Tag: taiwan

  • Google Map Streets View Arrives in Taiwan

    Today Google Map’s Street View arrives in Taiwan. This is great news, since the beginning of the year, Google had been taking photos for Street View content in Hong Kong and Macau, as reported in my post, Google Street View in Hong Kong .

  • Taiwan iPhone 3G Unlocked Out-of-the-box

    When Apple made the iPhone 3G available on the little island, Taiwan, these phones sold through the official carrier partner, Chunghwa Telecom, are all carrier unlocked. Just to remind readers that, ever since the availability of iPhone 3G back in June 2008, all iPhone sold here in Hong Kong, whether through the official carrier partner, […]

  • Review: Present Surprise

    I was lucky to have the opportunity to visit the original “Ding Tai Fung” (???) restaurant in Taipei, Taiwan. This is located at No. 194 (corner of Yunkang Street), Xinyi Road Sec. 2, Taipei, Taiwan (+886.02.2321.8928). Its hours of operation are: Mon ~ Fri 10:00~21:00 Sat & Public holiday 09:00~21:00 The specialty of this restaurant […]

  • Technology Dependence

    Yesterday, a major earthquake in Southwestern Taiwan caused sever damage to the fiber optics communication cables on the sea bed. This interruption prevented me from accessing my emails and the backend applications for my online stores which are stored on the server located in the United States. Fortunately, for part of the day yesterday I […]