There are a lot of stories floating around the internet that suggest the success of Android in China can't really be called a success due to the fact that almost half of all Chinese Android phones are not connected to Google in any way, shape, or form. So does Google have a China problem?
Amazon has been trying to expand more and more lately, rolling out all types of Kindle-related features and services to regions that are outside the U.S. In its latest move, it has launched the Kindle ebook store in China, allowing users of Chinese iOS and Android apps to download and enjoy reading books of their own choosing whenever they like.
Rumor: Xiaomi MI-3 coming in mid-2013 with quad-core Tegra 4 CPU, LTE and 2.5 GB of RAM
Do you know the saying “what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas”? Well, after some recent events, if we were to take that and move it to China, we’d definitely say we don’t want what happens there to stay there, but to reach as many people across the world as possible.
Xiaomi’s swift rise to the top of China’s smartphone industry
Established less than three years ago, Xiaomi has become a leading smartphone manufacturer in China, and even on the international level. Reuters has a cover piece on Xiaomi and its charismatic leader Lei Jun.
Rumor: ZTE Nubia Z5 to start selling on Christmas Day
While most of us Android enthusiasts in the West will probably take a break from technology on Christmas Day, spend some quality time with our families and check our stockings for presents from Santa, Chinese techies might get an unexpected treat come December 25.
At long last, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel for HTC, one that emanates from the 5-inch display of the HTC Droid DNA, also known as the HTC Butterfly. Here’s the latest update on the flagship smartphone’s availability.
Onda V972 tablet unveiled – Retina-style display, quad-core CPU and Jelly Bean for just $240
We rarely used to come across decently looking and decently specced gadgets over in “Shanzhai Land”, but something’s changed of late. We don’t know if it’s because the Mayan end of the world is nearing or just due to the planets aligning in some bizarre way, but one thing is clear – awesome Android-based devices are coming in flocks from China.
HTC Butterfly launching in China in mid-December for $760 contract-free
Although many frowned upon the launch of a new HTC flagship phone so close after the One X and One X+ releases, the Droid DNA (aka J Butterfly) might have just brought the Taiwanese a much needed breath of fresh air financial-wise.
Oppo Find 5 specs are now officially official, heading to the US for $499 contract-free
Talk about stating the obvious. Oppo, who’s been tormenting us with a far too long and exhausting hype-building campaign for the Find 5 phone, has finally decided to make the 5-incher’s spec sheet public surprising no one.
Qualcomm announces two new quad core Snapdragons for the Chinese market
Qualcomm just unveiled two new chips today: the MSM8226 and the MSM8626. They're both 28 nanometer chips, and they both support TD-SCDMA, which is the 3G technology that China uses. Curiously, they have a weaker GPU than previous quad core Snapdragon chips.