Opera has a Chinese mobile browser named Oupeng. Apparently, this browser has now reached and topped the 100 million downloads in the mainland. This comes in at a third of all Opera downloads worldwide, an impressive figure if you ask me.
There is nothing worse than realizing you can't find your phone and that is the one time you left it on silent mode. So, what do you usually do? You cry for a bit, look around frantically and then bribe all your family members into helping you find it. Somehow, mine always end up down the side of a piece of furniture.
There is nothing we love more in China than Karaoke. No jokes, there are more Karaoke joints open 24/7 than there are normal bars! (excluding sanlitun) In light of this fantastic truth about our great nation, the Taiwanese have decided to cash in on the double trend of singing to a TV and growing smartphone users.
The time has finally come for us to all enjoy lightning speed internet and download our favorite shows in 4 seconds flat while streaming Miley Cyrus' new video and Skype calling our mothers. Oh no wait…this is not yet the reality we live in.
There is no way of truly knowing who will be the next person to break new ground when it comes to tech innovation. And with the growing talent coming out of Asia now it has become increasingly difficult to gage where this person will come from. Effectively, does Asia have what it takes to revolutionize the tech world in the way Steve Jobs did?
It turns out that China Unicom are smart enough to realize that Wechat is everywhere in China and is slowly replacing texting as the written mode of communication for the masses. Email is now so passé it's becoming retro - like landlines.
The good folks over in India have come up with an app that's sole use is to make our lives easier. This startup has come up with a nifty little algorithm that tracks how you use your smartphone and then suggests reminders and things to do throughout the day.