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Recommendations - other mobile phone apps

Postby untmdsprt » July 30th, 2009 11:37 am

I'd thought I'd make another sticky for the other phones that are out there. Please put all non-iphone related items into this one.



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Postby untmdsprt » June 21st, 2010 8:13 am

Since the Android is out, I'm curious to see if programmers make apps for this platform like they do the Apple one.

Has anyone bought an Android phone, and found Japanese related apps for it?

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Xperia

Postby liquidarts » August 17th, 2010 6:56 pm

I have an Xperia x10i that I'd like to use more Japanese study, but I am still lacking really good tools.

Currently I have aeDict on there as my dictionary. It's using Jim Breen's dictionary files so the content is pretty good. It's actively developed and the UI and features are all great.

Previously I used a Windows Mobile PDA and 'Stackz' as my flashcard application. This isn't available for many other mobile platforms unfortunately and I'm really disappointed to not be able to use it. I've tried AnkiDroid but it's not quite there yet. UI is very minimal and synching is not yet finished.

I'd also love to hear others' experiences studying Japanese on Android.

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Postby psz01 » October 3rd, 2010 10:21 pm

BeyondPod for Android works well for grabbing the lessons. Basically, any PodCatcher that supports logging in will work, I just happened to find BeyondPod awhile back and stuck with it.

You can set the feed to play oldest to newest (Great for catching up, which I am in severe need of right now :-P), as well as newest to oldest (Good for playing new lessons + bonus tracks in the proper order)

The only feature missing, in my oppinion, is that you can't view the "Lyrics" (IE: In-lesson transcripts).

Other than that, it can use its own built-in viewer for non-music files, or whatever app you've set to default in Android


Tested on:
Samsung Behold II, Android 1.5 and 1.6
Samsung Vibrant (Galaxy S), Android 2.1

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Postby psz01 » November 10th, 2010 11:47 am

I have since updated to Android 2.2 and downloaded Flash from the Marketplace. Since then, the website acts like it doesn on a normal PC: You can go to a lesson, hit Play, and it plays the audio. No downloading or extra steps needed.

Just an FYI.

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Hiragana Training game For Android

Postby danielschmittallen5217 » March 14th, 2012 9:20 am

みなさん、こんにちは!
私はあなたがひらがなを練習するのに役立ちます”Android上でアプリケーションを見つけました。”クイズ”を検索し、外観の型のひらがな。それは楽しいゲームスタイルのメソッドでひらがなを学ぶために、高速かつ楽しいアプリケーションです。それをチェックアウト!マタン…

みなさん、こんにちは!
I found an application on ‘Android that will help you practice hiragana . Type Hiragana in the search and look for ‘Quiz’. it is a fast and fun application to learn hiragana on a fun game-style method. Check it out! Matane…

PS. I am still looking for one for Katakana practice in a similar learning style.

Here is the link to the Hiragana Quiz game.
http://haley.cc/droid

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Postby dominicashmole1350 » May 6th, 2012 9:09 am

I spent hours learning Kana and Kanji using an Android app from http://www.japan-activator.com/, before starting with pod101. Made it much easier to get into the pod101 vocab flashcards having done that first...

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Re: Recommendations - other mobile phone apps

Postby qwatch » May 1st, 2013 10:57 pm

Currently using Jsho as dictionary on Android. It's quite new but it's got a nice and functional UI. Also recommend Obenkyo for studying kanji and kana.

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Re: Recommendations - other mobile phone apps

Postby community.japanese » May 8th, 2013 10:04 pm

minasan, kon'nichiwa! :D
Thank you very much for sharing information with your colleagues :wink:

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Re: Recommendations - other mobile phone apps

Postby toggeli9754 » May 9th, 2013 4:29 am

Hi there, here some good programs I use for the Android platform

- jed : a free and very complete dictionnary
- simeji : japanese input (ime)
- kanji recognizer : write kanji stroke by stroke, can be connected to simeji
- wordpower : nicely done flashcard system with pics and sounds, containing 2000 words or so

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Re: Recommendations - other mobile phone apps

Postby community.japanese » May 9th, 2013 12:35 pm

Thomas-san,
thank you very much for sharing information with us!! :D

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Re: Recommendations - other mobile phone apps

Postby kamuikun3353 » May 17th, 2013 3:47 am

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Hello,

I wanted to introduce you to my new Android app for learning kanjis : Smart Kanji.

Smart Kanji is a dynamic learning method of Japanese kanjis that adapts to the user's theme and provides him the most optimal learning course.

In the N5 edition, learn 140 kanjis and about 300 words ! All you need to pass the kanji part of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) N5.

Please check it out :)

Official webpage : http://baka-neko.fr/smartkanji
On Youtube : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1gUfJWd8wo

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Re: Recommendations - other mobile phone apps

Postby community.japanese » May 22nd, 2013 3:58 pm

kamuikun3353-san,
wow, that's amazing!! :shock:
Thank you very much for sharing it with us!! :D

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Re: Recommendations - other mobile phone apps

Postby kamuikun3353 » May 23rd, 2013 12:37 am

You're welcome ;)

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Re: Recommendations - other mobile phone apps

Postby team.relationships » May 23rd, 2013 6:48 pm

Hi Kamuikun,

Great to have you here!
Please stay tuned since every week we have new lessons for you! And if you have any questions, feel free to ask us.

Have a nice day!

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