AppleCare Plan exptended from 30 to 60 days, standard plan is discontinued

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Jul 012014
 

9to5Mac has reported that Apple has extended the purchase period of AppleCare+ to 60 days. Continue reading »

Apple adds Tokyo and Zion National Park to Maps 3D Flyover

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Jun 272014
 

Apple has improved Maps 3D Flyover by expanding coverage to Tokyo, Japan, and Zion National Park in Utah. Continue reading »

Angela Ahrendts attends Omotesando, Tokyo Apple Store grand opening

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Jun 132014
 

Apple has opened its first Apple Store since 2005 in Omotesando, Tokyo. Apple published a video giving us a behind the scenes look of the preparations, we posted the video here yesterday. Continue reading »

Apple posts behind the scenes video of Japan Apple Store opening

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Jun 122014
 

Apple has released a video ahead of their Omotesando, Japan, Apple store grand opening. The video gives us a sneak peek of the behind the scenes preparations. Continue reading »

Apple looking to purchase Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers

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Apr 022014
 

According to a report Nikkei, Apple is in talks with¬†Japan’s Renesas Electronics to purchase a unit of the company, Renesas SP Drivers, a unit that designs chips for smartphone displays. The chips determine a display’s quality, performance, and overall energy efficiency. Continue reading »

iPhone iOS 5 warns Japaneses about earthquake

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Aug 222011
 
Following the devastation wrought by the recent Japanese earthquake, Apple has hooked the country’s early warning system into iOS 5. The tectonically-volatile nation has the most sophisticated alarm in the world, delivering life-saving warnings seconds or minutes before disaster strikes. iOS users already had access to this functionality via apps like Yurekuru, but iOS 5 will bring it directly into the operating system. The service can be activated in the Notification Center settings pane, accompanied by a warning that the constant connection will deplete your battery faster — a fair exchange if it saves your life.

Apple offers first generation iPod nano replacements in Japan

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Aug 112010
 

After two years of pushing and shoving by the Japanese government, Apple has finally relented, agreeing to replace those first generation iPod nano music players sold in Japan at risk of overheating. The player exchange goes beyond the battery replacement program already in effect for consumers concerned enough to complain directly to Apple. Continue reading »