Posts Categorized: Gadgets


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Softbank Rolls Out Smartphone with Radiation Meter for Japanese Market

Japanese mobile carrier Softbank (TSE:9984) announced today that its new Pantone 5 smartphone, to be released in July, will be the first sma...

  • May 29, 2012
  • at 3:15 pm
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Second Intel-powered Smartphone, Lenovo’s K800, Available for Pre-order on 360buy.com

There have been numerous reports out there today that Lenovo is going to announce its Intel-powered, Android-rocking smartphone, the K800, i...

  • May 28, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Security Researcher Finds Backdoor in China-Manufactured Chips

Lawmakers in the United States have been concerned about the security of hardware manufactured in China for years now, especially since many...

  • May 28, 2012
  • at 1:20 pm
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Lenovo Overtakes HP as India’s Top PC Maker

New figures from research firm Gartner today indicate that PC manufacturer Lenovo (HKG:0992) has taken over the top spot in India, as the PC...

  • May 25, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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China’s Satellite Navigation System to Serve Asia-Pacific, Launch More Satellites

Without GPS technology, we would all be lost — increasingly, that’s a literal truth. China’s “Big Dipper” GPS ...

  • May 17, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Now Everyone is Making Smartphones: Shanda’s Smartphones To Launch On June 6

So the new big thing for tech giants in China is to make smartphones, it seems. Shanda (NASDAQ:SNDA), also the creator of the famous Bambook...

  • May 14, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Leaked Screenshots Suggest a Foxconn-Made Baidu Phone With Voice-Based Assistant

Screenshots have emerged (pictured above) of a purported new budget phone from Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), China’s search engine giant. Rumor...

  • May 9, 2012
  • at 11:40 am
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Judging By Its Monstrous Revenue, Xiaomi is a Billion Dollar Company

Update: Somehow I got mixed up between P/E and revenue multiples and have made the necessary amendment below . Since we don’t know X...

  • May 5, 2012
  • at 11:08 am
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InMobi Sees iOS Falling in Hong Kong, Android Invading [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Mobile ad platform InMobi has ...

  • April 30, 2012
  • at 10:37 pm
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China’s Lenovo Looks to Brazil as Next Step Towards Global PC Supremacy

A few weeks back we told you about how Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten was venturing into the very big, and very attractive Brazilian mark...

  • May 29, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Rumored Foxconn Wage Hike Sparks Very Real Rent Hikes

The Foxconn workers in Shenzhen just can’t catch a break. The company keeps raising their wages, but local landlords — who know ...

  • May 28, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Report: China Mobile Picks ZTE and 3 Other Brands in New TD-SCDMA 3G Order

China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941), as the world’s biggest mobile telco by subscriber figures, often demands dozens of phone makers do ...

  • May 28, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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March of the Cheap Smartphones: Details on Qihoo 360′s New Phone

Recently, we’ve seen news of cheap smartphones coming from a lot of Chinese internet companies, including Baidu, Netease, and Shanda. ...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Baidu Unveils Low Cost Smartphone with Voice Recognition and 100GB of Cloud Storage

There’s an interesting battle taking shape in China, as a number of companies are setting their sights on the nation’s entry-lev...

  • May 15, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Samsung Targets Entry-Level Smartphone Market in China with Two New Models

Samsung (005930:KS) recently surpassed Nokia to become the global leader in mobile phone shipments, but apparently the company still wants m...

  • May 14, 2012
  • at 11:12 am
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Meizu Reaches Out, Hand-Delivers Free Phones to Some Weibo Followers [VIDEO]

Chinese phone-maker Meizu has just wrapped up a social media marketing campaign that saw it literally reaching out to new fans – and h...

  • May 6, 2012
  • at 12:46 pm
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Eedoo Speaks Out About CT510: Don’t Call it a Game Console [EXCLUSIVE]

A day before I wrote this piece about the launch of the CT510 and how the console is nowhere to be found in Beijing, I sent an email to the ...

  • May 3, 2012
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A Decade of Game Console Sales in Japan [CHART]

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo (TYO:7974) reported its first loss in 30 years last week, with sales of its major consoles around the world s...

  • April 30, 2012
  • at 9:35 am
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