Tag Archive: China

Frankenstein iPhones: A Growing Scam In China

Apple just set a record for the most iPhones sold in a quarter, but while the new iPhone 5ses and Cs are flying off shelves, a new scam is booming in China where broken old iPhones are cannibalized for parts… Read more ›     

According to numbers from analyst firm IDC, Apple is now the fifth-largest cellphone maker in China, with 7% of the overall market share. Apple jumped an entire 1 percent in the last quarter of 2013, based on the success of… Read more ›     

This story first appeared in Cult of Mac Magazine. “Adapt or die†is the rallying call of business strategists and evolutionary biologists everywhere. But when it comes to a U.S. tech company expanding its reaches into a new country, things… Read more ›     

This week, Cult of Mac Magazine explores how Apple will reboot China, and why you, the aficionado, should care. 2014 is the year of the horse: seen as an auspicious symbol for swift success, it bodes well for Apple. The… Read more ›     

After years of speculation — and some incredibly drawn-out contract negotiations along the way — China Mobile finally began selling iPhones today. Tim Cook was in Beijing for the launch, where he handed out autographed iPhones to customers, alongside China… Read more ›     

According to Tim Cook there is good reason to feel excited about the possibilities offered by Apple’s deal with China Mobile. Cook — who is currently in Beijing ahead of the iPhone going on sale on the China Mobile network… Read more ›     

The iPhone won’t officially launch on China Mobile until January 17, but the world’s largest mobile carrier has already begun accepting preorders for the iPhone 5s and 5c. In terms of numbers, analysts Wedge Partners place the preorder figure at… Read more ›     

Apple investors have got their Christmas wish: the China Mobile deal has finally materialized. In a deal that could potentially add billions of dollars to its revenue, Apple announced that the iPhone will be available to China Mobile customers beginning… Read more ›     

Investors and other interested parties may have an explanation for Apple’s M.I.A. deal with China Mobile — and that explanation could be lower-than-expected iPhone 5c sales. That’s according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who suggests that this is the… Read more ›     

Filed under “S” for “Stalling” and “Still waiting” is the Apple-China Mobile deal, which remains yet to materialize. In place of the expected announcement, China Mobile chairman Xi Guohua said on Wednesday morning that his company currently has no announcement… Read more ›