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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 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...

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...

Bus stops in China get solar panels

05/24/2011, With Japan hoping to pass a ruling to have all new buildings and houses boast solar panels by 2030, the world continues to follow this eco-friendly trend, and China is the next stop. It was reported that up to 14 bus stops saw solar panels being installed...

Apple issues statement concerning Foxconn explosion

05/21/2011, Earlier this morning, we reported about the explosion at the Foxconn plant in China that killed 2 people and injured 16 more. While the cause of the explosion is still unknown Apple and Foxconn are working together to find out what happened. According to...

iSec is a Kinect clone for Chinese gamers

05/06/2011, Make way for the iSec, formerly known as the eBox, still a clone of Kinect and still made by Lenovo. What is an iSec? A “Sec” is short for “Sports Entertainment Center” which strongly suggests the console will be sold with a Wii...