Tag Archives: Mobile


Apple still losing to Samsung in Hong Kong: AdNear

Apple still losing to Samsung in Hong Kong: AdNear

Samsung claimed 31 per cent of mobile users in the city in the second half of 2014 versus Apple’s 21 per cent Samsung is still beating Apple in an important Asian market: Hong Kong. The South Korean mobile giant claimed 31 per cent of mobile users in the city in the second half of 2014


[Singapore] SiTF PPPO: Mobile App Development

Learn how to develop mobile apps using JQuery Mobile and Phonegap, as well as how to publish them through Google Play Synopsis: This 3-day hands-on course provides participants a jump-start in the development of mobile apps using JQuery Mobile UI components. Participants will learn how Cordova is used to enable the cross-platform realization of an


Doobie wants to be the Instagram of custom t-shirts

Do you want to design you own tee? All you have to do is snap, upload an image, and place your order with this new app Leveraging the textiles might of his existing Malaysia-based design and manufacturing company SaltyCustoms, young entrepreneur Shannon Toh is set on going where no startup in Southeast Asia has gone before: a mobile


Can MoboRobo 3.0 be a one-stop solution to Android device management?

With improved connectivity and enhanced phone compatibility, MoboRobo’s newest incarnation takes us one step closer to the dream of full device integration for Android In the technology world, change is the only constant in the face of rapid developments and fickle consumer tastes. A product that was popular and innovative just four months ago can become rapidly obsolete


[Thailand] The China Dream: “The Rise of China’s Mobile Innovation Machine”

Take a look at how innovative companies and startups can capitalize on the “China Dream” – a market of 1.3 billion people Synopsis: Innovation in China? Yep, it’s happening! China’s Mobile Industry — A Fantastic Growth Story That’s Only Just Beginning How quickly is the mobile market in China growing, and what are the major

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India to boast of 213M mobile Internet users by June 2015: IAMAI-IMRB

The growth in the number of Internet users is driven by rapid adoption of smartphones and affordable data tariffs The number of mobile internet users in India is expected to reach 213 million by June 2015, according to a report ‘Mobile Internet in India 2014’, released by the Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)


PropertyGuru’s mobile app touches two million downloads mark

The Singaporean portal attributes growth to increasing smartphone penetration in its core markets and users’ desire to consume content on mobile devices PropertyGuru, a Singapore-based online property portal, announced that its mobile app has hit two million downloads, a 53 per cent year-on-year increase. Founded in 2006, the portal claims to have 10 million users, which it attributes


[Thailand] WebMob Thailand: Video Games, the Serious Business of Fun

WebMob Thailand: Video Games, the Serious Business of Fun   Synopsis: Join us for a special WebMob / Bangkok Entrepreneurs event on Video and Mobile Games! “Video Games: The serious business of fun!” For this special event we have invited a panel of local gaming companies for presentations and panels: Pocket PlayLab: THE Mobile Game

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Indian telecom operator Airtel wants to charge extra for VoIP usage

Airtel plans to charge pre-paid users 4 paisa per 10KB of VoIP data as opposed to 0.25 paisa — a difference of 1600 per cent — for using Skype, Viber, Facebook Messenger and LINE Airtel, one of India’s largest mobile network operator, has announced that it is planning to charge pre-paid users extra for the use of VoIP services such as Skype,

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This sleeve charges your mobile phone wirelessly

Singaporean startup, Novelsys is developing Ampere, a wireless charger for mobile phones that will make tangled wires a thing of the past   Meet Ampere, a portable charger with a revolutionary twist. It’s completely wireless! Designed and created by Novelsys, a small Singaporean startup — not even a year old and run by university students —


Seoul’s A-33 Studio aims to revolutionise mobile gaming

The gaming startup intends to create a new control system to overcome what is seen by many to be the biggest failure of mobile gaming, the uninuative controls K Cube Ventures recently announced a US$700,000 investment into mobile game developer A-33 Studio. With this investment A-33 Studio will focus on ramping up its mobile FPS


Paktor launches GaiGai to help step up your dating game

The new service will coach users on style, fashion, dating etiquette and the intricacies of dating in a fast paced society Singapore-based dating app Paktor has just announced the launch of GaiGai (which means ‘going out’ in Cantonese), a service that aims to make you a more appealing date prospect. According to Charlene Koh, Co-founder and Chief


Key takeaways from China’s mobile app market in 2014

The growth of 4G mobile Internet in China has expanded by over 3,000 per cent since January 2014. Guangzhou, Jiangtu and Zhejiang saw heaviest mobile gaming Metaps, an app monetisation platform that uses AI and Big Data to maximise app revenue and optimise campaign performance, has released its overview of the Mainland China mobile app market for


HomePay hopes to disrupt family budgets and social payments

HomePay’s Co-founder tells e27 that one of the major fintech challenges in Asia is around the regulatory environment and conservatism in innovation HomePay is a new mobile social payment and startup targeting mid- to upper-middle families in Singapore (where HomePay is based), Hong Kong and the UAE. The aim is to help families manage their internal budgets and spending

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ITE-Samsung Tech Hub to provide ‘real-world training’ to ITE students

The initiative will focus on display and mobile technologies with an aim of creating a local, specialised workforce The ITE-Samsung Tech Hub officially opened on Friday, November 21, 2014, at ITE (Institute of Technical Education) College East in Singapore, with an objective of “providing real-world training” that will enhance the employability of ITE students. The initiative is part of the ITE-Samsung Industry Project Programme. Samsung


[Thailand] WebMob Thailand

WebMob Thailand: Introducing PrimeTime, Thailand’s version of Netflix. Synopsis: Do you know Netflix? Meet PrimeTime, a Thai-based provider of on-demand Internet streaming media that allows you to watch Hollywood movies and series on your Mobile, Tablet, Laptop, or Smart TV! ***Free Event for RSVP + Win one of the 3 ‘one-year subscription vouchers’ to PrimeTime