Posts Tagged: mobile


spilgames

Insights from Spil Games on Mobile and Gaming in Asia

Thanks to Serkan Toto (@serkantoto on Twitter) for pointing out this talk from Spil Games entitled The State of HTML5 Games in Asia. Of cour...

  • December 5, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Japan’s App Discovery Engine, Peepapp, Works Great With Friends [PICS]

10 days ago, we shared with you about Peepapp. In short, Peepapp helps you discover new and trending apps through your social connections. I...

  • December 3, 2011
  • at 10:08 pm
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kongfu-english

$899.99 Kongfu English App Has 3,000 Downloads, for $2.7 Million!

Two weeks ago, I wrote about Kongfu English. You know, the app that costs a whopping $899.99 on iTunes? Yeah… it was also the app that mad...

  • December 2, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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A Portrait of Indonesia’s Very Young, Social, Mobile Web Users [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Indonesia’s web users ar...

  • December 1, 2011
  • at 12:48 pm
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Has Local Currency Boosted Downloads in China iTunes App Store? Distimo Says Yes

When we first broke the news about China’s app store offering apps in RMB – making payment much easier, with lots of common bank/deb...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 10:38 pm
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How Asia is Going Social, Mobile, on the Web [INFOGRAPHIC]

Branding and PR agency We Are Social has created a vital and up-to-date overview of all that’s happening in social, digital, and mobile in...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Rumor: Microsoft Picks a Retail Partner for WP7 Launch in China in 2012

Rumors in the Chinese business media suggest that Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is poised to launch its mobile OS, Windows Phone 7 (WP7) officiall...

  • November 25, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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QQ Browser App Goes Global, Now In the Getjar App Store

Tencent (HKG:0700), the Chinese social media giant, is taking its QQ Browser app global having signed a deal with the American third-party A...

  • November 24, 2011
  • at 1:30 pm
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swiff

Singapore’s Swiff Works Like Square, But For B2B

As many already know, Square, the oh-so-convenient mobile payment system, is only available in the U.S. So Asians like me can only read and ...

  • November 22, 2011
  • at 4:25 pm
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ifreek

Japan’s Mobile Giant I-Freek Opens First International Office in Singapore

I-Freek (3845:Hercules) is a listed company that business revolves around the mobile Internet sector in Japan, including everything from con...

  • December 5, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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acorn

Mobile App Squiryl Wants To Replace Loyalty Cards in Your Wallet

Squiryl is a mobile app that digitizes loyalty cards. So instead of having a bunch of loyalty cards in your wallet, all you need is the Squi...

  • December 2, 2011
  • at 9:58 pm
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game-paused

Super Ball Escape: Accelerometer-based Game Literally Takes Gameplay to a New Level

I’ve never liked accelerometer-based mobile games. But I decided to give Super Ball Escape a try when I learned that it was available for ...

  • December 1, 2011
  • at 2:28 pm
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Henri Holm (SVP Asia) Announces Angry Birds Japan

Angry Birds Landing in Japan. But Will It Succeed?

Yesterday at the Techcrunch Tokyo 2011 event there was a panel discussion regarding starting a company aboard, specifically in Silicon Valle...

  • December 1, 2011
  • at 9:03 am
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android-games

Games Back in South Korea’s Android Market

When the South Korean government announced that all games would need to be approved by the games rating board before being sold in the count...

  • November 29, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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I Got Conned and Wasted $0.99 on a Chinese Health App

So, I was interested to find out more about Chinese health apps. And I came across one called Jian Kang Guan Jia, which literally means heal...

  • November 27, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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With Android-based iQQ, Does Tencent Finally Have a Mobile Strategy?

Tencent (HKG:0700), China’s social media giant, has been really good at building Android apps of late, but it has always lacked a cohe...

  • November 24, 2011
  • at 10:20 pm
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peepapp

Japan’s Peepapp Lets You Stalk and Explore Friends’ Mobile Apps

There are millions of mobile apps out there and it is always a problem finding the very best. We can rely on iTunes’ list of best apps whi...

  • November 23, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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dena-asia

GREE and KDDI Join Forces to Sue DeNA, Asking for 1 Billon Yen

The continuing competition between GREE (TYO:3632) and DeNA (TYO:2432) is getting even more interesting, as we just received a note that GRE...

  • November 21, 2011
  • at 8:40 pm
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