Posts Categorized: Gadgets

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Xiaomi sets price for Singapore phone launch on February 21

Today Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi set a date for its much-anticipated Singapore launch: February 21. Xiaomi’s Singapore homepage, which...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 1:23 pm
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HTC financials Q4 2013

HTC’s Q4 revenues down to $1.41 billion, expects even bleaker start to 2014

HTC (TPE:2498) has outed its Q4 earnings report this afternoon, showing yet another tough quarter for the embattled Taiwanese phone-maker. H...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 6:12 pm
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Samsung Galaxy S4 sales to hit 10 million in under 1 month

Get ready to see the new Samsung Galaxy S5 at launch event on February 24

This morning Samsung (005930:KS) sent out invites for what looks to be the big reveal of its Galaxy S5 phone. The ‘Unpacked 5’ e...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 11:35 am
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OPPO launches in India

Chinese phone-maker Oppo set to launch tomorrow in India

Chinese phone-maker Oppo is set to launch officially in India tomorrow, bringing its Android-based smartphones to a massive new audience. Op...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 7:59 pm
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Apple gets huge revenue boost from Asia, including a record $8.8 billion from China

Apple gets huge revenue boost from Asia, including a record $8.8 billion from China

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has revealed its financials for the quarter ending December 28, 2013 (called fiscal Q1 2014). They show that the Cuperti...

  • January 28, 2014
  • at 2:09 pm
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iPhone 5s and 5c launch in Indonesia, but Apple fans shocked by price

Apple’s highly anticipated iPhone 5S and 5C are now available in Indonesia, but regular readers would understand by now that it is cheaper...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 9:30 pm
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India's Micromax enter Russia, aims to be a top 4 phone brand this year

India’s Micromax enters Russia, aims to be a top 4 phone brand this year

Just as it promised a few months ago, Indian phone-maker Micromax today started operations in Russia. The official launch in the country bri...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 9:53 pm
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QFPay funding

Square-like Chinese startup QFPay swipes $16.5 million in series B funding

QFPay, maker of a Square-like gadget for taking e-payments via a smartphone, has secured series B funding worth $16.5 million, 36Kr reports ...

  • January 22, 2014
  • at 9:40 pm
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IDC says Asia-Pacific PC shipments see first ever double-digit drop in 2013

IDC: Asia-Pacific PC shipments see first ever double-digit drop

Research firm IDC has done some number crunching on PC shipments in 2013, and the resultant numbers are grim. PC shipments in Asia-Pacific (...

  • January 21, 2014
  • at 1:59 pm
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China’s Jade Rabbit lunar rover declared unfixable, dead

Just 10 weeks after blasting into space and about two months after landing on the moon, China’s ‘Jade Rabbit’ lunar rover ...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 12:48 am
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Google takes nearly 6 percent stake in Lenovo, worth $750 million, as part of last month's Motorola deal

Google takes 5.94% stake in Lenovo as part of last month’s Motorola deal (Update: Not yet)

It has emerged today that Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) ploughed $750 million into Lenovo (HKG:0992) at the end of last month. It’s related to ...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 1:37 pm
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China's Lenovo to buy Motorola phone business from Google

China’s Lenovo to buy Motorola phone business from Google, but will regulators approve?

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has confirmed that it’s selling Motorola Mobility – the phone-maker division of Motorola that it acquired i...

  • January 30, 2014
  • at 11:23 am
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Bakrie’s CDMA business offers free Path usage in Indonesia

The free Path usage is only available for Esia’s MaxFun and MaxPic smartphone users.

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 2:05 pm
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Intex Aqua Curve

Indian company launches a $200 curved smartphone like LG and Samsung, but you get what you pay for

Following in the footsteps of Samsung and LG, Indian IT brand Intex today launched an Android-powered smartphone called the Aqua Curve. Pa...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 10:19 pm
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Record Q4 for LG pushes it to 47.6 million smartphones shipped in 2013

Record Q4 for LG pushes it to 47.6 million smartphones shipped in 2013

South Korean gadget-maker LG (066570:KS) has released its Q4 2013 earnings report today, which shows some strong numbers. LG fought back aga...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Crowdfunded in China: smart water cups, smartphone buttons, and sex toys

We're trying something new starting this week: a regular list of our favorite projects assembled from the top crowdfunding sites in the coun...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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In the Philippines, drones are used for news reporting and rescue operations

Since last year we’ve been seeing how the purpose of drones has moved outside the confinements of the military. Some startups in Asia have...

  • January 22, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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Micromax Canvas MAd

India’s Micromax launches a phone that pays you to watch advertisements

In what could be described as a trendsetting move, Indian mobile device maker Micromax has launched its new Canvas Mad A94 model, which come...

  • January 20, 2014
  • at 3:09 pm
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