Posts Tagged: Smartphones



Open Sesame: Baidu Helps Lenovo Use Voice Recognition to Unlock Android Phones

There are already a few ways to get into your Android device in a secure way: face recognition, a passcode, or a grid pattern. And now there...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 11:55 am
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Smartphones Continue to Eat into Compact Camera Market

Much has been said about the effects of the mobile revolution on console gaming. The past few years have not been kind to Japanese game cons...

  • November 22, 2012
  • at 9:35 am
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Report: Android Rises to 90% of Smartphone Market in China

One of our favorite sources of stats, Beijing-based Analysys International, has come up with some China smartphone market share stats for 20...

  • November 15, 2012
  • at 9:15 am
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HTC, Huawei, Nokia Rumored to be Launching WP8 Devices in China in December

An industry source in China, cited by Sohu IT and Marbridge Daily, says that six new Windows Phone 8 (WP8) smartphones are lauching in the c...

  • November 7, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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GREE Acquires Japanese Social Game Publisher Pokelabo for $173.8 Million

Mobile gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) has announced its acquisition of Japanese game publisher Pokelabo (short for ‘Pocket Laboratory...

  • October 25, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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India Realizing its Potential as Mega Mobile Market, 4th in Android Downloads Worldwide

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has announced today that Android developers in India can now sell paid applications, in-app items, and subscriptions on...

  • October 19, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Indonesia’s e-Gamelan Makes Traditional Music with a Digital Touch

Electronic Gamelan, or e-gamelan, is the name of an iOS app that has been created by students and lecturers of the University of Dian Nuswan...

  • October 10, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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BlackBerry JamHack Challenges Asian Developers to Build an App in 40 Hours

BlackBerry is really in need of help in its app section. Now RIM (NASDAQ:RIMM) is turning to developers in the region and asking them to boo...

  • October 9, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Samsung Opens Galaxy Note II Pre-Orders in Indonesia

Samsung Indonesia is now ready to open its first pre-orders for the new Samsung Galaxy Note II. Erafone, as one of the biggest phone retail ...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 6:10 pm
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iPhone and Android in China

Report: 140 Million Android Users in China, 60 Million on iPhones

China has, at present, 390 million mobile internet users among its billion-strong phone subscribers. And now new data for 2012 Q3 from Beiji...

  • November 24, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Baidu Offers Extra Cloud Storage on Some New Qualcomm-Powered Smartphones

China’s biggest search engine has buddied up with chip-maker Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) to offer extra free cloud storage to people who bu...

  • November 19, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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Kai-Fu Lee: 500 Million Smartphones in China by End of 2013

The former director of Google China, Kai-Fu Lee, has put up a nice post over on LinkedIn with a handful of key stats that show how ChinaR...

  • November 13, 2012
  • at 5:01 pm
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DroidJuice Maps and Shares Your Android Battery Life Stats

We’ve seen India’s Ideophone make some useful and interesting stuff before, and now the startup has a fun new way for you to kee...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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How China is Pushing Forward the Mobile Internet in 2012 [CHARTS]

In the gradual but massive shift to the mobile internet, Asia is leading the way. The continent has seen 192.5 percent growth in mobile inte...

  • October 23, 2012
  • at 1:25 pm
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Founder Lei Jun Talks About Xiaomi, China’s Disruptive Phone-Maker [INTERVIEW]

If you’re familiar with the Chinese tech scene, chances are you are also familiar with serial entrepreneur Lei Jun (pictured above). Recen...

  • October 15, 2012
  • at 1:41 pm
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Qihoo Bests Xiaomi, Will Unveil China’s Cheapest Quad-Core Phone Tomorrow

The Chinese software company and search engine Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU) doesn’t want to let the upstart phone-maker Xiaomi get all the gl...

  • October 10, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Find the Beauty of Indonesian Batik in a Puzzle Game

Indonesia is celebrating Batik Day today, as you might’ve noticed from our two previous posts on the subject [1]. Batik is Indonesia’s t...

  • October 2, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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A Virus You Want to Catch: Infectonator Game Brings Zombies to Android and iOS

After a rapid jounrney from being a Flash game to PCs to mobile gaming, Infectonator is now out on Android and iOS. Indonesian startup devel...

  • September 25, 2012
  • at 2:35 pm
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