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Using Drafts for iPhone to take the Data Diet mobile

This is part of our series of articles (RSS) where we share some of our favorite technology tools. Like you, we’re pretty enthusiastic about...
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Japan’s Cookpad boasts 20M app downloads, 40M monthly users

Cookpad, the operator of Japan’s leading recipe sharing website, announced today that downloads of its mobile apps (for iOS and Android) have surpassed 20...
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Transformers Legends hits iOS, another mobile card battle game for Western markets [Video]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wr1jPVBNDMk&w=560&h=315] When Japan’s DeNA initially teamed up with Hasbro to bring the Transformers franchise to mobile games, I was pretty pleased. Like most kids...

Japan’s Yesterscape improves its time-machine app, enables web upload of old memories

One of my favorite startups to write about last year was Kyoto-based Qooq Inc. As you may recall, this is the company that operates...
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Line Rangers tops 10M downloads, gets TV promo boost in Japan

Line Corportation corporation recently announced that its Line Rangers game has surpassed 10 million downloads worldwide. The title was initially released back on February...
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With 4 million downloads for iPhone, popular Japanese collage app hits Android [Video]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pPNd-aSUJg&w=560&h=315] Japanese photo application Papelook has just announced that it has surpassed 4 million downloads on iOS. The application, which very much falls in...

Candy Crush Saga is the top iPhone game in Japan thanks to TV commercial

The undisputed king of puzzle games here in Japan is, of course, Puzzle & Dragons. Hitting the Apple App Store back in February of...
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Japan’s mobile video service NotTV hit 700,000 subscribers. But can it go much further?

Mmbi Inc. recently announced that its mobile television service, NotTV, reached the 700,000 subscriber mark on April 8th. The mobile channel, which costs users...
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Boasting 6M downloads, Mixi brings Monster Strike to Taiwan

Yesterday we told you about Mixi’s investment in Taiwanese recruitment site Job178. It turns out that this was not the company’s only recent activity...

New Japanese mobile app promotes fun dinner conversation

Japanese internet conglomerate Kakaku.com, the company behind price comparison site Kakaku.com and restaurant review site Tabelog, has just released a new food app called...