Chinese Vendors Taking Orders for “iPhone 5″ Ahead of Official Release Date

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Apple’s next generation iPhone, being called the ‘iPhone 5′ has been rumored to be in the works. In recent weeks, parts of what appears to be the next generation iPhone 5 have appeared online, including a metal back cover which seemed to justify rumors that the next iPhone will have a larger screen and a smaller dock connector. On Thursday, … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Launch the New iPad 3 in China on July 20th

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On Tuesday, Apple Inc. (AAPL) issued a press release, announcing that the 3rd generation iPad would be launching in China on July 20th. In China the new iPad will be available through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), select Apple Authorized Resellers and by reservation from Apple retail stores. Reservation requests will be accepted daily from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has More Retail Stores in Pennsylvania than All of China

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) currently operates six retail stores in greater China, and serves more than 216 million people per store, in comparison to the total population in the country. AAPL has two retail stores in Beijing, three in Shanghai, and one in Hong Kong. In 2010, when Ron Johnson was still head of Apple Retail, he suggested that the company … Read More

Apple’s iOS to Add Support for Baidu Search?

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Google and Apple have been in competition in the mobile space for quite some time and the tension between the companies seems to just keep increasing. Apple and Google compete fiercely over the smartphone and tablet market share. Apple still relies on Google’s Maps technology to provide iPhone users with directions and map data, as well as search feature in the … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) CEO Responds to Reports of Working Conditions at Supplier Factories

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Reports about the treatment of workers at Apple Inc. (AAPL) Supplier factories in other countries surfaced on Thursday, revealing that the companies ignored many issues with their workers, many cases which led to suicide in a Foxconn factory. On Friday, AAPL CEO Tim Cook responded to the reports, suggesting that Apple takes any and all employee issues seriously and is … Read More

Apple suspends sales of iPhone 4S in China over concerns of Safety

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Apple has been experiencing high sales volume for the iPhone 4S, since its release late last year, in October. Apple, after releasing in the United States, began the roll out of the popular device in international markets, including China, however, after scalpers caused many problems in recent months, and a near riot in Apple’s Sanlitun retail store in Beijing, the … Read More

Chinagram – Chinese Writing: Unlike Anything Else on the App Store

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Rating: Chinagram – Chinese Writing Review: Whether you are learning the language or looking for a cryptic tattoo then Chinagram could be just the app for you. Chinagram for the iPad is a beatifully packaged set of over 100 chinese words for you to both learn and practice to write. The whole app looks great and is a pleasure to … Read More

Chinese iPhones to Ship with YouKu Instead of YouTube App?

YouTube, along with social networking sites and numerous others websites, is blocked in China thanks to ‘The Great Firewall’. With that being the case, the iPhone’s YouTube application isn’t much use to its Chinese users, and so the device may soon ship pre-installed with YouKu — the Chinese equivalent of YouTube. Much like YouTube is to the rest of the … Read More