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$45 million research facility in Beijing will develop deep tech

A new US$45 million research facility in Beijing will develop deep tech in audio, visual and communications 

New US$299 Xiaomi 5s boasts dirt-resistant ultrasonic fingerprint scanner

The new Xiaomi 5s and 5s Plus will go on sale in China on September 29 

Beijing rules to ban iPhones in patent spat

Intellectual property laws are not doing Apple any favors in a market that has become critical for the tech giant 

Local rivals bite into iPhone’s market share in China

Apple's 2016 dip has been well reported across tech and mainstream media. But who is picking up the slack? 

These gadgets will blow your mind in 2016

A phone that bends to fit in your pocket and a 3D scanner you can hold, there are many such exciting technologies in store for us in 2016, says the author 

Over a third of total online transactions processed via mobile: Report

Global online payment processing company Adyen sees that number still growing as more people get 4G phones 

UsBidi wants to solve your smartphone charging woes

It comes up with a resilient braided exterior and automatically stops charging when the phone's battery is full 

Apple Pay plans to enter China market come February: WSJ

While China is Apple's most important market outside of the US, the mobile payment service faces fierce competition from Alibaba and Tencent 

40 brands that rock at word-of-mouth marketing

Word-of-mouth marketing is the buzzword on every company's mind. Learn how to leverage it for your company with this comprehensive guide 

With this personal stylist app, you can dress like a fashion diva

Japan-based Colorful Board launches personal fashion stylist app Sensy to help 'match people and items' 

This man's app plans to open up the 'hidden secrets' of Singapore

We talk to Sugar Co-founder Benjamin Lee about the app's backstory and how it ties together with a naked model adorned with sushi 

Few hours left to support this iPhone crystal dock project

The Singapore-created Chiffon and Lumo currently has US$9,475 on its Kickstarter page; is inspired by a popular Asian cake 

Apple unveils iOS 8 and a tonne of goodies at this year's WWDC

The new OS for every single iPhone, iPad and iPod out there will be out this fall. What else did WWDC reveal? 

This grip lets you take selfies without fear of phone-dropping

Through the power of enhanced vacuum technology, the tiny i-Ox makes single-handed smartphone activities easier, and also acts as a stand 

3 top mobile gaming trends by Outblaze's Yat Siu

The 20-year game industry veteran talks to e27 about the evolving freemium model and mobile gaming landscape in Asia 

Mad Catz's new iOS 7 controller out in April

Want a proper controller to go along with your mobile distractions? The upcoming C.T.R.L.i will cost iOS-savvy gamers and hobbyists US$80 

Translate anytime, anywhere, with Conyac's new app

The new app for iOS from Conyac - in English and Japanese - allows users to work on translations and earn money during boring commutes or waiting for a friend 

BBM rolls out officially on Android and iPhone

After a failed launch earlier this year, BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) has finally started rolling out for Android and iPhone 

Scaling and traction: How platforms can make or break your startup

Platforms easily scale. Products and services don't. Here are a few thoughts on how your startup can scale (or fail) with the help of platforms. 

Can a glocal Imo get local advertisers online?

Imo recently upgraded its cross-network chat app, which automatically switches to the user's language of choice. Can it attract local advertisers? 

BBM coming to iOS and Android this weekend, finally

BlackBerry Messenger for Android and iOS now has an ETA. Will you download BBM, and do you think it will signal a big comeback for the platform? 

Apple wants to add color to your life, but will you bite?

Apple has launched its iOS 7, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s. Will the new colorful, "unapologetically plastic" phone and 64-bit powered device impress? 

Apptivate now lets you pay for iTunes movies with your cellular bill

Apptivate lets Globe Telecom users from the Philippines buy apps and movies from iTunes using their prepaid credit or monthly postpaid bill.