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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...

China’s Firewall Experiences Glitch

01/22/2014, They say that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and when it comes to China’s so called “Great Firewall”, it seems that there was a failure recently, and the door was opened to millions to surf as freely as they wanted to. The cause for...

China Begins To Televise The Sunrise On TV Due To Smog [Hoax]

01/19/2014, There is nothing quite as breathtaking as a glorious sunrise, as the first rays of the sun start to peek out from behind the clouds. The thing is, some places on earth has been so polluted, that it is pretty difficult to watch an actual sunrise happen....

China Drafting New Rules For Consoles To Be Allowed In The Country

01/13/2014, So the other day we reported that China has somewhat lifted its ban on consoles, pretty much putting an end to a ban that lasted for a little over 13 years. That is definitely good news for companies like Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo who are now able to...