From Ziggytek Blog: Apple is continuing its iPhone domination worldwide. According to new numbers from Japan, the iPhone holds the #1 and #2 spot in the smartphone market. There are a number of reason behind the sudden popularity of the iPhone in a market no American company has had success penetrating. More »
It seems that three fellow Asian athletes are making enough dough to be one of the top 20 highest paid non-American athletes (known as The International 20) according to Sports Illustrated. Manny Pacquiao takes up the #3 spot with Yao Ming and Ichiro Suzuki following him in the 7th and 15th positions respectively. More »
From Ziggytek Blog: LG, the world’s 3rd largest manufacturer of cellular phones has put Samsung and all its competitors on notice, they’re gunning for the #2 spot and they’re sure they’ll get there by 2012. LG’s head of the mobile division, Ahn Seung-kwon told the Korean Yohap News Agency some pretty interesting stuff. More »
Photos of the new group T-ara have been unveiled. All six members look like this. It’s…interesting… I seriously hope they’re wearing wigs.
Blood: The Last Vampire is set to come out in limited release on July 10th and a wide release on July 17th across the US. Ningin has covered this anime remake quite a bit since it debut in Japan during May. Based on the initial reviews on Rottentomatoes and IMDB, the movie hasn’t been critically accepted but the fans of the anime seem to like it. But it’s an Asian movie, with lots of Asian actors, and based on an Asian movie. In other words, it’s time for a movie pin game! More »
On Saturday, June 27, 2009 at the NYU Skirball Center, Kollaboration New York took place in front of a sold out audience. According to their website: “Kollaboration brings the search for groundbreaking Asian American talent to New York City, home to some of the greatest performers in the world.” More »
Namco Bandai knows how to think. They have gotten a few famous mangakas (Japanese word for comic book artists) to design some costumes for the console edition of Tekken 6. One of the designers is the oh-so famous Clamp, known for their unique styles and storylines in Cardcaptor Sakura, Tsubasa, XXXholic, X, and many more. More »
From Ziggytek Blog: If you love talking and dark places then Samsung has the phone for you. Today Samsung released the SCH-W760, their first night vision camera phone.
The phone doesn’t offer too much, almost a basic smartphone with a 3Mpix camera, a 2.8” WQVGA AMOLED screen, 8GB of internal memory. I’m not sure what anyone would do with a night vision camera unless you’re creating Paris Hilton like sex tapes. Either way it’s a feature that Samsung thinks the people in Korea would actually want. Who knows, maybe this is the new type of video that becomes popular on YouTube. More »
From Ziggytek Blog: If you’ve been on eBay lately, you’ve probably noticed the hundreds of fake gadgets made in China and sold here in the states. It ranges from phones to down to small things like earphones. With every new phone launch, the knockoffs are getting better. One of the most popular knockoffs has been the iPhone. (Pictures of the fake iPhone’s transformation after the break) More »
Ladies and especially gentlemen, please meet Jarah Mariano. I’ve added her to a few of my posts now but she’s worth adding every single time her name comes up. Super sexy Mariano is probably best know for her Victoria Secret model work, but now she’s working with Clazziquai, one of my favorite KPOP groups. Exciting news indeed! Do yourself a favor and click through to see a short video of her!
June was another strong month for our EXP system. That’s why we put together the Ningin Summer Rewards promo, in appreciation of our traffic growth thanks to you guys. Like I said before if July turns out to be another surprising month of traffic, we just might extend the Summer Rewards promo to August as well. More »
Ice Age Dawn of the Dinosaurs didn’t turn out to be a very good movie. The Rottentomatoe tally finished at 35% last night which is just so-so. It’s the lowest score out of all the movie pin games done thus far. Well, often times a good movie is what you make of it. Transformers isn’t critically acclaimed but its mashing at the box office. More »
Considered a pioneer of Kpop, Seo Taiji is still making waves today. He debuted in 1992 with Seo Taiji and the Boys. Looking as if he has been cryogenically frozen in time, he has returned to release a new album. Is it Nu-Metal, Kpop, something fusion? The featured title track is Snow of Morning. More »
JAPAN CUTS returns for the third year in a row! Known for being the only large-scale annual Japanese film festival in North America, JAPAN CUTS brings Japan’s newest films to New York City with 27 screenings, 18 premiere films, 7 special guests, and 2 parties. Presented by Japan Society from June 30-July 12, JAPAN CUTS is chock full of exclusive Q&As with filmmakers, special events and more. Films screened between July 1-5 are co-presented with the New York Asian Film Festival and the awesome team at Subway Cinema. More »
SNSD is officially off the Richter scale. There is far too much going on for these hot vixens to even comprehend. SNSD was second only to Michael Jackson on Youtube views at one point, and on another day having the most views. To summarize, So Nyeo Shi Dae is a force to be reckoned with. More »