Updating cellphones

01 Apr

Phone decorations are common, notably mobile phone charms and various stickers.

It resembles a cooked and puffed mochi, and is sometimes used in a happy new year's message as mochi are often eaten then.

Users can browse text-only Internet sites, and many Japanese sites have sub-sites designed especially for cellular phone users.

One of the most popular services allows users to check train schedules and plan trips on public transit.

Another virtual pet game utilized a fingerprint scanner built into a handset to interact with a pet.

Another mobile game that year was an educational game that utilized a mobile's microphone to help children with their pronunciation skills.