Docomo Unveils Japan First Two Devices For V-high Multimedia Broadcasting Services

DOCOMO Unveils Japan First Two Devices for V-High Multimedia Broadcasting ServicesNTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today two Android™-compatible mobile devices, the “docomo NEXT series AQUOS PHONE™ SH-06D” smartphone and the “docomo Tablet MEDIAS TAB N-06D,” Japan’s first devices compatible with V-High multimedia broadcasting service. The smartphone and tablet will be sold in Japan only from March and April respectively.

Zojirushi, Cafes Eye Spreading Services For Flask Users

Zojirushi, cafes eye spreading services for flask usersCafes and thermos flask maker Zojirushi Corp. have been cooperating to spread drink services for personal flask users at cafes in Japan.   At Mikiya Coffee ALBi, a cafe near the JR Osaka station, the prices of drinks are set 50 yen lower for filling personal flasks than for regularly served drinks.

Fujitsu Mobile Phones Boost Diabetic Support Services

Fujitsu Mobile Phones Boost Diabetic Support ServicesFujitsu 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 Fujitsu-manufactured mobile phones to automatically record and help manage blood glucose data.

Credit Card Firms Enhance Services For Travelers Amid Strong Yen

Credit card firms enhance services for travelers amid strong yenCredit card companies are enhancing the services they offer overseas travelers in a bid to solicit new members and encourage use of their cards amid a boom in foreign trips due to the rising yen.   Among such services, customers of Mitsubishi UFJ Nicos Co.'s Platinum American Express Card now don't have to take their heavy winter coats with them when they travel to a warm destination between Dec. 1 and the end of March.