Nov.9th 2007 – Nov.13th 2008 – one year on foot – 4646km through China. All of the distance from Beijing to Ürümqi has been completed solely on foot, straight good old walking. He walked for a year and roughly 4500km, passed the Gobi desert, and then decided to stop walking, but just for now.
- Visit http://www.thelongestway.com where you can find travel diary, starting from day 1 (Nov 9th 2007) and describing every single day until the end one year later.
Line Phone is a concept Smartphone that you may see in distant future. This mobile phone, which can very easily turn into a tablet and it gives you buttonless control over the screen. Line Phone was awarded with the golden prize at Digital Product and Service Design Competition (Furong Cup) in China.
Spreadtrum Communications Inc is a company based in Shanghai which manufactures chips for mobile phones. They have announced the commercial availability of two low-cost Android smartphone platforms, the SC8805G and the SC6810. Phones are based on a low power, cost efficient architecture that lower total phone cost to US$40-50, well below currently available smartphones.
SC8805G and SC6810 are “armed” with: - CPU: 600mhz ARM9 - OS: Android 2.2 - Camera with 5MP - Video: MPEG4 - Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth - GPS system - TV and Radio streaming also available
The SC8805G and SC6810 mark Spreadtrum’s entry into the smartphone category,” said Dr. Leo Li, Spreadtrum’s president and chief executive officer. “We have combined our expertise in 40nm baseband platforms and highly integrated systems to deliver a low-cost solution in a new price segment that will make smartphone devices more accessible to consumers in China and emerging markets.”
SC8805G will be available only in China, while platform SC6810 is ready for the world market. First smartphones by Spreadtrum Communications will be ready in spring 2012.
Johnny English goes up against international assassins hunting down the Chinese premier. Movie will be released on October 7, 2011. Directed by Oliver Parker. Casting: Rowan Atkinson, Will Davies, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Chris Clark
This painting was created by Chinese artists Dai Dudu, Li Tiezi, and Zhang An. It was painted in 2006 with a technique – oil on canvas. There are 103 historical figures on this painting -Josef Stalin, Leonardo da Vinci, Vladimir Putin Mike Tyson, Margaret Thatcher, Chairman Mao Zedong, Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai, Mongolian conqueror Genghis Khan, Napoleon, Chinese poet Li Bai, Bruce Lee, Liu Xiang and more. In the background you can see some of the world’s oldest creations like the Great Wall of China, the Egyptian pyramids, and Stonehenge.
Documentary about the legendary unknown rebel or so called the tank man and surrounding events of the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989.
The massacer happened on June 5, 1989, in Beijing. Some people believe that the man was arrested by secret police and was just one of the many executed.Chinese government was never able to produce him after the photography became public in April 1998.