Posts Categorized: Gadgets


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Is Baidu About to Boost its Video Site By Launching a Smart TV?

Baidu’s (NASDAQ:BIDU) video streaming site iQiyi – already boosted by the recent $370 million acquisition of a rival – mig...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 9:57 pm
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Xiaomi 7-Inch Tablet Could Debut with New Mi-3 Smartphone in August

Xiaomi 7-Inch Tablet Could Debut with New Mi-3 Smartphone in August

Last year, Xiaomi founder Lei Jun told us in no uncertain terms that the company would not be making a tablet. But a year later, has the man...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Codlo: A Tiny Device That Helps You Cook

Cooking is definitely one of the things people should be able to do, but it’s quite a rare skill. I just stumbled upon Codlo (pictured rig...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 6:46 pm
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In the Last 4 Months, Thailand Sold Almost 3 Million Smartphones

In the Last 4 Months, Thailand Sold Almost 3 Million Smartphones

Like the rest of Southeast Asia, Thailand is spending oodles of money on smartphones. Couple this with Thai telco moves and it's the perfect...

  • June 26, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Android in India

Google to Bring ‘Android Nation’ Stores to India This Year, Starting With New Delhi

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) is partnering up with one Indian telco to give a big boost in visibility to its mobile OS, Android. The move will see S...

  • June 20, 2013
  • at 7:45 pm
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Qihoo to Solve Inconvenient Mobile Connection Problems With Clever Hardware Dongle

Qihoo 360 has for a long time been connected with rumors of hardware development, and aside from its smartphone line in connection with Haie...

  • June 18, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Xiaomi Smart TV

Leaked Images Show China’s Xiaomi is About to Launch a Smart TV

After selling over seven million Android-based smartphones in 2012, it seems that China’s Xiaomi is now looking at the big screen. Lea...

  • June 17, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Kindle launches in India June 2013

Just 1 Week After Opening in India, Amazon Preps Indian Launch of Kindle and Fire HD

That was quick work. Amazon India made a quiet launch just last week, and now three of Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) hardware models are set for ...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Foxconn Partners with Taiwan Mobile, Slowly Sheds Apple

Since iPhone sales started to dip, Foxconn’s been looking elsewhere to diversify the products it manufactures. It seems to have found a f...

  • June 11, 2013
  • at 6:10 pm
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IMotion Makes Minority Report a Reality, Ready to Hit Kickstarter Next Month (VIDEO)

Remember the movie Minority Report back in 2002, where Tom Cruise uses this futuristic controller to move things around the projector screen...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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Ubuntu Touch in China

A Post-Android Future? One Chinese Telco Signs Up For Ubuntu’s Mobile OS

With Chinese authorities having already warned that the nation is too dependent on Google’s Android, there’s a feeling that China is see...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 9:10 pm
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More Research Please: Samsung to Spend $4.5 Billion on 5 New R&D Facilities in Korea

Samsung (005930:KS) is spending a huge amount of money on its tech research capabilties in the next few years as the Korean giant battles Ap...

  • July 4, 2013
  • at 2:01 pm
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It’s Official: 3D Printer ‘The Buccaneer’ Raises Over $1 Million on Kickstarter

Singapore's very own 3D printer startup, Pirate3D, raises over $1 million on Kickstarter.

  • June 22, 2013
  • at 4:38 pm
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Huawei India 2013

China’s Huawei to Invest $30 Million to Build Brand in India, Aims for 1 Million Smartphone Sales

Chinese telecoms firm and phone-maker Huawei is going to spend Rs 175 crore ($30 million) to build its brand in India. This push into the co...

  • June 18, 2013
  • at 10:15 pm
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China iWatch iRing

iWatch? iRing? Here Comes a Brand-New Chinese Smartphone Maker With Some Neat Wearable Tech

Today, China-based Geak is debuting with two brand-new smartphones and two other surprising new products. It’s sort of like someone said, ...

  • June 17, 2013
  • at 5:43 pm
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Quad-Core Android Phones Get Cheaper in Indonesia with Mito Joining the Fray

The battle inside Indonesia’s local mobile phone brands is heating up now, offering users phones with better specifications at ever more a...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Smartfren Gets Aggressive, Offers Affordable Quad-Core Android Phones in Indonesia

Indonesian telco and handset manufacturer Smartfren has had a roller coaster year so far. On one end, their new set of smartphones are a bre...

  • June 11, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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To The Dismay of Thiefs Across Vietnam, Apple Deactivates Wiped iPhones Running iOS7

To The Dismay of Thieves Across Vietnam, Apple Deactivates Wiped iPhones Running iOS7

Last night over here in Asia, we watched with bated breath on live blogs and Apple’s own live stream as Tim Cook et al unveiled a number o...

  • June 11, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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