Posts Categorized: Mobile

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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8villages now works with telcos to offer free tips to farmers in Indonesia

It’s not every day you find a startup that offers free information to farmers in Indonesia.

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 11:17 am
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krystal choo wander

This app brings traveling singles together, says it’s not for hooking up

Wander is all about creating a trusted, friendly singles community which is under-served in the travel market.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 12:22 pm
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Message Peeping Tom Top

Feign ignorance forever – this app lets you read texts without the sender knowing

Do you hate how messaging apps will notify the sender that you’ve read their messages? If this might be the makeshift solution you've been...

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 6:44 pm
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SingTel wants to find the next killer app to join its incubation program

The top three competitors will win S$24,000 (US$19,000) in total, and they could join a three-month SingTel incubation program to bring thei...

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 11:56 am
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Hailo, a well-funded taxi app from London, is expanding to Singapore

It faces competition from Uber, GrabTaxi, and Easy Taxi. But it'll have an easier ride than the US market.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 2:01 pm
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Hike gets fresh $65M funding to take on WhatsApp in India

Free messaging app Hike, the Indian answer to WhatsApp, has just raised US$65 million in funding. Founder Kavin Mittal tells Tech in Asia hi...

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 3:59 pm
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First Flappy Bird, then Swing Copters, what’s next for Vietnam’s most important indie game studio?

With the latest game from the creator of Flappy Bird, let's take a closer look at what might come next from the young indie studio out of Vi...

  • August 25, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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It turns out Bubbly’s not closing – it’s getting acquired by India’s Altruist

It has been acquired for an undisclosed amount by India-based Altruist, a mobile social networking services provider that has its presence i...

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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Who will take the mcommerce tide in India at its flood?

India's ecommerce players are busy figuring out the ways to score in a diverse mobile-first market. Who is best placed to ride this rising t...

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 12:57 pm
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xiaomi redmi 1s sale

In India, 4-second Redmi sellout shows again Xiaomi is too popular for its own comfort

It was another lottery in India for the sale of Xiaomi's Redmi 1S, just like it had been for the Mi 3 earlier. 40,000 units of Redmi 1S sold...

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 7:31 pm
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Why Xiaomi faces a catch-22 situation in India, and what it is doing about it

The Xiaomi business model requires it to enter a new market with low volumes. But the huge attraction for its value-for-money phones in Indi...

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 8:45 pm
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Adways’ first global push stalled. Its second one is catching fire.

Japan’s Adways did not let a setback slow it down. Now it is in 11 countries.

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 5:32 pm
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Makers of Camera360 go for a fresh start with highly configurable Mix photo app

Makers of Camera360 go for a fresh start with highly configurable Mix photo app

Mix has lots of photo filters and several layers of special effects that can be applied on the same image (if you so wish).

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 8:58 am
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uber finds peace in singapore

Uber finds peace in Singapore while facing brickbats in the rest of Asia

Their arrival in Asia continues to be fraught with resistance from all quarters - governments, taxi companies, and even banks.

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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china mobile os market share

4 of 5 smartphones in China are Android, most with at least 3 Tencent apps installed

Android’s firm hold on the market has only grown stronger. Baidu says Android has 79 percent market share in China, up from 73 percent one...

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 1:42 pm
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India this week: Hello OnePlus. What’s up Xiaomi? Goodbye Moto G!

A lot has happened over the week in India’s smartphone arena. OnePlus announced its entry, Xiaomi’s fifth flash sales repeated its earli...

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 6:35 pm
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Uber secretly arrives in Johor Bahru with free rides in hand

Uber will be entering into a relatively crowded market in Johor Bahru.

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 11:47 am
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