To survive in the fierce competition of Chinese mobile market, the phone makers in China are trying to imitate everything from Apple. We have attended Meizu MX2 launch party in Beijing, which was considered to be another equivalent to Apple’s keynote event. Previously, we remembered CNN has mentioned that Meizu was formerly the coveted smartphone brand in China, but that mantle has passed on to Xiaomi which — like Apple — masterfully markets its technology like a lifestyle. But now we believe Meizu has strike back, which proved they can host a better Apple keynote knockoff in China. After having a preview video of Meizu MX2, we’ve made another video to take you through the magnificent Meizu MX2 launch event inside Beijing WaterCube. Meanwhile, we will look at Meizu MX2 in more details and how Meizu gives Xiaomi a big punch.
The man who shaped contemporary consumer technology died on October 5, 2011. He helped change the personal computers from a geeky hobbyist’s obsession to a necessity of modern life at work and home, and in the process he upended not just personal technology but the cellphone and music industries. Today is the one anniversary of Steve Jobs’ death, Apple updates its homepage with a poignant remembrance of the company’s co-founder, marking the day one year after Steve Jobs passed away. A short tribute video posted to Apple.com, famous quotes and images of the Apple co-founder are recounted from his time at the technology giant. We have gathered all the news we reported last year on Steve Jobs’ death for a remembrance recap. If you still miss the great one, you can head to our recent story on visiting Steve Jobs’ wax figure in Hong Kong.
Back in October, thousands of small business owners launched an online protest against Taobao Mall (TMall) after Alibaba announced new merchants rules for its B2C e-commerce platform Taobao. These changes had significantly put them at a disadvantage to bigger businesses. The matter has touch off the government and ordered Taobao.com to respond to vendors’ demands. Alibaba’s CEO Jack Ma has already made five agreements with vendors, but that doesn’t seem to end the dispute. The “Anti-Taobao Alliance” continues. Full coverage after the break.
Meizu is very popular among the folks in China, but the recent Xiaomi phone seems to make Meizu’s founder Jack Wong jealous and feeling awkward that he was being utilized by Xiaomi’s founder Lei Jun.
This week, China’s largest e-commerce website, Alibaba.com, has disclosed widespread fraud on its online marketplace. The fraud often involved the sale of popular consumer electronics products. Western buyers were duped into doing business with fraudulent companies, paying for goods they didn’t receive. We have gathered some interesting cases from YouTube, check out the videos after the break…
Just a few days ago, the WikiLeaks app has been removed from the App store and here’s an animation illustrating the news. You get to see Steve Jobs kicking out WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange out of the App Store, and hug the corporate biggies Amazon, PayPal, Visa and Bank of America. Then, WikiLeaks App goes into Android Market. WTF.
Maybe you have heard of the Facebook movie, but before walking into the theater, you must watch this quick preview first. It shows all the important plot points of the movie, and animated scenes of Mark Zuckerberg (co-founder of Facebook) having sex…
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