Posts Categorized: Mobile

Taxi-Location App, goCatch, Looks to Expand to Asia

Getting a taxi in Singapore during peak hours – or on the outskirts of Sydney – can be a real pain sometimes, and Sydney-based...

  • July 16, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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Viki enters China by partnering with Renren, one of the country’s top social networks

Viki, a video site that translate content into 150 languages, has announced last week a deal with Renren, known as China’s Facebook, t...

  • July 16, 2012
  • at 11:59 am
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Xiaomi to Launch in Taiwan Later This Year?

According to a Techweb report quoting “Taiwanese media,” Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has announced that a Xiaomi phone will launch in Tai...

  • July 13, 2012
  • at 4:40 pm
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Why Your BlackBerry Isn’t Made in China

Most phones are made in China. But not RIM’s BlackBerry. Look at the flip side and most people will see that it says “Made in Me...

  • July 13, 2012
  • at 9:30 am
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Here’s a New Chinese Android Apps Search Engine From Tencent

Looks like Tencent has launched a new Android apps search engine that’s called Haina (pictured above). The search engine allows users to n...

  • July 12, 2012
  • at 3:26 pm
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China Unicom Ups 3G Speeds to 42 Mbps, But We Have Our Doubts

China Unicom has been upping its 3G speed right and left recently, adding HSPA+ support that supposedly raised connection speeds to a possib...

  • July 12, 2012
  • at 12:04 pm
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Report: Tencent Invests in Android ROM Maker, Hints at QQ Smartphone

A China-based angel investor has let slip that Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) has invested 50 million RMB (US$7.9 million) in Lewa Tek...

  • July 11, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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Infinite Sky Reaches New Heights, Adds New Features

Infinite Sky, the latest game from Indonesian game studio TouchTen, has reached more than 100,000 downloads in five weeks. At the same time ...

  • July 11, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Mobile Monday Manila: mHealth and NFC

MobileMonday (MoMo) Manila, the Philippines chapter for the MoMo community, which is an open community platform to connect mobile industry ...

  • July 11, 2012
  • at 10:02 am
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India’s Makemytrip Makes an iPhone App, Finally

India’s biggest online travel service, Makemytrip (NASDAQ:MMYT), finally has an iPhone app to its name. Coming two months after the la...

  • July 16, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Docomo’s Doubles Down on China, Completes Investment in Baidu Joint Venture

Japan’s NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) today announced that it has completed its $22.5 million investment in its joint venture with China’...

  • July 13, 2012
  • at 7:08 pm
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LINE and Telkomsel Add Special Stickers for Indonesian Users

Line, Naver Japan’s popular mobile messenger app, has worked together with Telkomsel to make a special, localized sticker pack. While ...

  • July 13, 2012
  • at 1:38 pm
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Xiaomi and MIUI Reach For the Cloud With New MiDrive

Here comes yet another cloud storage service that’s geared towards smartphone users. The Xiaomi-owned MIUI team, which makes the Andro...

  • July 12, 2012
  • at 4:38 pm
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Sydney’s taxi finder app goCatch wins Microsoft’s APAC Startup 2012 Award

Taxi location app goCatch took home Microsoft’s prestigious APAC Startup 2012 Award, after pitching their business idea at BizSpark APAC...

  • July 12, 2012
  • at 1:27 pm
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Chinese Daily Deals Site: iPhone Users Spend More, Android Owners Are Cheapskates

Chinese daily deals and local reviews site Dianping has compiled stats about its mobile app users for the first time, showing a lot of inter...

  • July 12, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Sync or Swim: Android-to-Windows App SnapPea Gets Global Launch

In some people’s eyes, Android has always had a missing link. Or a missing sync. Namely, a desktop-oriented way to manage your phone&#...

  • July 11, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Xiaomi’s Lei Jun Flips Out, Throws Phone in Economic Observer Interview [UPDATE: Not Really]

This post has been updated, please scroll down to the bottom to see an important update. Lei Jun has always been an outspoken guy, but recen...

  • July 11, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Report: Asia Now Has 1 Billion Web Users, And This is What They Do Online

Asia now has more than one billion internet users – or 1.016 billion, to be precise – who amount to 46 percent of the world̵...

  • July 10, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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