Tag: china

  • Chinese Star N9500 Phone Comes Pre-Installed with Malware

    Plenty of phones comes with bloatware, but most of the time, manufacturers tend to limit the scope of these and won’t include malware. Well, the Chinese seem to have taken it up a notch, and will deliver you a phone that comes standard with malware! Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/06/19/chinese-star-n9500-phone-malware/#ixzz36PTioKpQ

  • English Accents As Viewed By Young Taiwanese ESL Learners

    -So which teachers are Canadian? asks Student A. -T. Range, T. K, and T. R., answers Student E. -How about T. Br? -He’s American, as is T. J., I interject. -How about T. Be? -He’s from England. -What’s the difference between them all? -It’s the way that they all say “out”. Canadians will say it […]

  • This Isn’t an Alien Invasion… They’re Just Smog-Cleaning Robot Jellyfish!

    Most modern cities have bad air, it just comes with the fact that when people live very close together, and they have a lot of cars and industrial complexes, they pollute the environment. Heavy traffic doesn’t help at all, and that’s why this unusual new kind of structure has been conceived to help clean things […]

  • L’EDITO Tangram Chinese Puzzle Cabinet

    This shelving unit was made to look like a Chinese Tangram puzzle. The L’EDITO Tangram has asymmetrical pieces that have been arranged in a pleasing form. It was designed by the At-Once Studio. Read more @ GeekAlerts

  • Developer Outsourced Own Job to China

    There’s nothing worse when you learn that your job is about to be outsourced to another country. Apparently, one U.S. software developer took matters into his own hands and outsourced not just his own job, but a couple of his jobs to China – raking in the profits. Read more @ Technabob

  • Cellular iPad Mini to Hit China January 18

    Until I actually played a bit with an iPad Mini, I could see no reason why anyone would want to own an iPad and an iPad Mini at the same time. Though once I saw one up close, I like the small form factor, and lightweight, especially when you compare it side-by-side, to the iPad. […]

  • Chinese Man Dies After 40-Hour Gaming Marathon

    Actually, I’m kind of surprised that there aren’t more deaths caused by compulsive gaming. Just like anything else, you can become completely addicted to games if you’re not careful. That’s something that potentially led to the death of a Chinese man, who dropped dead during a marathon gaming session. Read more @ Technabob

  • Father Hired In-Game Assassins to Save Son from Gaming Obsession

    MMORPGs and other kinds of online games can take over your life, if you’re not careful. Just like most things, there’s something to be said about moderation. In order to save his son from his growing gaming addiction, a father in China decided to take matters into his virtual hands – hiring some online hitmen […]

  • New Chinese Survey Reveals Extensive Coastal Pollution

    A national marine survey of China’s marine resources paints a disturbing portrait of its current coastal environment. The survey was launched in 2004 by the Chinese State Oceanic Administration (SOA) and was finally completed last month. Read more @ SciTechDaily

  • Xiaomi MI-TWO Android Phone: Only in China (for Now)

    While some of our phones are still designed in the West, most of them are manufactured in China. In Beijing, the latest Xiaomi Phone was officially launched. It will be carried by Chinese-specific carriers, such as China Unicom and China Telecom. Read more @ Technabob