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Apple rolls out iPhone screen protector installation service in Japan

Apple store employees are now allowed to install screen protectors on customers’ iPhones using special tools and supplies from Belkin.

Square Enix unveils a cloud-streaming version of Final Fantasy XIII

Final Fantasy XIII has launched on the App Store, but not in the way we might have expected.

Apple building technological research center in Japan

Apple's newest research facility in Yokohama, Japan will start construction sometime this year and will look out of this world.

Apple's smartphone market share in Asia boosted by iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

The handsets have contributed greatly to increasing Apple’s smartphone market share in China, Japan, and, most notably, South Korea.

Check out what's inside Apple's 'Lucky Bags' in Japan this year

Apple has begun handing out “Lucky Bags” at its stores in Japan in observance of its annual New Year's retail tradition in the country.

Apple's Japanese website encourages iOS and Mac users to 'Start Something New'

Apple has just launched a new ad campaign that appears to be exclusive to its official website in Japan.

Apple to once again offer 'Lucky Bags' in celebration of the new year in Japan

Apple has just announced that its annual New Year’s retail store promotion in Japan has been scheduled for Jan. 2, 2015.

Updated: Apple to build huge R&D center in Japan, says Prime Minister Shinzō Abe

The facility will be similar in size and scope to Apple's largest R&D centers in Asia, according to Abe.

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten acquires Ebates cash-back site for $1 billion

Rakuten has signed a deal to acquire Ebates for $1 billion in cash.

Square Enix invites players to 'Dive In' to its new mobile game streaming service

Square Enix has introduced a new mobile streaming service called Dive In.

Apple's iTunes Pass launches in the United States and Australia

Apple's iTunes Pass is in the process of rolling out internationally.

Apple introduces 'iTunes Pass' in Japan, lets customers top-up iTunes credit using Passbook

Apple has debuted its new Passbook-powered "iTunes Pass" service in Japan.

AppAdvice International: iOS Device Launches, App Stores, Market Share And More

Apple launched its new iPod touch overseas, South Korea complained about Apple's App Store, and more happened this past week.

Apple Begins Selling Unlocked iPad Air, iPad mini Models In Japan

Apple is now offering customers unlocked cellular iPad Air and iPad mini models in Japan.

AppAdvice International: Apple Brings New Stores To Japan, China

This week, we're looking at Apple's new store in Tokyo and its upcoming store in Chongqing, China.

Apple Holds Grand Opening Of Its Omotesando Store With Retail Head Angela Ahrendts

Apple has just held the grand opening of its newest retail store in Japan, located in Omotesando, Tokyo.

Apple Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of Its Soon-To-Open Store In Omotesando, Tokyo

Apple has just posted a new video showing its preparations for the grand opening of its new retail store in Omotesando, Tokyo.

Square Enix Unveils Final Fantasy VII G-Bike: Launching On iOS This Fall

Final Fantasy VII is coming to the App Store, albeit not in the form we were expecting.

Apple's Omotesando Tokyo Retail Store Is Opening Its Doors On June 13

Japan is set to get another Apple Retail Store this coming Friday.

AppAdvice International: Apple Maps For China, Eco-Efforts In Japan

This week, we're looking at an interesting WWDC announcement for China and an upcoming retail store in Japan.

Apple's Eco Efforts Continue With Leaf Curtain In Its Upcoming Japan Store

Apple's upcoming Japan retail store really is going green.

Apple's iPad Launching On NTT DoCoMo, Japan's Largest Mobile Carrier, On June 10

Apple's iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display will be available on the DoCoMo network beginning on June 10.

AppAdvice International: iPad Trade-Ins, Italy's IAPs, Market Share In Japan

This week we're discussing Apple's recently expanded iPad trade-in program, Italy's dislike of mobile IAPs, and Japan's smartphone market.

Apple's Share Of Japan's Smartphone Market Booms, Hits 36.6 Percent

Apple's share of Japan's smartphone market is continuing to rocket off the back of its deal with NTT DoCoMo.