UPDATE: Due to constant updates in iOS, the information in this blog post is no longer relevant. (3/25/2013) I previously wrote about an iPhone app called 辞書登録Lite (Jisho Tōroku) which allowed you to add words to the iPhone’s Japanese dictionary and determine what yomigana input would trigger the kanji conversion. The app I was writing about was free and worked for all the entries I tested it with. However, the next day when I tried to use the kaomoji and words I had entered, I found that nothing came up. Obviously, this free version was just a demo to promote … Continue reading Customize iPhone’s Japanese Dictionary
I’m not into video games. But if the video game has cute girls you tease, I’m willing to reconsider my position. After my girlfriend and I discovered the Puff! application for iPhone, I can’t tell you how many hours we’ve spent blowing up the skirts of cute girls. Now there’s a brand new one called Puff! Premium that adds more models and more panchira fun. Anyways, it’s loads of fun and never gets boring at parties… If the 3 VIDEO LINKS above weren’t enough, here’s the PUFF! Official CM: But I’m hear to talk about something much more nerdy than … Continue reading Best Video Games Ever?
Today I’m showing a list of my favorite 顔文字 (kaomoji) – or japanese smileys. In America we use really boring ones like : ) ; ) but the Japanese have really elaborate ones. And when you enter certain words, certain smileys will come up. Most Japanese cellphones have user customizable dictionaries, so if you want certain words to convert to certain smileys, you can program it that way. As an iPhone user, I don’t have a customizable dictionary. So the best I’ve been able to do is make lists in the Notes section and copy and paste them when I … Continue reading KAOMOJI – Japanese Smileys