Posts Categorized: Gadgets

MIUI Love theme

Xiaomi’s MIUI Android Skin Celebrates Having 10 Million Users

It’s not just buyers of the China-made Xiaomi phones – of which there were over seven million in 2012 – who get to use its...

  • January 9, 2013
  • at 9:20 pm
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Tim Cook in China, meets MIIT's Miao Wei

Apple’s Tim Cook is Back in Beijing, Just Met China’s Tech Minister

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) CEO Tim Cook arrived in Beijing earlier today where he got the full sitting-in-front-of-a-fancy-painting treatment as he...

  • January 8, 2013
  • at 9:42 pm
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Indonesia’s Multiply To Start Taking LG Nexus 4 Pre-Orders Tomorrow

After a one-month delay, Google’s flagship handset, the LG Nexus 4 will finally make its way to Indonesia next week. Indonesian e-commerce...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Chinese startup's HeX drone which will launch in 2013

This Chinese Startup Wants to Bring You a 3D-Printed, Smartphone-Controlled Drone [VIDEO]

We don’t find hardware startups in China as often as we’d like – but we’ve stumbled across what looks like the coolest we’ve e...

  • January 2, 2013
  • at 9:58 pm
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iPhone and Android in China

Powered by Android, China Smartphone Sales to Hit 189 Million in 2012 [REPORT]

Taiwan’s Digitimes Research has a new report out looking at the smartphone landscape in mainland China. It states that sales of smartphone...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Xiaomi: 6.5 Million Phones Sold So Far

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi has only been in the hardware business for only about a year and a half, but it has made a big impact in that tim...

  • December 24, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Xiaomi’s Sales Experiment on Sina Weibo Yields 1.3 Million Reservations For Just 50,000 Phones

Remember that interesting little social commerce experiment earlier this week in which Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi sold phones via Sina Weibo...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 2:35 pm
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Xiaomi Teases Phone Launch in Hong Kong

China’s young phone-maker Xiaomi has teased a possible expansion into Hong Kong. That’s what’s implied in a tweet from the...

  • December 20, 2012
  • at 10:17 pm
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Sina Weibo mobile strategy

Sina Weibo Hints at Social Commerce Shift with Xiaomi Phone Sales

If you’re not willing to face the Mayan’s mooted apocalypse on the 21st while clutching your lousy old phone, then Xiaomi has so...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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Xiaomi sold 7.19 million phones in 2012

Xiaomi: 7.19 Million Phones Sold in 2012, Considering North America Launch in 2014

China’s startup phone-maker Xiaomi seems to have arrived on the scene at the perfect time – just when Android is seriously taking of...

  • January 9, 2013
  • at 6:20 pm
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In the Smartphone Space, Huawei Hopes Bigger is Better

I really hope that 2013 is not the year that we see the ever so ridiculous term ‘phablet’ go mainstream. But if mobile companies...

  • January 8, 2013
  • at 11:25 am
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A Lephone-made device

Google Didn’t Kill off Alibaba’s Smartphone OS, New Phone Hardware Due Soon

China’s Alibaba, the nation’s biggest e-commerce business, might have suffered the indignity and hassle of having its flagship phone lau...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Apple’s Annual Lucky Bag Sale Delivers for Japanese Fanboys

While Christmas has come and gone for most of us, here in Japan there was quite a bit of excitement this morning as Apple held its annual &#...

  • January 2, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Apple Announces 2013 ‘Lucky Bag’ Sales for 7 Stores in Japan

While it’s still Christmas Day in the Western hemisphere, those of us here in Asia are waking up on Boxing Day right now, and that lik...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Human Camera ‘Touchy’ Wishes You Merry Christmas!

Readers may recall back in October when we featured new media artist Eric Siu and his amazing human camera prototype called ‘Touchy...

  • December 24, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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360Buy to Snap Up More than $300 Million Worth of Nokia Phones in 2013, Plans Huge China Sales Push

Nokia (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) is having quite a disastrous time in China of late but it’s not going down without a fight. The Finnish ph...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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Which Asian Tech Companies are Patenting Innovations?

IEEE Spectrum has released its yearly “patent power” scorecard, a rundown of the which companies had the most impressive US pate...

  • December 20, 2012
  • at 1:58 am
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Baidu Losing Dell as Smartphone Partner?

Dell recently announced that it’s quitting Android – but that leaves China’s Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) facing the prospect of lo...

  • December 17, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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