Posts Categorized: Gadgets



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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This is Apple’s Amazing Glass-Fronted Third Store in Hong Kong [PICS]

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) third official Hong Kong store opens tomorrow morning and already the covers are off, giving everyone a great view o...

  • December 14, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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iPhone 5 Finally Launched in China, No Reports of Violence

In the early hours of the morning today, the first official iPhone 5s went on sale in China. Unsurprisingly, the devices are reportedly sell...

  • December 14, 2012
  • at 5:30 am
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Lazada and Indosat Offer Free iPhone 5 [CONTEST]

Rocket Internet’s e-commerce site Lazada Indonesia, together with Indonesian operator Indosat will hold a ten-person trivia contest tomorr...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 5:03 pm
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Indosat and Mandiri Partner to Offer Indonesia’s Most Affordable iPhone 5 Packages

Apple’s third carrier partner in Indonesia for the iPhone 5, Indosat, is going to begin accepting pre-orders tomorrow. The operator is wor...

  • December 10, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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iPhone 5 Now Available for Pre-Order in Indonesia, Delivers Next Friday

Apple’s latest handset, the iPhone 5 is set to be available on December 14th in Indonesia. Two operator partners – Telkomsel and Ind...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 10:45 pm
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KDDI Set to Launch HTC J Butterfly in Japan On December 9

Japanese carrier KDDI (TYO:9433) has announced the launch date for its much anticipated HTC J Butterfly. The handset will go on sale in Japa...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 3:52 pm
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Nokia Brings WP8 to China with Launch of Lumia 920T on China Mobile

Nokia (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) brought the first Windows Phone 8 (WP8) device to China today with the launch of its Lumia 920T on the nation...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 9:59 pm
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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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For the First Time Ever, an Apple Store Will Open Tomorrow in China’s Wild West

Mainland China gets its eighth – and most far-flung – official Apple Store tomorrow with the opening of one way out in ChinaR...

  • December 14, 2012
  • at 11:56 pm
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iPhone 5 Launches in Indonesia, Met With Queues and Contests

The iPhone 5 is finally launched today in Indonesia. Now, the phone can be ordered nationwide through its three carrier partners, Telkomsel,...

  • December 14, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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You’ll Never Guess What The9 and ZTE Are Teaming Up to Work On

The9 is one of China’s biggest gaming companies. ZTE is one of its biggest handset and telecom equipment makers. So what do you get wh...

  • December 13, 2012
  • at 3:10 am
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Multiply to Start iPhone 5 Pre-Orders in a Few Hours

A short time from now, at 12noon local time, Indonesian e-commerce store Multiply will start its iPhone 5 pre-orders. The site will sell two...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 11:24 am
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Hong Kong’s 3rd Apple Store, This Time in Causeway Bay, Close to Completion

Nearly three months after Hong Kong got its second official Apple Store, it’s all set for a third, which is due to open quite soon ...

  • December 10, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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How Huawei Helped Iran Spy on Citizens and Why Brand China is Poison

Hoo boy. Chinese telecom equipment provider Huawei has been having a rough couple of months what with all the speculation about spying comin...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 8:00 am
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Rakuten Set to Ship Kobo Mini in Japan on December 18

Rakuten’s (JSD:4755) subsidiary Kobo has announced that its Kobo Mini e-reader is now available for pre-order, with shipments starting...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 9:30 am
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In Vietnam, For Every 100 People There are 145 Mobile Phones

With Vietnam’s internet penetration at 34 percent and the latest Facebook growth statistics showing Vietnam to be one of the fastest growi...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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