Wait iPhone 6S? Apple Is Losing Its ‘Magic’ in China’s Smartphone Market.

June 21, 2015 | by:    | Apple | [mashshare]

iPhone 6S (or iPhone 7) will be released in this fall. A lot of iPhone owners want to know -what’s new will be in new iPhone? Undoubtedly, the future of Apple’s business is in China. However, while the company has had early success in the populous country all is not what it’s cracked up to be and now Apple may be losing the “cool factor”. iPhone is a luxury brand in China and that bad news could lie ahead if Apple doesn’t lower its price and differentiate itself from the increasing competition. Data from industry research firm IDC showed that Apple’s share of China’s smartphone market almost halved to 10 percent in the second quarter as Chinese consumer waited for the next iPhone model which expected later this year, or switched brands …

Xiaomi Phone 2 Launch Event Looks Like Apple Keynote with Steve Jobs (Video)

August 17, 2012 | by:    | Android CHINA TECH | [mashshare]


The Xiaomi Phone 2, the high-end Chinese smartphone that aims to challenge Apple’s iPhone’s market share in China, has announced in Beijing on Thusday. Aesthetically similar to Meizu MX 4-core, the new mobile device features Qualcomm latest quad-core chip, 2 GB RAM and 16GB memory, a 4.3-inch 720p IPS display with the highest pixel density, all at a compellingly super low price point at 1999 yuan (US$310, contract free). We have attended the launch party in Beijing, which is considered to be equivalent to Apple’s keynote event. We have round-up all the highlights of the event, click in to find out how the Xiaomi Phone 2 will shake-up the whole smartphone market in China …

Man Buys A Portable Hard Drive Stuffed with Metal Junk from Chinese Vendor

June 12, 2012 | by:    | Wtf | [mashshare]

Remember the Russian guy who got fooled with a 128MB hard drive? But hey, he is not the only one. A Chinese man who previously bought a 160GB hard disk with only 220RMB ($35) on Taobao. And finally, it turns out to be a fake hard drive that packs with various machining parts and a USB drive. Let’s go and check it out after the break.

The casing carries the SAMSUNG brand and a stamp of “Made in HONG KONG” at the rear. We wonder when did Hong Kong start to manufacture hard drives?

Copper shafts and nuts randomly attached to the casing by glass cement.
Source: Cfan (Chinese translated)

Review The World’s First Android 4.0 Smart TV

May 7, 2012 | by:    | Android CHINA TECH | [mashshare]

The Lenovo game console also rolled out about the same time as the Smart TV. Lenovo Smart TV has made it global debut at Suning stores in four major cities in China (Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Nanjing) last week, which was about the same time that Lenovo game console (CT510) rolled out. The company has began accepting pre-order for a roughly about a month already. So now, we are going to review it!


The iPad 3 Rumor Roundup

February 20, 2012 | by:    | Apple | [mashshare]

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”.