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2013-03-22 08:20:01

- Utilizes trend data, usage history, more to predict support by time and location - Tokyo, Mar 22, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan's leading mobile operator and provider of integrated services centered on mobility, announced today that it will trial Tap-de-Concier(TM), a smartphone service that uses trend data, operation history and selected service statistics to enable basic device functions and services from DOCOMO's dmenu(TM) portal to provide...

2012-01-26 00:20:01

Free Smartphone-compatible Services Introduced Tokyo, Jan 26, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced the addition of a Free Plan to its existing Karada Life Diabetes Support services, which encompass a broad range of services that help diabetics maintain healthy habits and assist them with treatments. From last year, Karada Life Diabetes Support service began offering a fee-based cloud service that works with a blood glucose monitor paired with...

2012-01-17 04:20:01

Highly-responsive, Water-resistant, Compact Mobile Phone Lets Users Decorate Photos by Touch Tokyo, Jan 17, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced that its new mobile phone, docomo STYLE series F-06D, will be available from NTT DOCOMO, Inc. throughout Japan beginning January 20, 2012. F-06D features a simple design that users can continue to enjoy for a long time, and is easy to use with easy-to-push dome-shaped buttons and a one-push opening button that...

2011-09-29 12:20:01

Tokyo, Sept 29, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it installed two large-zone base stations for mobile coverage during emergencies in the downtown areas of Nagoya and Gifu cities, two of the more densely populated areas in the Tokai Region between Tokyo and Osaka, which historically has been struck by major earthquakes. Both base stations became operational on September 28.Large-zone base stations, which are deployed separately from ordinary base stations in times...

2011-09-29 12:20:01

Tokyo, Sept 29, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will procure an Android smartphone from Sharp Corporation together with Orange, one of the world's leading telecommunications operators, marking the first time for an overseas operator to deploy a DOCOMO smartphone.The smartphone model, a 3D-capable handset initially developed for DOCOMO and sold as the AQUOS PHONE SH-12C in Japan, was redesigned for the European market and named the "AQUOS PHONE SH80F." Orange...

2011-09-16 12:20:01

Tokyo, Sept 16, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - DOCOMO, INC. announced today that business customers in Japan report to be more satisfied with mobile phone or PHS services from DOCOMO than any other provider - the third consecutive year DOCOMO has achieved this top ranking - according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2009-2011 Japan Business Mobile Phone Service Studies SM.Four factors were examined to determine overall satisfaction: responsiveness of the sales contact, service content, service quality...

2011-09-09 00:20:01

Tokyo, Sept 8, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today the unveiling of the first tablets compatible with its extra-high-speed next-generation LTE service, Xi(TM)(read "Crossy"). The "docomo Tablet GALAXY Tab 10.1 LTE SC-01D" will go on sale in Japan in the beginning of October and the "docomo Tablet ARROWS Tab LTE F-01D" in the middle of October.Both tablets feature large 10.1-inch displays and are powered by dual core CPUs running on Android(TM) 3.2. The light, thin and...

2011-09-01 00:20:01

Tokyo, Sept 1, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will connect the new Android 3.2-powered tablet devices from Sony Corporation, Sony Tablet(TM) S (SGPT113JP/S) and Sony Tablet(TM) P (SGPT211JP/S), to DOCOMO's 3G network in Japan, from this fall. The products, which are both 3G and Wi-Fi(R)-capable, deliver the perfect combination of hardware, content and network with seamless usability for a high-quality, engaging entertainment experience.Sony Tablet S features...

2011-09-01 00:20:01

Tokyo, Aug 31, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today an agreement with South Korea's leading telecom operator, KT Corporation, to share content for smartphones powered by Android(TM) 2.1 or later versions.Starting today, DOCOMO has begun offering KT-provided content on "docomo market," a mobile Internet portal in Japan for mobile applications and content. The initial lineup comprises 30 titles of Android content now popular in South Korea, including action games and...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'