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Comment: Re:So much for mobile payments in Japan (Score 4, Informative) 336

by theNetImp (#47934823) Attached to: Apple Locks iPhone 6/6+ NFC To Apple Pay Only

iPhone is extremely popular here. Apple has been popular in general in Japan for a long time, so the brand carries it's weight pretty well here. Most iPhone users just put a cover on their iPhone that they can put their NFC card into and use it that way. The NFC card company then has an iPhone app to manage how much ÃfÃÂ¥ is on the card, etc...

Comment: Re:Problem? (Score 5, Insightful) 737

by theNetImp (#44016251) Attached to: Sexism Still a Problem At E3

Actually, you're wrong. I have many female friend active in the cosplay/costuming scene at conventions. Many of them dress in revealing costumes of their favorite characters. I have had discussions with them about this subject and they think the women who make a big deal of it are self conscious and whiney. I have many other friends are well educated who also think that the whole thing is blown out of proportion. So I have talked with and have listened to many women on the subject. If you don't like it then don't buy their games/products, it's that simple.

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