DoCoMo archive

  • Docomo Translator phone helps you order sushi whatever the language
    Phones

    Docomo Translator phone helps you order sushi whatever the language

    By 4 March 2013

    You're in a foreign country, you can't speak the language, and you are desperate for sushi. What's the plan? Well if you are a Docomo customer, it's simple. You start the network's Android voice translator app and start talking to your phone. The app...

  • DoCoMo breath testing smart jacket pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    DoCoMo breath testing smart jacket pictures and hands-on

    By 7 October 2011

    As well as showing off its super-fast battery charging system, Japanese mobile carrier DoCoMo also used CEATEC 2011 as a launch pad for its range of three smartphone smart jackets. And when we say smart, we really mean quirky. And when we say quirky,...

  • DoCoMo Ultra-Rapid rechargeable battery powers up
    Phones

    DoCoMo Ultra-Rapid rechargeable battery powers up

    By 5 October 2011

    Japanese mobile giant DoCoMo is showing off its Ultra-Rapid battery solution over in Tokyo at the CEATEC expo, one that it states offers a charge time of just 10 minutes. The system works through a battery case, rather than directly to the phone's internal...

  • Sharp Aquos 3D Android phone comes to Europe with Orange
    Phones

    Sharp Aquos 3D Android phone comes to Europe with Orange

    By 29 September 2011

    Back in May, over in Japan, Sharp unleashed yet another 3D Android handset - the Sharp Aquos Phone SH-12C 3D. At the time we warned our UK readers not to hold their breath waiting for a UK release, although the chances of some Sharp 3D Android action...

  • DoCoMo Touchable 3D is as crazy as it sounds
    Phones

    DoCoMo Touchable 3D is as crazy as it sounds

    By 16 February 2011

    DoCoMo, the Japanese mobile phone operator, can always be guaranteed to come up with something wacky at Mobile World Congress. In previous years it has been phones with bad breath sensors so you don’t offend your mates down the pub when you talk, but...

  • The best of MWC 2010
    Phones

    The best of MWC 2010

    By 18 February 2010

    Mobile World Congress is almost over, but what were the best bits of the show in Barcelona this year? Which phones or apps should you be looking out for, and is there anything that you'll need to start saving for straight away?  The first show after...

  • The headphones you control with your eyes
    Audio

    The headphones you control with your eyes

    By 16 February 2010

    When you want to change music on your MP3 player you normally just reach for your music box and press a button, tap a screen or even in some cases shake it. But DoCoMo, the Japanese mobile phone operator is looking at a different solution; using your...

  • Jajah awarded major industry award
    Phones

    Jajah awarded major industry award

    By 11 March 2008

    The Graham Bell Award for Best Communication Solution has been awarded to Californian company Jajah for its long-distance and international calling products. Its service can be accessed from any phone or computer in 122 countries at the moment - and allows...

  • DoCoMo launches F704i waterproof mobile phone in Japan
    Phones

    DoCoMo launches F704i waterproof mobile phone in Japan

    By 4 July 2007

    NTT DoCoMo, the Japanese mobile phone manufacturing giant, has launched new series of 3G phones, including the F704i which is waterproof. Finally - a mobile you can use in the bath - that's one off the tech-we-need-to-see-before-we-drop list. Now, about...

  • Wii-like motion controlled gaming phone to launch in Japan
    Phones

    Wii-like motion controlled gaming phone to launch in Japan

    By 6 June 2007

    GestureTek, the makers of the PS2 EyeToy, have announced that NTT DoCoMo in Japan (no strangers to bonkers phone tech) will be using their EyeMobile gesture recognition technology into two new FOMA 904i series handsets (pictured). Undoubtedly created...

  • Japanese mobile operator launches scented phone and touchscreen model
    Phones

    Japanese mobile operator launches scented phone and touchscreen model

    By 18 January 2007

    There are a great many mobile phone models that are launched elsewhere in the world that the UK and US markets never get to see. DoCoMo is Japan's top wireless operator and unveils new handsets at a rate of knots, but its mobiles rarely make it outside...