Posts Categorized: Gadgets


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A Closer Look at the iPhone’s Rise to the Top in Japan [CHART]

As you may have heard by now, Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone accounted for the largest share of mobile shipments in Japan for the fourth...

  • March 13, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Baidu: iPhone Now the Leading Handset Bringing Traffic to its Search Engine

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), China’s most-used search engine, has revealed updated statistics showing that the iPhone is far-and-away the bigg...

  • March 12, 2012
  • at 2:19 pm
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Meet Hedy, China’s Most Audacious Smartphone Cloners

Whoever works at the design department at Hedy (SHE:002027), a Chinese phone manufacturer, must have very worn-down Ctrl, C, and V keys on t...

  • March 8, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Chinese Shanzhai Phone Sales in India are Nose-Diving

Indian consumers’ love affair with cheap and gimmick-packed Chinese phones seems to be over, as reports emerge that all ‘shanzha...

  • March 6, 2012
  • at 1:40 pm
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The Numbers Game

For many of us, it’s fun to dig into the specs of the latest gadgets. Power impresses us, quality impresses us; everyone wants the bes...

  • March 1, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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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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Nokia’s Elop Tells Chinese Media: Nokia WP7 Launching March 28th in China

Nokia’s (NYSE:NOK) CEO has told the Chinese news site 21st Century Business that its first Nokia phone will launch in China on March 2...

  • March 12, 2012
  • at 4:40 pm
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Nokia’s SEC Filing Reveals Phone Sales Down 20% in China in 2011

It seems that 2010 was Nokia’s zenith in China, with Nokia’s new SEC filing for full year 2011 revealing that last year proved t...

  • March 9, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Apple Launches New iPad; Not Much There for China

Attention, rock-dwellers: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) launched a new iPad today. It supports 4G-LTE networks, features a 2048×1536 pixel retina...

  • March 8, 2012
  • at 3:30 am
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NTT Docomo Invests in Eye-Fi, Becomes Strategic Partner

Eye-Fi, a maker of wireless memory cards, has announced that it has raised $20 million in Series D funding, led by Japan’s NTT Docomo ...

  • March 1, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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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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