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LINE launches Maps for Indoor; navigates 37 Toyko locations

LINE launches Maps for Indoor; navigates 37 Toyko locations

Available in five languages, Maps for Indoors to help users navigate ‘shopping malls, department stores, and other indoor facilities’ Japanese communication platform LINE yesterday announced the launch of its brand new Maps for Indoor app on Android, available in five languages, to help users navigate ‘shopping malls, department stores, and other indoor facilities’. Indoor mapping has been something

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Between works with Buzz Launcher to engage more Android users

South Korean couple app Between has introduced two themes on Buzz Launcher. More love for Android users In a move to engage more Android lovebirds, South Korean couple app Between has partnered the Daum-Kakao-owned customisation launcher application Buzz Launcher. This partnership has resulted in two new themes — Between Day and Between Night — which

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[Malaysia] Mobile Developer Day KL 2014

Mobile Developer Day is an event dedicated towards aspiring Mobile Developers around Asia for mobile technology updates Synopsis: The Mobile Developer Day conference is made of 2 parts. The first covers the current state of the mobile platforms. Things like market share of smartphones and it’s operating systems throughout the world and here in South East

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[Singapore] Singapore Developer Meetup November at Google Agenda

SG Android Developers Meet up Synopsis: Singapore Developer Meetup November at Google Agenda 6:30pm – 6:45pm Refreshments & Social Food and drinks courtesy of Google 7:00pm – 7:45pm Faster, Better, Cheaper : Build apps on the Google Cloud by Melina Lee Want to create an application and have it scale quickly at high performance? How

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Things are always hard before they are easy: Sensbeat’s Leo Wong talks startups

The Co-founder, in an exclusive chat with e27, talks about the startup’s journey so far, the team, their search for funding, being students, and more About two weeks ago, Hong Kong-based music app Sensbeat set a local record to become the first student-found startup in the city to secure US$500,000 in seed funding. Investors include Big Bloom Investment

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Smartphone manufacturer Advan enters software market

Smartphone manufacturer, Advan, has launched its app store with support from local developers; 150,000 apps already on the market Advan has done something which is inevitable to be done, especially by hardware vendors. The local brand decided to develop its own online store to support its smartphones. This move of  Advan has reportedly attracted a

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Stealth Messenger offers advanced security and message confidentiality

Stealth Messenger enables users to send confidential messages with AES/EAX technology and PBKDF password derivative function It seems that messages’ confidentiality has become another point that instant messengers focus on. The emergence of Telegram, RightHere Messenger, and Stealth Messenger, which uphold message’s confidentiality at the first place, is an obvious reflection of this trend. In accordance to

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Google eyes Asia with upcoming Nexus 6 smartphone

As evidence of the shift of power to Asia, Google plays to the booming market’s demands by making the huge Nexus 6 ‘phablet’ this year’s flagship Every year around October and the months leading up to it, we are bombarded with the latest leaks and rumours around Google’s upcoming flagship smartphone in its Nexus line. The

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Weekly Cornerplay: Why even the best Android Wear apps aren’t very good

Jeffrey Yuwono has Android Wear apps under the scanner in this edition of the Weekly Cornerplay I got a Moto 360 a few weeks ago and have been using it daily since. See the watch review here and the Android Wear review here. And now, the third and final part of this mini-series: third party apps. Here’s the

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Weekly Cornerplay: The things we do for beauty – Moto 360 review

This week Jeffrey Yuwono reviews the Moto 360; says it’s beautiful but not ready for everyone There is a future where instead of a computer in your pocket, it is the one on your wrist that you will use most. Instead of your finger as the primary method of control, it’s your voice. It’s the device you

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Yourbot lets you talk to your future generations

This Android device can help you share experiences with future generations interested in uncovering the secrets of their ancestors Imagine, if you could have a chat with your grandest of great great grandchildren today, what would you wish to tell them? Yourbot is an Android device with speech-to-text conversation engines which allows our future generations

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[Thailand] Mobile Monday Bangkok #9 – MoMoBKK

The 9th episode of Mobile Monday Bangkok (MoMoBKK) brings Xiaomi and Twitter to Thailand Synopsis: Mobile Monday would like to invite all the digital and online professionals to our event. The MoMo team is very excited as this time we are bringing speakers from Xiaomi and Twitter for the first time to Thailand. In addition, our

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Gumtree Singapore goes mobile

Finally, this online classifieds site has launched a mobile app in city-state Singapore, where 80 per cent of people buy pre-loved goods London-based free online classifieds Gumtree today announced the launch of its new iOS and Android mobile app for Singapore. The predominantly web-based platform has previously launched mobile apps in locations such as the UK and

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Weekly Cornerplay: How is the successor to Flappy Bird doing?

In this edition of Weekly Cornerplay, Jeffrey Yuwono reviews Swing Copters. His take: It’s better than Flappy Bird, but not good enough The creator behind the enormous hit Flappy Bird recently released its spiritual successor, Swing Copters. So how’s it doing? Apparently, very well on iOS, currently ranking #2 overall on the US app store. Surprisingly, it’s not faring as well on Android, at

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Top five weirdest app crazes

Here’s a list of the most unusual extremes of the app universe. Have you tried them? It looks like Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen is ready to spread his annoyingly simple yet insanely addictive wings again, this time with a new game called Swing Copters. To be released this week, Swing Copters is extremely similar to

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