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Apple changes return App Store return policy in Taiwan

06/27/2011, After being threatened with a fine by the Taiwanese government for not having a 7-day return policy, it looks like Apple has given in to the authorities. It has been reported that the Apple App Store for Taiwan has changed its return policy from not...

moJo iCuisine Uses Table As Interactive Menu

06/17/2011, We’ve heard of restaurants where they present a computer next to your table where through either a mouse or touch screen you can browse the menu and place your order without having to even talk to a waiter/waitress, the downside is that while...

ITRI’s gadget turn any TV into a touchscreen display

06/15/2011, The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) in Taiwan has recently come up with a new gadget that could possibly give touchscreen manufacturers a run for their money. They’ve managed to come up with a special device that can turn any TV (no...

Sushi restaurant provides Geiger counter for peace of mind

03/24/2011, What would you expect to get when you step foot into a Japanese restaurant? Some of us would think of chopsticks and porcelain bowls, but this sushi restaurant in Taiwan is offering a handheld Geiger counter (a device which can detect levels of...

HTC’s next Android flagship phone pictured in Taiwan

01/27/2011, Looks like we don’t always have to wait until Mobile World Congress 2011 in order to get a glance at the latest phones. We previously caught wind of a button-less HTC phone and now it appears that the phone has been caught in the wild, courtesy of Mr....

iPad mini spotted online?

12/21/2010, Rumors of a smaller iPad have been going around for a while now and while it doesn’t seem like Apple will be offering such a tablet anytime soon, a Taiwan celebrity and race driver, Jimmy Lin, has drawn attention to himself by showing a smaller...

Asus Eee 1.8-inch USB Hard Drive Available In Taiwan

08/03/2010, A while back Asus was busy coming up with all sorts of Eee-branded accessories when its Eee PCs were dominating the netbook scene, though the practice seems to have died down now. That being said, it seems that Asus still sees fit to offer a USB hard...

Apple Mac Mini Price Mix Up In Taiwan

07/26/2010, The folks over at Digitimes are reporting that Apple’s Taiwan online store made a slight boo boo with its Mac mini pricing, listing the Mac mini with 8GB RAM at NT$19,900 ($619), which is a huge drop from the original NT$47,000 ($1,464). Such a...

Have A Meal At The Windows 7 Restaurant

05/17/2010, Looks like Microsoft must have been quite satisfied with its Windows 7 Whopper deal a while back, as the software giant has opened a Windows 7-themed restaurant dubbed Hot Fried 77, and for the next two months, Microsoft is working with the 100 Seafood...

Acer to introduce first Chrome OS at Computex 2010

05/13/2010, Acer is set to be the first company to offer Google’s Chrome OS at Computex 2010 in Taipei on June 1st, but there has been no confirmation on whether said device will come in the form of a netbook, smartbook or perhaps, even a tablet. Are you...

Shuttle To Unveil Its J3 Small Form Factor PC At Computex

04/30/2010, Small form factor (SFF) computers don’t have to be weak, and Shuttle is planning to unveil its highly-anticipated Shuttle J3 SFF PC in Taiwan during the upcoming Computex 2010 in Taipei. If you needed a reason to buy this computer, you only need to...

Fujitsu LifeBook MH330 Netbook Spotted In Taiwan

04/12/2010, While most folks weren’t sure when the recently announced Fujitsu MH330 would be released, it looks like it shouldn’t be long before you see it sitting on retail shelves near you, as the netbook is already on display in Taiwan, as pictured...

Taiwan taxis to get WiMAX connection

03/04/2010, The next time you step foot in Taiwan, you might want to check out any of the 1,000 taxis that offer free Internet services thanks to a groundbreaking application of WiMAX technology. VMAX Telecom Co. will roll out this Internet service officially from...