Posts Tagged: Apple


Which smartphones do Asians have now, and how much will they spend on their next one?

Which smartphones do Asians have now, and how much will they spend on their next one? (CHART)

We know that Asia is going nuts for smartphones, but which brands do people prefer, and how much are folks spending? Jana, a mobile rewards ...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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iPad Air and retina iPad Mini reach India on December 7

iPad Air and retina iPad Mini reach India on December 7

Sales of Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) newest iPad Air and retina-screen iPad Mini kick off on December 7 in India, the company has confirmed....

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 11:59 am
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iPhone 5S and 5C price drop: one Philippine telco lowers monthly fees, adds prepaid option

The two telcos in the Philippines launched their postpaid plans for the iPhone 5S and 5C earlier this month. But now Globe Telecom is bein...

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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It’s official: China will get 4G on December 18

After many delays and rumors, state-run news agency Xinhua has announced China Mobile (NYSE:CHL; HKG:0941) users on the mainland will be ...

  • November 25, 2013
  • at 5:55 pm
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Postpaid plan prices and promos for iPhone 5S and 5C in the Philippines revealed

A few weeks back, consumers in the Philippines were given access to pre-order the iPhone 5S and 5C from both Globe Telecom and Smart Co...

  • November 11, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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China snaps up 100 million smartphones in Q3; these are the top 6 brands

China snaps up 100 million smartphones in Q3; these are the top 6 brands

Those tireless number crunchers at Canalys have come out with a new report on the global smartphone market in August to September (Q3) this ...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 2:01 pm
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iPhone 5S and 5C expected to arrive in Indonesia on November 15th? (UPDATED: Nope!)

(Update: MakeMac pointed out that iPhone 5S and 5C will not be arriving in Indonesia this week as seen on Apple’s website.) Kompas tod...

  • October 30, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Huawei is 3rd in global smartphone shipments, LG grows, Apple slows, Samsung leads

A new report by research and consulting firm Strategy Analytics outlined global smartphone shipments for Q3 2013. Total smartphone shipmen...

  • October 29, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Philippine telcos start iPhone pre-order

Just last month, we revealed the iPhone 5c has made an early entrance in the Philippines through gray markets. Today, Philippine telcos ju...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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China gets 4G

China is now ready to turn on the world’s biggest 4G network

We knew that China will get 4G starting on December 18, but there remained the not so trivial matter of government-issued LTE operating lice...

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 7:48 pm
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If this webpage is any indication, the iPhone is coming to China Mobile very, very soon [UPDATED]

Update: We may have been duped. While this webpage passed our  smell test when we first found it, it’s since been removed and replace...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 5:50 pm
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Thai man dies while talking on his charging iPhone

A Thai man from Chanthaburi province died laying on the floor talking on his iPhone while it was charging. The police were called by the vic...

  • November 26, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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New report says Lenovo ranks 3rd in global smartphone sales, but does it really?

A Q3 2013 report of global smartphone sales says China’s Lenovo (HKG:0992) rose to 5.1 percent market share to beat South Korea’s...

  • November 15, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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All the facts and figures on China's smartphone users in 2013

All the facts and figures on China’s smartphone users in 2013 (INFOGRAPHIC)

China looks set to snap up over 350 million new smartphones this year. So what brands are Chinese people buying? How much do they spend on 3...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Which Asian countries ordered Apple to give up private user info?

In response to the NSA’s controversial global surveillance program and public outcry against major IT companies for allowing it, Appl...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 11:50 am
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Apple's iPhone is big in Japan...

Apple’s iPhone hits record high in Japan with 34% share of market

Apple’s share of smartphone sales in Japan has leapt to a record and unprecedented 34 percent. That’s according to a new report from Cou...

  • October 29, 2013
  • at 5:35 pm
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Apple’s China revenues for Q4 2013 bounce back 24% at $5.7B, but nothing gold can stay

Yesterday, while Asia was asleep, Tim Cook announced Apple’s earnings for the fourth quarter 2013 and revealed that sales in China had...

  • October 29, 2013
  • at 11:32 am
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Apple’s new iPad Air coming to China, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore on November 1

Apple announced a bunch of new and exciting things at its press event today, including the launch of the latest version of OS X, but the bel...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 2:58 am
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