Tag Archives: china

This Handheld Console Is Similar To An Everything Bagel

Ever walk into a nice deli and get an everything bagel? You know, the one with all the seeds, wheat and tasty goodness glued to the outside? It reminds me of this Chinese console called the CVFH-N03-4G. Boring name, I know, but this fucker can play games (read: ROMs) from the NES, SNES, Sega Genesis, Game Boy Advance, Neo-Geo and ...

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Google Android Netbooks Hit China

Looking to get your hands on a netbook with some official Android goodness? While the US manufacturers haven’t caught on yet, China’s Skytone certainly has and would love to offer you the Alpha-680 netbook for about $100. It comes in white, black, yellow, pink and red. 3G, Ethernet, Wifi and USB ports are all included to get you connected and ...

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Blackout: Spies Penetrate US Electrical Grid

If your television goes out, you might want to hold off on calling your electric company. The situation could be out of their hands. In fact, the reason why your electricity just went out could be because of Chinese and Russian spies who have infiltrated the US electrical grid. Said spies planted malicious software inside the grid and had it ...

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Wheego Whip Coming To United States

Gas prices may be hovering right now but we should be focusing on getting off foreign oil and getting on to the grid. The Wheego Whip is the car that can help us do just that despite being made by Chinese manufacturer Shuanghuan Automobile. It looks just like a Smart Car, except it’s actually an all-electric vehicle. For $19,000, you’ll ...

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Good Parenting: Temperature Sensitive Bottles

When you have an infant, you must warm up milk in a bottle for them to gulp down. However, too cold and the child will bitch and moan. Too hot, and Child Protection Services will be knocking at your door for reasons unknown. Cut the bullshit and just get this temperature-sensitive bottle from designers Hung Cheng, Tzu-Yu Huang, Tzu-Wei Wang, ...

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Teacup Birdfeeders For Stuck-up Birds

Birds are classy. They deserve to be treated like royalty as they run a muck in our neighborhoods, waking us up with annoying chirps and shitting all over our cars immediately after they’ve been washed. Etsy seller Ohthepollybilities makes these quaint teacup bird-feeders with an ordinary China teacup and some well-placed chain links. The seller describes its possibilities as “endless” ...

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China Welcomes Back iTunes

After that questionable business China pulled by blocking access to iTunes (due to a pro-Tibet album), their Great Firewall engineers discovered that they’re able to selectively block specific albums from users. That’s right, iTunes is now available in China…again. COMING THIS SUMMER… CHINA: PART 2 Say bye-bye to pro-Tibet albums and anything not communist and say hello to a strong ...

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Proof: RFID Tickets Don’t Improve Security

For the opening and closing ceremonies at the Olympics, the Beijing committee included RFID chips with spectators’ passport information and home/e-mail addresses in each ticket to prevent counterfeits and hacker intrusions. Like the RFID-driven Japanese urn system, the Beijing system makes sure that anyone who isn’t supposed to be there, won’t. Much like U.S. airport security, if you were a ...

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China Blocks iTunes For Selling Pro-Tibet Songs

China hates Tibet. No, China really hates Tibet. That’s why when some 40 Olympic athletes downloaded a pro-Tibet album three days before the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics, China got pissed off and blocked iTunes behind it’s great firewall. Was it because the album featured 20 songs from artists including Sting, Moby, Damien Rice and Alanis Morissette? Well, sort ...

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Beijing’s Street Art Scene

If you’re looking for a more realistic view of Beijing than the fake fireworks and lipsynching on Olympics broadcasts check out these photos. Roving reporters from the art blog Supertouch brought back excellent shots of street art, fashion, architecture, and hilariously misspelled english-language signage. China is known for a harsh treatment of prisoners and intense government censorship. Beijing isn’t a ...

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