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China Government Sets Regulations For Game Consoles

04/21/2014, It was in the middle of last year that we brought you word where China is considering to lift a 13-year old ban on the sales of game consoles, before the ban was lifted temporarily in that part of the world in January this year. Well, that temporary lift...

Apple’s App Store Revenue In China Grew By 70%

04/16/2014, We know that Apple was eager to get their phones into China, especially when it meant that they could sign a deal with China Mobile which was not only the country’s larger carrier, but also one of the largest carriers in the world, thanks to China’s...

iPhone Demand In China Waning In Face Of Local Competition

04/04/2014, With all the fuss that Apple made about launching the iPhone in China on the country’s largest carrier, we guess Apple had expected that the phone would do well in a country with so many potential customers. So far we have heard how China Mobile has...

Octa-Core HTC Desire 616 Photo Revealed

03/26/2014, Back in 2013, there was talks that HTC could be unveiling an octa-core powered handset. Then it was earlier this year that an alleged photo of the handset was revealed. Safe to say that this device was not the recently announced HTC One M8 and according...

Trip To China: Smog Insurance Now Available

03/21/2014, Travelers going to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xian, Chengdu and Harbin for less than one week can now buy a Smog Insurance to be compensated in case the smog is so thick that it would ruin their trip. The metric for air pollution would be the local...

China Mobile Sold Over 1m iPhones In February

03/20/2014, China Mobile did report its first loss of annual profits in 14 years (which is a long time), being the world’s largest carrier in terms of subscribers, although they did mention that they have decided to invest heavily investing in its 4G network....

Nokia X Sees 1 Million Pre-Orders In China

03/14/2014, Back in February during MWC 2014, Nokia took the wraps off a trio of Android handsets called the Nokia X, Nokia X+, and the Nokia XL. All three devices weren’t high-end by any means, but were considered to be low-mid ranged, but that’s not a bad thing...

China To Deploy Drones To Deal With Pollution

03/06/2014, If you have been following the news, or if you have friends who have recently visited China, or if you live in China yourself, you’re probably more than aware of the pollution plaguing China’s cities at the moment. Pollution on any level is bad, but...

Microsoft Denies Censoring Bing Search Results In Chinese

02/12/2014, It is not news that over in China, the government is pretty heavy-handed when it comes to censoring information. To that extent social media networks like Facebook and Twitter are banned. However it seems that due to a technical error, Microsoft’s Bing...

Samsung Tops Smartphone Sales In China

02/12/2014, The advantage that Samsung has over Apple is that they have a wider range of smartphones, ranging from the high-end devices like the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy Note 3, to the lower-end devices that will appeal to shoppers on a budget or emerging...

China’s First Rover Bites The Moon Dust

01/27/2014, Last month we picked up on a report from China’s state news agency which was about Chang’e-3, a probe that the country was sending to the moon. It took off from Xichang as planned and landed on the moon’s surface on December 15th. China...