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TAKE Janus KM-S200 is world’s first 1.5GHz dualcore smartphone

TAKE Janus KM-S200 is world’s first 1.5GHz dualcore smartphone

The Galaxy S II and Sensation have just got some serious competition. Korean carrier KT Telecom has just priced the TAKE Janus KM-S200, a Galaxy S lookalike that's the world's first 1.5GHz dual-core smartphone. Running Qualcomm's MSM8260 with 1GB of RAM and a 4.3-inch qHD 960 x 540 display, the Janus KM-S200 shoots full HD 1080p video with its 8-megapixel main camera and has an integrated DMB-TV digital tuner.

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Kibot robot hands-on [Video]

Kibot robot hands-on [Video]

South Korea's big companies Samsung and LG may be battling it out on serious playing fields like 3D TV and who can make the skinniest smartphone, but everybody knows that the most excitement is in pastel-colored monkey robots. Kibot is carrier KT Telecom's attempt to condition children to the inevitable AI takeover, a trundling, warbling robot that uses NFC, two way video calling and WiFi to remotely monitor, entertain and generally play with them.

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LG E-Note H1000B Windows 7 tablet gets official

LG E-Note H1000B Windows 7 tablet gets official

The LG E-Note H1000B tablet spotted crossing the FCC earlier this month has made its official debut in Korea. Fronted by a 10.1-inch 1366 x 768 resistive touchscreen (complete with a stylus), the H1000B runs Windows 7 Starter Edition on an Intel Atom 1.1GHz Z510 or 1.6GHz Z530 processor, paired with 1GB of RAM, a 16GB SSD and optional WiMAX (sadly not integrated, but bundled as a separate modem).

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Apple Aiming to Sell iPad in South Korea

Apple Aiming to Sell iPad in South Korea

With the launch of the iPhone in South Korea, and its subsequent popularity, it looks like the iPad may be the next Apple product to land in that particular neck of the woods. In a recent statement made by The Korea Communications Commission, a decision regarding the iPad's arrival for technical approval by Apple's Korean unit could be made in a matter of days. If Apple succeeds in getting the iPad into South Korea, it would be a direct rival to Samsung's Android-based Galaxy Tab tablet device.

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Intel pump $20m into Korean WiBro after KT tweak its WiMAX compatibility

Intel pump $20m into Korean WiBro after KT tweak its WiMAX compatibility

Rumors of Intel's waning interest in WiMAX look to have been unfounded, with the news that not only has the silicon company just invested $20m into Korea Telecom's WiBro service, but it's convinced the carrier to shift the WiMAX-based system onto the 10MHz channel.  That means compatibility with other WiMAX devices, opening up the potential for US WiMAX users to roam their devices onto the high-speed South Korean network.

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iPad WiBro planned for South Korea?

iPad WiBro planned for South Korea?

Apple's international launch plans for the iPad continue to chug along, with the first batch of countries - outside of the US - getting their official launch this Friday, but according to a rumor out of South Korea the most interesting iPad variant may still be at the negotiation stage.  According to Telecoms Korea, Apple are in talks with carrier KT Telecom regarding a WiBro iPad, a third version of the touchscreen tablet.

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