Tag Archives: taiwan

First “Window” XP dumbphone, Microsoft screams WTF

Chinese phone companies are amazing, after ripping off Porsche they’re going after Microsoft today… but this time it really deserves some attention. First off it houses a 3″ QVGA touch screen in a 17mm thin body, booo Nokia. Secondly it has stereo speakers, booo SonyEricsson; but seriously we’re starting to feel sorry for Microsoft, their Vista sold only 244 copies ...

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Is it a HiFi? No it’s just a cellphone

You’ve got to give it to them, Chinese companies these days are just commercializing phones that we’ve all just dreamed of at some stage. We had the Nokia N73 clone — Nokir E828 that packed an even larger touch screen with a decent camera at an unbeatable price; we had a cigarette pack incorporated to a phone. Today we came ...

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Detachable cellphone fits every occasion

We showed you a modernized antique cellphone that puts color screen, mp3 player, bluetooth and camera into the old retro body. What would happen if you were able to detach the new part from the old body? Well, a shop in Taiwan has started selling such cellphone. When you feel like looking retro and have a backpack with you, tie ...

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Silicon Power Vista Certified USB flash drive and memory card

Taiwan-based USB manufacturer Silicon Power announced its newest Touch 510 180x USB flash drive / memory family and its capability to support Microsoft Vista and its Ready Boost technology. The Vista Ready Boost system will allow users to use the Touch 180X as an extension of memory. Acting as a extra push for your system RAM while still being able ...

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Pimp out ALL your cellphones in Taiwanese style

When we saw the BenQ-Siemens’ over-pimped  EF-71 phone, we  thought it was a joke. It wasn’t until Samsung announced collaboration with Swarovski then we realized there’s an actual market need. The Taiwanese just can’t seem to wait for those phones to come out, so they started Blinging up their own phones with fancy stickers, and they have to stick them ...

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World’s first cellphone supporting both DVB-T and DVB-H

Taiwanese cellphone company GIGABYTE has unveiled the world’s first cellphone that supports both DVB-T and DVB-H digital broadcasting standards. The t600 is also a smartphone that runs on Windows Mobile 6 Professional, the CPU is an Intel PXA270 520Mhz which is reasonably powerful. The t600 has 256MB ROM and 96MB RAM, external memory used here is microSD. In terms of ...

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Rumor: 15.4-inch MacBook coming in 2Q

We know for some of you the thought of a larger MacBook makes you drool. You might be seeing them quicker then you think. Sources in Taiwan are saying that a 15.4-inch MacBook might be shipping by mid-year. With MacBook sales ever increasing so far in 2007, the sources also say it is most likely to see even more of ...

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OKWAP S868 Smartphone: virtual scroll wheel over the keypad

Taiwanese company OKWAP announced this morning their first smartphone S868. It is one of the rarer Windows Mobile 5.0 smartphones that give you a stylus and an alphanumeric keypad but keeping everything in petiteness (106x51x18mm 122g). The touch screen measures 2.4 inches diagonally, and the camera at the back is a 2 megapixel CMOS with autofocus. OKWAP personalized the system ...

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Swim with your MP3 player, seriously!

Nu has been selling their waterproof mp3 player NU Doplphin in Taiwan for a while, but it has only been put in the spotlight when it gets exported to Australia. First off this mp3 player is truely waterproof, as it complies with the fairly stringent IPX7 standards. Secondly the inner-earbuds are silicone-made meaning that will stay in your ears even ...

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