Posts Tagged: "china"

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iPhone 5 Linked to a Woman’s Death in China

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Careful.  Charging your iPhone 5 could kill you.  Or at least that is what happened to a 23 year old Chinese woman of  the country’s western Xinjiang region. Ma Ailun, a a flight attendant with China Southern Airlines, was reportedly electrocuted after answering a call on her iPhone 5 while it was plugged...

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Dual-SIM Samsung S4 Emerges in China

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I had no idea that Samsung had plans for a dual SIM variant of their S4.  Either that makes me incredibly remiss as a supposed tech journalist, or this info wasn’t well publicized – I’d go with the former. Dual-SIM phones are something of an obscurity here in the US,...

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“Virgin Boy Eggs” Cooked In Urine a Delicacy In China (odd)

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Spring is officially here and in Dongyang, China, it’s time for a highly anticipated spring delicacy that’s called “Virgin Boy Eggs.” The unique, springtime snack that’s favored by local residents combines eggs with one key ingredient: buckets of boys’ urine that are collected from primary school toilets in the area....

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Lenovo U1 Vastly Different, Hopeless US Product?

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The expectation at any trade show is for company representatives to evangelize their products. As far as they’re concerned, they are promoting world peace, an end to world hunger, a cure for cancer, the second coming of Jesus…all wrapped in one tiny package. So it’s worth noting when one of...

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Crap Phone From China With A Star Trek Flip Keypad

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There is no shortage of crap phones on the market and the N933 is no exception.  Though it does have one interesting feature: a keypad that flips Star Trek communicator style over what appears to be an antiquated 3-inch touchscreen.  And yes, those are iPhone like apps, at least as...

LED Light Fingers

LED Light Fingers Are Crazy, But Expensive Looking Fun

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The practical applications of the LED laser fingers are beyond me as of present, but for those who are attending a rave or Halloween party they’ll surely be the center of attention wearing these.  Each pack comes with 4 different colors (red, white, blue, green) and includes a ring for...

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iPhone Officially On Sale In China, Lacks WiFi

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The iPhone officially went on sale yesterday from China’s Unicom.  While they lacked the same frenzied fans as the US – that was during the initial Gen 1 launch – a few lines did form leaving queued customers in the rain for up to 7 hours.  The first owner of...

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Chinese Man Builds His Very Own Submarine From Scrap

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What does $4,385 get you? Give up?  Your very own under water submersible.  Tao Xiangli, a 34-year old amateur inventor spent the last two years whipping together his very own submarine.  It’s powered by an electric motor and even includes a periscope, depth control tanks and manometer.  The body is...