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Android prices in China 2013

The average price of a new Android phone in China? A mere $233

Android is huge in China, with an estimated 270 million actively using an Android phone right now. We know which brands Chinese Android user...

  • December 20, 2013
  • at 3:25 pm
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This is the cosplay camera app you've been waiting for.

This is the cosplay camera app you’ve been waiting for

If you want to do a bit of cosplaying but don’t fancy dressing up, there’s a new camera app for that. Called Moe Camera, it̵...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 9:48 pm
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Grab your popcorn: Alibaba and WeChat go head-to-head and tit-for-tat over movie tickets

Somewhere in China, someone is about to purchase a movie ticket on his or her smartphone. And that ticket purchase could tip the power balan...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 5:07 pm
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Meizu entering US market 2014

Chinese phone-maker Meizu will show off MX3 at CES ahead of entering US market

Chinese phone-maker Meizu is preparing to show off its flagship Android-based smartphone in the US ahead of entering the American market lat...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 1:58 pm
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China spent more on mobile ads than US in Q3, targets Southeast Asia and Middle East

China spent 25 percent more than the United States on mobile ads in the third quarter of this year, according to mobile advertising platform...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Japanese couples’ social network Pairy raises almost $1 million in first funding since launch

Pairy, a social network app for couples made by Tokyo-based Timers, announced today it raised JPY 100 million ($970,000) in its first ever ...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 5:38 pm
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China Mobile 4G sales

China Mobile plans to sell 100 million 4G phones in 2014, will increase subsidies

China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941) rolled out its 4G network across parts of China today in an historic day for China’s tech industry. ...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 3:48 pm
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Baidu escalates war with Qihoo, launches antivirus app for Android phones

Baidu and Qihoo have been on a collision course since last summer when Qihoo launched its search engine. Ever since, the two Chinese web gia...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 2:02 pm
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China Mobile turns on nation's first 4G network, but still no sign of iPhone deal

China Mobile turns on nation’s first 4G network, but still no sign of iPhone deal

China Mobile’s (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941) big 4G turn-on, which is happening across China today, was supposed to be the day – rumors l...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 12:20 pm
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Line’s e-commerce outlet Line Mall opens for business in Japan

Line, the Japanese messaging app that’s found success in parts of Asia and around the world, announced today it has officially soft-launch...

  • December 20, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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In Indonesia, you can sell your wares with QR codes

Payment gateway players need to give more reason for people to start adopting cashless payment methods, and this is the latest one in store:...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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China’s Yongche gets $60 million funding in battle against Uber and taxi app rivals

Online car rental and ride-booking service Yongche has yet more venture capital money to aid in its expansion across China. Today the compan...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 4:03 pm
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New app wants you to see the big picture, brings Instagram to iPad

Instagram is big in Asia. It’s even bigger in Thailand. The number one most Instagrammed spot in the world is Siam Paragon mall in Bangkok...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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WeChat gets serious about in-app purchases and e-commerce with its latest update

WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app, has unveiled an update to its Android app. In addition to some notable UI additions, the updat...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Xiaomi Hongmi review by TechinAsia

In its first flash sale in Hong Kong, Xiaomi sold 10,000 Hongmi devices in 36 seconds

Just when we start thinking Xiaomi is bound to cool off, it continues to keep us on our toes. Today Xiaomi held its first flash sale in Hong...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 4:32 pm
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This app helps Filipinos gear up for nasty storms before they get hit

With natural disasters such a regular occurence in the Philippines, tech companies and startups have found it necessary to provide web- and...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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China’s Vine-esque video app for WeChat takes selfies to a whole new level

A few months back we got word that Tencent (HKG: 0700) – the maker of WeChat – was set to release a social video-sharing (think ...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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South Korea plans 5G network trials for 2018

South Korea plans to start testing a nationwide 5G network in 2018, according to QQ Tech. Commercial services are scheduled for 2020. The S...

  • December 17, 2013
  • at 10:31 pm
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