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  1. Xoom.com Review - Is This a Joke?https://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10393-xoom-com-review-is-this-a-joke

    reason I was turned away as a customer, and apparently I'm not the only one that received this generic answer (look at the reviews). She couldn't state any reason why, saying "the specific reason may compromise our security practices." Hmmm...the same...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  2. Arvixe Web Hosting Reviewhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10143-arvixe-web-hosting-review

    Generally speaking, Arvixe isn't too bad, especially considering the price and included features. Here's my quick review: The Good Excellent price They have ffmpeg installed on their servers, which is a feature not often found on other hosts. They're...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
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  3. My Review of the Skyroam Pocket Wifi Hotspothttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10370-my-review-of-the-skyroam-pocket-wifi-hotspot

    I purchased a couple Skyroam pocket wifi devices for my office and have been trying out the service in the field, as well as lending them out to traveling end-users. Here is a summary of both my own impressions and feedback I've heard from...

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

    believe it. Any douchebag can download a "Verified by..." or "Secured by..." logo and put it up on their site. Are the reviews and Facebook likes fake? Don't rely on review sites and Facebook likes to prove site legitimacy. They could all be fake. In...

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

    I'm a major slacker when it comes to studying Japanese, so my New Year's resolution was to seriously up my game when it came to my language studies. I waded through a lengthy internal debate--should I go with an online language learning service or...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Studying Japanese
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  6. The Best Software For Studying Japanesehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10079-the-best-software-for-studying-japanese

    learning software. It's fun and extremely interactive, engaging all the senses to maximize retention. It's automatic lesson review feature quizzes like a real teacher, and it's the only software I've ever found that supports voice recognition, making...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Studying Japanese
    • Language: *
  7. Japanese Studyhttps://japanatron.com/directory/10415-japanese-study

    than traditional classroom learning, and I can offer my readers additional discounts. I wrote an honest from-the-heart review here: JapanesePod101 - The Good and Not-So-Good Making Sense of Japanese Book by Jay Rubin Jay Rubin's book "Making Sense of...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Directory
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  8. My Horrible Vistaprint Experiencehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10380-my-horrible-vistaprint-experience

    Vistaprint's profile on the Better Business Bureau (BBB) website. Despite their A+ accreditation from the BBB, negative reviews and complaints have been piling up lately. Ut-oh--looks like this company is a sinking ship. - Time to abandon ship!...

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    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  9. Safeguarding Your Digital Lifehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10371-safeguarding-your-digital-life

    in your name. - More info here: Living Abroad - Credit Reporting, Alerting, and Freezing BEST PRACTICES - SOCIAL MEDIA - Review your security and privacy settings. Then review them again. - Turn on login notifications. This emails you when someone logs...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
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  10. Scam Alert - officialiphoneunlock.co.uk - Part 2https://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10194-scam-alert-officialiphoneunlock-co-uk-part-2

    a ratings site like Trustpilot? They aggressively get any negative comments removed from such sites and/or dilute the reviews with fake positive ones. Just look at all the Trustpilot reviews that say, "Official iPhone Unlock reported this review for...

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

    Financial services that have come in handy as an expat abroad in Japan. Kanda Accounting This is the Japanese accountant I used to setup my business. Please let him know that David Pavlina referred you since he may give you a discount! More info here:...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Directory
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  12. Technologyhttps://japanatron.com/directory/10414-technology

    Internet and technology services I've found useful during my time in Japan. Anveo VoIP Service Anveo is a powerful VoIP service that offers overseas phone numbers, easing the maintenance of homeland presence while living life as an expat. I explain in...

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    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Directory
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  13. 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
    • Language: *
  14. The Hunt for the Ultimate Dietary Supplements for Anxiety, Stress, and Insomniahttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10381-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-dietary-supplements-for-anxiety-stress-and-insomnia

    I've always known myself to be a nervous person, but unfortunately as I've gotten older my relationship with anxiety, stress, and insomnia has worsened. What used to be sweaty palms or minor pre-presentation tension is now a borderline panic attack. I...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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  15. 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

    The Sony a6300 camera is an amazing little guy, and overall I've been fairly satisfied with its performance thus far. However, as is the case with small form-factor mirror-less cameras that feature big-ass sensors and 4K video recording, it's not...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  16. The Hunt for the Ultimate VPS Cloud Servers in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10358-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-vps-cloud-servers-in-japan

    If IT geek-dom were a crime, I'd be on death row by now. Fortunately, it is not; so I continue my dorky IT pursuits--the latest of which is finding a VPS cloud server provider that offers a Japan datacenter location. Let's see what we come up with......

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  17. The Hunt for the Ultimate Folding Bicyclehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10232-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-folding-bicycle

    than this list suggests. I focused my searchlight solely on bikes both available in Japan and receiving overall positive reviews elsewhere on the web. Brompton Well-designed and well-engineered, Brompton is widely touted as the best folding bike money...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  18. The Hunt for the Ultimate Free Antivirus Softwarehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10216-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-free-antivirus-software

    are far more free antivirus software solutions out there than listed here--I focused solely on those receiving positive reviews from respectable sites and/or testing labs. I also tried to limit the search to those offering both Mac and Windows versions....

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  19. The Hunt For the Ultimate Free Open Source Firewall Distrohttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10175-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-free-open-source-firewall-distro

    I've been a hard-core Untangle fan for several years now, but I recently wanted to explore other firewall options. Being wrapped around a commercial product, Untangle charges money for its high-end features. However, I figured since most all those...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  20. Episode 4 - Cool Japanese Stuff I Can't Live Withouthttps://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10141:cool-japanese-stuff-i-cant-live-without&catid=52

    Japan has a few products and services that are so damn cool I can't live without them. A few may even be successful in the US, while others…no freakin' way.

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Podcast
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