Hide Google Analytics code on concrete5

concrete5 is great CMS. You never have to go back-and-forth admin panel and front panel to see the result. But this has one down-time, Google Analytic may produce the wrong report. So I came up with the solution. . How to not to print Google Analytics code when Editable Users visited your concrete5 site Usually, you don’t want to count the users who has toolbar on top. After logging into concrete5, and if you see the toolbar, that means you are associated editor for the site. You don’t want to count those people onto Google Analytics. Create a blank text file – /elements/footer_required.php Paste the following codes onto the text […]


10/30 What’s going on with WordPress in Nagoya and Japan

YokosoNews is currently looking for anyone who can join at WordCamp 2010 Nagoya who can talk about their experience with WordPress in English in Japan. WordCamp is the regularly held event all over the world about the web contents management software, WordPress, which is mainly used as blogs, news and magazines. On October 30, 2010, WordCamp will be held in Nagoya for the first time. YokosoNews will join and bring you the Ustream program from Nagoya City University. Because Ustream can be watched to the people all over the world, why don’t we broadcast in English to tell people how we are doing in Japan. At the same time, we […]


Don’t miss WordCamp 2010 Nagoya on Oct 30

This blog post was written as a draft work for the official site. For the latest information, visit http://nagoya2010.wordcamp.jp/english . A very exciting open source event coming to Nagoya on October 30, 2010 about blogging. I am the programmers and Ustream broadcaster for the event. WordPress is a free and open source blogging software. Many of the best blog sites in the world such as TechCrunch, Engadget, Wall Street Journal Magazine, Havard University. And Microsoft just announced to embrace WordPress for its Windows Live users. WordPress is one of rapidly growing softwares in the world. WordCamp is the conference that focuses anything about WordPress from the beginner to advanced programmers. […]


CEATEC 2010: New online Japanese rental service coming this Winter

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at CEATEC 2010 Japan, Sharp announced the partnership with Cultural Convenience Club to launch the online store of Japanese music and movie for the Android touch pad device, GALAPAGOS. On September 27, 2010, Sharp announced “GALAPAGOS”, an Google’s Android OS base touch pad device hoping to be the alternative to Apple’s iPad in Japan. The name, GALAPAGOS, is taken from the Galápagos Islands in Ecuador where many unique and endangered animals are. Those animal are only able to thrive in the isolated islands for long time because they didn’t have enemies – so do Japanese mobile industry. Japanese mobile industry developed its own protocol and services, […]


TOSHIBA’s glassless 3D TV has been revealed at CEATEC Japan 2010

TOSHIBA revealed the rumored glassless  3D TV set to the press on October 4th, 2010, as the part of press tour of CEATEC Japan 2010: a comprehensive IT and electronic trade show. TOSHIBA had developed the technology to project two different images to left and right eye without glasses. According to the several on-site reports, including AV Watch by Impress, and TV Tokyo’s World Business Satellite, the technology is still immature level for the larger display. And you’ll get double image when you walk towards the side. Yet, the capability of watching 3D without annoying glasses would definitely attract to many tech-savvy people. TOSHIBA recognized the needs for the larger […]


5 Creative Japanese tech products as your gift(s)

Originally inspired by Mashable article. 15 Creative USB Drives for Storing Your Data in Style http://mashable.com/2010/10/03/creative-usb-drives/ The holiday season is coming up. So it’s time to start thinking about your gift. If you are interested in Japanese stuff and want to have something Japan related… but somewhat creative… here are my choices. . Five (5) creative Japanese tech products as your gift(s) 1. USB Style Japanese Garden ¥4,999 / $54.99 /€44.49 + S&H + Tax (where applicable) This is USB-powered water pump. It doesn’t do anything else but pump the water. But it may be cool to place next to your computer to relax. Where to buy: http://www.geekstuff4u.com/usb-japan-style-garden.html . 2. […]


GIRLS ONLY Sushi restaurant opened in Akihabara

On Oct 1, 2010, a new kind of sushi restaurant opened in Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan – A girls-only sushi restaurant with the concept of “Fresh and Kawaii” Akihabara is known for the center of Japanese subculture. They are famous for a Japanese idol group AKB48, maid cafes and anime stores in addition to electronic stores. So only-girls sushi restaurant is not “unusual” among hard-core Akihabara goers. The name of sushi restaurant is “Nadeshiko Sushi”. Nadeshiko means “pure yet strong Japanese women”. The restaurant website says that they have a several “real” sushi chefs working in the back. But in the store-front, you only see Japanese girls making and serving sushi. […]


McDonald’s Japan began one-week Special Chicken Burger preview campaign

Oh my, McDonald’s Japan started a special “preview” campaign of Chicken burgers. It sounds really a special … Special Chicken Burger website http://www.mcdonalds.co.jp/menu/limited/ckn/ The “preview” campaign started on Oct 1, and ends on Oct 7, 2010. And then, you can buy the chicken at the rest of McDonald’s restaurants. The types of burgers include: Cheese Fondue [Available stores] German Sausage [ Available stores ] Diavolo [ Available stores ] Carbopnara [ Available stores ] . Available Stores Only the limited stores sells the limited types of chickens. Some stores may not sell the burger what you want. Click on the “available stores” link above to check which store sells which […]