Posts Categorized: Mobile


WeChat and China Unicom

China Unicom’s WeChat Subscription Plan is Probably a Ripoff

Yesterday, after continuing rumors that was about to happen, China Unicom finally announced its WeChat-specific subscription plan. The plan,...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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WeChat launches for BB10

WeChat Launches For BB10, Ready With Support For Indonesian

As promised earlier this year, China-made messaging app WeChat has launched for BlackBerry 10. The new BB10 release brings some of WeChat...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 9:31 am
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Nokia sales in China and Asia, 2013

Struggling Nokia Sells Only 4.1M Phones in China in Q2, 20.2M Across Asia-Pacific

How low can Nokia go? Even lower, it seems. According to Nokia’s (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) newly released Q2 2013 financials, Greater China an...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 6:52 pm
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WeChat and China Unicom

So It Begins: One Chinese Telco Confirms WeChat Subscription Plan to Launch August 8

We’ve heard rumbles of discontent from Chinese telcos for months about the wildly popular messaging app WeChat. WeChat’s robbing us of S...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Zalora Launches Android App, Says 25% of Revenue Comes from Mobile

Zalora rolls out its brand-new Android app today, and reveals that 25 percent of its revenue comes from mobile.

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 11:59 pm
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Wandoujia’s App Index Offers a Peek Behind the Curtain at China’s Complex Android Market

China’s mobile landscape can be a pretty baffling place, especially when it comes to Android. While the rest of the world more or less...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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KakaoTalk Games Platform Sees Massive Growth in Sales and User Counts

South Korean chat app KakaoTalk has offered its mobile gaming platform for a full year now, and statistics the company has released on the p...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 2:15 am
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Baidu to Buy Mobile Platform Operator 91 Wireless for $1.9 Billion

How serious is Baidu about mobile? Serious enough to spend $1.9 billion on mobile technology company 91 Wireless, apparently. Baidu announce...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 9:57 am
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pacific rim mobile game

Robots Versus Monsters: Indian Studio Builds A Game For ‘Pacific Rim’ Fans

I just watched Pacific Rim yesterday. The movie is quite successful, scoring $14.6 million in gross revenue in its first 1.25 days of play. ...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 8:14 pm
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Singapore Gets On-Demand Ice Cream Today via Uber

Singapore in the summer is hot. But taxi app Uber is aiming to help Singaporean citizens beat the heat, at least for a day. Today (Friday, J...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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iPhonesia is The Biggest iPhone Photography Community in Indonesia

Even with so many good mobile phones hitting the Indonesian market and showing off their high quality cameras, the iPhone still has its own ...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Line News app launches

Not Content With Social Domination, Line Launches a News App

Korean-Japanese social messaging service Line is not so much a single app as it is a media empire. With Line-branded social gaming, a Line C...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 4:52 pm
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Thai Telco Dtac Gets More Social, Adds Special Facebook Messenger Stickers

Dtac, one of the big three telephone operators in Thailand, has just rebranded its pre-paid services. Those services used to be known by the...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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China Has 460 Million Mobile Netizens

China Now Has 591 Million Internet Users, 460 Million Mobile Netizens (And More New Stats)

In new stats from the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), China now has 591 million internet users and 460 million mobile web...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 4:47 pm
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Report: China Unicom to Launch $6 WeChat Subscription Plan Later This Month

Late last week, we reported that an undisclosed Chinese telecom company was planning to offer WeChat-specific subscription plans. Now the de...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Xiaomi Mi2S launch

China’s Xiaomi Sells 7 Million Phones in First Half 2013, Pulls in $2.15 Billion Revenue

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi is only in its second full year of production but already it’s churning out a lot of phones – and plenty ...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 12:31 pm
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Speak My Language: Google Personalizes Voice Search for Philippine Users

Look at that, Philippine Android users can now speak their Google searches in their own language.

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 11:26 pm
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Shifu app for getting things done

Shifu Apps Wants to Be Your Non-Nagging, Life-Fulfilling Smartphone Sidekick

If you’ve got an iPhone or an Android smartphone, you’ve probably already got a voice assistant in the form of Siri or Google Now. But t...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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