Posts Categorized: Gadgets

New Docomo fitness service connects with smart shirt to provide biometric data

Docomo takes the term "wearable" to new heights with nanofiber smart shirts that interact with a suite of paid fitness apps.

  • September 30, 2014
  • at 7:54 pm
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China's regulators give final approval to Apple's iPhone 6 after giving it unusual security check

China’s regulators give final approval to iPhone 6, set for launch October 17

Weeks after the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus first went on sale, Apple’s newest phones finally have full approval from China’s regulators.

  • September 30, 2014
  • at 10:59 am
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Balancing atop balls, the Murata Cheerleaders roll into Japan’s robot spotlight (VIDEO)

Advanced sensing and communication technology could one day be used in self-driving cars or internet of things applications.

  • September 25, 2014
  • at 12:40 pm
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Crowdfunded in China: more air purifiers, more smartwatches, and more kegel trainers

For the first time, our monthly installment of China's best crowdfunding campaigns features more projects on JD than Demohour.

  • September 24, 2014
  • at 6:58 pm
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Japan’s high-tech toilets are no laughing matter

Toto has the environment and the elderly in mind with toilets that redefine going to the bathroom.

  • September 24, 2014
  • at 4:25 pm
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Watch out, Apple: Martian Notifier smartwatch lands on India’s Flipkart

The Martian Notifier, priced at INR 9,999 (US$165), will display alerts and notifications you choose from your phone, double up as a hands-f...

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 9:14 pm
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Xiaomi Mi Band: at just $13, all flaws are forgiven (REVIEW)

Unless there’s a specific feature or third-party app that you just can’t part with on the Fitbit and Jawbone, there's no reason not to b...

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 6:45 pm
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Meizu MX4 review

Meizu MX4 is like a budget iPhone 6 Plus with big ambitions (REVIEW)

The most fierce and fascinating tech battle going on in China right now is for US$300 smartphones - the new Meizu MX4 is the latest cheap ch...

  • September 20, 2014
  • at 10:10 am
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Download YouTube videos and watch them offline – if you’re in India

YouTube offline will resolve one of the main pain-points for budget smartphone users in India - unreliable and unaffordable downloads.

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 10:28 am
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Docotch

Japan’s largest telco announces child-tracking wearable, ‘Docotch’

Docotch can pinpoint a child's location with GPS and sensors and supports basic communication and panic alerts to parents.

  • September 30, 2014
  • at 3:02 pm
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Chinese startup goes global with crowdfunding campaign for smart home security system

Chinese startup goes global with crowdfunding campaign for smart home security system

A new Chinese startup is looking to make an impact around the world with its smart home security system that uses image recognition technolo...

  • September 29, 2014
  • at 4:38 pm
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This new compact camera wants to make selfie-loving ladies feel like runway models

Casio's new camera appeals to selfie addicts with a swiveling frame, screen, and lens coupled with an all new Make-up Plus mode.

  • September 25, 2014
  • at 11:06 am
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launches in 140 countries at end of October 2014.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 beats iPhone 6 to stores in China and South Korea, launching September 26

Samsung today confirmed that its newest flagship, the Galaxy Note 4, will launch in China and South Korea this week.

  • September 24, 2014
  • at 6:27 pm
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Xiaomi launches blood pressure monitor in partnership with Silicon Valley’s iHealth Labs

Xiaomi today will launch its first ever healthcare product in conjunction with iHealth Labs, a smart blood pressure monitor.

  • September 24, 2014
  • at 12:26 pm
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Missed the boat on a Xiaomi flash sale? Take heart, Finland’s Jolla just sailed into India

Jolla is priced just a bit more than Mi 3. But then all those frustrated by Xiaomi flash sales might find the smartphone from the land of No...

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 8:35 pm
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Xiaomi pushes your buttons with new game controller

Xiaomi pushes your buttons with new game controller

Phone-maker Xiaomi unveiled a new game controller today that’s designed to work with the company’s own MiPad tablet and MiTV.

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 7:03 pm
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Huge queues across Asia on iPhone 6 launch day

Huge queues across Asia on iPhone 6 launch day

Tens of thousands of people across Asia rose very early – or got no sleep at all – today as they flocked to stores to try grab an iPhone...

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 12:34 pm
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Google Android One Micromax

5 reasons why Google’s Android One is a game-changer in budget smartphones

The budget smartphone market has just got shaken up again with the unveiling of Google's Android One in India at $105. Here are 5 ways in wh...

  • September 15, 2014
  • at 7:40 pm
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