Category Archives: Other

Huawei announces MediaQ M310 Android Set-top Box

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In the wake of Huawei’s CES grandstanding with their Ascend Mate, Ascend P2 and Ascend D2 Android smartphones, Huawei has announced a new member of their MediaQ set-top box line. What’s notable about Huawei’s new M310 device is their use of their own HiSilicon K3V2 quad-core ARM-9 processor. The device sports 1GB of RAM and 4GB of […]

Tactus’ Tactile Layer™ Technology Adds Raised Buttons to Existing Touchscreens

Posted on in Android, Other, Phablets, Phones, Tablets, Tech | 5 comments

Anybody that reads knows that we love Android devices. Not surprising considering that most of the Chinese manufacturers that we cover make Android devices. But there are still a few staff members here that remember the days when we had the beautiful keyboards on our old Blackberry devices. Well the clever folks at Tactus […]

ZTE Confirms Firefox OS Phone coming in 2013

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It’s been a busy season for ZTE, they’ve impressed us with the announcement of two stellar devices, the Nubia Z5, and the ZTE Grand S, Not to mention the rumors of the upcoming Nubia Z7 superphone!

Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to be launched at CES 2013 !

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Corning is going to show us the latest Glass Technologies at CES 2013, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, which is expected to be found on a number of flagship devices his year. As you can expect, the new tough glass will be a big leap forward, with the Corning team stating they have  invented a new […]

Android 4.1.2 Rom for JiaYu G2 (Single Core Ver.)

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JiaYu just released the Android 4.1.2 firmware for G2 single core  version yesterday. Due to the two different screens used in G2, there are two version of roms. Please check the software version before you upgrade your phone.   Change Log: Nil Bug Known: 5MP camera was shown in hardware specification but it will not […]

All Google Services Blocked in China!?

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We’ve been experiencing problems with over the past week but put it down to slow internet, however today reports are flooding in that many Google services and even VPN’s have been blocked in China!

5 things I hope Chinese phone brands will stop doing!

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There is no doubt in my mind that Chinese phone brands will rule the international phone market in a few years, but before they have dominated there are a few things they need to work on

Gizchina is offering Free Advertising for Startups!

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So you have a great startup? you’re on to the next Facebook, you have developed a Weibo beater! But where to advertise? Easy! Advertise on Gizchina for FREE!!

Freebao is a Chinese Facebook Clone with hints of Twitter and Google Plus

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There have been plenty of Chinese Facebook clones, Twitter knock off’s and Pinterest wannabes in China, but Freebao represent the first time aspects of all social sites have been worked in to one! and for the better!

What Happened When Steve Jobs Met With China’s Tudou CEO?

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For those of you who don’t know Tudou is one of China’s video sharing sites, it along with Youku and many others have been making millions in China, thanks partly due to their pirated movies and TV shows, but largely due to Google’s Youtube service being blocked in China. Read the story of Gary Wang, […]

China’s National ‘No Car Day’ Has No Takers

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  I didn’t know this when I jumped in to my Chinese made jalopy to head to the office in downtown Qingdao, but today is China’s official National ‘Car Free Day’. It looks like no one else new, or didn’t care either!

Chinese Nazi Cosplay Marriage!

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chinese nazi wedding

For any woman in the world the biggest day of their life is their wedding day (so I’ve been told). So what better way to remember the happiest day of your life than dressing up like Hitler!

Worlds Tallest Ferris Wheel Opening 1st September in Guangzhou

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If you thought Ferris wheels are for wimps, or that the slowing moving giant wheels are more boring than watching paint dry, then you have obviously not seen the awesomeness of the worlds tallest Ferris wheel in Guangzhou China!

China Unleashes Cat Army on Rodent Invaders!

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We don’t tend to use the terms ‘hundreds of’, ‘stray cats’, ‘organized’, ‘cat army’ together, in fact before today we swear those words were only ever used together in the plot of a poorly made 80’s ‘B’ movie! But it seems the Chinese government have actually mobilised a stray cat army to take on a […]

Forget Fake Apple Stores, China Now Has Fake Divorces!

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Married Chinese couples are paying up to 20,000 Yuan ($3100) for fake divorce papers so they can buy second and third homes.

Angry Birds Mooncakes On Sale in Hong Kong

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Rovio’s Angry Birds game has long been a popular choice for casual gamers across the globe and has now been honoured by being turned in to Mooncakes for this year’s Mid Autumn day festival!

Chinese ‘Auntie’ Creates Anti-Tanning Swimsuit!

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Hailing from the same seaside city as Gizchina, ‘Swimsuit Auntie’ has fast become an internet celebraty thanks to her unusual yet affective anti-tanning swimsuit.

China Turns Old Soviet Aircraft Carrier in to 5 Star Hotel

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China’s military may be pleased with their new naval aircraft carrier, but it’s not the only one in China, as Tianjin city has just unveiled its very own aircraft carrier hotel!

Sina Weibo Reaches 140 Million Users, Gets a Plane Named After It!

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Sina’s Weibo micro blogging network is an official bonafide success. Latest figures suggest that the Twitter-like social networking service reached a staggering 140 million users at the end of April, and that number is still skyrocketing!

Foxconn Worker Commits Suicide In Chengdu

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An employee of Foxconn in Chengdu, China commited suicide earlier today. This is the 13th suicide in a year involving a worker from the Taiwanese electronics giant who makes iPad’s and iPhones for Apple and other equipment for Sony and Dell.