Update May 5, 2010 > Read Here. Update – March 8, 2010: There were several reasons why WiFi on mobile calling devices (phones) was initially banned in China, and it’s also fairly clear why a compromise has been reached (April 2009 – China’s MIIT authorized a WAPI/WiFi stack), although it’s not definitive that Apple will [...]
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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 [...]
Didn’t get the invite to your neighbor’s pool party? No problem … just fly your iPhone controlled, camera-enabled, ultra portable spy-drone over the fence to check out the scene. Hmmm? We may have the makings of a new reality TV series! Oh lord … don’t give the celebrity paparazzi any new ideas. I expect we’ll [...]
Yu Ying Tao, General Manager of Unicom Huasheng Telecommunications Co., Ltd. (a.k.a. vsens.com China Unicom’s handset distribution entity), met with the press on December 10th, and delivered up several noteworthy items. First Mr. Tao confirmed that China Unicom had sold 100,000 iPhones in the first 40 days since launch. He also countered concerns over the [...]