Posts Categorized: Gadgets


Pirate3D Buccaneer 3D printer

Singapore’s Pirate3D Printer Ready to Hit Kickstarter, Will Ship to Backers in December [VIDEO]

A few months ago we saw Singaporean startup Pirate3D get seed funding to help develop what it claims to be the world’s most affordable 3D ...

  • May 28, 2013
  • at 11:58 am
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Lazada Indonesia To Give Away 1 Free OPPO Find 5 Smartphone (CONTEST)

(Thanks for all the entries, but now this contest is closed) Chinese handset maker OPPO has set foot in the Indonesian market recently, brin...

  • May 24, 2013
  • at 4:21 pm
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Samsung Galaxy S4 sales to hit 10 million in under 1 month

Samsung CEO Hails 10 Million Galaxy S4 Sales in 3 Weeks, Hints at 100 Million in Future

Samsung (005930:KS) co-CEO Shin Jong-kyun has today hailed the company’s new Galaxy S4 phone as its fastest ever selling gadget. It’s ex...

  • May 17, 2013
  • at 9:55 pm
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Apple to open new store in Chongqing on July 26 ahead of new retail push in China

Canalys: China Bought 82 Million Smartphones in Q1, Apple Back Up to 5th Spot

When we looked at Canalys smartphone data for Q4 2012, we noted that Apple had sunk to sixth spot in China for that quarter as domestic gadg...

  • May 15, 2013
  • at 1:15 pm
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Japan Plans New Super-Fast Supercomputer

Japan Plans New Super-Fast Supercomputer

In news that is totally awesome, Japan’s science ministry has announced it plans to build a supercomputer by 2020 that is 100 times fa...

  • May 10, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Samsung Looks to Assert its Dominance with Galaxy S4 Launch in Indonesia

The Samsung Galaxy S4 officially launched today in Indonesia. Kompas today quotes Febri Rusli, the product marketing manager of Samsung Indo...

  • May 3, 2013
  • at 9:15 pm
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singlepet hardware

Hardware Startup SinglePet Feeds Your Pet Even When You’re Away

SinglePet is a Korean startup that builds pet-care hardware (pictured) which can be controlled through a mobile app. The gadget has cameras ...

  • May 1, 2013
  • at 3:31 pm
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Taiwan’s TMI Launches Hardware Acceleration Program With Backing From Kaifu Lee

Taiwan’s TMI Launches Hardware Acceleration Program With Backing From Kaifu Lee

Taipei-based incubator, Taiwan Mobile Innovation (TMI), has launched its hardware acceleration program earlier this month. It hopes to attra...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Apple China sales 2013

Apple: “Best Quarter Ever” in China with $8.8 Billion Revenue

“We had our best quarter ever in China,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook earlier today. In its post-earnings conference call for Q2 of fiscal 20...

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 11:40 am
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Samsung sales in China

Samsung Sold 12.5 Million Smartphones in China in Q1, Heading for Blockbuster 2013

Samsung (005930:KS) sold 30 million phones in China in 2012, but that number looks set to be surpassed by a blockbuster 2013. That’s becau...

  • May 27, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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HTC One sales 2013

Amid an Exec Brain Drain, HTC Reassures Everyone That 5 Million ‘One’ Phones Sold So Far

Amid a stream of bad news about an executive brain drain at HTC (TPE:2498), the Taiwanese phone-maker has said today that it has sold “...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 6:33 pm
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ChatPerk gadget lets your iPhone emit smells

Attach and Sniff: Japan’s ChatPerf Lets Your iPhone Emit Smells (VIDEO)

Using a smartphone is a very sensual and immersive experience, but so far our sense of smell has been left out of the fun. Not any more. A J...

  • May 15, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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BBM No Longer Shackled to Blackberry Platform: Will Indonesians Rejoice?

I remember a few years ago that there was this constant rumor that Blackberry was going to allow its popular Blackberry Messenger (BBM) serv...

  • May 15, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Codoon clones Jawbone Up

Wearable Tech Maker From China Clones the ‘Jawbone Up’

A wearable tech company from China is about to launch a good-looking new fitness-tracking gadget. Unfortunately, the elegant design is far f...

  • May 8, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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China Beidou vs GPS

Get Lost, GPS: China Invests $810 Million to Create Products for Homegrown Navigation System

Always concerned about being reliant on foreign technology, China has been developing a homegrown satellite navigation system for the past d...

  • May 2, 2013
  • at 4:11 pm
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Xiaomi Mi2S launch

Now the Newest Xiaomi Phone is Available Worldwide

One Chinese e-commerce site that recently branched out into global sales has added what could be its hottest item yet – the newest Xia...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 11:22 pm
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‘Edisse Watch’ Lets Carers Track If Elderly People Fall, Coming Soon to Kickstarter

I consider it as a privilege to have my 83-year-old grandmother staying with me. She cooks delicious peranakan dishes and interests me with ...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 3:31 pm
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Vizio phone China launch

3 Months After CES Teaser, Vizio Phone Finally Goes on Sale in China

A few days into the new year, American TV maker Vizio revealed its first ever venture outside of the North American market with a made-for-C...

  • April 23, 2013
  • at 11:30 pm
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