Shared bikes are huge in China and thanks to the booming economy, so are tuhao, AKA local tycoon. Therefore, it is about darn time that someone give shared bikes some opulent treatment worthy of tuhao who are, well, still fond of shared bikes. Ok. Maybe that does not make any sense, but hey, you never know, right? True enough, a startup called Cool Qi Bike, aided by Chinese electronics juggernaut Haier, has rolled out shared bikes coated in shiny gold paint job, aptly referred to as “tuhao gold.” These luxurious-looking shared bikes are reportedly available in five cities: Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, and Xi’an, for obvious reasons. Continue reading Shared Bikes In China Now Comes In Gold, But Do Tuhao Needs Them At All?
If you have yet to dive into Roku TV or in the market for one, you’d be glad that you will have more options this year. Roku has announced (at this year’s CES, naturally) that Roku TV models will also made by Insignia, as well as China’s appliance giant Haier. Built by the manufacturers using Roku TV reference design and Roku operating system, Roku TV aims to expand your entertainment options with over 2,000 streaming channels sans external streaming media player or stick. In a nutshell, those TVs are Smart TVs, offering what brands like Samsung, Sony, LG and more has been offering. It offers personalized home screen, bringing a myriad of TV entertainment options, including devices such as game consoles, cable boxes and Blu-ray players, together along with your favorite streaming channels. There’s no multiple inputs or complicated menus to deal with; just flick on the TV and in a few clicks on the intuitive remote, you will be able to catch a live TV show, stream a movie, or listen to your favorite tunes, right from the Roku TV. Continue reading Insignia and Haier Joins The Rank Of Smart TVs Loaded With Roku OS
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this week China-based Haier debuts the world’s first Brain-Computer Interfaced Technology (BCI) Smart TV at the IFA Messe Berlin Conference. as the name suggest, this technology lets user user their brains to interact with the Smart TV using NeuroSky ThinkGear Technology. yes, it is yet another technological advance to make use even lazier. though it looks like the brain-control functionality is more for controlling TV applications, allowing “users to develop control over their concentration and relaxation abilities through entertainment applications.” it sure does sounds like switching on/off and navigation through channels might not on the menu for now. Continue reading world’s first cloud Smart TV powered by NeuroSky