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Singapore: iPhone 4S back in store

By Mon, Oct 31, 2011 9:29AM UTC Comments Off iPhone

Asia has waited patiently for the release of iPhone 4S. Last Friday, the long-coveted phone reached the shores of sunny Singapore. The latest model went on sale at midnight Friday Singapore time, but in less than 24 hours, it was listed on Apple’s (AAPL) online store as “currently unavailable.” From CNNMoney, Singapore would seem the...

Steve Jobs biography released worldwide today

By Mon, Oct 24, 2011 12:48PM UTC Comments Off Steve Jobs

By Anastasia Wang Today a book will appear in book stores around the world –  Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. At this moment, the Chinese version is almost done, and the editors are proofreading it for the last time. Asian Correspondent’s Anastasia Wang interviewed the chief editor of the Chinese version biography, Mr Zhao. “It...

Steve Jobs’ biography now available for download

By Mon, Oct 24, 2011 4:30AM UTC Comments Off Steve Jobs’ biography now available for download

Walter Isaacson’s official biography of Steve Jobs is now available for download, via iTunes or Kindle. In the book, as reviewed by Christina Bonnington of, Isaacson revealed ‘surprising’ things about Jobs: Jobs wanted to destroy Android Jobs was quoted saying, “I will spend my last dying breath if I need to, and I will...

Apple supplier faces pollution complaints in China

By Tue, Oct 18, 2011 6:44PM UTC Comments Off Apple supplier faces pollution complaints in China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Taiwan-based company that supplies metal casings for Apple’s Inc.’s MacBook series of laptops says it is shutting down some operations at its factory complex in eastern China following complaints of bad odors by residents. Catcher Technology Chairman Hung Shui-shu told reporters late Monday that Chinese authorities had ordered the company...

10 reasons India’s $35 tablet is destined for failure

By Tue, Oct 11, 2011 10:31PM UTC 23 Comments India, Aakash

I am rather late in writing on the $35 tablet computer but that was a deliberate decision. I didn’t think there was anything positive to write about Aakash, claimed to be the “cheapest” touch-screen tablet PC in the world. The Indian government, which commissioned the tablet’s development and manufacture, should have learnt from the performance...