Posted on December 26th, 2012 in CPU, Intel, Ivy Bridge, supercomputer, Xeon
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.
Posted on November 15th, 2012 in app, ecosystem, iOS, Lei Jun, MIUI, multimedia, photos, videos, Wang Chuan, Xiaomi, Xiaomi Box
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.
Posted on November 9th, 2012 in Meizu, Meizu MX2, Meizu MX5
The event was held at Beijing WaterCube. Meizu picks WaterCube to hold its launch event is because the whole building matches the color theme of the brand.
Posted on August 17th, 2012 in 720p, Beijing, HD, iPhone 4S, Lei Jun, Meizu MX, quad-core, Samsung, Smartphone, Steve Jobs, Xiaomi
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 …
Posted on July 23rd, 2012 in gamers, Ice Cream Sandwich, PS Vita, PSP, Sony, video game
Behold, the world’s most badass named product: Droid X360. It is a PS Vita knockoff that runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Posted on July 17th, 2012 in Huawei, Huawei Mediapad, Huawei Tablet, MediaPad, Mediapad 10 FHD, MediaPad FHD
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.
Posted on May 7th, 2012 in hands-on, K91, lenovo, Lenovo IdeaTV, LG, Samsung, Sharp, Smart TV
The Lenovo game console also rolled out about the same time as the Smart TV. Lenovo Smart TV has made it global debut at Suning stores in four major cities in China (Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Nanjing) last week, which was about the same time that Lenovo game console (CT510) rolled out. The company has began accepting pre-order for a roughly about a month already. So now, we are going to review it!
Posted on March 28th, 2012 in Foxconn, Foxconn Chengdu Plant, Foxconn Shenzhen, Foxconn Worker, iPad, new iPad, the new ipad, workers
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.
Posted on March 7th, 2012 in Beijing, HTC, HTC Store, HTC Titan, Windows Phone
Taiwanese smartphone vendor HTC has recently opened its first Chinese flagship store in Beijing.
Posted on February 24th, 2012 in Android, Huawei, iPad, lenovo, Tablet, ZTE
Thailand has teamed up with China to provide tablet computers to the kids in Thai schools. Thailand is buying up to 900,000 tablets from China via a government-to-government contract for a One Tablet per Child scheme.