Posts Categorized: Creative


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Augmented Reality Headset from Japan Supersizes Food, Makes You Eat Less

Here’s a really clever use of augmented reality technology from Japan [1], which tries to trick the user into thinking they have eaten...

  • November 2, 2012
  • at 3:10 pm
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Beatrobo Rolls Out New Redesign of its Social Music Service

Back in April we told you about social music site Beatrobo, which at the time had received $600,000 in funding, with ambitions to expand to ...

  • October 29, 2012
  • at 9:30 am
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RealLifeConnect Launches its Check-In Stations in China, Adds Sina Weibo Support

Austrian startup RealLifeConnect is adding support for China’s Sina Weibo to its social media check-in stations. To back that up, Real...

  • October 26, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Urban Qurban App Encourages You to Donate a Goat on Eid Al-Adha

Here’s an interesting Android app created by three Indonesian development companies to make tomorrow’s Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha a more...

  • October 25, 2012
  • at 10:50 pm
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SI Camp Asia: Six Great Ideas to Solve Social Problems

A little while back we previewed SI Camp Asia, a social innovations event that is to be held in Kuala Lumpur on November 9th and 10th [1]. A...

  • October 25, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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One Chinese App Store Holds a Beauty Pageant for Android Apps

I’ve long believed that Google needs to do more to push for and promote beautiful-looking Android apps – preferably by splashing...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Gangnam Style Gone Wrong? An American in Beijing Kicks it Laowai Style

Last Friday we brought you an assortment of alternative interpretations of PSY’s ‘Gangnam Style.’ Well, here’s anoth...

  • October 12, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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4 Top Tips For Competing in a Hackathon

Dear developers who are joining our Startup Asia Hackathon this weekend, I’m sure you have prepared your guns, gathered up your team, ...

  • October 11, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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BlackBerry JamHack Challenges Asian Developers to Build an App in 40 Hours

BlackBerry is really in need of help in its app section. Now RIM (NASDAQ:RIMM) is turning to developers in the region and asking them to boo...

  • October 9, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Tokyo’s Human Camera Reminds Us to Connect in the Real World

Tokyo-based new media artist Eric Siu has created a really wonderful idea that blends technology and performance art in way that is sure to ...

  • October 29, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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Stop a Stolen Car Via SMS: Indonesian Students Create Brilliant Anti-Theft Device

Modem Microcontroller SMS Sender is an interesting product created to fight car theft. It basically allows users to control a car’s engine...

  • October 26, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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Han Han’s Online Magazine One Gets an iPhone App

Following the demise of his excellent but very short-lived literary magazine Party, China’s favorite blogger Han Han launched an onlin...

  • October 26, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Japanese Photographer’s iPhone Camera App is a Huge Hit Right After Launch

Recruit Media Lab, a research arm of Japan’s largest human resources and classified ad company, released an iPhone camera app with a v...

  • October 25, 2012
  • at 10:10 pm
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Australia’s DesignCrowd Launches in Asia, Targets Singapore, India, and Philippines

There’s a lot of talent crowdsourcing going on in Asia this year, and now Australia’s DesignCrowd.com is joining the fray, takin...

  • October 24, 2012
  • at 1:42 pm
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Fujitsu’s Video Data Transmission Technology Could Make Commercials Fun Again

We’ve written a lot about QR codes recently, especially with Chinese application WeChat using them creatively as part of social chat p...

  • October 16, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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Mo Yan’s Nobel Prize for Literature Win Leaves China’s E-Commerce Sites Out of Stock

China’s e-commerce sites are struggling to meet demand for the books of Mo Yan after the author last night became the first Chinese re...

  • October 12, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Indonesia’s e-Gamelan Makes Traditional Music with a Digital Touch

Electronic Gamelan, or e-gamelan, is the name of an iOS app that has been created by students and lecturers of the University of Dian Nuswan...

  • October 10, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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Studio HIVE: Creating Beautiful Games in Bangkok

With clients such as Square Enix, Lucas Arts, Namco Bandai, Top Cow, and Stan Lee’s POW Entertainment, Studio HIVE is Thailand’s number ...

  • October 9, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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