Posts Categorized: Gadgets



New iPad Arrives in India, South Korea, More Asian Nations This Month

According to Apple, its new iPad will launch officially in five Asian countries later this month. South Koreans will be among the first to g...

  • April 17, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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Android Doubles Its Market Share in China, Symbian Still Ahead of iOS

New stats from Beijing-based Analysys International show that Google’s mobile OS, Android, doubled its market share in China in the pa...

  • April 16, 2012
  • at 4:42 pm
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China’s High Speed Rail Adding Face Recognition in Stations

If China’s high-speed rail wasn’t high-tech enough for you, you’re in luck, because it’s about to get high-tech-er. ...

  • April 16, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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A Look at How Foxconn Manufactures Apple’s iPad [Video]

From Rob Schmitz, the man responsible for exposing the now infamous fabrications in Mike Daisey’s Foxconn trip [1], comes an insightfu...

  • April 13, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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New Intel China Boss Talks Mobile, Medfield, in Live Chat on Weibo

Intel’s (NASDAQ:INTC) new China chairman, Sean Maloney (pictured right), took to a live chat with Chinese netizens yesterday to explai...

  • April 10, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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HTC One Series Boasts Better Camera Functions than Apple iPhone 4S

We wrote about Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC (TPE:2498) and its new One Series a couple of weeks back during Mobile World Congress in Barce...

  • March 30, 2012
  • at 11:07 pm
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Seemingly Weak iPad Sales Have Foxconn Workers Complaining

We knew the new iPad was meeting a less-excited-than-usual market in China, but are sales of the device flagging across the globe? Certainly...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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A Smarter Tamagotchi? Japan Turns your iPhone into a Robot Dog

An iPhone can be used for just about anything these days. But the folks over at Bandai have managed to turn Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) icon...

  • March 26, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Report: Already 200,000 New iPads Smuggled Into Shenzhen, China

Chinese media are quoting grey importers – those who smuggle gadgets across borders, evading taxes and making a quick profit – a...

  • March 20, 2012
  • at 5:20 pm
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China Needs a Slice of Raspberry Pi

Raspberry pie is delicious, and everyone should have a slice, but the title is not a typo, and what I’m here to talk about today is no...

  • April 17, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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Meizu MX Quad-core to Launch in June, Powered by Samsung’s Exynos CPU

Chinese phone maker Meizu has just announced that its new Meizu MX Quad-core will launch in June, thereby becoming the first smartphone to r...

  • April 16, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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Samsung Surpasses Nokia to Take Mobile Crown

Reuters is reporting that its poll of analysts indicates that Samsung’s (005930:KS) cell phone sales for the period of January through...

  • April 13, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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Toshiba’s Quad-core Excite Tablets Coming in Three Sizes

Yesterday we told you about Lenovo’s new IdeaTab S2109 Android 4.0 tablet, which looks like it will be a good step forward for the Bei...

  • April 11, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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Lenovo To Roll Out 9.7-inch Android 4.0 Tablet

Lenovo (HKG:0992) has unveiled a promo video for its new IdeaTab S2109 tablet over on its YouTube Channel. While there’s still no refe...

  • April 10, 2012
  • at 9:50 am
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Gray Market iPhone Taobao Vendors Suddenly ‘On Vacation,’ Rumor Has MIIT Involved

Even though the iPhone 4S has been officially released in China, the gray market for Apple’s pretty talking rectangle is alive and wel...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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Hey Apple, Here Are Some Possible Add-ons For iPhones in China

We recently learned that Baidu, the popular search engine in China, is rumored to be integrating into Apple’s iOS. So rather than setting ...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 9:18 am
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New iPad Meets a Chilly Reception in China, US Scalpers Returning iPads to Apple

The new iPad — what a stupid name — hasn’t been released yet in mainland China. But, like all iPads before it, it has foun...

  • March 23, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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The Potential Problems of Consumer Cloud Storage in China

Chinese PC maker Lenovo (HKG:0992) and cloud storage service SugarSync recently announced that they would partner to create an integrated st...

  • March 19, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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