Posts Categorized: Creative


Barcamp Yangon 2013

The World’s Largest Barcamp is in Myanmar

Myanmar has made some stunning changes in the past two years. And this is the backdrop to BarcampYangon’s explosive growth into one of Asi...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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PlugFest 2013 Competition Calls For Entries

The Google Developer Group (GDG) Singapore and the IEEE Computer Society Singapore will be holding their inaugural PlugFest International Pr...

  • January 26, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Github China unblocked

Social Coding Site Github Unblocked and Accessible Again in China

It was just two days ago that my colleague reported on how the social coding site Github had become blocked in China. But today we notice th...

  • January 23, 2013
  • at 10:34 pm
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Meet mRobo, the Vietnam-Made Dancing Robot That Wowed CES [VIDEO]

When you think of Vietnam, usually robots are the last thing that springs to mind. But, thanks to a little creation called mRobot, robots ar...

  • January 11, 2013
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Keen to Learn Silicon Valley’s Best Practices? Attend Lean UX Week Singapore 2013

As a startup founder, what do you know about building a good user experience? We all know how important our customers are, but before we can...

  • January 8, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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fotomecha

Japanese Camera App Fotomecha is Free for the Holidays

In addition to whatever fun presents Santa brought you this year, there are more than a few mobile app goodies to be had this season as well...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 1:45 pm
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Kreavi Appeals to Noble Hearts this Holiday Season With Charity Project

While the holiday season has arrived for many of us, one Indonesian startup decided to tap into the holiday spirit by doing a charity campai...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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This is How Luxury Brands Do Awesome Social Media Marketing in China in 2012

China’s online market is vast and growing at an insane rate – Chinese e-commerce sales are projected to triple from now to 2015 ...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Animated Gifs Made Easy With MotionGraph for Android

Earlier in the year I wrote about Sony’s Million Moments, an app that sort of struck me by surprise with its smart design. The same So...

  • December 17, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Google Maps adds North Korea details

Google Maps Zoom in on North Korea

North Korea has long been a bit of a blank, unknown wasteland for Google Maps, but that changes today. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has had help fro...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 11:22 am
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Fab Cafe in Tokyo Preps Sweet 3D Printing Workshop in Time for Valentine’s Day

We’ve had a few fun 3D printing stories over the past few weeks. You may recall this 3D printing photo studio from Xi’an, China ...

  • January 24, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Xinci Chinese UrbanDictionary

4,000 Years of Chinese Culture Culminates in this Online Slang Dictionary

So now we’ve figured out that the internet won’t bring universal freedoms to China and got all that disappointment out of our systems, p...

  • January 15, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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High Tech Hangers Make Shopping More Stimulating for Men in Japan

The folks at Japan’s TeamLab are a pretty creative bunch. I first met up with them at a Tokyo Maker fair a few years back, where they ...

  • January 8, 2013
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Chinese startup's HeX drone which will launch in 2013

This Chinese Startup Wants to Bring You a 3D-Printed, Smartphone-Controlled Drone [VIDEO]

We don’t find hardware startups in China as often as we’d like – but we’ve stumbled across what looks like the coolest we’ve e...

  • January 2, 2013
  • at 9:58 pm
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Japanese Chat App ‘Line’ Does Gangnam Style

Korean pop star PSY, who recently hit a billion views on YouTube, is being featured by Japanese chat application ‘Line’ in a fun...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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touchy-christmas

Human Camera ‘Touchy’ Wishes You Merry Christmas!

Readers may recall back in October when we featured new media artist Eric Siu and his amazing human camera prototype called ‘Touchy...

  • December 24, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Waigo App is a Pair of Eyes That Helps You Get a Bellyful of Chinese Food

I must admit that I really love apps that do something enormously useful, thereby taking the strain off of my slowly vegetating brain. The l...

  • December 17, 2012
  • at 10:26 pm
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Sydney Welcomes Dave McClure

Last night I attended an event in Sydney, Australia, to see Dave McClure, the founding partner of 500 Startups. McClure was visiting New Zea...

  • December 17, 2012
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