Update March 17, 2010: China Mobile CEO, Wang Jianzhou, is talking “Apple” again. During a recent press conference, Wang Jianzhou revealed that he is interested in the iPad and has told Apple that China Mobile would also like to see a special version of iPhone with a chipset that supports time division synchronous code division [...]
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iPhonAsia.com interview with Hong Kong’s NeonPunch.com The editors of NeonPunch.com, a gadget site in Hong Kong, posed several questions for the editor of iPhonAsia (yours truly). My responses are in a two-part interview: Part 1 Part 2
In the wake of the latest comments from China Unicom CEO Chang Xiaobing (stating that China Unicom and Apple are engaged in discussions over the possibility of delivering an “official” WiFi-enabled iPhone to China) there were rumors that China Unicom would drop the price of the current iPhone models, which have no WiFi capability (no WiFi chip – [...]
Even before iPhone officially launched in China, there was considerable buzz in China’s tech press suggesting that Apple would ultimately come to some form of compromise with China’s telecom authorities and be allowed to launch a WiFi-enabled iPhone in China. That day may be coming as soon as late summer 2010 (timeline is purely my [...]
China’s authorities took a baby step in the right direction on Friday (Jan 15) by busting a counterfeit iPhone operation in Huaqiangbei, Shenzhen. More than 1,000 pirate (phony) iPhones were confiscated at the “Shanzhai” (counterfeit culture) manufacturing operation. Twenty-eight (28) workers were taken into custody for questioning in the manufacturing and distributing of the fake iPhones. [...]