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Foxconn to replace workers with a million robots

07/31/2011, Uh oh. It looks like a number of Foxconn workers days in the company are numbered. The founder and chairman of the company, Terry Gou has been reported as saying that Foxconn has plans to replace an unspecified amount of workers with one million robots in...

EKing T9 touted to be the world’s thinnest tablet

07/29/2011, While China is better known for creating imitations and manufacturing products for other companies, once in awhile they’ll come up with something original – like the EKing T9 tablet. Created by Shenzhen Guangxuntong Communication Technology, the...

Aliyun OS is Alibaba’s new mobile platform

07/28/2011, With many considering Alibaba to be the Google of China and even launching their own mobile payment services, AliPay, we have to admit that seeing them launch their very own mobile operating system really did not come as big a shock as we would have...

Water-walking robot doesn’t drown in water

07/28/2011, Nature has always been the inspiration for a lot of man-made creations, and one of the latest robot creations from China imitates water-walking insects such as the mosquito and water spider. Those insects are able to walk and even jump on water without...

Fake Apple store spotted in Kunming, China

07/20/2011, When you hear about knock off or counterfeit goods (sometimes even referred to as “shanzai”), it’s not exactly the most shocking thing in the world. After all, there are financial gains to be had when imitating a popular product, especially when...

Baidu launches its own web browser

07/18/2011, If there’s one thing that Baidu has no problem being, it is China’s version of Google. The company already hosts China’s most popular search engine and it is now it has launched its own internet browser, just like how Google has its own...

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 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...