Tag Archive: China

iTunes and Apple Music go live in China

Apple today launched Apple Music, iTunes Movies and iBooks in China. As with the U.S., Chinese customers are being treated to a three-month free trial for Apple Music. After this, the subscription service will cost a very reasonable 10 yuan ($ 1.57) per month — just one-sixth of what customers in the U.S. pay for the service. […]

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Apple Pay is one step closer to arriving in China

Apple Pay is a bit closer to making its debut in China — thanks to a new company, Apple Technology Service (Shanghai) Ltd., which Apple has set up to operate in the Shanghai free-trade zone with the express purpose of running its mobile payment service. Apple has reportedly seeded the new company with registered capital of […]

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A person claiming to be China Telecom’s social media manager has published a new blog on Chinese social media, offering a few details about the upcoming iPhone 6s. Most interestingly, the poster claims that — despite all the rumors to the contrary — he has not seen or heard any evidence supporting the existence of a pink handset. The […]

Report: China downloads more iOS apps than anyone

China and Mexico surged ahead this first fiscal quarter of 2015, says a report by the mobile analysts at App Annie. China took the top spot for iOS downloads, while Mexico now ranks among the top five countries by quarterly… Read more ›

In a Chinese-language interview, Tim Cook has revealed how Apple considers Chinese consumer tastes into account when designing any new products. Given that Cook has previously talked about how China will soon overtake the U.S. as Apple’s biggest market this… Read more ›

Apple unveiled the next generation of iOS this week, and while many of us here in the US are stoked about features like Power Save Mode, smarter Siri search, and improved Maps, users in China are getting excited about one… Read more ›

Apple Watch could become one of the most important devices you can shackle yourself to, so to amp up the Apple faithful into more heatlh-focused nerds, Apple has sent fitness guru Jay Blahnik on a special events tour in Australia,… Read more ›

Being an Apple manufacturer is a pretty lucrative market if you can get in on it, which is why it’s no surprise to hear that Apple’s existing partners are constantly fending off challenges from upstarts promising to do whatever they… Read more ›

Tim Cook just finished a week-long tour of China, complete with stops at new Apple Stores across the country, as well as a visit to the elementary school at Communication University of China, and a meeting with China’s Vice Premier. Cook created a Weibo… Read more ›

As part of new environmental initiatives, Apple is funding a five year project to manage 1 million acres of forests across China — and Tim Cook has set up an account on the popular Chinese microblogging service Weibo to announce… Read more ›