SoftBank Confirms Future Emoji Support, Announces Mobile TV Tuner For iPhone

Japanese website Nikkei Trendy claims to have confirmation from SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son himself that emoji, or the wide range of very popular and commonly used Japanese emoticons, will be available for the iPhone in Japan in the future. He also commented on an accessory they’re currently working on that will both serve as a mobile TV receiver and extended battery pack for the iPhone.

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The device will double as a mobile TV tuner for transmitting video to the iPhone via Wi-Fi, as well as a battery extension pack. An App Store app will be necessary to connect to the device, and it will be made available for free through the Japanese App Store. They haven’t mentioned a price.

[MacRumors via Nikkei Trendy]

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