Chinese Loves Instagram So Much [Updated]

June 20, 2015 | by:    | CHINA TECH |

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A some years ago, Instagram has introduced an updated version of its hugely popular photo sharing app, which added support for Chinese microblog service Sina Weibo. And now, it is reportedly to have 100,000 photos uploaded already. The figure is impressive since Instagram still has not do much to promote its app in China yet.
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  The Inside Story of the New Foxconn’s Chengdu Factory

May 20, 2015 | by:    | CHINA TECH Foxconn's Hell Factory |

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Foxconn was plagued by a string of worker suicides at the factory in Shenzhen last year, prompting the company to raise up workers’ salaries. Eventually, Foxconn planned to shift the manufacture lines to other province of China, in order to increase the production level.
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  China Plans to Build the World’s Fastest Supercomputer with 100,000 Intel CPUs

December 26, 2012 | by:    | CHINA TECH |

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China is reportedly building the world’s fastest supercomputer with Intel’s most powerful hardware. The computer could be used to attempt calculations on a massive scale — such as moon exploration or the layout of an entire city. The computer is being assembled with Intel’s finest: 100,000 pieces of Ivy Bridge-based processor Xeon E5, which cost US$2,500 each.

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  Xiaomi Box Is An Affordable Apple TV Knockoff That Compatible with Apple’s Airplay (Videos)

November 15, 2012 | by:    | Android CHINA TECH |

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China’s homegrown smartphone brand Xiaomi is increasingly looking like Apple. After the launch of Xiaomi Mi-Two, the company has announced the release of its latest product — Xiaomi Box. It’s a set top box that looks very alike to Apple TV, but offers at a very tempting price. Although China has a flood of cheap Android TV dongles and set-top boxes , Xiaomi Box is still arguably competitive.
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  Xiaomi Phone 2 Launch Event Looks Like Apple Keynote with Steve Jobs (Video)

August 17, 2012 | by:    | Android CHINA TECH |

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The Xiaomi Phone 2, the high-end Chinese smartphone that aims to challenge Apple’s iPhone’s market share in China, has announced in Beijing on Thusday. Aesthetically similar to Meizu MX 4-core, the new mobile device features Qualcomm latest quad-core chip, 2 GB RAM and 16GB memory, a 4.3-inch 720p IPS display with the highest pixel density, all at a compellingly super low price point at 1999 yuan (US$310, contract free). We have attended the launch party in Beijing, which is considered to be equivalent to Apple’s keynote event. We have round-up all the highlights of the event, click in to find out how the Xiaomi Phone 2 will shake-up the whole smartphone market in China …
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  Introducing Droid X360, A PS Vita Knockoff Running Android ICS (video)

July 23, 2012 | by:    | CHINA TECH Knockoffs |

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Behold, the world’s most badass named product: Droid X360. It is a PS Vita knockoff that runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
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  Huawei’s ‘iPad Killer’ MediaPad 10 FHD Tablet May Launch in Late August For Less Than $500

July 17, 2012 | by:    | CHINA TECH |

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It’s no secret that Android tablet sales have lagged far behind Apple’s iPad. The reason? Price and user experience. Some 10-inch Android tablets cost as much as an iPad, and some of them are painfully slow when it comes to gaming and multitasking. Apparently, Huawei’s upcoming quad-core tablet MediaPad 10 FHD would be something different. It will be powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor along with 2GB of RAM, and it will be available for sale in late August for less than $500.
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  More Holidays For Foxconn Workers Due to Weak Sales of New iPad

March 28, 2012 | by:    | Apple CHINA TECH Foxconn's Hell Factory |

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With all the controversy about working conditions in Foxconn, we thought it might be a good time to relate some of the workers’ experiences inside the manufacturing plants. China Business News reports on an interview that it did with a Foxconn worker called Wang Xiaoqiao (not his real name), and Wang reveals that employees who are involved in the production of the new iPad are now working fewer hours and they have been given more days off.
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  Facebook Wants to Avoid Trademark Dispute in China

February 17, 2012 | by:    | CHINA TECH |

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Apple’s recent iPad trademark dispute has caused concerns among international companies over the legitimacy of their own trademarks in China market. Social network giant Facebook has reportedly started registering relevant trademarks in China, yet found that some of these names, such as the Chinese translation of “Facebook”, have already been registered by domestic users …
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  Android Market Is Seriously Messed Up in China

November 4, 2011 | by:    | Android CHINA TECH |

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There’s a good reason Google’s Android Market is screwed up in China. Google and China hate each other so much. And interestingly, we are seeing over 70 kinds of 3rd party Android markets in China.
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