Posts Tagged: iOS apps


CNY 2014

Celebrate Chinese New Year by putting your face into a seasonal GIF

Chinese New Year is just one week away. If you’re celebrating it, you’re probably preparing things like food and fireworks. You ...

  • January 24, 2014
  • at 4:43 pm
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SlideStory wants to get you into photo slideshows

Videos are so last year: SlideStory wants to get you into photo slideshows

We’ve all shared our photos online, and perhaps some of us have created GIFs and Vine and Instagram videos as well. But a Japanese app...

  • October 7, 2013
  • at 4:32 pm
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Flocations launches iPhone app

Travel discovery startup Flocations launches iPhone app

Travel discovery site Flocations has started the week by launching its iPhone app. The Singapore-based startup tells us that 30 to 40 percen...

  • August 19, 2013
  • at 1:55 pm
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Camera360 series B funding

China-Made Camera360 App Snaps Its Way to 100 Million Global Users

One of the most popular Chinese-made apps around the world is Camera360, the photo filter app made by a startup team in Sichuan province. To...

  • May 7, 2013
  • at 1:15 pm
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dreamdays

Dreamdays Tracks the Dates and Events That Matter

Built by the Guxiu team of three in Beijing, China, Dreamdays helps users remember and be alerted of dates and events that matter to them mo...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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360 Browser HD

Report: Qihoo’s iOS Apps Under Special Investigation by Apple

At the start of last week, all the 20+ iOS apps made by Chinese software company and search engine Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU) vanished from AppleR...

  • February 4, 2013
  • at 2:13 pm
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WeChat v4.5 beta

Next Version of WeChat App Will Add Voice Chatrooms, Song Recognition [Screenshots]

Yesterday, WeChat app officially hit an impressive new milestone – 300 million registered users – and that coincided with an iOS...

  • January 17, 2013
  • at 2:45 pm
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7 Superb New Apps from China in 2012

With smartphone sales in China up 199 percent this year, all those phone owners will be keen to snap up some fun apps. And Chinese developer...

  • December 31, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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Foodie App Burpple Has Double Order of Good News, Including $500,000 Seed Funding

The social food app Burpple has been served a double order of good news today, the largest of which is $500,000 in seed funding, which is th...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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Slidestory app

SlideStory gets $300,000 seed funding to push its photo slideshow app

In October we looked at a new kind of photo app that wants to get people making and sharing fun slideshows. The app, called SlideStory, now ...

  • December 10, 2013
  • at 1:01 pm
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making Asian languages keyboard apps

The pain and the passion behind building Asian language keyboard apps

This past weekend, I briefly mentioned the Perfect Tibetan Keyboard app, which allows Tibetan text input across a variety of platforms. Also...

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Dolphin v10

Dolphin Browser Hits 80 Million Installs, Refreshes Android App to v10

Sino-US startup Dolphin Browser has reached 80 million installs around the world for its iOS and Android browser. Today, Dolphin is also bei...

  • June 19, 2013
  • at 11:00 pm
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MoneyTree Japan

MoneyTree Launches as a Mint for Japan, Connects With 30 Japanese Banks

MoneyTree, a Tokyo-based startup, has just launched its iOS finance app today. The service is basically a Mint.com for Japan, though the big...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Baidu mobile apps

Baidu Reaches 80 Million Mobile Apps Users, Reveals Full 2012 Financials

China’s top search engine Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) cranked out its full-year and Q4 2012 financial report yesterday. Before looking at the ...

  • February 5, 2013
  • at 5:25 pm
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Apple bans all Qihoo apps - again

Qihoo Double Blow as iOS Apps Banned by Apple, China Warns of Anti-Competitive Practices

One of China’s top web companies, Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU), has been hit with a significant double blow. First, it was given an official warning ...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 12:59 pm
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Momo app local listings and check-ins

From Foreplay to Foursquare: China’s Top Dating App Toys With Local Check-Ins

What do you do when your young app has 20 million users and you need a path towards monetization? Go local! That’s the approach that will ...

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Waigo App is a Pair of Eyes That Helps You Get a Bellyful of Chinese Food

I must admit that I really love apps that do something enormously useful, thereby taking the strain off of my slowly vegetating brain. The l...

  • December 17, 2012
  • at 10:26 pm
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6 Reasons Video-Sharing Apps Were the Biggest Startup Letdown of 2012

This time last year I was raving, I was gushing, all over startups making video-sharing apps. I named one such venture as one of my standout...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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