Posts Categorized: Gadgets


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Another Day, Another Quad Core Smartphone: ZTE Unveils the Era

So for those keeping count, this is the third quad-core smartphone from an Asian manufacturer that we’ve mentioned in the past 24 hour...

  • February 28, 2012
  • at 9:50 am
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Huawei Claims Ascend D Quad Smartphone is World’s Fastest

More news from Mobile World Congress out of Spain, as Chinese manufacturer Huawei (SHE:002502) has unveiled what it claims is the ‘wor...

  • February 27, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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Limited Resources? Here’s How ISGLOVES Bootstrapped the Smart Way

Having lived in Beijing for close to a year, I’m used to the full four seasons (as opposed to here in Singapore) and understand how annoyi...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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QQ Users in China Pay For a Fake ‘Sent From My iPhone’ Hack

File this one under ‘people are vain’ and ‘not great publicity for Android.’ Some users of Tencent’s (HKG:0700...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 5:16 pm
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Android More Than Twice as Popular as iOS in China [STATS]

China’s largest mobile ad platform, Madhouse, has released new stats which give a fresh picture of the smartphone landscape in China. ...

  • February 20, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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5 Features in Mac OS 10.8 That Apple Has Added for Chinese Users

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has just released an early preview of its next version of Mac OS X, which will be called Mountain Lion. Along with a bun...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 11:15 pm
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Does Apple Really Care About Factory Workers?

In response to the growing brouhaha over working conditions at Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) suppliers’ factories in Asia — not to be conf...

  • February 15, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Apple Gets $150 For Every iPad Sold, Chinese Workers Get $8

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is getting it from all angles right now in China. Concerns about working conditions at Apple suppliers has led to the co...

  • February 14, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Shanda, With a View to a Phone of its Own, Launches an Android ROM

Shanda (NASDAQ:SNDA), a leading web and gaming company in China, has released the open beta of its new Android ROM, dubbed Lezhong. It’s t...

  • February 13, 2012
  • at 11:02 am
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Chinese Scalpers Rejoice! Now Everyone Can Buy 840 iPhones

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has always had issues with iPhones being sold on the gray market in China — not a big surprise given that its gadg...

  • February 27, 2012
  • at 3:45 pm
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Taiwan’s HTC Has High Hopes for its One Series

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC (TPE:2498), in the wake of poor Q4 revenue and profits, has unveiled a lineup of handsets that that it hope w...

  • February 27, 2012
  • at 10:08 am
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Huawei Chairman Boasts MediaPad 10 Will Be ‘Most Powerful Tablet Ever’

According to Huawei chariman ‘Richard’ Yu Cheng-dong, posting to his Weibo account, the company is ready to impress with its upcoming Me...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 8:20 pm
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It’s a Smartphone? It’s a Tablet? It’s the LG’s 5-Inch Optimus Vu

When devices play in this mid-size space I tend to have mixed feelings. Here in Japan, where I live, I can see the value in larger mobile de...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 9:35 am
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Changhong’s Ciri is a Talking TV (But is it Ready for Primetime?)

One of China’s leading electronics manufacturers, Changhong (SHA:600839), has released a series of smart TV sets with a voice recognition ...

  • February 20, 2012
  • at 8:46 pm
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iPad Heading for E-Commerce Sales Ban in China as Yet More Sites Remove It

Yesterday we first broke the story in English of how Amazon China had quit selling the iPad as part of the Apple vs Proview litigation over ...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 12:04 pm
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Amazon China and Suning Quit Selling iPads in Ongoing Trademark Battle

Two Chinese B2C e-commerce sites, Amazon China and Suning.com (SHE:002024), have removed the iPad from sale in an apparent move to avoid imp...

  • February 15, 2012
  • at 12:40 pm
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One Chinese City Raids an Apple Reseller in Growing iPad Trademark Row

Government officials in the city of Shijiazhuang raided an unnamed Apple reseller (not an official brand store) over the weekend, seizing 45...

  • February 13, 2012
  • at 4:20 pm
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Nokia Lumia Developers’ Day in Bandung Boasts 810 Devs, 8 Winning Apps

Nokia Indonesia together with Microsoft Indonesia held its Nokia Lumia Developers Day 2012 last week in Bandung. With the launch of the WP7-...

  • February 11, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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