Posts Categorized: Gadgets


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Does Sony’s PS4 face exile?

This gaming post was originally published on our new sister site Games in Asia, which you should totally bookmark and follow on Twitter and ...

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 6:18 pm
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iPad Air and retina iPad Mini reach India on December 7

iPad Air and retina iPad Mini reach India on December 7

Sales of Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) newest iPad Air and retina-screen iPad Mini kick off on December 7 in India, the company has confirmed....

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 11:59 am
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Sky Drone hi-def camera now up for pre-order despite missing crowdfunding goal

If you need an eye in the sky for some reason (dont worry, we won’t ask why – we’re not the cops) then you need a video-eq...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 4:46 pm
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China’s Oppo launches N1 smartphone with CyanogenMod OS for overseas markets

Oppo N1 ready to go on sale December 10 in US, Europe

Remember the Oppo N1, that swivel-eyed loon of a flagship smartphone unveiled last month? Now Oppo is ready to ship it to customers around t...

  • December 2, 2013
  • at 9:55 pm
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Xiaomi sells 150,000 smartphones in less than 10 minutes on WeChat

WeChat flexed its muscles as a real e-commerce platform when Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi sold 150,000 of its flagship Mi3 smartphones in...

  • November 28, 2013
  • at 2:46 pm
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iPhone 5S and 5C price drop: one Philippine telco lowers monthly fees, adds prepaid option

The two telcos in the Philippines launched their postpaid plans for the iPhone 5S and 5C earlier this month. But now Globe Telecom is bein...

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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ERI is a fitness-tracking sports band that's made in Hong Kong

ERI is a new fitness-tracking sports band that’s made in Hong Kong

The 21st century will end with everyone being horrifically obese or fantastically fit. It could go either way. With the number of fitness-tr...

  • November 25, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Powered by newest MediaTek chip, India's Intex unveils octa-core smartphone prototype

Powered by newest MediaTek chip, India’s Intex unveils octa-core smartphone prototype

Some Indian mobile phone makers are slowly but surely wiping out the image of being cheap, as in poor quality or low-spec. Instead they want...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Xiaomi is experimenting with selling smartphones in WeChat

Today at 12 noon in China, gadget-maker Xiaomi started an experiment selling its smartphones inside WeChat, the popular messaging app. Xiaom...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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LG to launch G Flex in Singapore and Hong Kong, US and Europe still on hold

South Korean smartphone maker LG has announced its new flexible and self-healing flagship device will be sold in Singapore and Hong ...

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Sony: We’ve sold 2.1 million PS4 consoles already

Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) new PlayStation 4 launched in the US on November 15. How’s it doing since then? Sony revealed today that 2.1 million P...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 6:14 pm
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Lower prices, Android OS, and bigger screens are biggest factors Southeast Asians’ smartphone purchases

Last year, research firm GfK reported 2011 smartphone sales in the region grew by 78 percent. This year, GfK released a similar report on s...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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China preps blast-off tomorrow for first ever moon rover mission

This weekend, China’s space agency is putting the finishing touches to the launch of its first ever moon rover mission. The aim is to ...

  • December 1, 2013
  • at 12:05 am
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Xiaomi set to launch its budget smartphone to Taiwan

Screw the Moto G: Xiaomi takes its budget smartphone to Taiwan

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi is preparing to launch its budget smartphone in Taiwan. Xiaomi is now issuing reservation numbers for the quad-co...

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Champagne, anyone? You can now get a gold HTC One at an ordinary price

Champagne, anyone? You can now get a gold HTC One at an ordinary price

After HTC’s silliness with an 18-carat gold HTC One that cost over $4,000, the Taiwanese phone-maker has this time made a gold HTC One...

  • November 25, 2013
  • at 6:35 pm
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Check out these 10 new gadgets from HAXLR8R

Check out these 10 new gadgets from HAXLR8R’s hardware accelerator

HAXLR8R, the Shenzhen-based hardware accelerator program, has graduated 10 new teams from its latest 15-week incubator. At an event in San F...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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China, Japan, and India represent strongly in latest top 500 supercomputers list

China, Japan, and India represent strongly in latest top 500 supercomputers list

Asian countries have not yet matched the development levels of the West, but when it comes to supercomputers it’s a different story. N...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Just after selling another 100,000 phones in 6 minutes, Xiaomi finally unveils its mysterious new product

The secret’s out – the latest addition to the Xiaomi product line is a wireless router, as CEO Lei Jun indicated two days ago in...

  • November 20, 2013
  • at 1:05 pm
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