Posts Tagged: apps


iPhone users in China rush to download new Chinese keyboards for iOS 8

Apple's allowance of third-party keyboards iOS isn't just about "openness" - it's also about getting more Chinese to buy iPhones.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 3:15 pm
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As China’s smartphone users bypass Google, Baidu is top source for Android app downloads: report

App distribution in most countries remains pretty straightforward: the App Store for iOS, and Google Play for Android. In China, however, wh...

  • June 26, 2014
  • at 2:25 pm
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This Chinese app puts Whisper in the workplace, helping white-collar workers dish the dirt

Anonymous social apps like Whisper and Secret have blown up in the US lately, attracting media attention for their risque content and foami...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 6:59 pm
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Discover old Taipei with this cool new mobile app

Taipei ought to rank as one of the world’s most walkable cities. Sidewalks are wide, crosswalks are plentiful, crowds are manageable, ...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 7:15 pm
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China’s Vine-esque video app for WeChat takes selfies to a whole new level

A few months back we got word that Tencent (HKG: 0700) – the maker of WeChat – was set to release a social video-sharing (think ...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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In the Philippines, iOS users can now purchase iTunes movies with mobile credit

We previously spotted how Philippine startup Apptivate has given iOS users a new way to buy apps– by ditching the need for credit ...

  • September 16, 2013
  • at 3:15 pm
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Grave Mania: Undead Fever

Grave Mania Review: Time Management Against the Undead

From the Anino Games studio in the Philippines comes Grave Mania: Undead Fever. Because, you know, sometimes, all the undead really need is ...

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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5 Reasons Why Baidu Spent Nearly $2 Billion to Acquire 91 Wireless

Last week, Baidu splashed $1.9 million on NetDragon subsidiary 91 Wireless Websoft (sort of, the deal has been agreed in principle but hasn&...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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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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India’s ‘WhatsApp for mobile customer support’ Haptik bags $1M

Haptik lets users get instant help for queries regarding products and services of 180 companies using a WhatsApp-like messaging channel.

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 10:25 pm
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This rising customer care startup serves Flipboard, WordPress, and Supercell, and it just raised $10M

Helpshift, an Indian startup that pioneered customer support in mobile apps, has raised US$10 million in series A funding by Intel Capital. ...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 11:54 am
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Notes Plus and INKredible, world class iOS writing apps from Vietnam

INKredible and NotesPlus are two apps that you wouldn't know were from Vietnam unless we told you. Here's the team behind these world class ...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Dr. Wallet raises $1 million to keep your finances in good health

BearTail, the Japanese company behind finance tracking app Dr. Wallet, today revealed it received JPY 100 million (about $955,000) in fundin...

  • December 27, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Linqapp wants to save you from all your foreign language conundrums

Mobile technology has provided language learners with various apps to ease the awkwardness of practicing a foreign tongue. Waygo and Flitto...

  • September 28, 2013
  • at 12:28 pm
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Hong Kong startup Sky Drone wants to help you fly your very own unmanned drone

Have you ever wanted to experience the fun of flying an unmanned aerial drone without the hassle and emotional trauma associated with joinin...

  • August 20, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Typhoon Ondoy

6 Useful Apps to Prepare You For Natural Disasters in Asia

Asia is no stranger to disasters and calamities. And though you never know exactly when these disasters strike, you can keep yourself inform...

  • July 25, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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Report: Chinese iTunes Accounts Apparently Compromised to Artificially Boost Domestic App Rankings

If you’ve got an iTunes account in China, you might want to log in and check out your downloaded apps section. According to this Sina ...

  • July 22, 2013
  • at 11:51 pm
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India’s Top 10 Facebook Games and Apps

India’s Top 10 Facebook Games and Apps

In the past, we’ve taken a look at the top mobile apps in India and who’s using them. But Indians love Facebook, too. So what ap...

  • July 5, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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