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.

13 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

15 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

Across Asia, there are a number of relatively new phone-makers playing to their strengths in home markets, aiming to steal sales away from ...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Apple’s big reveal recap: the Apple Watch, two iPhone 6 flavors, and Apple Pay

Everyone's waiting for the Apple Watch. But Apple Pay was pretty interesting too.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 5:07 am
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North Korea’s phone boom seems to slow as 3G subscriber numbers slump

North Korea's phone surge has turned into a slump. KoryoLink’s 3G subs plodded from 2 million to just 2.4 million from 2013 to this year.

  • September 9, 2014
  • at 1:20 pm
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With iPhone 6, Apple joins a queue to feed craze for large-screen smartphones in India

Apple has lost out on the smartphone boom in India. The iPhone 6 will try to correct that with larger screens.

  • September 8, 2014
  • at 1:11 pm
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Asia is dominating the mCommerce market, puts US and Europe to shame

The largest piece of pie for global mCommerce revenue comes from Asia, says Tim Merel, founder of research firm Digi-Capital. According to h...

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 4:12 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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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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India has to wait till October 17 for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Apple fans in India will have to wait for a month more than their US counterparts for the snazzy iPhone 6 and its superior cousin iPhone 6 P...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 12:14 pm
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No letup in Indian craze for ‘Apple of China': Xiaomi’s Redmi 1S sells out in 4.5s

Second lot of Xiaomi's Redmi 1S sells out in 4.5 seconds flat in India, hours before the unveiling of Apple's iPhone 6.

  • September 9, 2014
  • at 8:33 pm
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Thailand’s tourist police get cute with new sticker sets on Line

There's no limit to who will opt in for sticker sets on the popular chat app

  • September 9, 2014
  • at 12:55 pm
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KakaoTalk goes into the mobile payment business with KakaoPay

KakaoTalk adds in epayments to its messaging app. But at the moment this is just for South Korea and for Android users.

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 7:48 pm
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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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