Posts Categorized: Mobile



WeChat to Get Voice and Video Calling in v4.2 Update

Tencent’s popular group messaging app WeChat – with its army of over 100 million users – looks set to get video and voice ...

  • July 6, 2012
  • at 4:50 pm
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Niko Partners: Estimated 192 Million Chinese Mobile Gamers by the End of 2012

Research firm Niko Partners has announced their new report, China’s Mobile Games Market 2012, teasing some interesting figures about h...

  • July 6, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Line Birzzle Hits Number 1 in App Stores Around Asia

Two days ago we mentioned NHN Japan’s ambitions to expand it’s Line service into a platform supporting things like games, coupon...

  • July 5, 2012
  • at 1:40 pm
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Wego Makes Jakarta its HQ for Social Media and Mobile Product Teams

The travel search engine Wego has announced that its Kuningan office in Jakarta is to become its headquarters for the social media and mobil...

  • July 4, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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Nexian Launches First Transparent Screen Phone in Indonesia [Updated]

[UPDATE on July 4th: The post originally made the mistake of saying that this runs Android. It actually "supports JAVA," in the very vague w...

  • July 3, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Japan’s Line App Evolves into Platform, Expands into… Um… Everything

NHN Japan held a press conference today in Tokyo where it announced its plans to expand its popular Line app into a new platform service, wh...

  • July 3, 2012
  • at 4:40 pm
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Qihoo 360 Launches New “Battleship” Phone with Haier

Today, internet security company Qihoo 360 and electronics maker Haier announced the joint launch of a new dual-core smartphone the companie...

  • July 3, 2012
  • at 1:14 pm
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Emotional Twitter Client ‘Feel On!’ Releases English-Supported Android App

‘Feel On!‘ was introduced as an iPhone app last year, and it allows you to see someone’s tweet with an emotion by using a ...

  • July 3, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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China Unicom Announces New Numbers, GAPP Support for Wo Reader Platform

China Unicom’s Wo Reader e-books platform got a boost today with the joint announcement that China’s General Administration of P...

  • July 2, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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China Mobile Says 4G Apple iPhone Coming in 2014

While you’re busy enjoying your 3G service, China Mobile has been hard at work on its super-fast 4G TD-LTE network. And although there...

  • July 6, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Perx: 260,000 Chops Recorded So Far

Perx, the Mobile loyalty stamp card app, has passed along some interesting statistics through an email update to all users. Launched late la...

  • July 5, 2012
  • at 5:29 pm
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6 Reasons Samsung, HTC, and Motorola Should Fear the New Wave of Chinese Smartphones

This year and last has seen a wave of smartphones and mobiles OSes being launched by Chinese web companies such as Alibaba (Aliyun), Qihoo, ...

  • July 4, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Qihoo’s CEO Zhou Hongyi Explains Why Haier is Selling Qihoo’s Phone

Everybody and their mother seems to be getting into the cheap smartphone business these days. Dodging allegations of fraud, Qihoo 360 just l...

  • July 4, 2012
  • at 11:40 am
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Taobao Android App Store Launches, Might Solve App Payment Situation for China

Chinese Android users now have yet another alternative app store to choose from after the launch of Taobao’s new app market (pictured ...

  • July 3, 2012
  • at 5:10 pm
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Add Emoji to Your Tweets with Decotter Twitter Client

Japanese mobile marketing and ad company D2C announced the launch of its new Android Twitter client yesterday. Named ‘Decotter,’...

  • July 3, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Mig33 Dreams Big in Indonesia and Beyond, Moves onto Blackberry and Android [INTERVIEW]

Mig33 is perhaps the largest mobile social network on feature-phones. The company is very ambitious as it now looks to expand its market rea...

  • July 3, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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Rakuten’s Kobo E-Reader to Hit Japan July 19, Priced at 7980 Yen (or $100)

At a press conference in Tokyo this afternoon, Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten (JSD:4755) announced that its e-reading service will launch...

  • July 2, 2012
  • at 6:46 pm
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China’s Top 4 Cloud Notes Services, Including Evernote [USER STATS]

New user number stats for the main cloud notes services in China reveal that Evernote has made a great impact in the mere two months since i...

  • July 2, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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