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Japan is seriously becoming the raddest Mac destination on the earth, even cooler than 1 Infinite Loop... that's Apple's AirPort Extreme Base Station in case you didn't know.
Now why do we think Japan is cooler than the Apple Mothership?
1. Giant Robots
3. TV Tuner add-on for your iPhone!
Local Japanese carrier, Softbank announced plans to begin selling a TV Tuner add-on later this year that will also serve as an extended battery pack.
The TV tuner will retail for 9,747JPYen ($100.00) and should be for sale in December. The portable device will deliver the One-Seg TV signal to iPhones via Wi-Fi, or by being connected directly to the iPhones dock connector. Control of the device will be achieved using a free app downloadable from the iTunes App Store. The Wi-Fi allows users to hide the tuners receiver in a pocket or bag. When connected directly to the iPhone dock, it doubles as a secondary battery.
Softbank, Apple's exclusive iPhone carrier in Japan, will market the TV Tuner through its retail stores. While the iPhone has been doing better than expected in the Japan, it's still proving difficult for Apple to break into an already advanced mobile phone market.