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Asia Bibi: Church to appeal Death penalty

Catholic leaders in Pakistan will appeal to their country’s Supreme Court after a lower court upheld the death penalty for a bl...

Oct 22 2014, 12:10pm CDT

Manny Pacquiao Named Head Coach of Philippine Basketball Team

Manny Pacquiao Named Head Coach of Philippine Basketball Team

Eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was tapped to be the head coach of expansion team KIA Motors in the Philippine Ba...

Jun 9 2014, 8:10pm CDT

Facebook's Ace In Asia

Facebook's Ace In Asia

I’m putting on my shoes at the stinky steamy locker room at a Taipei city pool earlier this month and a poster on the wall asks...

Mar 19 2014, 1:41am CDT

The Removal Of Flappy Bird And Game Addiction In Asia

The Removal Of Flappy Bird And Game Addiction In Asia

With today’s exclusive Forbes interview with developer Dong Nguyen, I believe we may have reached the end of the Flappy Bird sa...

Feb 11 2014, 8:17pm CST

First Taiwan Casino Open By 2019, Government Says

First Taiwan Casino Open By 2019, Government Says

Excuse the metaphor, but it’s always been a gamble to guess when Taiwan will start up its first casino. Voters in one county sa...

Jan 1 2014, 12:56am CST

Apple Extends iPhone 5S Shipping Time in Asia, Australia and Europe

Apple Extends iPhone 5S Shipping Time in Asia, Australia and Europe

iPhone 5S online sales have kicked off today worldwide and its supply looks to get short especially for the gold model. As Appl...

Sep 20 2013, 2:39am CDT

iPad 3 is 0.81mm thicker according to new leaked Photo

iPad 3 is 0.81mm thicker according to new leaked Photo

A photo leaked in Asia shows the iPad 3 case getting measured with a caliper....

Feb 28 2012, 9:35am CST

New Apple CEO Tim Cook is in Asia to open New Apple Stores?

New Apple CEO Tim Cook is in Asia to open New Apple Stores?

New Apple CEO is starting to warm up for October 4th iPhone 5 unveiling by opening new flagship stores in China and Hong Kong....

Sep 22 2011, 5:21am CDT

Silo Universal Translator: Wikipedia Meets Babelfish

Silo Universal Translator: Wikipedia Meets Babelfish

It is young and unformed, but promising....

Mar 28 2011, 12:27pm CDT

Egypt Has Been Kicked off the Internet

Egypt Has Been Kicked off the Internet

For Real....

Jan 28 2011, 12:14pm CST

Classic Nintendo Variety Show Gets Revived On Christmas In Japan

Classic Nintendo Variety Show Gets Revived On Christmas In Japan

Reason #486 why it's cooler to live in Japan...

Dec 3 2010, 4:40pm CST

ISP Go Daddy signs Ella Koon as new Go Daddy Girl for Asia

ISP Go Daddy signs Ella Koon as new Go Daddy Girl for Asia

Danica Patrick gets competition....

Sep 24 2010, 1:20am CDT

Sanrio and Target go on Small Gift Tour this Fall

Sanrio and Target go on Small Gift Tour this Fall

Hello Kitty, Little Twin Stars, My Melody, Patty & Jimmy, Tuxedosam, Keroppi, Badtz-Maru, and Chococat come to town....

Sep 21 2010, 1:48pm CDT

Nokia N8: Out Late September

Nokia N8: Out Late September

12 megapixels of fun!...

Sep 8 2010, 10:04am CDT

Sid Meier's Civilization V Available for Pre-Order

Sid Meier's Civilization V Available for Pre-Order

Sid Meier's Civilization is available at Amazon for $49.99. When you pre-order this game, you get a special bonus offer. When y...

Sep 2 2010, 7:07am CDT

Blackberry Ban Lasts Four Hours In Saudi Arabia

Blackberry messaging service did in fact come to a zero-day halt in Saudi Arabia after months of political pressure and threats...

Aug 6 2010, 11:35am CDT

Saudi Arabia to block Blackberry Messaging Functions

Blackberry phones are in the news not just because of yesterday's announcement of the new Blackberry Torch. Countries like Indi...

Aug 4 2010, 1:33am CDT

HD Pro Webcam C910, HD Webcam C510, HD Webcam C310, HD Webcam C270 unveiled with Vid HD

HD Pro Webcam C910, HD Webcam C510, HD Webcam C310, HD Webcam C270 unveiled with Vid HD

Today Logitech unveiled new HD webcams and the recently announced Logitech Vid HD, the free and easy way to make an HD video ca...

Jun 10 2010, 5:15am CDT

WARNING: Israel Confiscates iPads

WARNING: Israel Confiscates iPads

If you plan to travel to the holy land at some point in the near future, you'd do well to leave your iPad at home. TechEye repo...

Apr 14 2010, 10:41am CDT

Decelerator Promises to Stop ''Unintended Acceleration''

Decelerator Promises to Stop ''Unintended Acceleration''

You would have to be living in a cave to not have heard about the Toyota vehicles that have been recalled over the sticking acc...

Mar 16 2010, 11:00am CDT

New Nintendo DSi LL Ships From Play-Asia

New Nintendo DSi LL Ships From Play-Asia

If you want to get asked: "Dude, why has your Nintendo DS got such big screens?" then you should get the new Japanese market on...

Dec 9 2009, 8:14am CST

HTC HD2 Coming To US Early 2010, Europe & Asia Now

HTC HD2 Coming To US Early 2010, Europe & Asia Now

Finally. After months of agonized waiting, we have confirmation from HTC themselves that the gorgeous, snapdragon-sporting HD2...

Nov 4 2009, 5:55am CST

Mitsubishi Laser TV drops in Price for the first Time

Mitsubishi Laser TV drops in Price for the first Time

I am not sure what is going on with the Mitsubishi Laser TV LaserVue. Somehow it got rather quiet despite some recent manufactu...

Jul 6 2009, 5:00am CDT

LG XNote X120 X120-L76LK and X120-L76PK available in Asia

LG XNote X120 X120-L76LK and X120-L76PK available in Asia

LG announced the XNote X120 netbook line at the MWC 2009 in Barcelona last month. Today LG announced that the first X120 netbo...

Mar 23 2009, 2:00pm CDT

Weasel puked Coffee

Weasel puked Coffee

Here is a fun gift for coffee lovers. The Weasel Coffee comes from Vietnam and is supposedly puked up by a weasel or more accur...

Dec 18 2008, 3:56am CST

Asus Eee PC 903 and Eee PC 904 Photos leaked

Asus Eee PC 903 and Eee PC 904 Photos leaked

Yesterday word about new Asus Eee PC 904 and Eee PC 905 appeared in Asia. Now images of three new Asus Eee PCs (903, 904, 905)...

Jul 1 2008, 5:00am CDT

PC-TV Tuner Market Worth $1.7 Billion by 2012

PC-TV tuners aren’t that popular here in the U.S., at least not nearly to the extent of the popularity they enjoy in Europe and...

Jun 25 2008, 6:52am CDT

LG Prada II Specifications leaked

LG Prada II Specifications leaked

The specifications of the next LG Prada phone has apparently been leaked in Asia. Update: New LG Prada II LG-KF900 is official....

Apr 26 2008, 1:00pm CDT

Qashqai+2 Announced in Europe

Qashqai+2 Announced in Europe

Nissan has revealed a new seven-seat Qashqai in Europe called the Qashqai+2. As you might gather from the name the new version...

Apr 7 2008, 11:07am CDT

Diet Sunglasses from Japan curb your Appetite

Diet Sunglasses from Japan curb your Appetite

Japanese company Yumetai offers sunglasses that curb your appetite and help you diet. Most magic diet helpers are pills that...

Mar 29 2008, 9:00am CDT

Tengu Sound reactive USB Character

Tengu Sound reactive USB Character

Tengu is a fun little USB gadget that reacts to sound and makes faces with its LED array. Tengu is made by Solid Alliance in...

Feb 27 2008, 8:01am CST

GP2X F-200 Game System ships

GP2X F-200 Game System ships

If you want to play video games outside of the mainstream the GP2X console is a great alternative to the video game establishme...

Oct 30 2007, 4:00am CDT

White Sony PS3 Bundle available for Pre-Order

White Sony PS3 Bundle available for Pre-Order

Sony announced a white 40GB Sony PS3 for the Japanese market last week. If you want to own a ceramic white PS3 instead of the d...

Oct 17 2007, 7:00am CDT

Job Offer

Update: Position is filled. We are seeking a contributor for our I4U News UK edition. This is a freelance position for up to...

Jun 22 2007, 3:10am CDT

Play-Asia funds Game Development

Play-Asia funds Game Development

Asia based game retailer Play-Asia.com is getting into game development by funding a new game developer called SideQuest Studio...

May 15 2007, 9:05am CDT

Samsung shows White LED BLU LCD TV

Samsung shows White LED BLU LCD TV

LED back lighting is not enough; Samsung says it has to be a white LED. LED BLU gives you better color reproduction and lacks...

May 14 2007, 10:35am CDT

YouTube gets banned in Turkey

YouTube gets banned in Turkey

The popular video sharing site has been blocked in Turkey, after videos popped up of people insulting former country leader Mus...

Mar 8 2007, 4:09pm CST

Hanakotoba

Hanakotoba

Hanakotoba is a feel good gadget from Japan that lets you communicate with your plants. Japanese company e-Revolution thought...

Jan 2 2007, 7:23am CST