Posts Categorized: Creative


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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
  • at 9:00 pm
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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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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
  • at 12:18 pm
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Breast Quiz Ever? Popular Japanese App Asks if They’re Big or Small

In browsing the top app charts for Japan, I stumbled across an unusual application called ‘Big or Small.’ Currently the eighth m...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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Noda vs Abe: Japanese PM Candidates Face off in Fun Web Game

We have featured more than a few awesome news animations from from the folks at Taiwan-based NMA. Many of the company’s short CG clips...

  • December 11, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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The ‘Made in India’ Budget Tablet That Was (Sort of) Made in China

In a blow to India’s supposedly homegrown budget tablet, the Aakash, it has been revealed that the gadget is partially made in China. ...

  • November 27, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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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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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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This is Apple’s Amazing Glass-Fronted Third Store in Hong Kong [PICS]

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) third official Hong Kong store opens tomorrow morning and already the covers are off, giving everyone a great view o...

  • December 14, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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O Check-In All Ye Faithful: Jiepang and Starbucks Tie-Up For More Christmas Fun

Coffee chain Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) is keeping its relationship with Jiepang, China’s top Foursquare-esque check-in service, brewing ...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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The GIF That Keeps on Giving: FotoRus App Passes 20 Million Global Downloads

Now that animated GIFs are all over the place – even in news articles – it should be no surprise that one early GIF-making app i...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 1:50 pm
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HelpLearn.Asia: A New Seminar Series About Online Marketing Essentials

Most companies, large or small, are taking their businesses online these days. So it is important that they educate themselves about various...

  • November 27, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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