Posts Categorized: Mobile

There’s an app for that. It’s become less of a company slogan and more of the mobile generation’s mantra. Dozens, even hundreds of new apps are released every day, and only a very small percentage ever see the daylight of success. Still, we continue to see the innovation of mobile apps infiltrate our daily lives, replacing tedious tasks and entire industries alike.

MOGi Mobile Wallet Combines Cashless Payments and E-Coupons

Smartphone users can now bid goodbye to having a thick wallet crammed with cards, vouchers, and cash. Singapore-based Mobile Media Creations...

  • November 9, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Lenovo Releases Q2 Financials, Mobile Sales Growing at Breakneck Pace

Yesterday Lenovo released its Q2 financials, which are available in shiny powerpoint form here for anyone interested. Among the rest of the ...

  • November 9, 2012
  • at 1:12 am
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Indonesia’s Harpoen wins World Summit Award mobile; adds more content to app

Harpoen, an Indonesia-based startup with an augmented reality app that lets users create 'digital graffiti', has been selected as one of 40 ...

  • November 8, 2012
  • at 2:22 pm
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DeNA Picks Up 20 Percent Stake in Cygames for $92 Million

We’ve written much about the success of Cygames’s card battle game Rage of Bahamut both in its home market of Japan, as well as ...

  • November 7, 2012
  • at 5:35 pm
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Xiaomi Launches New Theme Store, Begins Charging for Third-Party Themes

Xiaomi’s MIUI platform has been totally free since its inception. And while the OS itself remains free, the company has taken its firs...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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DroidJuice Maps and Shares Your Android Battery Life Stats

We’ve seen India’s Ideophone make some useful and interesting stuff before, and now the startup has a fun new way for you to kee...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Qihoo Invests in Flipboard-Like App Maker, Wants You to Read More

Chinese software maker – and disruptive new search engine competitor – Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU) has invested in VIVAme, which makes...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Google Maps App is Lost in China, Loses Half Market Share in Q3 [CHART]

It seems clear in which direction Google Maps is heading in China. Down. New stats for Q3 2012 for mobile maps app market share in the count...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 12:15 pm
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Tencent’s WeChat App to Offer Coupons and Local Deals After Major Acquisition?

Remember how China’s biggest web company, Tencent, has had a runaway success with its WeChat messaging app? Well, rumors suggest that ...

  • November 5, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Google and Globe Telecom Introduce Data-Free Mobile Search, Gmail, Google Plus in Philippines

While the smartphone revolution is well established in most mature mobile markets, there’s still a long way to go in some countries, p...

  • November 9, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Samsung Galaxy S3 is World’s Top Smartphone — But For How Long?

It hardly needs to be said that Samsung’s (005930:KS) Galaxy S3 has been a success for the Korean electronics maker. It was just this ...

  • November 8, 2012
  • at 9:35 pm
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HTC, Huawei, Nokia Rumored to be Launching WP8 Devices in China in December

An industry source in China, cited by Sohu IT and Marbridge Daily, says that six new Windows Phone 8 (WP8) smartphones are lauching in the c...

  • November 7, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Japanese App ‘Watching Cute Girl’ Makes Sure You’re Never Alone

Here’s an app from Japan that is totally ridiculous, and probably not worth paying for — but I can’t help but share it any...

  • November 7, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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LoveByte gets 6-figure seed funding from Crystal Horse Investments, Ruvento Ventures

After receiving little love from investors, LoveByte, which launched a private social network for lovers, has received a 6-figure seed fundi...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 8:23 pm
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DeNA’s Revenue Hits $627 million in 2nd Fiscal Quarter, Boosts International Success

Update: DeNA’s earnings slides in English embedded below Japanese mobile gaming giant DeNA (TYO:2432) has reported a whopping $627 mil...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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Freemium App Revenues on the Rise in Asia and Around the World

App Annie has recently released some figures about the growth of Android and iOS in global markets, including Asia. The company points out t...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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After tough journey, NoiseStreet ready to raise ruckus in outdoor advertising market

For two years, the founders of NoiseStreet were unable to cause even a whimper. All that is set to change.

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 9:59 am
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Ever Wanted a Really Expensive Clipboard? Try Japan’s iPhone 5 Binder Case

For some reason, some of the craziest iPhone cases seem to originate from Japan. And this latest iPhone 5 case is no exception. New from pho...

  • November 5, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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