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80% of China’s households can afford a smartphone by 2017

07/16/2012, Statistics do not lie, but then again, they can be interpreted in their very own way. Here we are with word that China’s growing middle-class alongside the availability of cheaper and more affordable smartphones might eventually result in 80% of...

Samsung Galaxy S3 knockoff looks like the real thing

07/11/2012, You know you’ve got a successful device when you start seeing imitations of it on the market. Previously the iPhone was all the rage and now it looks like Samsung’s Galaxy S3 has taken its place. According to reports online, Samsung’s...

Apple sued again in China, this time over Siri

07/05/2012, Apple is usually on the opposite end of receiving lawsuits, but here’s another case where it isn’t. According to reports online, the Cupertino company is now under fire from a Chinese company, Zhizhen Network Technology, for copying its Xiaoi...

Call of Duty Online trailer debuts

07/05/2012, Activision has got a new Call of Duty game up its sleeve, but this one is a little different from the rest. It worked together with Tencent to create Call of Duty Online: a free to play (F2P) first person shooter designed for gamers in China. Like other...

China to launch Netflix-like video streaming service this year

06/28/2012, According to Reuters, the government-operated China Movie Channel will soon launch an online video service similar to Netflix in the mainland sometime this year. The move will reportedly bring huge streams of revenue to Hollywood since the yet-to-be-named...

China successfully docks manned space capsule on orbiting module

06/19/2012, Earlier today, Chinese astronauts were able to successfully dock two spaceships in earth’s orbit for the first time, marking a significant milestone in China’s quest to build its own manned station in space. The Shenzhou 9 spacecraft –...

iPads used in restaurants in China to prevent overcharging

06/13/2012, Don’t you hate it when sometimes you go to a seafood restaurant and you end up getting ripped off? Well it seems that due to tourists complaining about exorbitant seafood prices at Sanya in Southern China’s Hainan province, the local government has...

Samsung Galaxy S3 set to arrive in China on June 9

06/05/2012, So far, Samsung has been aggressive in pushing its flagship device to the marketplace. The Samsung Galaxy S3 and its date of arrival arrival has already been confirmed by almost all major carriers in the U.S. Other countries too have already reported...

Apple’s new iPad cleared for 3G use in China

05/31/2012, If you’re living in China, you might be in for a treat as Apple’s new iPad with 3G capabilites could be officially going on sale soon. This comes from reports via the Wall Street Journal that China’s Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center...

China’s Unified CPU Architecture, Why and When

04/27/2012, Part of the web was buzzing about the fact that China’s ministry of technology  is trying to define a ‘unified” processor architecture, based either on an existing platform, or a new one. By “processor architecture”, we mean...

A wind-powered car emerges from a farm in China

04/25/2012, There is no doubt that China is a true pioneer in technology, not to mention its countless inventions such gunpowder, the compass, papermaking and more. Even in today’s web 2.0 world, China continues to invent cool amazing stuff. One such example is...

Google Drive has been blocked in China shortly after its launch

04/25/2012, It was only yesterday that Google Drive was officially announced, however given Google and China’s relationship and history, we guess it was not a complete surprise to learn that the Chinese government has blocked off access to Google’s new cloud...

Special Windows 8 SKU for China to combat piracy?

03/30/2012, If there is one thing that China is famous for in the modern era, it would be the ability of the country’s factories to churn out knockoffs, be they fashion or technology. Where the latter is concerned, we do know that piracy is a huge issue to...