Posts Categorized: Gadgets


Check out the Asian nations that get iPhone 5S and 5C launches on October 25 and November 1

Check out the Asian nations that get iPhone 5S and 5C launches on October 25 and November 1

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has just confirmed its next wave of iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C launches around the world. Friday, October 25 will see 25 co...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 9:06 pm
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Bill Gates calls for Indian inventors to reinvent the toilet, save lives

Bill Gates calls for Indian inventors to reinvent the toilet, save lives

A recent UNICEF report on sanitation in India showed that poor sanitation is responsible for the stunting of 62 million children under the a...

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 5:25 pm
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Samsung vs HTC

Smartphone boom means a record quarter for Samsung, but HTC pulls in a $101 million loss

In a very telling clash of contrasting fortunes, both Samsung (005930:KS) and HTC (TPE:2498) revealed their latest quarterly financial resul...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 6:15 pm
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3D printing growth in Asia

Report: 3D printer shipments to grow 49% in 2013, huge potential for India and China

3D printing has been around for a while but in the last few years it has gained momentum and some level of understanding among the general p...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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In Taiwan you can buy an Android tablet from 7-11 for $200

As mobile technology becomes cheaper to manufacture, an increasing number of low-end brands have emerged, selling simple devices at affordab...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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Google brings Android app vending machines to Tokyo

Google Japan is tapping into Tokyo’s affinity for vending machines with a Google Play version of the unmanned dispensaries. The Goog...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Petcube launch

I can haz Petcube? Haxlr8r-incubated project exceeds $100,000 Kickstarter goal

Petcube is a sinister-looking little black box that actually does something adorable – it lets you remotely monitor your pets, and you...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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In an absurd move, the ‘unlocked’ Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is region-locked

In an absurd move, the ‘unlocked’ Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is region-locked (UPDATED)

In a flashback to the bad old days of region-locked DVDs and games, the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Note 3 appears to be restricted to usi...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 9:10 pm
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North Korea gets an arcade, 4D movie theater

North Korea just got a little bit more fun. Earlier this month, the Hermit Kingdom’s Kim Jong Un toured a new facility at the Rungna P...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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manufacturing EVs in China

One Chinese province looks to specialize in making electric vehicles

When Chinese people think of Shandong province, they probably have in mind oilfields and rows of maize – or Tsingtao, the national bee...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
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China’s ZTE hopes for an assist from NBA as it launches first smartphones in US

China’s ZTE hopes for an assist from NBA as it launches first smartphones in US

Chinese phone-maker ZTE (HKG:0763; SHE:000063) is hoping to crack the tough, telco-dominated US market with the launch of two unlocked smart...

  • October 7, 2013
  • at 10:32 am
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Apple India franchise stores

Apple reportedly keen to open franchise stores in 50 smaller Indian cities

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) looks set to try a new retail strategy in India, opening up as many as 100 Apple franchise stores in major and smaller c...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 3:56 pm
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Philippine hardware brand launches anti-theft app for its users

In the Philippines, smartphones are one of the more coveted items among pick-pockets. Last year, around 6,600 mobile phones were reported st...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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XL Dekat lets you keep track of your loved ones in real time

The telco scene in Indonesia is definitely one to look out for, as each seems to have stepped away from the usual price war to making new pr...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Singapore’s iMotion launches Kickstarter for motion-sensing game controller with haptic feedback

This article was originally posted on Games in Asia, our new sister site that’s dedicated to bringing you all the best in Asia games a...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Government document says China is ready to lift ban on game consoles

Government document says China is ready to lift ban on game consoles

Could this be the real thing? After many false alarms, a document issued by China’s State office this morning suggests that the nation...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 11:32 pm
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new Xiaomi store in Beijing

Xiaomi opens biggest ever service center in Beijing, looks like a store (Updated)

Startup phone-maker Xiaomi sold seven million phones in the first half of this year, thanks to a mix of e-commerce and telco partnerships. I...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 5:20 pm
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iPhone 5C makes its way to the Philippines via gray market sellers

Following the launch of the colorful iPhone 5C in 11 markets, it seems like Filipino retailers don’t want to get left behind, as the i...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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