) for its mobile phone. Now he is going to offer JPY 980 (USD 8.3) for the basic

Posted in au, ソフトバンク, docomo, innovation, Japan, keitai, mobile, SON-san, yahoo

Softbank mobile X01HT promotes Yahoo as well as Google

IMAGE_080, originally uploaded by morikenstyle. It is about neutrality. As long as it connects to the Internet via windows mobile 5.0 (this particular X01HT case), we get access to whatever the content we want to get access. Japan’s Softbank* mobile

Posted in au, 中立性, スマートフォン, ソフトバンク, docomo, google, smart+phone, softbank, X01HT, yahoo

おつかれさまでした (Congratulations)

あまり話を聞いてなかったが、昼間のプレスリリースと同じ内容だったと思います。 おつかれさまでした。(English: Congratulations! Though I was not really listening to the presentation since the place was so crowded, I suppose what he talked about was more or less the same with the press release made during the day time on

Posted in くりらじ, 九十九, ミクシィ, ツクモ, テクノラティ, デジガレ, フォン, エキサイト, excite, FON, Japan, La+Fonera, mixi, mobile, mylo, skype, softbank, sony, technorati, Tokyo, tsukumo, wifi, wireless, X01HT, yahoo

Using LISMO with Flickr

Yesterday, I was trying to upload AU mobile phone pictured photos to flickr using AU’s LISMO software. It went something like this: 1) Download LISMO to my computer (WIN PC, in my case), obviously. 2) Sync photo files in my

Posted in au, flickr, keitai, lismo, ui, user interface, yahoo

mylo community at mixi

I got quite interested in MYLO, the new mobile device just released from SONY US (via techcrunch and 日本語 techcrunch Japan in Japanese). I am particularly excited to see the situation that the hardware device like MYLO lets a user

Posted in FON, google, martin+varsavsky, mixi, mylo, skype, sony, wifi, yahoo