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Send photos from the iPhone to a Japanese Cell Phone

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Summary:
To successfully send e-mails w/ an attached photo from an iPhone to a Japanese cell phone, the photo needs to be resized to either 640x480 or 320x240. Photos taken with the iPhone's camera do not meet these size requirements. One app that I've discovered to help with that is called MailPhotos. It's fairly easy to use and has worked fairly well in my testing. Read below for detailed information.
[Update: Does not apply to all Japanese cell phones apparently. Seems to depend on a combination of phone and/or carrier. My in-laws use AU, which this app works for, my friend in Tokyo uses Docomo and has a crazy phone that works fine with the default size.]

Details:
One of my main complaints with using the iPhone was the inability to send photos via e-mail to my friend's cell phones. I couldn't figure out what the issue was for the longest time, until recently when testing. Seems any photo larger than 640x480 sent to a Japanese cell-phone doesn't seem to m…