They really are out to get you (your IP)! Today’s link-bait award goes to Silicon Alley Insider for this gem of a headline – Reuters Reporter Assaulted While Investigating Apple’s Top-Secret China Suppliers Reuters set out to do a mini exposé on Apple’s (AAPL) secrecy and security policies and the tactics Apple uses to guard its [...]
Category Archive for 'iClones'
The black/grey markets in Beijing will blow your mind! On Saturday and Sunday (November 14/15) I had a chance to do a bit of undercover work. I hired a guide to help me navigate the Zhongguancun (pronounces “Djong Guan Tsun”) shopping mall maze – Hailong, Dinghao and e-World Kemao. Jennifer, my guide/interpreter, was in the market for [...]
Buyer beware in China There are many enterprising bandit phone entrepreneurs in China who make their living by replicating popular handsets. These pretty on the outside but crippled underneath phones often bear a striking resemblance to the genuine article. But the money spent on outside polish is saved on the internal software and componentry. The [...]
…… ………………………………………… …… Digital Playworld exec throws a tantrum after he’s caught trying to sell iClones See full article via redferret > HERE See related article… Meizu gets shutdown in Germany > HERE EXCERPT via redferret … Apple lawyers have apparently been busy for the past few months destroying iPhone clone sellers in the UK who [...]
The MyPhone … another embarrassing iClone The MyPhone is another cosmetic iPhone replica. Gray market OEMs have no fear of government crackdown. Hence expect more of these pretty on the outside but crippled underneath iPhone wannabes. Solid Broadband Corporation is the brainchild behind the new phone > My|Phone website Apple’s iPhone can be mass produced [...]