Posts Categorized: Gadgets


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MiniGames: A Review of Sina Weibo’s Little Amusement Park

In a bid to monetize its user-friendly but financially dragging giant, Sina recently imbued its Weibo microblogging platform with its own c...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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Apple’s Chinese New Year Sales Go Online on Friday, in China and Across Asia

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is apparently keen to celebrate Chinese new year – more popularly known as Spring Festival here – with a ...

  • January 3, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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China Implements Real-Name Registration, Online Ticket Sales for Trains, Buses

Real-name registration in China expanded in 2012 to include popular online services like Sina Weibo. Now, in the run-up to 2012′s Spri...

  • January 2, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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China’s 10 Most Wanted Smartphones – Great News for Android, Not So Much for iPhone

Smartphone growth and usage continued to accelerate in China in 2011 – but which phones do Chinese consumers most want to buy? QQ Tech...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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Rumor: iPhone 4S to Launch January 6 in China

I had promised myself I wasn’t going to write about any more iPhone 4S rumors, but this one is so specific it seems like there’s...

  • December 26, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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DST Founder Yuri Milner Invests in Xiaomi

We already knew Xiaomi had scored $90 million RMB in new financing — they announced that at their press conference with China Unicom o...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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12 Major Android Stories From Across Asia in 2011

2011 has been a big year for Android in Asia, hitting milestones in Japan and South Korea, whilst also expanding the smartphone ecosystem ac...

  • December 21, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Xiaomi, China Unicom Announce Cooperation

At a press conference today in Beijing, Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun confirmed rumors that the company will cooperate with China Unicom to off...

  • December 20, 2011
  • at 4:47 pm
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Samsung Dominates Android in China, But Tablets Growing Less Popular [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. The Chinese mobile analytics c...

  • December 15, 2011
  • at 8:20 pm
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Computer Radiation Myth Busted, But Chinese Mothers Still Buy It

As most of you were probably busy with other things during the holidays, I thought I’d share this piece by Adam Minter about the debat...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Rumor: Amazon’s Kindle Coming to China

Perhaps those government talks we reported on back in October went well, because it looks like Amazon’s Kindle product line may finall...

  • January 3, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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‘Lucky Bags’ a Popular Apple Store Tradition in Japan

In Japan, ‘lucky bags’ are a New Year’s Day shopping tradition that offers up a mystery bag of items usually at a discount...

  • January 2, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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Datawind: The Company Behind India’s $35 Tablet

As I mentioned yesterday, our readers have shown great interest in India’s much-anticipated $35 tablet, the Aakash. But thus far there...

  • December 30, 2011
  • at 1:10 pm
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Willis Wee

Happy Holidays! Now Here’s What We Want…

With the holidays upon us, many of us probably have our eyes set on some new high-tech purchase, and the writers here at PO are no exception...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Rumor: Nokia Testing Lumia 800 for Launch in China in 2012

There’s a rumor in the Chinese media that Nokia (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) is preparing its Lumia 800 model (pictured above) to be China...

  • December 22, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Singapore’s TheKube2: Smallest Touch Mp3 Player the World?

Singapore’s Bluetree Electronics recently launched its update of TheKube mp3 player, appropriately named TheKube2. The player is, not ...

  • December 21, 2011
  • at 10:18 am
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Dell Unveils First Ever Smartphone Running Baidu’s Android-Based OS

This morning in Beijing, the American company Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) is unveiling a smartphone that runs Baidu’s (NASDAQ:BIDU) newly-launc...

  • December 20, 2011
  • at 11:48 am
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For Tourists, Buying an Android Device in China is Best Avoided

There are a lot of nice things a foreign tourist could buy on a trip to mainland China – handicrafts, silk, porcelain – but an A...

  • December 15, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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