UpdatedSharp announces two new smartphones, and the Crystal is packing its passport for the US.
BlipWindows Phone 8 is finally coming to America's No. 3 carrier in the form of a BoomSound-stunting handset.
If a planned Japanese experiment using mobile phones to track disease carriers proves successful it could help limit pandemics like the current swine flu outbreak.
Softbank, the Japanese mobile phone carrier, has announced it will be offering the iPhone for free on contract.
In spite of the economic hard times we find ourselves in, there are still plenty of silly, headline-seeking luxury gadgets around that attempt to substitute bling for substance.
Japanese iPhone users pining for the 1-seg mobile TV tuners common in home-grown handsets now have an option in the shape of a very odd combo dongle.
Japanese phone users may not have as good a selection of decent hardware as us in the West (they're big on services, mind), but they do at least now have one of the highest-resolution handsets in the business.
We've been hearing about femtocells for ages now, so it's about time someone started offering a commercial version of the domestic mobile phone basestation, and that someone is Japan's Softbank Mobile.
Barely three weeks after cutting the minimum price of owning an iPhone, sole Japanese carrier Softbank has whipped out its red pen again and pushed the Apple handset to a new low.