Tech

You can still use TikTok in Hong Kong if you really want to

After TikTok vanished from Hong Kong app stores, the only way to use it in the city is by removing the SIM card

11 Jul 2020 - 5:49AM
Changes in your voice could reveal if you have the coronavirus

Researchers found that changes in the movements of vocal muscles could be an indicator of whether someone has suffered an inflammation from Covid-19.

11 Jul 2020 - 4:56AM
Google removes Indian tool that detects Chinese apps

Chinese App Detector rose in popularity amid calls in India to boycott products from China

10 Jul 2020 - 6:31PM
What is Signal, and why is it suddenly popular in Hong Kong?

The encrypted messaging app saw a sudden surge in downloads after a new national security law came into force

10 Jul 2020 - 5:00AM
Fake TikTok apps are popping up after India banned the app
7 Jul 2020 - 6:41PM
Is Xiaomi’s first TV dongle coming soon?

Xiaomi’s first Android TV dongle is the Chinese gadget maker’s latest foray into TV devices

6 Jul 2020 - 7:11PM
Xiaomi’s first OLED TV costs nearly US$2,000
4 Jul 2020 - 12:52PM
India’s Chinese app ban mirrors China’s own policies
3 Jul 2020 - 10:00AM
This Chinese shopping app Gen Z loves is banned in India

Shein is one of the most popular e-commerce apps in several countries around the world, but it’s barely known in China

7 Jul 2020 - 4:10PM
The new budget OnePlus phone is called Nord

OnePlus announces limited pre-orders for its new affordable handset

1 Jul 2020 - 4:07PM
Buyers can finally drive China’s rival to the Tesla Model 3
29 Jun 2020 - 6:45PM
Xiaomi isn’t building a real car… yet

Xiaomi introduces a remote-controlled toy SUV after social media confusion

29 Jun 2020 - 4:11PM
Huawei has a new flagship store, and it’s huge

The new flagship store for China’s largest smartphone brand is bigger than most Apple Stores

24 Jun 2020 - 8:45PM
Will iOS 14 cure China’s QR code addiction?

Apple’s next iPhone operating system will introduce App Clips, a new feature similar to WeChat’s mini programs

23 Jun 2020 - 6:34PM
Huawei’s new smartphone can remove photobombs

Golden Snap feature on the Huawei P40 removes unwanted intruders from photos, but there are limitations

22 Jun 2020 - 4:46PM
This program turns rough sketches into realistic human faces

Deepfakes face stricter regulation in China as the country sees more academic research and commercial use of the technology

19 Jun 2020 - 8:29PM
Why are people in China using Zoom?

Zoom has become the go-to tool for students, bankers and others in China seeking to connect with the rest of the world

19 Jun 2020 - 6:38PM
Satellite internet failed 20 years ago. But this time is different.
18 Jun 2020 - 3:32PM
Beijing considers using facial recognition to fight a new Covid-19 outbreak
17 Jun 2020 - 4:51PM