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  1. The Hunt for the Ultimate Free Calling Apphttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10180-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-free-calling-app

    of VoIP and its potential to completely replace the traditional mobile phone. I made a list of just about every free calling app/service I found on the iPhone app store. Specifically, I was looking for a VoIP service boasting these features: * Inbound...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
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  2. Japanese Studyhttps://japanatron.com/directory/10415-japanese-study

    Apps, websites, books, etc. that I've found useful during my adventures in studying Japanese. Renzo's Japanese Dictionary Renzo's Japanese Dictionary is another one of my go-to Japanese-English dictionary apps. It's free and incredibly feature-rich, so...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Directory
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  3. How to Clear Gmail iOS App Cachehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10392-how-to-clear-gmail-ios-app-cache

    I was annoyed recently because my iPhone Gmail app didn't show the latest saved drafts, and I couldn't for the life of me figure out how to clear the app's cache. I couldn't find any obvious "clear cache" option, and completely closing the app and...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
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  4. The Best & Worst iPhone Apps for Studying Japanesehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10173-the-best-worst-iphone-apps-for-studying-japanese

    Apps I Like Japanese LS Touch by Jan Bogner This app is on a short list of those that enable you to study by writing kanji with a finger or iPhone stylus. I'm attracted to this study method because one of the best Japanese study apps I've ever owned...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Studying Japanese
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  5. Flaw in LINE Causes Unintentional Identity Thefthttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10222-flaw-in-line-causes-unintentional-identity-theft

    Everyone's raving about LINE--especially here in Japan. It's the hot trendy free communication app all the cool kids are using these days, which means I just HAVE to try it too. What do you have to lose? It's totally free. Right, Mom? So I sign up. I...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
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  6. Getflix - Netflix Still Not Working on PS3https://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10187-getflix-netflix-still-not-working-on-ps3

    There was a recent issue where the Playstation 3 Netflix app stopped working with Getflix--a service I use to watch Netflix here in Japan. Fortunately, Getflix took swift action and resolved the issue. Unfortunately, the issue was resolved for everyone...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
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  7. Working Around the Limitations of the Sony a6300/a6500 Camerahttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10362-working-around-the-limitations-of-the-sony-a6300-camera

    HD instead of 4K. The battery lasts longer. * Use the viewfinder instead of the LCD screen. Overheating Overheating is a disappointing reality with this camera, particularly when shooting 4K video (a recurring theme). I can usually shoot a single...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  8. iPhone Mail with MS Exchange Mailbox - Unable to Move Message to Trashhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10223-iphone-mail-with-ms-exchange-mailbox-unable-to-move-message-to-trash

    an email message on my iPhone. It throws an "unable to move message to trash" error message. I use the normal iPhone Mail app and have an MS Exchange mailbox that syncs with my office email. While this problem was well-documented for IMAP mailboxes, I...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  9. USA Cash Appshttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10403-usa-cash-apps

    On a recent trip back to the US, I was introduced to these Paypal-like "Cash Apps" that are all the rage for paying people back, splitting bills, etc. I made this list to document them for my own purposes. Cash App - Well this one has a pretty...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  10. How I Send Money Between my Japan and USA Bank Accounts - Life Abroadhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10388-how-i-send-money-between-my-japan-and-usa-bank-accounts-life-abroad

    readily moved. - Fairlyupfront about fees and exchange rates. NEGATIVE - Paypal takes a percentage of the transfer, so this approach can get pricey. - Probably not suitable for large transfers. I haven't really tested how high you can go, but I've...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  11. Financehttps://japanatron.com/directory/10412-finance

    Bank here: Which Japanese Bank Do You Recommend? Shinsei Bank GoRemit Transfer Money Overseas "GoRemit" is Shinsei Bank's own app for making overseas remittances (aka money transfers). Sony Bank Banking in English Another excellent Japanese bank that...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Directory
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  12. Dell Windows 7 Laptop and Wifi Problems with iPhone Personal Hotspothttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10382-dell-latitude-e7270-e7250-laptop-and-wifi-problems-with-iphone-personal-hotspot

    (e.g. http://www.dell.com/support/). 2) Install the very latest full wifi driver (hopefully the one with the full Intel wifi app) from your laptop maker's support website (e.g. http://www.dell.com/support/). 3) Do NOT use the integrated Windows wifi to...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
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  13. The Hunt for the Ultimate Looperhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10188-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-looper

    NOTE: I mention lots of gear makers not as any kind of endorsement or advertisement, but simply because as a reader I would appreciate knowing what worked and what didn't. Perhaps it will aid in your research, and I appreciate any feedback you have....

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  14. Life in Japan - Streaming USA TV Showshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10200-life-in-japan-streaming-usa-tv-shows

    easy to watch USA news and TV shows on a computer connected to the Internet, my goal here was to have it on my TV screen. Approach #1 - A Custom Media Center PC I used this for years during my time in Japan, and it worked quite well. Kodi (formerly...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
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  15. JapanesePod101 - The Good and Not-So-Goodhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10394-japanesepod101-the-good-and-not-so-good

    In other words they don't just target a single demographic, like young learners into Japanese manga. The content is built to appeal to a diverse audience. Some episodes feature formal or business Japanese, while others focus on casual. * I've had many...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Studying Japanese
    • Language: *
  16. Safeguarding Your Digital Lifehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10371-safeguarding-your-digital-life

    trend right now is "ransomware," a type of malicious software that will encrypt all of the data on your computer. A message appears demanding a ransom to decrypt your data. BEST PRACTICES - GENERAL - Install antivirus software. Avast is good and there's...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
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  17. Living Abroad - Credit Reporting, Alerting, and Freezinghttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10369-living-abroad-credit-reporting-alerting-and-freezing

    called Getflix that offers VPN connections. This very affordable service allows you to access these sites while abroad. Apply for Fraud Alerts Equifax - https://www.alerts.equifax.com Experian - https://www.experian.com/fraudalert Click on the "Add An...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  18. Babysitting Services in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/directory/10357-babysitting-services-in-japan

    featuring a convenient online booking service, you can easily book a babysitter interview via PC or even through their mobile app for when you’re on the go. Japan Babysitter Service The Japan Babysitter Service, established in 1972, is Japan’s first...

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    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Directory
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  19. Training the Train Molesterhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10342-training-the-train-molester

    goes into Asian work-power mode. Sleep on the train, get up when your subconscious hears that magical intercom announce your approaching stop in its monotone yet elegant way, and then go, go, go. You can sleep on the train ride back home. My body is...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  20. How to Spot a Fraudulent Online Businesshttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10230-how-to-spot-a-fraudulent-online-business

    legitimate negative review tests a company's customer support response to a complaint or query (i.e. in the form of a refund, app update, etc), while a positive review doesn't offer much in the way of personal reward for the author. Are the reviews...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
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