Posts Tagged: Android



Xiaomi Mi2 Launches in Apple Style, Goes Quad-Core with Android 4.1 [PICS]

So after a long journey to the Beijing 798 Art Zone, I’m finally here, sweaty with tired thighs from all the walking and finding. But ...

  • August 16, 2012
  • at 5:17 pm
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China’s Biggest Search Engine Sees Android Dominate, But iPhone Top for Pageviews

China’s top search engine, Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), has released its newest mobile trends report, giving us some neat insights into the in...

  • August 14, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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Elecom to Release World’s First NFC Smartphone Keyboard in Japan

Japanese company Elecom recently announced it would be launching this smartphone keyboard which makes use of NFC technology to connect to yo...

  • August 9, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Canalys: Smartphone Sales Up 199% in China This Year, Samsung Sells the Most

It has been another record-breaking quarter of smartphone sales in China with more than 42 million shipped in the country in Q2 2012. That&#...

  • August 2, 2012
  • at 10:27 pm
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10 Alternative Android App Stores From China [2012 Edition]

Third-party Android app stores in China are looking stronger and more numerous than ever – and a lot prettier too. Last summer I profi...

  • August 1, 2012
  • at 3:35 pm
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Sony’s New F800 Walkman Powered by Android 4.0

Music lovers will be pleased to hear that Sony (NYSE:SNE) today announced a new lineup of Android 4.0-powered Walkman music players, led by ...

  • July 18, 2012
  • at 9:40 pm
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Here’s a New Chinese Android Apps Search Engine From Tencent

Looks like Tencent has launched a new Android apps search engine that’s called Haina (pictured above). The search engine allows users to n...

  • July 12, 2012
  • at 3:26 pm
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Report: Tencent Invests in Android ROM Maker, Hints at QQ Smartphone

A China-based angel investor has let slip that Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) has invested 50 million RMB (US$7.9 million) in Lewa Tek...

  • July 11, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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Fujifilm Makes Photographed Text More Visible on Smartphones

Here’s a fun service from the folks at Fujifilm (TYO:4901) that helps you more easily view text that appears in your photos. It’...

  • July 9, 2012
  • at 5:55 pm
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Xiaomi’s Next-Gen Phone Specs Leak, Will Have Better Retina Display Than iPhone 4S

With hours to go to the much-anticipated launch of China’s hottest homegrown smartphone, likely to be called the Xiaomi M2, the crafty...

  • August 16, 2012
  • at 11:10 am
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Calling Indonesian App Devs! Telkomsel To Hold App Competition in September

Indonesian telco giant Telkom (NYSE:TLK) will hold a competition for mobile app developers this September in a bid to encourage local devs t...

  • August 10, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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World’s Second Jelly Bean Tablet Launched in India, and It’s Cheap!

Indian company Karbonn Mobiles released the world’s second Android “Jelly Bean”-equipped tablet a couple of days ago, the Smar...

  • August 3, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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The Weibo Olympics: Mobile is King and Apple, Android Dominate Sina Weibo Discussions

We already knew that Sina Weibo was a hotspot for Olympic discussions. In fact, it even beat out Twitter — though the latter has more ...

  • August 1, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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Android Boot Camp happening in Yangon, Myanmar this August

For those interested in learning Android application development, a full-day intensive workshop is happening this August in Myanmar. It will...

  • July 22, 2012
  • at 9:38 am
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Xiaomi and MIUI Reach For the Cloud With New MiDrive

Here comes yet another cloud storage service that’s geared towards smartphone users. The Xiaomi-owned MIUI team, which makes the Andro...

  • July 12, 2012
  • at 4:38 pm
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Chinese Daily Deals Site: iPhone Users Spend More, Android Owners Are Cheapskates

Chinese daily deals and local reviews site Dianping has compiled stats about its mobile app users for the first time, showing a lot of inter...

  • July 12, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Sync or Swim: Android-to-Windows App SnapPea Gets Global Launch

In some people’s eyes, Android has always had a missing link. Or a missing sync. Namely, a desktop-oriented way to manage your phone&#...

  • July 11, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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3G Phones Now Outselling 2G Phones in China, Smartphones Beating Feature Phones

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has a telecommunications research arm that has just released a very int...

  • July 9, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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