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Honor View 20: 48 Megapixel Camera & Full-View DisplayEditor's Pick
We were in Hong Kong as Honor announced the Honor View 20, the successor to last year’s Honor View 10 phone. The Honor View 20 will feature a full-display design with a punch-hole for the selfie camera, while the rear camera gets a new Sony 48-megapixel image sensor.

Singapore GovTech Hive: Government-Driven Innovation for Better Services
In May 2017, Singapore GovTech and IMDA invited me on a press tour that aims at showcasing the best innovations driven by government agencies in Singapore.Singapore has a long tradition of government-led initiatives when it comes to developing infrastructure or high-tech innovation, one of the most important and recent one is “Smart Nation” launched in 2014, probably inspired by the “Start-up Nation” a.k.a. Israel, a term coined by the book […]

eNano Health Kiss and Tell Monitors Sugar Levels Without Blood Draw
The eNano Health Kiss and Tell system can be used by diabetes patients to check how their sugar levels changes two hours after eating. Originally introduced as a prototype in 2015, the system won a number of awards in Asia because it does not require a blood draw and is affordable. You can see different versions of the sensor, starting from the bigger and earlier ones on the left, to the most […]

The S-Cradle Turns Old Smartphones Into 350 Degrees Cameras
The S-Cradle (aka Security Cradle) is an upcoming product from a Korean company called Saintioe. I bumped into them at the Startup Launchpad within the Global Sources electronic expo in Hong Kong, in the Startup Launchpad section. The idea isn’t new, but S-Cradle may succeed where others failed.


Apple's Red Friday Sale Kicks Off In Asia
The other day we reported that Apple would be launching a Red Friday sale for the Asian region, and it looks like the sales have kicked off and it looks like Apple’s deals for 2014 seem to be pretty decent. For those who missed the news, you best hurry because Red Friday for Apple is basically their take of Black Friday in the US, except that it is catered towards […]

Apple Red Friday Sale Announced For Various Countries In Asia
For those of Chinese descent (such as myself), the Lunar New Year is a pretty big deal and for 2014, it is taking place towards the end of the month. As with Christmas and other festive holidays celebrated around the world, shopping sprees typically predate the events themselves as most of us would rush out to get new clothes, new shoes, and gifts for friends and families that we might […]

PlayStation Vita 'Ice Silver' Edition Launched In Asia
Sony has just revealed a new PlayStation gaming console that will be launched in the Asian market. But don’t get too excited because it’s not the PS4. It is, however, a PlayStation Vita gaming console that has been painted in silver. Yes, Sony has showcased the Ice Silver edition PlayStation Vita on its website last week and stated that it will be launching on March 6th. The PlayStation Vita “Ice […]

TI OMAP-powered Samsung Galaxy S2 quietly goes official
We already know that the T-Mobile Galaxy S2 doesn’t sport the same Exynos processor as the other Galaxy S2 phones, and now it looks like we’ve got one more variant of the Galaxy S2 to add to the mix. The folks over at have reported that Samsung has quietly launched a new Samsung Galaxy S2 phone in Asia, which features the TI OMAP4430 processor instead.This version of the Galaxy […]

X-Mini unveils KAI pocket Bluetooth speakers
Those who are familiar with X-Mini’s 1.1 portable speakers can’t be blamed if they mistook the speakers above for the same model, but they aren’t. In fact the speakers pictured above belong to X-Mini’s KAI pocket Bluetooth speakers, which based on the design has remained largely similar to its predecessor in terms of appearances.

Lenovo S2 Windows Phone photos leaked
With Asia-based companies such as Acer, Fujitsu, Toshiba, Samsung and ZTE getting on board the Windows Phone bandwagon, we can’t say that we are surprised to find out that Lenovo could be looking to get themselves a seat on board as well, and thanks to a leaked photo (as pictured above), we could very well be looking at the Lenovo S2, a Windows Phone based device.

Motorola announces Droid Pro+
Motorola Droid Pro users, are you looking for an upgrade to your device but are unwilling to do away with the QWERTY keyboard? Well fret not as Motorola has just announced the successor to the Droid Pro, the Droid Pro+.