07. Silent Night, Hikari Night, Internet Works Best With “Light”… ♪

au tries to save “garakei” memories, LINE’s been formatted to fit your screen & things are “popping up” at Amazon. Plus: cool train history, follow-up on prepaid cards & how to choose home internet service! All this & more on this week’s #ZettaiGeekDayo!

As always, if you have any comments, questions or topics you’d like me to cover, please tweet them at me @kayleedayo on Twitter with the hashtag #ZettaiGeekDayo so I can find them.

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Chit Chat Across the Pond #512 – Kaylee on Tech in Japan

Tech News in Japan
Amazon Video Night (Japanese)

Project Fi
International Data with Google Project Fi on an iPhone – Podfeet Podcasts

“My experience with Project Fi in Japan”

Google App Gets Multilingual Voice Search
Google Daydream View (Japanese)

LINEアプリ、iPhone X対応のアップデートがリリース、アニメーションGIF撮影機能も追加

「まさか見れるとは…」起動しなくなった昔のケータイ、au仙台で復活イベント

MrMax、49V型4K液晶テレビを4万8800円で発売。

ついに日本でも。公式認証付きUSB PD対応ACアダプタをゴッパが発表
Anker PowerPort Speed 1 PD30

Amazon Holiday 2017 Pop-Up Storeが渋谷モディでオープン
Super Famicom Mini (Amazon Japan)
Retro Freak (Amazon Japan)

Main Stories
LINE Pay Card (Japanese)

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT)
Electricity in Japan
「フレッツ・ADSL」2023年にサービス終了

Kakaku.com (Japanese)
Asahi-net (English)
Internet in Japan: Broadband (High-speed) Options and Basics [A bit old, but still useful]
J:COM (Japanese)
Flet’s Hikari (Japanese)
Fuchu Internet (Japanese)

Fun Stuff
Better Know A District (Osaka’s 4th! The Fightin’ 4th! Or something…)

Pikachu, Hello Kitty Elected 2025 Expo Ambassadors to Osaka

Tokyo subway ”phantom station” reveals itself to passengers for first time in nearly 90 years

See you next week!