Posts Categorized: Gadgets

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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Confirmed: Xiaomi to Take on Apple, Launch TV Set-Top Box on November 14th

Just six days after we gave you an exclusive peek at a new video app from China’s Xiaomi that suggested it might be working on a TV se...

  • November 9, 2012
  • at 11:46 am
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Nintendo Holds Funeral, I Mean, Unboxing for New Wii U Console

Leading up to the launch of its new Wii U game console later this month, Nintendo (TYO:7974) has just released a very unusual unboxing video...

  • November 8, 2012
  • at 11:15 am
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Ever Wanted a Really Expensive Clipboard? Try Japan’s iPhone 5 Binder Case

For some reason, some of the craziest iPhone cases seem to originate from Japan. And this latest iPhone 5 case is no exception. New from pho...

  • November 5, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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Xiaomi TV Box Spills its Guts In Possible Leaked Photo

With rumors swirling that Xiaomi, China’s disruptive phone-maker, is about to release an Apple TV-esque set-top box, and today Sina Te...

  • November 2, 2012
  • at 9:01 pm
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Playstation 3 Gets Certification in China, Ban on Gaming Consoles May Be Ending

Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) Playstation 3 gaming console has received regulatory approval in China, it has emerged today. The ‘China Compu...

  • November 1, 2012
  • at 3:32 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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Rumor: Foxconn Planning a Factory in the US

Well here’s some news you probably didn’t see coming: Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn is rumored to be planning a man...

  • November 9, 2012
  • at 7:57 am
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HTC, Huawei, Nokia Rumored to be Launching WP8 Devices in China in December

An industry source in China, cited by Sohu IT and Marbridge Daily, says that six new Windows Phone 8 (WP8) smartphones are lauching in the c...

  • November 7, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Shops in One Beijing Electronics Market Caught Cheating Customers

Buying electronics in China can be an interesting experience. Generally speaking, they’re sold in large markets containing hundreds of...

  • November 3, 2012
  • at 2:57 am
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Microsoft Partners with Japan’s NTT Docomo on LTE Windows 8 Tablets

As we mentioned yesterday, Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows 8 got off to a bit of a rocky start in Japan recently. A few unfortunate ...

  • November 1, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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LG Confirms: Nexus 4 Coming to Indonesia This Year

It is confirmed: The LG-made Nexus 4, Google’s new flagship Android phone, will be available for sale this December in Indonesia. This was...

  • October 31, 2012
  • at 11:57 am
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