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iPhone 5C Could Help Apple Crush Samsung In China [Report]

aplhawiseThe high cost of Apple’s iPhone means that it struggles to compete in China, with rivals like Samsung offering a whole range of devices designed for different budgets. But a low-cost iPhone 5C could change that. One analyst believes that as long as Apple prices it right, the device could help the Cupertino company become […]

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You Can Buy A Hollow iPhone 5C Right Now From China For About $16

It won't turn on, but it looks real enough to fool your friends from a distance.Parts for Apple’s rumored low-cost iPhone, recently dubbed the ‘iPhone 5C’, have been trickling out of the supply chain overseas for the past few months. We’ve seen nearly all facets of the upcoming device, including a slew of bright colors Apple is considering for the plastic back. China has been historically known as the homeland  [Read More…]

Leaked iPhone 5C And iPad 5 Parts From China Shown Off [Video]

Screen Shot 2013-08-03 at 12.04.43 PMWe’re getting to the stage in the Apple rumor mill when next-gen parts start leaking left and right out of the supply chain overseas. Multiple parts for the iPhone 5S, low-cost iPhone 5C, and upcoming iPads have already surfaced. Now alleged parts for the upcoming iPhone 5C and iPad 5 have been partially assembled and […]

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Tim Cook Met With China Mobile Tuesday To Discuss ‘Matters Of Cooperation’

Tim-Cook-ChinaWith competition around the iPhone at an all-time high, Apple could use a huge boost in sales numbers, so Tim Cook made another visit to Beijing this week to recruit the world’s biggest mobile carrier, China Mobile, to bring the iPhone to its network. China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua was on hand Tuesday to meet […]

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Apple Urges Users In China To Use Official Adapters Following Electrocutions

Screen Shot 2013-07-25 at 14.58.35Apple has added a new page to its website in China that urges customers to use official Apple USB adapters with their iOS devices. The move comes after two Chinese iPhone users were electrocuted by third-party chargers this month, which left one dead and the other in a coma for ten days. “Apple always put […]

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Apple Urges Users In China To Use Official Adapters Following Electrocutions

Screen Shot 2013-07-25 at 14.58.35Apple has added a new page to its website in China that urges customers to use official Apple USB adapters with their iOS devices. The move comes after two Chinese iPhone users were electrocuted by third-party chargers this month, which left one dead and the other in a coma for ten days. “Apple always put […]

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iPhone Chargers Are Electrocuting People In China

132854217_b52e2176ae_biPhone chargers are dropping bodies all over China this week. Following an incident earlier this week in which a Chinese woman was electrocuted using a third-party charger, a 30-year old Chinese man has been put into a coma for ten days after plugging in his iPhone. The Beijing Evening News is reporting that the man’s […]

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China, Brazil And India To Surpass U.S. As Largest Smartphone Markets By 2018

Chinese-iPhoneWhile the U.S. market has been the biggest measure for success with handset makers over the last few years, all of that may soon change as the U.S. smartphone market quickly gets dwarfed by China and others. According to a new report from ABI Research, China will displace the U.S. as the largest smartphone market […]

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Apple Most Aggressive In Adopting Progressive Environmental Policies In China

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Apple has been praised by Chinese environmental activist Ma Jun for its “aggressive” adoption of progressive environmental policies in China. The Cupertino company, which initially refused to cooperate with the Beijing-based Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE), has gone further than any of its peers in the technology industry, Ma said.

“They have gone the furthest in motivating key suppliers,” said Ma, who is director of the IPE, at the Fortune  [Read More…]

More Than Half Of All Smartphones In China Are Running Android

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Android rules the worldwide smartphone market when it comes to market share, and its dominance in China could have a lot to do with that. At the end of the first quarter of 2013, Google’s platform claimed a whopping 51.4% share of all smartphones owned in China.

That’s according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, which shows that Android’s share has grown 2.8% since the fourth quarter of 2012.  [Read More…]