Posts Tagged: iOS

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China has 10 times more people, but Japan still outspends on iOS apps

In Q1 2014, China's revenue growth was stronger than download growth for the first time. Games accounted for the majority of that rise.

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 3:18 pm
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Missed the boat? Here are 3 ways to download and play the original Flappy Bird

Note: Tech in Asia does not encourage app piracy. We’re linking to these sites for reference.

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Apple could be bringing back the old Thai font in iOS 7.1 update

When iOS 7 hit iPhones and iPads back in mid-September, we reported that Apple updated its Thai font, changing it to the Sukhumvit font. Wit...

  • December 16, 2013
  • at 2:06 pm
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UCWeb aims to spread its mobile browser to iOS with acquisition of PP Assistant

UCWeb, the Chinese company best known for its mobile web browser, announced over the weekend that it has acquired Teiron Network, the Guang...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 1:34 pm
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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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Indonesian developer Touchten pissed after Ramen Chain game gets cloned

Indonesia’s game developer Touchten found that its new game Ramen Chain has been copied and published on GooglePlay under the name Daren R...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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New version of Looloo app gives users special discounts

Venue finder app Looloo helps people to discover new and interesting spots in Metro Manila and around the Philippines. It gives options ...

  • October 7, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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iOS gallery app Cooliris teams up with Baidu for cloud storage

US-based mobile photo viewing and sharing app Cooliris announced it’s making further headway into the Chinese market today by partnering...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Does Singapore need another food discovery app? Maybe, if you’re Picky

I’ve seen more restaurant review and discovery apps come out of Southeast Asia than I care to count, but this new offering from Singapore ...

  • September 23, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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Taiwan’s Chocolabs tests Indonesia market with TV drama streaming app

Chocolabs, a Taiwan-based app developer and part of accelerator AppWorks’ family, announces the launch of its TV drama streaming app calle...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 11:38 am
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IDC: Android and Windows Phone see growing market share in India for Q3 2013

For Nokia, now part of Microsoft, the year 2013 seems to be ending on a good note compared to previous years, as Windows Phone gained moment...

  • December 23, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Apple settles lawsuit in Thailand over copyright-breaching news apps

Back in February of this year, Thailand’s Online News Providers Association (SONP) filed a lawsuit against Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) at the Tha...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 2:40 pm
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For 1st time ever, one Indian telco is offering free iPhone 5S or 5C with 2-year contract

Indian telco Reliance Communications (RCom) has ventured where other telcos fear to tread in the country – into the realm of subsidize...

  • November 1, 2013
  • at 4:36 pm
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Apple confirms 10-key Pinyin keyboard only for iPhones in HK and China

In Hong Kong and China specifically, many are frustrated with the existing iOS 7 10-key pinyin keyboard.

  • October 17, 2013
  • at 5:34 pm
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Grata takes 5-star hospitality out of hotels and puts it on your smartphone

We see a lot of travel and tourism startups popping up around Asia these days. So many, in fact, that planning a trip can be overwhelmin...

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Blackberry Messenger launches on iOS and Android. Now what?

As announced in Jakarta, Blackberry has launched its messaging app, BBM, on both iOS and Android. The official launch was delayed.

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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IDC: China to ship 360 million smartphones this year, 450 million in 2014

IDC: China to ship 360 million smartphones this year, 450 million in 2014

Research group IDC believes that China will ship in more than 450 million smartphones in 2014. That’s up from an estimated 360 million...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 9:22 pm
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Tamil-speaking Indians and Malaysians get a boost from new iOS 7 keyboard

iOS 7 has brought quite a lot of fresh things to owners of new and recent iPhones and iPads. Perhaps the most surprising is the appearance o...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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