I'll be studying abroad in Japan for a year, and I'd like to use my (unlocked) iPhone as my cell phone while I'm there. This presents two problems. What do I do with my current plan and phone number, and what plan do I get once I'm in Japan? [more inside]
What do I need to do, or what do I need to be aware of, to use mobile data on a Nexus One using a Softbank rental SIM card in Japan? [more inside]
I just moved in Tokyo, where I'll stay for a year. I need a cellphone and I'm leaning towards getting an iPhone. What do you recommend? [more inside]
Is it possible to use my Japanese Toshiba 810T in the States? [more inside]
Getting fed up: how to access Japanese cell phone sites from my MacBook or iPhone? [more inside]
Please help a fellow gaijin make sense of Softbank mobile phone plans. [more inside]
Does DoCoMo still have a showroom in Tokyo? I've found many web references to this fabled window into the future but I can't find the address anywhere. Are there any other places/shops in Tokyo that would be of interest to somebody who wants to learn about the latest mobile developments in Japan and about their mobile culture?
I need a cell phone for travel in Japan and Hong Kong. Any advice on where I can get one as inexpensively as possible? [more inside]