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Anybody that reads GizChina.com 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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
We’ve been experiencing problems with Google.com 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!
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
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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!
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, […]
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!
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!
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!
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 […]
Married Chinese couples are paying up to 20,000 Yuan ($3100) for fake divorce papers so they can buy second and third homes.
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!
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’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’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!
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.
Where as social networking sites Facebook and Twitter were blocked long ago in China, LinkedIn, a professional social networking site have managed to keep access to Chinese subscribers open, and are now looking at ways to expand in the country.