70% of iPhone Production Now Comes From Foxconn’s Zhengzhou Plant

May 24, 2012 | by:    | Apple Foxconn's Hell Factory |

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We knew there’s a newly built manufacturing facility for the iPhone in Zhengzhou, China. And the plant cranks out about 200,000 iPhones per day. Here’s something we just knew today, and really surprised us.
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  A Cheap iMac Knockoff You Wouldn’t Mind Smashing to Bits

April 25, 2012 | by:    | Apple Knockoffs |

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What would you pay for a iMac knockoff without a quad core processor, Thunderbolt ports, wireless keyboard and a Magic Mouse? How about one that’s rocking a dual-core, 1.8GHz Intel Atom D525 processor, NVIDIA ION graphics, and an 500GB hard drive? Some Chinese manufacturer is hoping your answer is somewhere around $300, because that’s roughly what its new, 2,000 yuan ($318) iMac knockoff will cost along with 18.4-inch LED-backlit widescreen TFT display (1920 X 1080), 4GB of RAM, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, six USB 2.0 ports, and an aluminum enclosure. More photos after the break.
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  The Ultimate All-in-One Card Reader for The New iPad

April 17, 2012 | by:    | Apple |

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The new iPad features a huge jump in screen resolution with the Retina display, making the iPad perfect for watching 1080p video and viewing photos with incredibly high megapixel amounts.
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  Security Guards Mess Up Upcoming “World’s Biggest” Apple Flagship Store in Dalian

March 29, 2012 | by:    | Apple Wtf |

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What the fxxk is going on? Dalian? Well apparently, Apple has started putting posters of its upcoming China flagship store in a shopping center called Parkland Mall at Dalian, a rich Chinese city with a lot of investment coming from Korea and Japan. However, due to competition in shopping centres, another shopping center called Dalian Department Store is jealous of Parkland Mall for having an Apple Store. So, the Dalian Department Store sent its security team to push down the Apple Store posters outside the Parkland Mall. For more details, check out the photos and videos after the break.
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  More Holidays For Foxconn Workers Due to Weak Sales of New iPad

March 28, 2012 | by:    | Apple CHINA TECH Foxconn's Hell Factory |

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With all the controversy about working conditions in Foxconn, we thought it might be a good time to relate some of the workers’ experiences inside the manufacturing plants. China Business News reports on an interview that it did with a Foxconn worker called Wang Xiaoqiao (not his real name), and Wang reveals that employees who are involved in the production of the new iPad are now working fewer hours and they have been given more days off.
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  Turning an Old Hard Disk Into a Candy Floss Machine

March 26, 2012 | by:    | Wtf |

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A Chinese engineer who operates a data recovery and hard drive repair center is being hailed as a genius after inventing a DIY candy floss machine made from a used hard disk. According to the instructions, all that is needed to create your own candy floss maker is a hard drive that can still power up, a round flat metal tin, six bicycle spokes, an aluminum can and a plastic basin. A series of photos demonstrating how to create this candy floss machine have made some sensation across China internet …
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  Refuse to Build the New iPhone ? Foxconn Workers Went on Strike (Video)

March 24, 2012 | by:    | Apple Foxconn's Hell Factory |

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Hundreds of Foxconn workers from a factory in Shanxi Province in northern China have gone on strike in a pay dispute which is still under negotiation. The strike is taking place at a plant in the Xiaodian district of the provincial capital Taiyuan. A manager from Foxconn confirmed that some workers had downed tools. He declined to specify how many workers are involved but stressed that the factory was talking with the protesters …

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  The New iPad Launch Preparation at Hong Kong Apple Store

March 15, 2012 | by:    | Apple |

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The Apple store in Hong Kong is gearing up for the launch of the new iPad. We have visited the store before the sales start at 8am local time. With just about 10 hours to go before the opening, Apple employees are busy preparing the setup, stocking in boxes of the new iPad and decorate new storefront for the customers. Apple (HK) has applied the online reserve and pick up method for purchasing the new iPad, only customer who receive an confirmation email at what time to pick up will be able to purchase the new iPad. Therefore, we do not see any lining up outside the Apple store …
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  The iPad 3 Rumor Roundup

February 20, 2012 | by:    | Apple |

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iPad 3 has more tapered edges than the iPad 2, but a little bit thicker
What is the latest and greatest with the iPad 3? We have all the rumors, and all the purported specs covered. We also have an exclusive in depth look at the back shell of the iPad 3, as we have a production piece from one of our most reliable sources. Want to know more? Read on ~ Oh, and there’s one more thing: the “iPad mini”.
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  Facebook Wants to Avoid Trademark Dispute in China

February 17, 2012 | by:    | CHINA TECH |

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Apple’s recent iPad trademark dispute has caused concerns among international companies over the legitimacy of their own trademarks in China market. Social network giant Facebook has reportedly started registering relevant trademarks in China, yet found that some of these names, such as the Chinese translation of “Facebook”, have already been registered by domestic users …
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