10/26/2012 08:16 am ET Updated Dec 26, 2012

North Korea Has Invented The IPad!

If techies think Microsoft's new Surface tablet is just an iPad knock off, wait until they see North Korea's. Believe it or not, the repressive Hermit Kingdom released a new tablet computer this week called "Arirang" after a famous Korean folk hymn. But while North Korean state television anchors are trumpeting it as a next-generation device developed and produced by the government's own Pyongyang Information Technology Bureau, the tablet appears to be a generic Chinese iPad clone.

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