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There Is A Mobile Game That Lets You Clap For China’s President. Yes, Really.

Oh. You weren’t invited to the China’s 19th CPC National Congress? Oh, what ashamed. But I am sure if you are in China, you would have tuned in and watched the monotone speech given by China’s incumbent President Xi Jinping which went on for an excruciating three hours and twenty three minutes. We are not a political website, btw, nor are we pro-China, and therefore, we shall refrain from touching on what was the speech was about. But as you have come to expect from a speech of this nature, it was appropriately interjected by enthusiastic applause from the floor. Continue reading There Is A Mobile Game That Lets You Clap For China’s President. Yes, Really.

WeChat Maker, Tencent, Has A Drone That Lets You Live Stream From The Sky

In case you haven’t heard, Tencent, the Chinese investment giant behind WeChat, actually has a drone, or more specifically, an imaging drone design with the sole intent of letting WeChat users stream video. Called Ying, which loosely translates to sky video, has 4K videoing capability, but will only live stream at 720p. If you are wondering why a messaging app wants its user to do live stream with an eye in the sky, well, you have to understand that WeChat is not merely a Whatsapp equivalent; it is an entire social media platform. It is a Craigslist, a Twitter/Facebook of sort, and a messaging app (and borderline Tinder, if we may add) – all rolled into one. Continue reading WeChat Maker, Tencent, Has A Drone That Lets You Live Stream From The Sky