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North Koreans can now listen to music, read e-books and watch videos on the second PDA to be available in local shops, assuming they can afford the $140 price tag. Nuclear bombs, intercontinental missiles and fusion reactors: it seems there's no limit to North Korean ingenuity, and now the country even has its own Personal …

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20th Century arrives north of border

lucky bastards - I spent most of my IT career helping people use computers to emulate 19thC office technology.

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Patnet lawyers?

I'd pay big money to watch patent lawyers try to persaude North Korea to allow their heads and bodies to catch the same flight home.

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Is it true

That the North Korean government is getting advice from Steve Jobs on how to be a real dictator?

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Go

Time to send Team America

Fuck yeah!

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Patent Lawyers?

Your breaking my balls Hans....

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Security feature

Using the device for any purpose which could be linked to subverting the will of The Good and Godly Kim Jong Il will result in the battery overheating and exploding.

ALL HAIL XEN... Uhh KIM JONG IL!

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My reply

Has been censored by a dictatorship

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Extra feature

You forgot to mention that it can also convert electrical energy into matter ...

You'll need a high powered USB port for that though, so USB hub users are out of luck :-(

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WTF?

Am I missing the sarcasm?

"with that touchscreen we assume that patent lawyers from Apple will be booking the first available flight."

Hang on, the pic shows it being used with a STYLUS: something I thought Apple vowed would never (need to) get near their iPhones?

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Anonymous Coward

Oooh!

If they like their tech that hi do you think they'd like to buy the old iPAQ 3870 I have in the cupboard?

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Pint

Can you imagine a meeting between Kim Jon-Il & Steve Jobs?

Every time somebody referred to the "Beloved leader", there'd be no end of confusion.

Still, at least they'd be able to compare notes on keeping inconvenient stories about their poor health quiet.

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rumored 3G network.....

Betcha Kim Jon-ll has an iPhone.... Which begs the question: What sort of apps does Kim download from the Apple iWalmart?

Things that make you go "Hmmmm.... I wonder?"

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PC world

tsk tsk.. A British publication not specifying which pc world is going to cause grief!

For the Brits, The Auther doesn't mean 'PC World' the highstreet tat monger, but instead he means the 'PC World' American IT publication.

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Another Entry

I'm surprised that this entry

http://ashen-rus.livejournal.com/8466.html

from the same blog didn't rate a story here. Now, it isn't just possible to look at screenshots of North Korea's Red Star Linux (as opposed to an OS of the same name from some Argentine leftists), you can actually download it!

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Pirate

Lucky Bastards!!

I bet the jammy sods will get Intel 286 DX computers sometime within the next few decades.

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ha

lmao Shocked north Koreans can do ANYthing.

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Anonymous Coward

Does this mean...

... that Google Maps won't have to show North Korea as a big blank anymore?

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