Posts Categorized: Gadgets


A Look at How Foxconn Manufactures Apple’s iPad [Video]

From Rob Schmitz, the man responsible for exposing the now infamous fabrications in Mike Daisey’s Foxconn trip [1], comes an insightfu...

  • April 13, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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New Intel China Boss Talks Mobile, Medfield, in Live Chat on Weibo

Intel’s (NASDAQ:INTC) new China chairman, Sean Maloney (pictured right), took to a live chat with Chinese netizens yesterday to explai...

  • April 10, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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HTC One Series Boasts Better Camera Functions than Apple iPhone 4S

We wrote about Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC (TPE:2498) and its new One Series a couple of weeks back during Mobile World Congress in Barce...

  • March 30, 2012
  • at 11:07 pm
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Seemingly Weak iPad Sales Have Foxconn Workers Complaining

We knew the new iPad was meeting a less-excited-than-usual market in China, but are sales of the device flagging across the globe? Certainly...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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A Smarter Tamagotchi? Japan Turns your iPhone into a Robot Dog

An iPhone can be used for just about anything these days. But the folks over at Bandai have managed to turn Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) icon...

  • March 26, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Report: Already 200,000 New iPads Smuggled Into Shenzhen, China

Chinese media are quoting grey importers – those who smuggle gadgets across borders, evading taxes and making a quick profit – a...

  • March 20, 2012
  • at 5:20 pm
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HTC Triumph Shows its Face and Chinese WP7 Localization

The Windows Phone 7 enthusiasts at the Chinese site WPDang have gotten hold of a China-spec HTC Triumph (aka: HTC Titan), pictured above, wh...

  • March 19, 2012
  • at 3:01 pm
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Meizu’s Flyme Store Hits 100 Million App Downloads, Looks Towards a Billion

Chinese phone-maker Meizu has today announced that 100 million apps have been downloaded from its own Flyme store for Android apps. The luck...

  • March 14, 2012
  • at 10:20 pm
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A Closer Look at the iPhone’s Rise to the Top in Japan [CHART]

As you may have heard by now, Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone accounted for the largest share of mobile shipments in Japan for the fourth...

  • March 13, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Toshiba’s Quad-core Excite Tablets Coming in Three Sizes

Yesterday we told you about Lenovo’s new IdeaTab S2109 Android 4.0 tablet, which looks like it will be a good step forward for the Bei...

  • April 11, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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Lenovo To Roll Out 9.7-inch Android 4.0 Tablet

Lenovo (HKG:0992) has unveiled a promo video for its new IdeaTab S2109 tablet over on its YouTube Channel. While there’s still no refe...

  • April 10, 2012
  • at 9:50 am
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Gray Market iPhone Taobao Vendors Suddenly ‘On Vacation,’ Rumor Has MIIT Involved

Even though the iPhone 4S has been officially released in China, the gray market for Apple’s pretty talking rectangle is alive and wel...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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Hey Apple, Here Are Some Possible Add-ons For iPhones in China

We recently learned that Baidu, the popular search engine in China, is rumored to be integrating into Apple’s iOS. So rather than setting ...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 9:18 am
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New iPad Meets a Chilly Reception in China, US Scalpers Returning iPads to Apple

The new iPad — what a stupid name — hasn’t been released yet in mainland China. But, like all iPads before it, it has foun...

  • March 23, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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The Potential Problems of Consumer Cloud Storage in China

Chinese PC maker Lenovo (HKG:0992) and cloud storage service SugarSync recently announced that they would partner to create an integrated st...

  • March 19, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Global Smartphone Market Share About to Shift Asia’s Way

According to a new report from research firm IDC, countries from emerging markets will be the primary driver in worldwide smartphone growth....

  • March 16, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Apple Hong Kong Stymies Scalpers, Scalpers Respond in Stupidest Imaginable Way

With the launch of a “the new iPad” (I’m putting that in scare quotes because I think it’s a stupid name) in Hong Ko...

  • March 14, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Nokia’s Elop Tells Chinese Media: Nokia WP7 Launching March 28th in China

Nokia’s (NYSE:NOK) CEO has told the Chinese news site 21st Century Business that its first Nokia phone will launch in China on March 2...

  • March 12, 2012
  • at 4:40 pm
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