Tag Archive: China


An idiot’s guide to smuggling iPhones into China

You don’t need a smartphone app to tell you that taping dozens of iPhones to your body might set off alarms. So it’s hard to know what a Hong Kong man was thinking when he tried to walk through a… Read more ›

When Apple comes up with an iconic design for an Apple Store, it often likes to replicate it elsewhere. Just like the glass cube created for the company’s Fifth Avenue flagship store in New York has also popped up in… Read more ›

If you happen to be one of our few Chinese readers, good news! Apple has just announced that LTE-equipped versions of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 2 will be coming to China later this week! Here’s the official… Read more ›

Apple is still trying to get a license for Apple Pay in China, but its new friends at Alibaba are bringing Touch ID payments to the mainstream in China today, with an update to the popular Alipay app that gives… Read more ›

Apple has announced that its China App Store, the second biggest in the world, is now accepting UnionPay as a payment option for customers. As the most popular payment card in China — with over 4.5 billion cards issued to date… Read more ›

Apple Pay is one step closer to arriving in China

Apple is talking to Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba about bringing Apple Pay to China, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. “Right now, I think what we can say is that this is focused on the China market for… Read more ›

A new class of malware targeted at OS X and iOS is spreading like wildfire in China, according to new research by Palo Alto Networks. Dubbed WireLurker, the trojan hides itself in apps distributed through a third-party Chinese app store… Read more ›

Tim Cook makes China top priority for Apple Pay

Tim Cook has described his desire to bring Apple Pay to China as “top of the list” in terms of priorities. Cook was quoted on Friday, following an interview he gave with China’s official Xinhua news agency. “China is a… Read more ›

The Chinese authorities are staging a “man-in-the-middle” attack on Apple’s iCloud service in an attempt to steal username and password information, according to anti-censorship watchdog group GreatFire.org. As per Wikipedia, a man-in-the-middle attack “is a form of active eavesdropping in which… Read more ›

When Tim Cook took time out of yesterday’s iPad and iMac keynote to discuss just how excited he was about the iPhone 6 coming to China, he wasn’t kidding: the market Cook has previously said could one day overtake the… Read more ›