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Man in China builds his own tablet

07/12/2011, Despite the fact that Apple stores can be found in China, not everyone has the means of purchasing an Apple device. In fact we had reported a case where a boy in China sold his kidney to get enough money for an iPad 2, which was later followed up by...

An ATM designed for the semi-literate and illiterate

07/11/2011, ATM machines to most of us are a common sight, and we don’t really have to think twice about how to use it. Yet there are some places in the world where illiteracy is high, or perhaps the concept of an ATM is foreign, so how do you introduce that part...

Alibaba brings mobile wallet technology to China

07/05/2011, For those who are unfamiliar with Alibaba, they have sometimes been called the Google of China, and they are fast gaining ground. As we all know, Google has recently joined up with Sprint in order to put out Google Wallet, which is Google’s NFC...

Electric sanitation trucks to roam the streets of Beijing

07/04/2011, There will be 1,060 all-electric sanitation trucks that will head out to the streets of China’s bustling city, Beijing, where these trucks will go around completing tasks such as transporting garbage, sweeping roads and sprinkling water. These will...

China blocks Google+

06/30/2011, Now ain’t that fast – China has moved to block Google+ just a day into its limited release, yet again highlighting the country’s strict censorship practices. Just this year alone, we have seen the Arab Spring occur all over the Middle...

China Banning Electric Bicycles Due To Too Many Accidents?

06/22/2011, Come July 1st electric bikes will be banned in Shenzen, China because according to China, electric bikes have caused more than 15% of accidents resulting in 64 people dead and leaving 233 injured, and China’s reasoning behind these accidents? The...

Motorola launches Milestone 3 (Droid 3) in China

06/17/2011, The Motorola Milestone 3 or better known as the Droid 3 in the US has been leaked a number of times in recent weeks: first in specs and images; and then in a tutorial video. Now it looks like Motorola is ready to officially unveil the phone to the world....

Gooapple phone combines the best of both worlds

06/09/2011, Every now and then we’ll come across a Shanzai device that proves interesting enough to write about and today the Gooapple 3G is that one device. At first glance, the phone looks just like an iPhone 4, with measurements and even the width of the...

Dell Streak 10 Pro now official

06/09/2011, If you thought the Dell Streak 7 wasn’t a large enough tablet, you’ll be glad to know that Dell has a larger tablet in the works. The company has confirmed the existence of its 10″ Honeycomb tablet dubbed the Streak 10 Pro in addition to...

Sina Weibo, the “Chinese Twitter” to compete against Twitter

06/07/2011, It looks like Twitter could have a serious competitor on the horizon – or maybe not. Sina Weibo, China’s own version of Twitter has announced its plans to make its microblogging service available in English within the next two to three months....

iPad 2 for your kidney?

06/02/2011, While our internal organs are mostly singular, some of them come in pairs, like lungs and kidneys. Functioning with one lung is very challenging, but with a single kidney? Life’s not too bad after all, but then again how many people are willing to...

Chinese prisoners forced to farm for gold in World of Warcraft?

05/28/2011, We’ve all heard, or have even said to ourselves, “man, I wish I played games for a living!” Well some folks at the Jixi labor camp in the northern province of Heilongjiang, China are probably wishing for anything but to stare at a...