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10,267 students in Ordos, Inner Mongolia have just joined the elite world of record breakers by lying down in the sun and sleeping for just over an hour. Although their newly awarded recorded is for the largest human domino rally where in which they...

Many of the iPhone 4 clones we’ve seen have looked the part, even so far as to almost fooling us in to thinking they’re the real deal, but have really let us down in the O.S department, which usually turn out to be a rather clunky Java based...

A Japanese – Chinese mud slinging match is currently underway between Japan’s  Central Japan Railway and the Chinese Ministry of Railway’s. Both China and Japan are trying to ‘wow’ international customers with their high speed rail...

Last I heard the Spiderman franchise was dead, caput, no more! And after 3 rather long and boring movies featuring the weedy Toby Maguire as my/our favorite neighborhood Spiderman I’m rather glad. The fact that Sony are planning to reboot the series...

The latest in a vast array of Apple forgery is here and it’s taken shape as a sort of iPhone/iPad hybrid, at least on the style front. From the front the 3.5 inch touch screen looks more or less like the 3Gs or any number of its clones. The screen...

The iPod touch is basically a 2/3rd generation iPhone only thinner and lacking the camera, gps and phone capabilites. Although it has been possible for some time to run Skype of Fring on the iPod and make calls over WIFI, there has been no way to...

Google has lost momentum in China this last year, and local search engines are soaking up all that lost traffic. Baidu are still top dog for Chinese search, but a new partnership between Sohu and Alibaba announced this week is likely to stir things...

I never thought myself prudish, but today I came across these! Spicy Chili Flavour condoms! Why on earth would you want those? At least they’re on special offer at 10RMB a pack at Watson’s pharmacy. I’ll hold out for my cheese and...

This is a new section I just decided to write up. Every week or so we’ll post information and photos of a few cloned phones available around China with pricing. To start off we’ve decided to feature 3 phones which tickled our fancy. One is a...

China’s Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shaanxi province successfully placed a remote sensing satellite in to orbit yesterday. The satellite known as “Yaogan X” will conduct scientific experiments, land surveys, estimate crops yields...

Unfortunately, it seems like the VPN trick through the Japanese server we featured a few months back no longer seems to be working. We have yet to find a good free alternative, however commenter ‘Jade’ told us about a service called GoVPNGo....

China’s algae invasion which threatened sailing events at the 2008 Olympic Games shows no sign of subsiding anytime soon with new blooms of the slimy green sea plant washing up summer after summer. One Qingdao based company has found a silver lining...

Don’t get your hopes up yet the iPhone 4 isn’t on it’s way to China (legally anyway) anytime soon. China Unicom have just released details that they will have Wifi versions of the iPhone 3GS available from August 9th. Although no longer the...

Rumour has it that Apple are planning to buy the Chinese iPhone game developer Handseeing Information Technology L.T.D. It’s of no surprise that Apple are interested in expanding their development team in to the highly profitable iDevice game...

I really hope this little 3 inch screened media player is pronounced “I nol” like the Chinese word for love 爱, if not this little fella is going to get one hell of a rough time in the play ground and after school. Despite it’s ridiculous...

Foxconn are back in the public eye again after yet another worker has committed suicide! The victim was a 22 year old female who worked packing plastic at the iPhone makers Kunshan factory. Apparently Miss Liu jumped early in the morning on August...

China’s locomotive jewel is the Maglev in Shanghai. A train that floats on magnets and can reach a cruising speed of around 500Km/h pretty darn fast in our standards, but obviously not fast enough. Jiaotong University current have a prototype Maglev...

This is quite simply an amazing product! I’ve never really seen one, I don’t know what operating system it uses and I have no idea when it comes out, but its still fantastically remarkable. I could just leave it there and not explain myself,...

Panasonic China are recalling more than 360,000 fridges on the main land due to defective control valves. The defect affecting 29 models of refrigerator can cause refrigerant to leak, irregular cooling and even fire. The defective part is already...

China is a wash with cloned laptops, netbooks, phones and tablet devices. Pretty much anything that is of interest to a larger audience get’s the Xerox treatment and now it’s the turn of Sony’s HD ready Handy Cam video camera. This Taiwan/Shenzhen...