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Intel's success in China hinges on budget phones and tablets — "China is the number one market with connected products." That was how Intel's Senior Vice President Kirk Skaugen kicked off his keynote at IDF in Shenzhen, citing China's staggering 30 percent share of worldwide connected device purchases in 2014. The country gobbled up 40 percent of the 46 million Intel-powered tablets shipped globally.

At some point in life, you'll want a marble iPhone case — Wood and leather are so yesterday. What you really want is some genuine marble on your precious gadgets. At least that's the pitch from Native Union, which has recently announced its Clic Marble iPhone 6 case, available in matt black or glossy white -- the latter consisting of the nice Carrara white marble from Italy.

數碼通 CEO 黎大鈞再次辭任,要「交棒給下一代領導層」 — 在香港數碼通擔任了總共 18 年 CEO 的黎大鈞今天宣布又再請辭,8 月後離任。沒錯,這是黎先生的第二次辭任:他曾經於 1996 年離開他共同創立的數碼通,以接任蘇伊士亞洲投資有限公司董事總經理。之後黎先生在 2001 年回到主席郭炳聯的懷抱,接回 CEO 崗位,就這樣待了 14 年。期間的功績包括因搶

Segway is now a Chinese company thanks to Ninebot and Xiaomi — Can't say we saw this coming, but Segway has just been acquired by a Chinese company called Ninebot, which also specializes in self-balancing human transporters.

The world's first USB Type-C phones may upset Apple and Huawei — Following the Nokia N1, the new Chromebook and the new MacBook, who knew the world's first USB Type-C smartphones would come from a Chinese company? The brand in question is LeTV, who has today unveiled three new Android 5.0 "Superphones" that feature the reversible socket.

You can't ride on this Harley-Davidson-themed PC case — We don't normally come across whacky desktop towers until Computex (which is less than two months away), so this beast of a PC at IDF was a nice surprise for us. Courtesy of Chinese startup Micle, this case is awkwardly called the "Proud of Blood" but has nothing to do with Diablo; instead, you're better off remembering it as the 90cm-tall desktop tower inspired by Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

ASUS' fitness-centric VivoWatch has a 10-day battery — In our review, we became quite fond of ASUS' rather handsome ZenWatch except, perhaps, for its two-day battery that most Android Wear watches are getting these days. Apparently the company heard us loud and clear, and it's now prepping the launch of its VivoWatch to offer a more compelling 10-day battery life.

Play Whac-A-Mole on these weather-predicting smart ceramics — Most consumer IoT devices we've come across are made out of dull plastic, so excuse us for getting a bit excited over these porcelain smart mugs and vases at IDF in Shenzhen. Yes, porcelain, courtesy of Chinese ODM Thread Technology who's integrated Intel's tiny Edison computer module into these white ware pieces.

HTC's bigger and better One M9 launches in China — HTC clearly gets China's obsession with large-screen phones. Following the plastic 5.5-inch One E9+, the company is back with the metallic M9+ which, as you can tell from the name, is essentially the M9 on steroids.

Intel CEO controls a swarm of robot spiders with gestures — Forget the Apple Watch. Forget the Pebble Time. What you really need is a wristband that gives you the power to control an army of scary-looking drones. At IDF in Shenzhen, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich put on a simple Curie-powered wristband with motion detection, which then let him commandeer four robot spiders.
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Apr 26, 2015

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Apr 25, 2015

RT @longadin: Hahahaha. Watch @jetscott accidentally order an Xbox One while demoing the Apple Watch. HAHAHA.…

Apr 25, 2015

"'We will give everyone a free Mi Band and... a free color strap! Do you like?' He was greeted with light applause."…

Apr 24, 2015

RT @flyosity: If you record yourself saying "Apple", the waveform is the Voice Memos icon.

Apr 24, 2015

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