Breaking: Foxconn Chengdu Manufacture Plant Explosion!

May 20th, 2011 in , , , , ,

Foxconn Chengdu Plant Explosion
At around 19:00 in China, Foxconn Chengdu manufacture plant got an explosion, we are not sure actually what cause the explosion and how many casualties had resulted. At the scene, there are currently more than 10 fire engines, ambulances and 10 police cars had arrived on the scene. And, the explosion is happened in an operating room inside Foxconn. Video of the scene after the break.

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The iPad 2 Launch Madness in China

May 6th, 2011 in , , , , ,

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It’s just like old times, and after the launch of iPad 2 in Hong Kong and white iPhone 4 in China last week, Apple’s iPad 2 went on sale at Apple Stores in China on Friday. The launch at Beijing Apple Store is outrageous, drawing hundreds of customers and scalpers to the store, and guess what, the iPad 2 goes out of stock in just 4 hours. We have lots of photos from the Beijing Apple Store’s iPad 2 launch after the break. Enjoy.
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The Must-Have iPad Accessories For Photographers (video review)

March 23rd, 2011 in , , , , , ,

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The iPad 2 is here, and the original iPad is now $100 cheaper. They could have been the photographers best friend but, the lack of integrated card reader & USB somehow affect a photographer’s workflow. Apple provides a Camera Connection Kit for them, it works great with two dongles — Camera Connector & SD Card Reader, but for professional photographers who are using a Canon 5D Mark II or Nikon D3s, they need a CF card reader.

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China Unicom Reportedly Buys 2 Million Xiaomi Phones

March 18th, 2011 in , ,

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Xiaomi’s Android smartphone, introduced in China in August, is priced near cost at 1,999 yuan ($315), and 300,000 units of the phone were pre-ordered within 34 hours of its release, according to media reports. Following the success of 300k pre-orders through the Internet, Xiaomi’s given the go-ahead for a cooperation with telecom operators to further expand its sales channels. We might actually see China Unicom ordering 2 million phones from Xiaomi in the not too distant future.
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