Why is Japan not producing mobiles like China?

Galapagos Mobile

Japan was one of the earliest developers of mobile phones and started the world first internet access services called “i-Mode”. Refer to Wiki for details; i-mode - Wikipedia It became very popular in Japan and became a national standard, while in other part of the world, it was way too advanced and Japan failed to make it a global standard.

Yet i-Mode was so popular, further domestic development continued to win the domestic competition and made the Japanese mobile market far different from any other countries. It was then called as Galapagos Mobile because of its pretty unique evolution just like those uniquely evolved creatures in Galapagos islands.

Soon after an iPhone was released, many Japanese jumped to it as well making the i-Mode obsolete very quickly. But again due to the domestic competition, Japanese phone makers continued releasing new Galapagos mobiles allowing Google to launch Android which in parallel with iPhone became global standards.iPho…

What are some of the rare and unseen pictures of India

Here some of the rare and unseen pictures of India

In the year 1947, Mahatama Gandhi and Lord Mountbatten have a conversation regarding Indian independence

Crossing the Jhelum — en route to Kashmir.

The original photograph of Nathuram Godse. One while touching Gandhiji’s foot before shooting and killing him.

 Rare photo of Jawaharlal Nehru, Charlie Chaplin and Indira Gandhi.


Indian Cricket team celebrating in their changing room. Kapil, Sachin Azhar, Chetan, Mongia and others in the photo

The Bacchans

The first Indian woman pilot Sarla Thakral in 1921

Last photo of gandhiji

Former Late Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Sir during his college days.

The only photo of alive Chandrasekhar Azad

A young Shahrukh Khan with Gauri Khan

Hindustan times headline on 15′Aug,1947.