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Sony Xperia XZ pre-orders sell out within 45 mins in Taiwan

The #Sony #XperiaXZ seems to have struck a chord with the Taiwanese populace as pre-orders of the phone have supposedly sold out within just 45 minutes in the region. For those unaware, the Xperia XZ is Sony’s latest flagship offering that is slated to officially hit the markets by October 17.┬áThe Xperia XZ is also

Asus flaunts international PadFone S hybrid ahead of Computex

With precisely a week left until the debut of Computex 2014, Asus is beginning to find it hard to keep its cards close to the chest. The June 3-7 technology fair in Taipei will no doubt see a host of new Asus-made gizmos come to light, including several LTE-enabled Zenfones. Also, a fresh entry into

Asus tipped to unveil 4.5-inch Zenfone with LTE at Computex

Focused until not long ago exclusively on multipurpose gadgets like Transformer Pad tablet/laptop hybrids or 2-in-1 phone-cum-slate PadFones, Asus has inaugurated back in January a more conventional handheld line. Dubbed Zenfone, the smartphone family included three low-cost 4, 5 and 6-inch models powered by Intel Atom processors and meant primarily for emerging markets. Priced at

Unlocked pricing of the Samsung Galaxy S5 revealed

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is still over three weeks away from launch and has already gone up for pre-order in many regions. However, there wasn’t enough clarity on the pricing of the smartphone. While contract pricing doesn’t differ every year, it’s the unlocked pricing that makes all the difference, especially in global markets. And today,

HTC One Max Red

HTC launches Red and Black One Max in Taiwan

HTC has just launched two new color variants of the One Max smartphone in Taiwan. The Black HTC One Max was recently unveiled in Hong Kong while the Red HTC One Max was seen prior to that in a leak from Taiwan, so official availability was much expected. We would be very surprised though if

Samsung Galaxy J made official in Taiwan

Samsung’s smartphones are sold worldwide, but there are some phones that the Korean manufacturer makes for Japanese carriers that never make it out of the land of the rising sun. However, that’s a tradition that has been broken by the Galaxy J, which has shied away from its NTT DoCoMo exclusivity and has been officially

Samsung Galaxy J teaser video

Samsung Galaxy J teaser video now online

An official Samsung Galaxy J teaser video is now available online, giving consumers a preview of what to expect from the upcoming smartphone. Just fit, just fast, just elegant, just simple, and just for you are some of the phrases that Samsung want to associate with the handset in the teaser video. Samsung does not

Galaxy J Taiwan

Samsung Galaxy J could break cover in Taiwan next week

The Samsung Galaxy J was announced back in Japan almost two months ago via local carrier NTT Docomo. However, the smartphone showed hints of making its way to Taiwan as well, according to a local certification site. Samsung has now firmly dropped a hint of its official unveiling in Taiwan next week. According to this

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Samsung fined $340,000 for fake HTC One reviews in Taiwan

Back in April, Samsung was accused of hiring a bunch of students in Taiwan to post fake reviews of the HTC One, showing the device in bad light. Investigations were on since then and Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has found Samsung guilty of the charges. As a result, Samsung will now have to pay fines

HTC One

HTC One getting Android 4.3 update in Taiwan

HTC One smartphones in Taiwan are reportedly getting the Android 4.3 update right on schedule. The update is about 512MB in size and brings some much needed improvements to the smartphone apart from the change in the Android version. The Developer Edition HTC One in the U.S. should be getting the update anytime now, as

HTC Desire 500

HTC Desire 500 to hit stores this August

The HTC Desire 500 has been made official in an event in London, UK today. The smartphone, which was unveiled in Taiwan last month, is scheduled to hit Western markets this August. In some markets, the smartphone will offer dual SIM as well as NFC support. According to HTC, this new smartphone offers to help

HTC One grabs the ‘Best Device’ award at Computex

Earlier this year when HTC managed to grab the best device award at Mobile World Congress, we were not surprised at all. The Galaxy S4 was not yet released and the HTC One was undoubtedly the device at the show. After that the device managed to grab many more awards and at the recent Computex