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South Korea starts a clinic to treat web addiction

08/01/2011, We all love the internet as it allows us to do all sorts of things online, from reading internet memes, to catching up with old friends, video calls, funny YouTube videos, movie streaming, email, shopping, etc. The list of things we can do on the internet...

South Korea To Digitize School Books

07/04/2011, According to reports, the South Korean government is looking to digitize all textbooks for elementary, middle and high school students by 2015. On top of that, they are looking to create a cloud based system where students will be able to access data and...

Virtual Grocery Shopping Can Be Found In Korean Subway Stations

06/29/2011, Doing your grocery shopping online isn’t exactly the newest thing in technology, but there are times when you have to go out of the house and perhaps you need certain groceries delivered to your house ASAP but you just don’t have the time to...

World’s largest LED screen is now available for advertisers

05/05/2011, If you’ve ever paid a visit to Seoul Square, South Korea recently and stuck around until night time, you might have seen the world’s largest LED screen in action. The Digital Canvas, as it is known locally, is actually the Seoul Square...

LG Optimus Big officially announced

04/27/2011, LG has officially announced a new addition to their Optimus Android phone lineup. The largest phone in its Optimus series, the LG Optimus Big (LU6800) is aptly named for its huge display. LG has removed the fancy glasses-free 3D screen of the Optimus 3D...

Samsung Galaxy Player up for pre-order from Feb 4th in Korea

01/30/2011, Aside from the Zune HD, Apple’s iPod touch doesn’t have too many competitors out there, though Samsung’s Galaxy Player (YP-GB1) might be gearing up to offer a serious challenge, similar to how the Galaxy Tab is challenging the iPad. If you’re...

South Korea gets electric car charging stations on highways

01/25/2011, The issue with electric vehicles, more often than not would be this – the lack of an electric charging station when you might need it the most. Well, folks in South Korea will be receiving a boon as the country has announced the installation of...

Robots take care of cinemas in South Korea

01/14/2011, It looks like the cinema ticket sellers in South Korea might lose their jobs soon. A new robot from Ed Corporation has been placed all over cinema lobbies in South Korea, and customers can use them to check times and purchase tickets. It functions pretty...

CDMA iPhone coming to China, Japan and Korea

01/12/2011, Now that the Verizon iPhone is already here, we know that Apple is capable of coming up with a CDMA version of the popular phone. Reports are now in that the CDMA iPhone units made by Foxconn will be destined for Verizon, but Apple’s other contractor...

Korean carriers not hot on the Nexus S

01/04/2011, Google’s latest Nexus S might be popular over in the US and UK, but word is going around that South Korean mobile operators aren’t too hot about the phone just yet. According to reports, SK Telecom and KT, South Korea’s largest mobile operators,...

Samsung SHW-M190S pictured, to feature HDMI-out

01/02/2011, We previously caught wind of an upcoming Android-powered phone from Samsung destined for the South Korean market, dubbed the M190S. Now a picture of the phone has surfaced, along with some specifications to go with it. The M190S is said to be similar to...

Docent museum guide robot is a hit with kids

12/30/2010, The Docent museum guide robot that hails from South Korea is certainly a huge hit with the little ones, as this robot’s job is to give tours at the Daejon Museum of Art throughout the winter break until January 14 next year. Standing at 120cm tall,...

Telepresence teachers in Korean classrooms to increase next year

12/26/2010, Korean officials are pretty happy with the success of their educational robotics program which was recently completed successfully in the form of a 14-week pilot program. All 29 robots that were placed across 21 schools, costing $1.4 million in total,...