Tag Archives: Japan

LTE-Equipped Xperia Tablet Z Launching In Japan March 22nd

Sony’s new Xperia Tablet Z follows in its little brothers footsteps, the Xperia Z. They look pretty much the same, aside from size. But where can you get a Tablet Z? Come March 9th, you’ll be able to pre-order an LTE version for Japan’s NTT DoCoMo. Both the black and the white models are set to launch on March 22nd. There is no official price, but it’s… Read more

Google’s Schmidt Says Maps Not Coming To iOS

Google’s Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt, was in Japan to announce the Nexus 7 being available there, and he left us with a few words on the Maps debacle on iOS. If you didn’t know, with iOS6, Apple decided to drop all Google apps (Maps and YouTube) and use their own variants. They included Apple Maps, built off data from TomTom and another company… Read more

Nexus 7 international expansion continues – Google launches the tablet in Japan

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt was in Tokyo earlier today to show off the company’s flagship tablet, the Nexus 7, to a Japanese audience for the first time. The tablet is now available from the Play store at ¥19,800 (about $254) for the 16GB model. This coincides with the new launch of Google Play Books in Japan with a fairly solid selection… Read more