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Apple’s iPhone could hit Japan next

Posted in Apple,iPhone,NTT DoCoMo,Rumors by Darrin Olson on December 18th, 2007

iPhone could be going to Japan next with NTT DoCoMoAccording to the Wall Street Journal Steve Jobs has been in talks with Masao Nakamura, president of NTT DoCoMo, about launching the iPhone in Japan next. The iPhone has already made its launch overseas in the UK, Germany and France and could soon be trying its hand at one of the largest markets for mobile phones in the world.

The report says that Jobs is in talks wtih Softbank Corp. in Japan as well who could also have a shot at carrying the iPhone in Japan and of course makes some friendly competition for Jobs to deal between on an exclusive contract. If Apple ends up partnering with NTT DoCoMo, could this spark the launch of the 3G iPhone?

‘RakuRaku’ Phone IV Targets Eldery, Senile

Posted in Mobile Phones,NTT DoCoMo by Chris Weber on July 15th, 2007

RakuRaku mobile phone from NT Docomo targets elderly, senileNTT Docomo recently launched a mobile phone in Korea called the RakuRaku with the intention of making a mobile device for the more elderly crowd with easier features to help from getting lost, finding their way around, hearing and even getting found.

The actual model number from NTT Docomo is ‘F883iES’, but the phone has been given the name RakuRaku Phone IV, where according to Aving rakuraku means “comfortable” or “easy”. The phone features built-in GPS to help the users of the phone better find their way home or anywhere else. With a single touch of an “emergency” button the phone can provide the users current location to their family so they can come find them. It also allows users to speak into the phone to enter locations to find on the map. Another feature called “Super Clear …

DoCoMo Unveils Mobile Phones With Touch and Smell

Posted in Mitsubishi,Mobile Phones,News,NTT DoCoMo,Sony Ericsson by Darrin Olson on January 16th, 2007

DoCoMo releases mobile phones with Touch Screen and SmellNTT DoCoMo in Japan recently unveiled ten new mobile phones to the market which will be available for purchase in February. Of the 10 new designs, two stood out a little more from the rest due to some design innovations… and smells.

The D800iDS which was made by Mitsubishi Electric is a clam shell style mobile phone with a shape not much different from many other similar products, but it has one distinct difference – no keypad. Instead of the traditional design of having a screen in the top portion and a keypad in the bottom, the D800iDS has a touch screen where the keypad would be. A number pad can be displayed in the touch screen to dial calls, or a user can simply draw the numbers with their finger or a stylus and the phone will recognize …