Posts Categorized: Mobile



North Korean Android Tablet is Apparently Pretty Good

We don’t get to write about tech in North Korea too much, in part because the country is quite secretive and in part because it doesn&...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Sony smartphone sales

Sony’s 9.6 Million Smartphone Shipments Boost Latest Quarterly Financials

Sony (NYSE:SNE) has just released its latest financial report for the quarter from April to June (confusingly called Q1 in Japan). Focusing ...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
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WeChat group chats in education

WeChat Group Chats Find a Place Among China’s Expat Alumni

In the world outside China’s ‘Great Firewall’, college alumni associations oftentimes facilitate conversation and event planning via F...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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App Annie Gets Sexier with Enhanced Features and New Mobile App

App Annie unveils its new mobile app and latest update with latest features that includes analytics API integration, hourly rankings, and ap...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Xiaomi Red Rice phone launches

Xiaomi Buddies Up With Tencent, Launches New Budget Smartphone For Just $129

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi is already on course to sell 15 million smartphones this year, despite this being only the startup’s second ful...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 3:21 pm
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Perx and American Express

Singapore’s Perx Teams Up With American Express For More Shopping Bonuses

Mobile loyalty program Perx is keen to reward users even more for frequenting Singaporean retailers and is today partnering with American Ex...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Visiting Thailand? Download These Free Apps

Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, has the number one spot as 2013’s most popular tourist destination in the world with 15.98 million visit...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Huawei Enters Thai Smartphone Market For First Time, Launches Ascend P6 Today

Today, Huawei, the world’s third largest phone manufacturer, launched the Huawei Ascend P6 smartphone in Thailand. This is the first time ...

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 5:01 pm
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Uber Launches in Taiwan

After a Month of Quiet Testing, Uber Launches Officially in Taipei

After a month of quiet testing in Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, online car pick-up company Uber has now launched officially in the city. Uber...

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 2:59 pm
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Indian Messaging App GupShup Goes Multi-Lingual With 9 Local Languages

In a bid to expand its reach among non-English and non-Hindi speaking mobile users in India, locally-made mobile messaging app GupShup is go...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 5:40 pm
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GREE messenger Tellit shuts down

GREE Tells TellIt to Shut It, Gives Up on Building a Messaging App

Earlier this year, Japanese social gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) got a rocket up its butt from the huge success of apps like Line (which also...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 3:08 pm
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Alibaba financial results

Alibaba Shuts Down WeChat Interface ‘to Protect Customers’ (UPDATED)

Yesterday, rumors began to spread across the Chinese web that Alibaba, the e-commerce giant behind Taobao and Tmall, was shutting down the i...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Malaysia’s MyTeksi Expands to Philippines, Helps You Find a Ride with GrabTaxi

Check this out, an app makes riding taxis easier in the Philippines.

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 6:01 pm
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Line Band app

Line Hunts Down Path As ‘Line Band’ App Surpasses 15 Million Downloads

Remember Line Band, the extended social network for users of the smash-hit messaging app Line? Today NHN Japan has revealed that Line Band h...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Youku redesigns homepage for smaller screens and mobile viewers

Youku Surges to 200 Million Daily Mobile Views This Month as Chinese Consumers Ditch Laptops

It’s mobile, mobile, mobile with China’s video sites these days as they chase China’s middle-income web users onto tablets...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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China Mobile Users in Beijing Can Get 4G Right Now

Are you a China Mobile user in Beijing? Itching to try out the company’s lightning fast 4G-LTE network? China Mobile still isn’t...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Line Gives Away Free Stickers in Philippines Following TV Ads

Is the ever increasing sticker collection of Line its way to attract more users?

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Protest against India

India’s Upcoming PRISM Gets a Boost With Israeli Interception Tools Deal

It’s already clear that India will have a Central Monitoring System (CMS) put in place later this year to monitor phone and internet commu...

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 11:05 am
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