Posts Tagged: Smartphones


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Phucking Phablets: Huawei’s New Giant Phone is the Dumbest Thing I’ve Ever Seen

Chinese mobile handset maker Huawei announced some new products at this year’s CES that have been getting a lot of attention. At the c...

  • January 13, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Xiaomi sold 7.19 million phones in 2012

Xiaomi: 7.19 Million Phones Sold in 2012, Considering North America Launch in 2014

China’s startup phone-maker Xiaomi seems to have arrived on the scene at the perfect time – just when Android is seriously taking of...

  • January 9, 2013
  • at 6:20 pm
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4 Golden Rules to Monetize Your Apps

David is the general manager of developer business for vserv.mobi and heads mobile application developer partnerships across Southeast Asia....

  • January 3, 2013
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Motorola Shop4Apps China shut

Motorola Tops a Nightmare Year with Closure of its Chinese App Store [UPDATED]

It’s been a nightmare year for phone-maker Motorola (NASDAQ:GOOG), particularly in China. And now this rough year is ending on even more o...

  • December 27, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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Domestic Chinese Smartphones Attract Praise But Not Profits

We here at Tech in Asia have been very impressed with some of the low-cost smartphones coming out of China over the past year, and we’...

  • December 25, 2012
  • at 2:08 am
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Xiaomi’s Sales Experiment on Sina Weibo Yields 1.3 Million Reservations For Just 50,000 Phones

Remember that interesting little social commerce experiment earlier this week in which Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi sold phones via Sina Weibo...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 2:35 pm
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Zoota: Yet Another Player in Vietnam’s Online Social Battlefield

Social networks are a growing battlefield in Vietnam. As noted by Nguyen Huy of Mimo.vn in a recent chat with us, the platforms are fragment...

  • December 20, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Sina Weibo Hints at Social Commerce Shift with Xiaomi Phone Sales

If you’re not willing to face the Mayan’s mooted apocalypse on the 21st while clutching your lousy old phone, then Xiaomi has so...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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Evernote Integrates With Tencent’s ONE Browser, Now in English, Thai, and Indonesian

Earlier this month, Evernote integrated with Tencent’s ONE Browser for mobiles in India. Today, Evernote announced that its service is...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Xiaomi’s MIUI Android Skin Celebrates Having 10 Million Users

It’s not just buyers of the China-made Xiaomi phones – of which there were over seven million in 2012 – who get to use its...

  • January 9, 2013
  • at 9:20 pm
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Gangnam Style is Now an iPhone Game

Well, I guess it was only a matter of time before this happened. Korean pop star PSY has been a phenomenon over the past year for his infect...

  • January 7, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Chinese City Launches Mobile Taxi App for Easy Cab Pickups

Booking a cab in China used to require making a phone call. Actually, in most cities, it still does. But if a new mobile initiative in Chong...

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Powered by Android, China Smartphone Sales to Hit 189 Million in 2012 [REPORT]

Taiwan’s Digitimes Research has a new report out looking at the smartphone landscape in mainland China. It states that sales of smartphone...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Xiaomi: 6.5 Million Phones Sold So Far

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi has only been in the hardware business for only about a year and a half, but it has made a big impact in that tim...

  • December 24, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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360Buy to Snap Up More than $300 Million Worth of Nokia Phones in 2013, Plans Huge China Sales Push

Nokia (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) is having quite a disastrous time in China of late but it’s not going down without a fight. The Finnish ph...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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Xiaomi Teases Phone Launch in Hong Kong

China’s young phone-maker Xiaomi has teased a possible expansion into Hong Kong. That’s what’s implied in a tweet from the...

  • December 20, 2012
  • at 10:17 pm
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Nokia Brings WP8 to China with Launch of Lumia 920T on China Mobile

Nokia (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) brought the first Windows Phone 8 (WP8) device to China today with the launch of its Lumia 920T on the nation...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 9:59 pm
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Japan Overtakes US to Become Top Country for Google Play Revenues

The folks over at App Annie have released a pretty fascinating report that shows some interesting shifts that are happening in the mobile sp...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 4:40 pm
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