Posts Categorized: Gadgets


COS is China’s own mobile and smart TV OS that’s designed to oust Android

China’s own mobile OS has been revealed, and it looks a lot like Android

There are about 270 million active Android users in China right now, and Google’s mobile OS has helped spur a huge boom in mobile comm...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 5:16 pm
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Chinese phone-maker Meizu has a plan to win over Android fans in Europe and the US

Chinese phone-maker Meizu has a plan to win over Android fans in Europe and the US

Chinese phone-maker Meizu made it clear at CES 2014 a few days back that it intends to launch in America later this year. That’s a lot...

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 9:28 pm
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China Mobile CEO: millions of iPhone pre-orders already taken ahead of launch

China Mobile CEO: 1.2 million iPhone pre-orders already taken ahead of launch

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) long awaited deal with China Mobile finally became a reality just before Christmas, and so the world’s big...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 1:15 pm
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India’s MSwipe gets series B funding to help it reach more retailers

A lot of startups are battling to get small retailers and major chains in India to use their point of sale gadgets. One of these is MSwipe, ...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 5:55 pm
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Xiaomi gets another new convert as Steve Wozniak drops into Beijing HQ

Xiaomi gets another new convert as Steve Wozniak drops into Beijing HQ

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has long since discovered the magic key that helped him escape from Apple’s walled garden. Now he’...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Meizu entering US market 2014

China’s Meizu plans to launch smartphones in US market in Q3

Chinese phone-maker Meizu unveiled its latest flagship phone, the MX3, last September, but it’s getting a fresh wave of coverage today...

  • January 8, 2014
  • at 9:18 pm
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India’s Micromax steps onto world stage with dual-boot Android/Windows LapTab

India’s Micromax steps onto world stage with dual-boot Android/Windows LapTab

After success with its smartphones and tablets in India, homegrown brand Micromax is trying something different with a combo laptop and tabl...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 9:38 pm
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Xiaomi aims at 40 million phones sales 2014

Xiaomi aims to double smartphone sales to 40 million in 2014

We’re hours away from the start of 2014, but the founder and CEO of young Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi is already thinking ahead to the ...

  • December 31, 2013
  • at 6:18 pm
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Leaked photo of Xiaomi tablet

Leaked photo of a 7-inch Xiaomi tablet surfaces on Sina Weibo

When we interviewed Xiaomi founder Lei Jun in October 2012, he stated clearly that the startup phone-maker was not working on an Android tab...

  • December 27, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
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China Mobile launch day, with Apple CEO Tim Cook

Tim Cook appears in Beijing store for today’s iPhone launch on China Mobile

Today is the day that Apple-hungry China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941) subscribers have been waiting for – the official launch of the iP...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 12:26 pm
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Indian undergrads create a highly accurate gesture motion control device, but how does it compare to Leap Motion?

The age of computer mice and their pads might soon come to an end. With gesture-control enabled by devices like the Leap Motion and Xbox Kin...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 5:36 pm
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OnePlus One coming in Q2, aims to disrupt China’s smartphone market

Just one week after OnePlus announced it would partner with Cyanogenmod for the new Chinese smartphone maker’s first model, Tech in A...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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OneCard - China's version of Coin wants to replace all your pesky plastic credit cards

China’s version of Coin wants to replace all your pesky plastic credit cards

Coin, the much talked about digital credit card, wrapped up its pre-orders (in a record 40 minutes) last November, but it’s still many...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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22 cool gadgets from Asian hardware giants at CES

22 cool gadgets from Asian hardware giants at CES

Here at Tech In Asia we tend to tilt our coverage towards startups and industry news, as there are plenty of other great blogs around the wo...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 3:36 pm
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Android in Pakistan

Pakistan bakery chain is cooking up something new – Android smartphones

Pakistan will soon have a new, homegrown phone brand. While that’s not too unusual, it is surprising that the new phone is from Gourmet Fo...

  • January 8, 2014
  • at 2:55 pm
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Xiaomi sold 18.7 million phones in 2013, more than double its previous year's tally

Xiaomi sold 18.7 million phones in 2013, more than double its previous year’s tally

This morning, disruptive phone-maker Xiaomi revealed its sales statistics for 2013. The Chinese startup, which first launched an Android-bas...

  • January 2, 2014
  • at 11:57 am
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Get ready for Oppo’s eye-shredding 2k HD phone screen in 2014

Chinese phone-maker Oppo is trying to stand out from the global smartphone crowd with some unusual hardware. After building a swiveling came...

  • December 27, 2013
  • at 5:33 pm
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BlackBerry loves the city of Jakarta so much it’s codenaming a phone after it

Indonesians can look forward to the launch of a BlackBerry handset codenamed after the capital city of Jakarta.

  • December 23, 2013
  • at 12:03 pm
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