Posts Categorized: Gadgets

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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Baidu Wireless Music Box

Baidu continues to invade Chinese living rooms with the release of this new music box

Baidu (NASDA: BIDU), the Chinese internet giant best known for its search engine, has recently unveiled its latest hardware product – ...

  • January 20, 2014
  • at 12:42 pm
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COS is China’s own mobile and smart TV OS that’s designed to oust Android

China’s own mobile OS has been revealed, and it looks a lot like Android

There are about 270 million active Android users in China right now, and Google’s mobile OS has helped spur a huge boom in mobile comm...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 5:16 pm
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Chinese phone-maker Meizu has a plan to win over Android fans in Europe and the US

Chinese phone-maker Meizu has a plan to win over Android fans in Europe and the US

Chinese phone-maker Meizu made it clear at CES 2014 a few days back that it intends to launch in America later this year. That’s a lot...

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 9:28 pm
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China Mobile CEO: millions of iPhone pre-orders already taken ahead of launch

China Mobile CEO: 1.2 million iPhone pre-orders already taken ahead of launch

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) long awaited deal with China Mobile finally became a reality just before Christmas, and so the world’s big...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 1:15 pm
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MSwipe India

India’s MSwipe gets series B funding to help it reach more retailers

A lot of startups are battling to get small retailers and major chains in India to use their point of sale gadgets. One of these is MSwipe, ...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 5:55 pm
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Xiaomi gets another new convert as Steve Wozniak drops into Beijing HQ

Xiaomi gets another new convert as Steve Wozniak drops into Beijing HQ

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has long since discovered the magic key that helped him escape from Apple’s walled garden. Now he’...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Meizu entering US market 2014

China’s Meizu plans to launch smartphones in US market in Q3

Chinese phone-maker Meizu unveiled its latest flagship phone, the MX3, last September, but it’s getting a fresh wave of coverage today...

  • January 8, 2014
  • at 9:18 pm
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India’s Micromax steps onto world stage with dual-boot Android/Windows LapTab

India’s Micromax steps onto world stage with dual-boot Android/Windows LapTab

After success with its smartphones and tablets in India, homegrown brand Micromax is trying something different with a combo laptop and tabl...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 9:38 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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Wii U sales 2013

NintenD’OH! Struggling company admits only 2.8 million Wii U consoles sold in 2013

Nintendo (TYO:7974) has finally faced up to the facts and admitted that its flagship Wii U console is a huge and embarrassing flop. Satoru I...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 7:59 pm
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China Mobile launch day, with Apple CEO Tim Cook

Tim Cook appears in Beijing store for today’s iPhone launch on China Mobile

Today is the day that Apple-hungry China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941) subscribers have been waiting for – the official launch of the iP...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 12:26 pm
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intugine nimble

Indian undergrads create a highly accurate gesture motion control device, but how does it compare to Leap Motion?

The age of computer mice and their pads might soon come to an end. With gesture-control enabled by devices like the Leap Motion and Xbox Kin...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 5:36 pm
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oneplus pete lau 2

OnePlus One coming in Q2, aims to disrupt China’s smartphone market

Just one week after OnePlus announced it would partner with Cyanogenmod for the new Chinese smartphone maker’s first model, Tech in A...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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OneCard - China's version of Coin wants to replace all your pesky plastic credit cards

China’s version of Coin wants to replace all your pesky plastic credit cards

Coin, the much talked about digital credit card, wrapped up its pre-orders (in a record 40 minutes) last November, but it’s still many...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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22 cool gadgets from Asian hardware giants at CES

22 cool gadgets from Asian hardware giants at CES

Here at Tech In Asia we tend to tilt our coverage towards startups and industry news, as there are plenty of other great blogs around the wo...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 3:36 pm
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Android in Pakistan

Pakistan bakery chain is cooking up something new – Android smartphones

Pakistan will soon have a new, homegrown phone brand. While that’s not too unusual, it is surprising that the new phone is from Gourmet Fo...

  • January 8, 2014
  • at 2:55 pm
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Xiaomi sold 18.7 million phones in 2013, more than double its previous year's tally

Xiaomi sold 18.7 million phones in 2013, more than double its previous year’s tally

This morning, disruptive phone-maker Xiaomi revealed its sales statistics for 2013. The Chinese startup, which first launched an Android-bas...

  • January 2, 2014
  • at 11:57 am
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