JR is now offering free wi-fi for the passengers of the new Tohoku Shinkansen. We thank JR for its kindness as it is still not easy to find places with open wi-fi networks in Japan. However lately it seems the situation is improving a bit in preparation for the 2020 Olympics. In addition to the […]
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It seems like little by little the people with power to change things are starting to realize that one of the greatest problems that travellers find when they arrive to Japan is how closed and inaccessible the Wi-Fi and 3G ecosystem is (controlled by a few operators that make it very difficult to give you […]
I have been using Flickr for six years, I am a fan! Thanks to its community I have learned a lot about photography. However since a year or two ago I have been noticing how the activity on Flickr has been decreasing. Users are leaving and using other services. It is not something surprising because […]
The president of the small Japanese web development company Omocoro challenged one of his employees Sebuyama starting the experiment.
Three weeks ago I started using Google Plus. I love it! You can follow me here. If you still don’t have a Google+ account and you want to check it out, write a comment in this post and I will invite you. If you prefer, you can follow my activity in other social networks: Facebook […]
In Twitter Japan, where I’ve been working for the last two years, we are very happy to have surpassed Mixi as the top social network in Japan, according to data provided by Comscore. Mixi has been the market leader for the last decade and is still very popular around here. Graph by Comscore. Follow me […]
My friend Ale found the newest innovation from the guys who made the bust roller. The box advices the users to use it at least 15 minutes a day, boring… effective?
Web-care is a Japanese Internet service that allows you to have a virtual boyfriend. There are tons of similar games in the Japanese market (Marketed for boys and for girls), but Web-care is the newest stuff out there with “Web 2.0″ style and it is being pretty successful. There are already more than 20.000 girls […]