Posts Categorized: Mobile

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36 percent of Vietnam’s population owns a smartphone

Vietnam’s smartphone penetration recently hit 36 percent. That’s over 33 million people in 2014. What could this mean for the budding So...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 12:40 pm
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UberTaxi launches in Singapore to do battle against GrabTaxi, Easy Taxi

Another taxi app enters the cab booking arena in Singapore. This time it's Uber, which previously only allowed users to book private vehicle...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 12:34 am
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China’s WeChat introduces in-store payments for Dairy Queen and 8 other chains

The popular social app wants to take your money, now.

  • September 15, 2014
  • at 12:17 pm
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Line releases regional breakdowns for its 490 million registered users

Its biggest markets by user count are now Japan, Indonesia, and Thailand - but that's not necessarily where its money is coming from.

  • September 12, 2014
  • at 5:45 pm
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13 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

15 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

Across Asia, there are a number of relatively new phone-makers playing to their strengths in home markets, aiming to steal sales away from ...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Apple’s big reveal recap: the Apple Watch, two iPhone 6 flavors, and Apple Pay

Everyone's waiting for the Apple Watch. But Apple Pay was pretty interesting too.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 5:07 am
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North Korea’s phone boom seems to slow as 3G subscriber numbers slump

North Korea's phone surge has turned into a slump. KoryoLink’s 3G subs plodded from 2 million to just 2.4 million from 2013 to this year.

  • September 9, 2014
  • at 1:20 pm
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With iPhone 6, Apple joins a queue to feed craze for large-screen smartphones in India

Apple has lost out on the smartphone boom in India. The iPhone 6 will try to correct that with larger screens.

  • September 8, 2014
  • at 1:11 pm
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Asia is dominating the mCommerce market, puts US and Europe to shame

The largest piece of pie for global mCommerce revenue comes from Asia, says Tim Merel, founder of research firm Digi-Capital. According to h...

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 4:12 pm
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Download YouTube videos and watch them offline – if you’re in India

YouTube offline will resolve one of the main pain-points for budget smartphone users in India - unreliable and unaffordable downloads.

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 10:28 am
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5 reasons why Google’s Android One is a game-changer in budget smartphones

The budget smartphone market has just got shaken up again with the unveiling of Google's Android One in India at $105. Here are 5 ways in wh...

  • September 15, 2014
  • at 7:40 pm
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Line has 30 million users in Indonesia, now 2nd biggest market

Line is perhaps Indonesia’s most popular chatting app now.

  • September 12, 2014
  • at 7:19 pm
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China can’t wait. Grey market iPhone 6 selling for $5,000 with no official release date in sight

The new iPhone 6 models didn't get a simultaneous release in China this year, which has already created a lucrative grey market for Apple's ...

  • September 11, 2014
  • at 11:48 am
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India has to wait till October 17 for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Apple fans in India will have to wait for a month more than their US counterparts for the snazzy iPhone 6 and its superior cousin iPhone 6 P...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 12:14 pm
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No letup in Indian craze for ‘Apple of China': Xiaomi’s Redmi 1S sells out in 4.5s

Second lot of Xiaomi's Redmi 1S sells out in 4.5 seconds flat in India, hours before the unveiling of Apple's iPhone 6.

  • September 9, 2014
  • at 8:33 pm
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Thailand’s tourist police get cute with new sticker sets on Line

There's no limit to who will opt in for sticker sets on the popular chat app

  • September 9, 2014
  • at 12:55 pm
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KakaoTalk goes into the mobile payment business with KakaoPay

KakaoTalk adds in epayments to its messaging app. But at the moment this is just for South Korea and for Android users.

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 7:48 pm
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Xiaomi Mi4 is a bombshell in the $300 smartphone war - REVIEW

Xiaomi Mi4 is a bombshell in the $300 smartphone war (REVIEW)

The Xiaomi Mi4 is undoubtedly a bombshell in the $300 smartphone war, though it doesn't get full marks from us. Check out the full review.

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 11:53 am
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