Posts Categorized: Mobile


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Why Xiaomi faces a catch-22 situation in India, and what it is doing about it

The Xiaomi business model requires it to enter a new market with low volumes. But the huge attraction for its value-for-money phones in Indi...

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 8:45 pm
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Adways’ first global push stalled. Its second one is catching fire.

Japan’s Adways did not let a setback slow it down. Now it is in 11 countries.

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 5:32 pm
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Makers of Camera360 go for a fresh start with highly configurable Mix photo app

Makers of Camera360 go for a fresh start with highly configurable Mix photo app

Mix has lots of photo filters and several layers of special effects that can be applied on the same image (if you so wish).

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 8:58 am
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uber finds peace in singapore

Uber finds peace in Singapore while facing brickbats in the rest of Asia

Their arrival in Asia continues to be fraught with resistance from all quarters - governments, taxi companies, and even banks.

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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4 of 5 smartphones in China are Android, most with at least 3 Tencent apps installed

Android’s firm hold on the market has only grown stronger. Baidu says Android has 79 percent market share in China, up from 73 percent one...

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 1:42 pm
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India this week: Hello OnePlus. What’s up Xiaomi? Goodbye Moto G!

A lot has happened over the week in India’s smartphone arena. OnePlus announced its entry, Xiaomi’s fifth flash sales repeated its earli...

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 6:35 pm
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Uber secretly arrives in Johor Bahru with free rides in hand

Uber will be entering into a relatively crowded market in Johor Bahru.

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 11:47 am
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Throw away those selfie sticks - this app can help you nail the perfect photo

Throw away those selfie sticks – this app can help you nail the perfect photo

Gear2Cam is an Android app that connects your Android smartphone and Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch to compose and snap the perfect selfie.

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 3:24 pm
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Singapore’s migme to be preinstalled in over half of Indonesia’s new smartphones

One week after migme debuted as a publicly traded stock in Australia, the company announces partnership with big handset manufacturers in In...

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 3:54 pm
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Message Peeping Tom Top

Feign ignorance forever – this app lets you read texts without the sender knowing

Do you hate how messaging apps will notify the sender that you’ve read their messages? If this might be the makeshift solution you've been...

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 6:44 pm
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SingTel wants to find the next killer app to join its incubation program

The top three competitors will win S$24,000 (US$19,000) in total, and they could join a three-month SingTel incubation program to bring thei...

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 11:56 am
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taxi app hailo

Hailo, a well-funded taxi app from London, is expanding to Singapore

It faces competition from Uber, GrabTaxi, and Easy Taxi. But it'll have an easier ride than the US market.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 2:01 pm
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Hike gets fresh $65M funding to take on WhatsApp in India

Free messaging app Hike, the Indian answer to WhatsApp, has just raised US$65 million in funding. Founder Kavin Mittal tells Tech in Asia hi...

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 3:59 pm
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First Flappy Bird, then Swing Copters, what’s next for Vietnam’s most important indie game studio?

With the latest game from the creator of Flappy Bird, let's take a closer look at what might come next from the young indie studio out of Vi...

  • August 25, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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It turns out Bubbly’s not closing – it’s getting acquired by India’s Altruist

It has been acquired for an undisclosed amount by India-based Altruist, a mobile social networking services provider that has its presence i...

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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alcatel

After Xiaomi, fellow Chinese phone-maker Alcatel pushes into India with 3 smartphones

Xiaomi seems to have hit pay dirt in India, and today, Alcatel, another Chinese company, has launched three Android-based smartphones and a ...

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 4:25 pm
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EasyTaxi Asia

Easy Taxi muscles into corporations, makes Comfort more uncomfortable

Easy Taxi isn't just content with tackling the consumer space. It's taking the fight to Comfort by getting corporate customers too.

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 6:22 pm
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Line Bangkok Office

$12M in sales for user-generated stickers on LINE

Sales for Line’s user-created stickers are showing healthy growth.

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 3:47 pm
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