Posts Categorized: Mobile


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Create and Share Photo Stories with Mooklet

We’ve written quite a bit about Japanese photo sharing apps recently. And I’ve just had an opportunity to preview another intere...

  • June 1, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Japan’s SnapDish Now Available Worldwide for Android

We’ve been keeping an eye on Japanese photo-app startup SnapDish (www.snapdi.sh) for some time now. The food photography service has b...

  • June 1, 2012
  • at 3:20 pm
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Chinese Man Tries to Track Ex-Girlfriend via GPS, Loses Hundreds

The advent of mobile phones with GPS technology may have made people easier to track, but even GPS can’t save us from karma. That̵...

  • June 1, 2012
  • at 11:08 am
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Meeple hopes to lessen the suffering of South Korean students

Tangible Idea, a mobile development team from Korea, has launched Meeple, a mobile app that aims to provide mentoring services to those who ...

  • May 31, 2012
  • at 5:52 pm
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Amazon’s Fixed Rate SIM Card Released in Japan Today

A Nikkei report on Monday claimed that Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) was about to sell prepaid 500 MB SIM cards in Japan. And today those cards are n...

  • May 31, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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Alibaba: One Million Aliyun Phones Sold Since Launch

Alibaba has announced that its Aliyun OS phones have surpassed the one million sales milestone, almost exactly 10 months after its launch la...

  • May 30, 2012
  • at 10:20 pm
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Cairnsmith Communicates Your Interior Design Ideas

Cairnsmith is a solution put forth by Sheer Industries Group which allows users to communicate design concepts in true immersive 3D, with th...

  • May 30, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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China Unicom to See Majority of its Revenue from 3G Subscribers for First Time [Report]

A report from Bloomberg this evening cites China Unicom (HKG:762) as saying that it expects its 3G revenue to surpass that of its 2G subscri...

  • May 30, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Shanda Launches Confusingly-Named Mobile Game Platform G+

China’s gaming behemoth Shanda (NASDAQ:GAME) is very serious about mobile. So serious, in fact, that it’s releasing a phone next...

  • May 29, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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Tencent’s Group Messaging App WeChat Talks Its Way Into India

As if 100 million users isn’t enough for the world’s biggest group messaging app, now Tencent (HKG:0700) is pushing its WeChat i...

  • June 1, 2012
  • at 4:43 pm
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China Telecom: 60 Million Users In Our App Store, More WP7 Stuff Coming

All three of China’s mobile telcos have their own app stores, offering up – and sometimes selling – a mix of mostly Androi...

  • June 1, 2012
  • at 12:40 pm
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Yahoo Launches Ad Products in Southeast Asia, Focuses on Mobile

At an event this afternoon in Singapore, Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO) has rolled out a whole bunch of advertising platform products for the first tim...

  • May 31, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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See Docomo’s Transparent Dual-Touchscreen Android Phone Prototype [Video]

Here’s a great video demo of a smartphone prototype from NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) which has a see-through display that (like the Sony rea...

  • May 31, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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The Remember App Creates, Curates, and Celebrates Your Family Memories

I generally have a soft spot for apps that encourage family bonding, and the Remember app does just that. The Singapore startup positions it...

  • May 31, 2012
  • at 10:20 am
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Disrupted 3G Service Sees SingTel Fined SGD$400,000

Here’s some interesting information that was sent to us by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) regarding a mobile servic...

  • May 30, 2012
  • at 6:42 pm
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Dropbox Brings Korean Language to Its Website and Apps, Ready for Galaxy S III Launch

The U.S.-based cloud storage site Dropbox has today launched a Korean-language version of its service. Users in Korea can make use of this r...

  • May 30, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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When finding a technical co-founder for your mobile-web startup is a horrible idea

Here’s a typical problem. Your background is in business and you want to do an Internet company because the cost of starting up is ext...

  • May 30, 2012
  • at 8:30 am
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Softbank Rolls Out Smartphone with Radiation Meter for Japanese Market

Japanese mobile carrier Softbank (TSE:9984) announced today that its new Pantone 5 smartphone, to be released in July, will be the first sma...

  • May 29, 2012
  • at 3:15 pm
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