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Duolingo adds English courses for Japanese, Chinese, & Hindi speakers in new 4.0 update

A few weeks ago we heard from a Duolingo rep that they had some big news coming for us soon. We haven’t heard from...
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Japan’s Ninja Striker is a wonderfully retro 8bit game for iPhone

Here’s a really fun mobile game for you to kick off your weekend with. Ninja Striker is a great little side-scroller, designed in the...

How one Japanese fashion brand is using smartphones to connect with customers

The O2O market in Japan is expected to reach 50 trillion yen by the year 2017. Obviously smartphones will play a key role in...
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Japan’s Voltage boasts 22M users of its dating-sim games for women

Japanese app developer Voltage has announced this week that its catalogue of dating simulation apps for women (there are about 60 in total)...

Meet Pocket Programming, mobile app by Japanese duo for budding programming learners

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese app developer duo Ffab0 (pronounced "fab zero") recently launched the English edition of a mobile learning app focused...
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7 crazy apps from Japan that should be April Fools’ jokes, but aren’t

Earlier we told you about seven April Fools pranks from around the Japanese web today. And in keeping with the theme of this very...
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TV ads march Mixi’s Monster Strike past 5M users

Mixi has announced today that its popular puzzle RPG game, Monster Strike, now has 5 million users. It initially launched on iOS back in...

The Japanese iPhone app that’s taking out trash one photo at a time

Pirika is a smartphone app that encourages you to clean up your environment. The concept involves sharing a picture of what you cleaned up,...

3 Japanese internet companies to launch mobile video ad network targeting females

This is a part of our coverage of B Dash Camp Fukuoka 2015.See the original story in Japanese. Japan's largest cosmetics portal company iStyle (TSE:3660),...

PressSync Pro: A handy way to connect to WordPress on the go

Recently I wrote a little about my favorite mobile writing apps, one of which was Poster, a beautifully designed iOS app that interfaces quite...