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  1. The Hunt for the Ultimate Bluetooth Headphoneshttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10174-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-bluetooth-headphones

    bluetooth headphones for my Tokyo subway commutes. I'm already on my 5th pair (thank God for Yahoo Auctions), so here's a summary of my bluetooth headphone adventures so far: Sony DR-BT150NC Good * Great sound * Noise cancelling feature is awesome *...

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

    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 colleagues... Positives - Works globally for $10 USD per day ($8...

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

    so fair enough. It's just that as a paying customer, I was hoping to be freed from the repetitive marketing sequences. SUMMARY Overall JapanesePod101 has been working out for me with its myriad learning epiphanies, so I'm happy I subscribed. Is it...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Studying Japanese
    • Language: *
  4. 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

    They send too damn many spam-like emails, and there's no apparent way to unsubscribe save for blacklisting their addresses. Summary I was overall satisfied with both, but Vultr is my current favorite. I like their control panel a bit more than Conoha's,...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  5. Life in Japan - Beating Mosquitoes and Biting Midgeshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10238-life-in-japan-beating-mosquitoes-and-biting-midges

    I live on the second floor of a central Tokyo apartment building. The advantage of this? I enjoy a brief daily elevator ride (or welcome stair climb) and can escape the building quickly in case of an emergency--I can literally jump off my balcony if...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  6. 19 - The Themes of Japanhttps://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10221:19-the-themes-of-japan&catid=52

    I discuss several all-encompassing themes I've discovered during my time here that summarize Japanese culture and society very conveniently.

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

    to Japan for a very reasonable price. Here's the link if you're interested: http://amzn.to/1UIIfCm And here's a quick summary of my Japan Roku 3 experience: Compliments - It's shockingly small, like around the size of my palm. - The overflowing channel...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  8. 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

    costs more than the camera body, but this device unlocks the a6300's potential, allowing it to shine like the star it is. Summary The Sony a6300 is an impressive littlecamera, but it does have a number of limitations that make it unsuitable for certain...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  9. Life in Japan - How to Find English Keyboardshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10243-life-in-japan-how-to-find-english-keyboards

    an OS as MacOS is; however, it seems Microsoft is finally learning some lessons from Apple's successes. Here's a quick summary: - Windows 7: Enterprise and Ultimate editions support language packs. - Windows 8: All editions support language packs. This...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  10. Stuff I'll Miss and Stuff I Won'thttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10035-stuff-ill-miss-and-stuff-i-wont

    I'm leaving AEON and Tottori soon, and some things I will miss while others I won't. This should make for a good summary of the countryside Japan English conversation teacher lifestyle. Things I will miss: * Going to the most popular restaurant in...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  11. Toshiba 37Z2000 TV - Sensitive CIFS Settings on FreeNAShttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10191-toshiba-37z2000-tv-sensitive-cifs-settings-on-freenas

    a newer version almost always broke the TV recording feature because new features & settings would be introduced. Here's a summary of what I painstakingly discovered. Here's what worked: * CIFS - turn off Unix file attributes * CIFS - turn off send...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  12. Life in Japan - How I Cut My Mobile Phone Bill In Halfhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10181-life-in-japan-how-i-cut-my-mobile-phone-bill-in-half

    connection, reducing it to just 1 device. Personally, I doubt performance would meet my IT-geek requirements, though. In summary I'm a little disappointed in the data speed; but overall happy since my mobile bill is now half what it was, and my contract...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  13. Building the Ultimate Media Center PC: Choosing the Hardwarehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10148-building-the-ultimate-media-center-pc-choosing-the-hardware

    the right hardware. I tried a veritable heap of hardware, so instead of boring you with droning dialogue, here's the summary: Apple Mac Mini I don't think the earlier-gen Mini was fully intended to be a media center PC, and considering that it...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  14. Arvixe Web Hosting Reviewhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10143-arvixe-web-hosting-review

    outage using the cheaper personal hosting, but for $22 a month I expect a least a basic explanation of what happened. Summary Arvixe is appropriate for personal websites or low-traffic corporate presence sites, but not solid enough for business or...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  15. USA vs. Japan - Beerhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10133-usa-vs-japan-beer

    To skirt the beer tax and improve sales, Japanese brewers release cheap near-beer substitutes (aka malt liquor) that in summary tastes worse than expired Bud Ice mixed with cat pee. Granted some are noble attempts, but they're just not the real thing....

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  16. Getting Started in Japan's Show Bizhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/show-biz/10089-getting-started-in-japans-show-biz

    characters around your face, or do your hair in some ridiculous atypical fashion. As for the profile, it should be a 1-page summary of the vital stats important for show biz work. Make a Japanese version if you can. Put a small rendering of your best...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Show Biz
    • Language: *
  17. The Clinical Trialhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10078-the-clinical-trial

    reality of what I had signed up for. What had I gotten myself into? I'll spare the exhaustive details, but here's a quick summary of the more interesting facets of the trial: No Drinking, but Smoking OK! Absolutely no outside food or drink were allowed,...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
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