Posts Tagged: Android

Spreadtrum Facebook deal

Chinese Chipset Maker to Embed Facebook in Smartphones, But Obviously Not for China Market

With a view to the “world outside of China,” Chinese chipset maker Spreadtrum (NASDAQ:SPRD) has announced a tie-up today with Facebook (...

  • February 7, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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Lenovo wants to beat Samsung in China

Lenovo CEO: We Want to Beat Samsung, Become China’s Top Smartphone Brand

We reported last year that Chinese-brand smartphones make up 60 percent of sales in China, but Samsung remains the top brand. For now. Lenov...

  • February 1, 2013
  • at 4:29 pm
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Beijing Government Releases Official Air Quality Monitoring App

Boy, has the government come a long way when it comes to air pollution. Just half a year ago, if you wanted to know how dangerous the air wa...

  • January 26, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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KakaoTalk Releases Vietnamese New Year Stickers

KakaoTalk, South Korea’s number one messaging app, has released new stickers for the Vietnamese market this week. With Vietnamese New ...

  • January 22, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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JazzMyApp for social app recommendations

JazzMyApp Tackles Social App Recommendations, Pinterest Style

Malaysian startup Mobile9 has been trying to solve the app discovery issue for quite a few years. Now it’s launching JazzMyApp as a de...

  • January 18, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Google's Eric Schmidt in China

Google’s Eric Schmidt Drops in on Beijing, Reminds Chinese Devs that Android is Number One

Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) Eric Schmidt dropped into the GeekPark conference in Beijing earlier today where, in a panel discussion, he rem...

  • January 14, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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NTT Docomo To Sell New Smartphone Specifically for Pre-Teens

Japanese mobile carrier NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) announced today that it will soon be accepting preorders for a new model of smartphone that sp...

  • January 10, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Xiaomi sold 7.19 million phones in 2012

Xiaomi: 7.19 Million Phones Sold in 2012, Considering North America Launch in 2014

China’s startup phone-maker Xiaomi seems to have arrived on the scene at the perfect time – just when Android is seriously taking of...

  • January 9, 2013
  • at 6:20 pm
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Crazy Japanese Tower Defense Game ‘Battle Cats’ Invades Android Platform

One of my favorite games for all of 2012 was the endlessly wacky Battle Cats from Japanese game developer Ponos. I’ve been enjoying it on ...

  • December 31, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Photo App PicMix Goes Viral and Passes 8 Million Users

Indonesian-made photo app PicMix impressively passed eight million users last month in just nine months since the app’s inception, with mo...

  • February 5, 2013
  • at 3:07 pm
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Couples Messaging App LoveByte Launches for Android, Avoids Clash with Between

LoveByte, a popular mobile messaging app for love couples, is finally available on Android. This news came shortly after its Korea-based com...

  • January 28, 2013
  • at 9:20 am
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Viss App Makes it Easier for Fashionistas to Buy

Last fall we told you about Hong Kong-based startup Viss (, which encourages its users to share fashion photos and follow their ...

  • January 23, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Battle Cats Have Almost Conquered Google Play in Japan

I’ve been raving about Japanese tower defense game Battle Cats ever since it first came out for iOS late last year. Earlier this month...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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VTV Plus Android App: TV Is Going Mobile in Vietnam

Television is still the dominant medium in Vietnam. 90 percent of all Vietnamese citizens own a television set, and for ad spending, televis...

  • January 15, 2013
  • at 6:02 pm
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What’s Hot, What’s Not: Mobile Advertising Trends in 2013!

Everyday over 1.3 million Android devices are being activated, with most of them being priced for the “mass market.” In 2013 Android wil...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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MIUI Love theme

Xiaomi’s MIUI Android Skin Celebrates Having 10 Million Users

It’s not just buyers of the China-made Xiaomi phones – of which there were over seven million in 2012 – who get to use its...

  • January 9, 2013
  • at 9:20 pm
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Indonesia’s Multiply To Start Taking LG Nexus 4 Pre-Orders Tomorrow

After a one-month delay, Google’s flagship handset, the LG Nexus 4 will finally make its way to Indonesia next week. Indonesian e-commerce...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Motorola Shop4Apps China shut

Motorola Tops a Nightmare Year with Closure of its Chinese App Store [UPDATED]

It’s been a nightmare year for phone-maker Motorola (NASDAQ:GOOG), particularly in China. And now this rough year is ending on even more o...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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