Posts Categorized: Gadgets



Speculative Specs: This Should Be the Next Xiaomi Phone

In the space of just one year, the Chinese startup Xiaomi has gone from being the maker of an Android-based ROM beloved of Android tweakers ...

  • July 16, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Kobo Touch is Big in Japan; Rakuten’s Most Popular Product

Since Rakuten (JSD:4755) and Kobo Inc. showed off the Kobo Touch last week, the device has apparently been in high demand among Japanese con...

  • July 11, 2012
  • at 5:45 pm
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Report: China Now Has 14% of Global Windows Phone Users

The mobile ad platform AdDuplex has released new stats that suggest that China is now the second-largest nation of Windows Phone (WP) users ...

  • July 10, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Chinese Apple Users Protest iMac Screen Problems

Dust getting into the screen was, before a few minutes ago, a computer problem that I wasn’t aware existed. But apparently it’s ...

  • July 5, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Rakuten’s Kobo E-Reader to Hit Japan July 19, Priced at 7980 Yen (or $100)

At a press conference in Tokyo this afternoon, Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten (JSD:4755) announced that its e-reading service will launch...

  • July 2, 2012
  • at 6:46 pm
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Best Buy Focusing on Mobile Products in Return to China

Last September, we reported that Best Buy would be coming back to China. And now there is official word. Best Buy will be in China as it ann...

  • July 2, 2012
  • at 9:06 am
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A New Vending Machine That Keeps Drinks Chilled Without Using Energy

At Tech in Asia, we’re very keen to write about innovations that save energy. So here’s an interesting one from Japan: A new ven...

  • June 28, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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Undefeatable Rock-Paper-Scissors Robot Cannot Possibly be Defeated

Thanks to the folks over on Reddit for digging up this amazing clip of a rock-paper-scissors robot that wins EVERY SINGLE TIME. It comes fro...

  • June 27, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Multiply Indonesia Lets You Form a Virtual Queue for the Newest Gadgets

Good news for gadget lovers out there as Multiply Indonesia recently announced its new feature, the Virtual Queue. This offers the potential...

  • June 25, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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Lenovo Ready to Leap Past HP in Global PC Shipments [Chart]

This morning the folks over at Reuters pointed to an upcoming shift in the global PC market that most industry watchers have been expecting ...

  • July 16, 2012
  • at 9:03 am
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Blackberry 10 Jam World Tour Jakarta Wraps Up

Research in Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:RIMM) has just finished its Blackberry 10 Jam World Tour in Jakarta with more than 350 Indonesian app develop...

  • July 10, 2012
  • at 7:40 pm
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Pocketmate Brings Triple SIM Support to iPhones

If you need to have three SIM cards – to juggle different calling plans, or separate businesses; or perhaps two mistresses on the side...

  • July 9, 2012
  • at 9:15 pm
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Nexian Launches First Transparent Screen Phone in Indonesia [Updated]

[UPDATE on July 4th: The post originally made the mistake of saying that this runs Android. It actually "supports JAVA," in the very vague w...

  • July 3, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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The Verdict is In: Apple Pays Proview $60 Million to Settle iPad Trademark Dispute

Apple has been in court for quite some time now with Proview, the holders of the iPad trademark in China. Earlier this morning, a Guangzhou ...

  • July 2, 2012
  • at 11:44 am
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Spec by Spec: China’s 5 Hottest Homegrown Smartphones

China’s web companies want to go mobile. And to that end, many are creating their own phones that carry their own mobile platforms, se...

  • June 29, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Samsung Galaxy S III Goes on Sale in Tokyo

On Thursday morning in Tokyo, NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) held a pair of launch events for the flagship handset of its new summer lineup, the Sams...

  • June 28, 2012
  • at 9:40 am
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SingTel Innov8 Looks to Developing Nations, Funds Mobile Platform Maker G-Mobi

SingTel Innov8 is in action again, this time ploughing its venture capital into – along with Japan’s Mitsui & Co. (TYO:8031) – General...

  • June 27, 2012
  • at 9:20 am
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The Trouble With Apple; or, Why I’m Excited About Surface

The Honeymoon It has now been nearly a decade since I switched to Apple computers. Frustrated with the blue screens of death and viruses, ...

  • June 22, 2012
  • at 4:48 pm
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