Posts Categorized: Gadgets



In Retribution for Huawei Investigation, Chinese State Media is Going After Cisco

Earlier today I wrote about an interesting if misleading report in the state-owned and state-run magazine China Economy and Informatization....

  • November 28, 2012
  • at 10:20 am
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Rumor: Xiaomi Set-Top Box Just Paving the Way for an Actual Television

We’ve written a lot about Xiaomi’s set-top box, which readers may recall has recently become tangled in a regulatory mess. That ...

  • November 27, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Japan’s KDDI, Softbank to Start Selling Cellular Model iPad Mini on November 30

Kyodo is reporting that Japanese carriers Softbank (TSE:9984) and KDDI (TYO:9433) say they will launch Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) new iPad ...

  • November 23, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Laptop and Tablet Markets Surge in Southeast Asia, Says GFK

According to GFK Asia, the markets for laptops and tablets in Southeast Asian regions is seeing a surge in demand and growth. Its figures fo...

  • November 22, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Evernote and Moleskin Launch Smart Notebook in Singapore, Help Make Your Notes on Paper Digital

When you hear the word notebook these days, a lot of people think laptop. And that probably goes doubly when a tech company like Evernote is...

  • November 17, 2012
  • at 2:06 am
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Why Xiaomi is Selling a Set-Top Box

Earlier today, we finally got the details on Xiaomi’s new set-top box. But thanks to a presser sent out to media outlets, we’ve ...

  • November 15, 2012
  • at 12:40 am
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Xiaomi Launches Streaming Media Box for Just $60, Will Support Apple’s Airplay Too

Xiaomi is today capitalizing on the success of its Android-based smartphones by launching a stream-to-TV box, also based on Android, called ...

  • November 14, 2012
  • at 3:22 pm
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Xiaomi Confirms Acquisition of Duokan, Startup Maker of Kindle and Apple TV Apps

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi has today confirmed its acquisition of Duokan, a startup maker of e-reader and Apple TV apps. The financial detai...

  • November 13, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Microsoft Introduces Cool Speech-to-Speech Automated Chinese Translation

Have you ever wanted to speak and hear what you said played back instantly in another language in your own voice? Now you can, according to ...

  • November 10, 2012
  • at 3:00 am
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The ‘Made in India’ Budget Tablet That Was (Sort of) Made in China

In a blow to India’s supposedly homegrown budget tablet, the Aakash, it has been revealed that the gadget is partially made in China. ...

  • November 27, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Report: 140 Million Android Users in China, 60 Million on iPhones

China has, at present, 390 million mobile internet users among its billion-strong phone subscribers. And now new data for 2012 Q3 from Beiji...

  • November 24, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Xiaomi TV Set-Top Box Service Suspended, Regulatory Kerfuffle Perhaps to Blame [UPDATED]

Just one week after the launch of Xiaomi’s set-top box for streaming media to TVs, the company has announced that it has been forced t...

  • November 23, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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WeMade’s Success in Mobile Builds on a Social Network

Korea’s largest game show, G-STAR 2012, was held in Busan from November 8th to the 10th. WeMade Entertainment had a major presence at the ...

  • November 19, 2012
  • at 3:53 pm
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China Telecom: Order Your iPhone 5 on Nov 20th, But Don’t Ask When It’ll Arrive

China Telecom (NYSE:CHA; HKG:0728) has said it will start taking orders for Apple’s iPhone 5 on Tuesday, November 20th. But there̵...

  • November 15, 2012
  • at 9:55 pm
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iPhone 5 Has Yet to Launch in China, But Already Looks to Have a Foothold

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 5 has yet to officially launch in China, but that hasn’t kept it from grabbing what could be as muc...

  • November 14, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Kai-Fu Lee: 500 Million Smartphones in China by End of 2013

The former director of Google China, Kai-Fu Lee, has put up a nice post over on LinkedIn with a handful of key stats that show how ChinaR...

  • November 13, 2012
  • at 5:01 pm
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Hong Kong Artist Records Daily Life, Builds Trippy Interpretation of Memories

I recently had a chance to watch ‘Bad Trip,’ a short video from 22-year-old media artist and filmmaker Alan Kwan. The clip is a ...

  • November 12, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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HTC Brings Windows Phone 8 Handsets to Indonesia

HTC has just launched its flagship Windows Phone 8 (WP8) handsets, the HTC 8S and 8X, at an event yesterday evening in Indonesia. Kompas cit...

  • November 9, 2012
  • at 5:20 pm
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