China lacks of large cargo aircraft, and now they are building it. For the first time, the Chinese Air Force launched their new heavy-lift transport aircraft Y-20. The new plane will enable China to project military power across vast distances. But its design appeared to incorporate features from the world’s most advanced military cargo plane, the US-made Boeing C-17 Globemaster. C-17 is certainly a “much better plane”, one of the reasons being that it apparently uses a much higher proportion of lightweight composite materials, which China is difficult to produce …
This is how much the Russian government hates the fake phones and smuggling. Over 127 units of fake iPhones were confiscated by Russian customs after a Chinese smuggler unsuccessfully proved they were genuine. He got fined for about 65 dollars, and over $36,500 of smuggle goods were executed by an excavator and were burnt in the boiler house in front of a gathered crowd of witnesses, and it was filmed to warn posterity. Can’t they just destroy the fake phones in a more simple way than using the excavator? Video after the break.
Many people are not pleased with Apple’s iPhone 5 partly because the screen is too small when there are competitors like Samsung Galaxy Note and some other Android handsets with big screen. If you have the same complains, then you can take a look at how this 7-inch Android tablet ripoff iPhone 5’s two-tone design. Don’t expect it to come with impressive specs like quad-core processor, but at least it can make phone calls on GSM/GPRS networks, and it also includes functions like GPS, WiFi and Bluetooth. There’re dual cameras on the device and pre-installed Android 4.0.4. More photos after the break.
If you are our reader, you should know that we wrote a lot of articles about knockoff, and knockoff new has been one of the most important elements of our blog. Today, the last day of 2012, we’d like to take a moment and look back at the coolest knockoff of 2012 including the clone of iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy SIII and Steve Jobs wax figure. Sit back and enjoy!
International health experts are warning of a mounting health crisis in parts of Africa because of an influx of counterfeit medicine from China that is playing havoc with the treatment of diseases such as malaria. As many as one-third of malaria drugs in Africa are fake or substandard, with most believed to originate in China. Africa coupled with indifferent oversight in China are combining to turn the continent and its pressing health problems into a free-for-all for maverick manufacturers, some of whom are producing pills with no active ingredients at all …
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 was first released about two months ago and it is very popular in Asia and Chinese market. But apparently some ‘Shanzhai’ manufacturers in China has decided to clone the Korean device. Previously, we already have a knockoff Galaxy SIII, for now Chinese consumer can buy a brand new Galaxy Note 2 knockoff in China for just about $140. Officially dubbed the Star S7180, it bears a striking resemblance to the original, that is to say that it closely matches the looks of the current flagship Samsung phablet …
There are altogether 6 knockoff US Capitol building located at Wuxi city, East China’s Jiangsu province. They have bearing a strong resemblance to the US Capitol in the United States. The People’s Court of Yixing District is one of the fake buildings in the city. Government buildings across China have been constructed in recent years sporting some variation of the US Capitol’s trademark. The Chinese seem willing to place their own country on a symbolic par with historical Western superpowers. More pictures after the jump.
Xiaomi has been seen as China’s answer to Apple, and its latest released Xiaomi Box is notorious for being an Apple TV knockoff with a very cheap price tag. As expected, the Xiaomi Box is reportedly suffering from government investigation, which might led to the launch delayed. Rumor circulated that Xiaomi Box did not have the license to provide content over its set top box.
Still remember the Windows 8-powered iMac knockoff? It is now officially launched. The main specs remain the same: a 21.5-inch 1920×1080 display, 4GB RAM and Windows 7/8. But with the processor, you may to choose go with a 3.3GHz Intel i3 dual-core CPU or a 2.9GHz Intel i5 quad-core CPU. With the internal memory, a 500GB hard drive (5400 rpm) or a 128GB SSD. More info after the break.
Goophone i5 is a brilliant iPhone 5 knockoff which launched in China before Apple announced the iPhone 5. Recently, the Chinese media got the knockoff device and it’s just funny to see the Goophone i5 is packed inside a secret agent-style aluminum alloy suitcase. Why is the knockoff maker invest so much money on its packaging? More photos after the break.
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