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Angry Birds seems to have made its way to North Korea, however, the makers of the popular game have no idea how it got there. According to a statement by a Rovio representative, “Angry Birds Rio has not been localized into Korea, and Rovio Entertainment has no affiliation with the version of the game being shown on the Samjiyon tablet.”
Samjiyon is the tablet North Korea released earlier this year, and has been getting fairly rave reviews since.…Read More »
North Korea is a country known mostly for oppressive government and leader Kim Jong-un, but who would have thought the good ole North has the capabilities to create a decent touchscreen Android tablet device. The device is a state produced tablet called Samjiyon SA-70, and it has been making the rounds recently at Asian trade shows.…Read More »
If you’re in North Korea and you’ve managed to snag yourself your very own North Korean Android tablet, congratulations. Also, you might be interested in pairing it up with a North Korea’s first Android hand phone. Yes, it’s being called a hand phone and I’m not sure why either.…Read More »
Apple has banned Joyful Executions, a game where you play as the commander of a North Korean firing squad.
The goal is to “process endless waves of various enemies of the state to keep the Divine Leader happy,” which basically means you execute defenseless “traitors” via firing squad.…Read More »
If South Korea has Samsung, North Korea has Samjiyon. A tourist who chooses to go by the name “Michael” was able to purchase an Android tablet in North Korea, then take it with him outside the country to share with everyone else in the world.…Read More »
Ever wondered what people might be downloading over there in North Korea? Oh, right. As if the bigwigs over there would let everyone access the internet and the free flowing information available across the web. But that doesn’t mean nobody has access to it — in fact, a few hundred IP addresses have been traced to North Korea.…Read More »
A handful of banks in South Korea have reportedly experienced serious network outages due to a malware attack.
The KBS and MBC networks said that all their computers shut down at 2pm local time, although this did not disrupt or damage their daily TV broadcasts.…Read More »
The Pirate Bay’s Kim Jung-Bay has issued a “press release” announcing that they have been invited by “the leader of the republic of Korea” to fight their battles on their network.
After recently moving their operations provider from Sweden to Norway and Spain, TPB claims that they will be providing their services from within the reclusive nation of North Korea.…Read More »
Remember when North Korea’s only 3G carrier, Koryolink, planned to let foreigners use cellphones? It looks like they weren’t kidding, and international phone calls aren’t the only thing you’ll be able to do. Instagram-ing and tweeting from North Korea is now possible!…Read More »
You probably read the headline and thought, “wait, what?” Don’t worry, it’s exactly what you think it is. A bizarre North Korean propaganda video has been taken down by YouTube after video game publisher Activision filed a DMCA complaint.
The video shows dreams of future space dominance by North Korea, then eventually displays a scene of New York being attacked by missiles.…Read More »
If you ever tried taking a peek at North Korea through Google Maps before, you’d have to be content with the image above. Sparse, with no details about roads or any sort of locations within North Korea for that matter — just the landmass.…Read More »
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt is planning to make a trip this month to a very interesting destination — North Korea. Reports reveal that he’ll be making the trip with former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson but not details about their exact itinerary have been made public.…Read More »