How NFC devices change ads around us?


Here is an obvious thing. Foursquare and its clones including Japan made clones have to be happy with the Facebook’s decision about their location service.

Anyway, they must have ideal strategies to beat their enemies. There’re a lot of clones here in Japan now. A big difference between Foursquare and Japan made clones is mobile clients. Most of Japan made clones support typical Japanese mobile phones unlike iOS/Android devices. It means they’re based on Japanese mobile phone culture. This difference is making some innovative movement right now. They get some ideas from typical Japanese mobile phones.

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Monthly fee for the iPhone in Japan

Nice price! SoftBank did it! 7,280 yen for internet connection and basic rate of calling. And 23,040 yen for the iPhone itself.

Time to say good bye to docomo, though we had over 10 years relationship. I may not regret about it and never back to docomo again.

When can I get lined up at Apple Store Shinsaibashi?


  • Break up with Willcom till the end of Jun cos I already got an emobile
  • Switch to SoftBank from docomo for the iPhone