It’s been a nice run, and we’ve got plenty of new gadget enthusiasts, but the Ouku Tab contest officially came to a close last night at Midnight. I’ve contacted the winner and as soon as I receive confirmation from them I will post that information. Please continue to get your friends and family liking GadgetsRepublic! The more people who
Thanks to everyone who participated, and keep your eye out for more chances to win free prizes like this in the future!
Every year in June for the last few years Apple has released a new iPhone like clock work at WWDC. Although it seems they may not be this year I still have confidence that in 40 years, the iPhone 44 will be released. Charlie Custer, resident geek at The World of Chinese, and ChinaGeeks blogger, found an amazing video of what the iWorld will be like at that point in the future. You’ll be shocked at how awesome/awful the future seems.
Video after the jump!
Last week Amazon’s Android App Store finally went live, and it was about time too. All of us Android users in China have basically been stuck using Google’s (unfortunately crappy) Android Market. The problem with the Android Market isn’t the number of apps, or it’s ease of use. It’s problem is the fact that Android users here are not allowed purchase any of the paid apps available.
More info after the jump!
For those of us living in China, I’ve got some great news. It seems that IMAX popularity has grown so much that deals have been made to build over 177 new IMAX cinemas throughout China over the next few years. This spike in popularity of IMAX in China was largely due to the release of Avatar last summer, which was HUGELY successful with over US$ 207 Million in sales. The craziest thing about this is that there were only 445 IMAX theaters last year, meaning that nearly 1/3 of all IMAX theaters will eventually be located in China.
Last week we translated the first of ZenithKnight’s hilarious techy comic strips on the age old question, does size matter? This week we bring you another gem, especially for all you console fanatics out there. Enjoy…
See the whole comic after the jump!
So the other day I came home and while parking my scooter I found that a new car sat parked in a parking spot nearby. The car was the Mini-E, BMW’s all-electric zero emissions vehicle. They’ve been producing them since 2009, but only around 600 people have had the privilege of testing out what is possibly the future of cars. It seems that the test vehicles have now many their way to Beijing as part of a 5 month road test.
More Pics and Info after the jump!
A few weeks back we did a hands-on review of the Ouku Tab, a low-cost tablet from Lightinthebox.com. To thank us, they have decided to let us pick one lucky reader to be the recipient of a COMPLETELY FREE OUKU TAB! All you’ve got to do is
MAKE SURE YOU SEE THE FULL INSTRUCTIONS AFTER THE JUMP!
I recently came across some pretty hilarious comic strips on a Chinese blogger’s Weibo account and thought, “who would appreciate these more than my loyal readers!?” They’re drawn by Zenith Knight, a blogger who’s created these as part of his new comic titled DigiWar.
Very worth while comic strip after the jump!
Not sure how we let this one slip by, but this Chinese DIY (do-it-yourself) genius has designed his own iPod nano watch using a knockoff iPod nano and pure ingenuity. I know this isn’t exactly a unique design, but you gotta give the guy credit. Who ever said the Chinese aren’t original?
More info and photos after the jump!
Hey everyone! First off I just want to apologize for the lack of updates last week. I was in The Netherlands for the week and surprisingly found myself disconnected. Don’t feel too bad for me though, I had a great time and saw something my fellow Android lovers will appreciate.
Find out more after the break!