Not Just Gadgets: The TechWatcher

Cars, robots, mobile phones, home appliances – Asian companies are more and more setting the pace in techological develepments. The TechWatcher tries to identify the real trends and hot issues behind all the gadget news and smoke screen of marketing blabla. And of course you will find hands-on reviews on wide range of products, from cameras and cars.

The TechWatcher Asia, is the German journalist Martin Koelling (or correctly Martin Kölling). I have studied Chinese in Hamburg and China (Dalian), and I live in Japan .

Since 2000 I cover Japan and Korea for the German financial daily Financial Times Deutschland. But my passion is to write about new and old technologies and their impact on our way of life.

Since a few years I run a weekly column for the German edition of the technology magazine “MIT Technology Review”, and I am frequent contributor to the German national daily “Die Welt”.

You can reach him under koelling (dot) martin (at) gmail (dot) com.