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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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A new post on via China’s IT168.com. complete with photos, lends credence to the theory that the first iPhone built for China Unicom will have the WiFi chip disabled at a hardware level. Hence no quick and easy software hack will be able to activate WiFi on this model – presumably model A1324. How about [...]

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Sina.com reports today (Oct 9, 2009) that WiFi will not be enabled on the first China Unicom iPhone (model A1324) due to launch at the end of the month. Sina.com (via JLM Pacific Epoch) quotes Vsens (China Unicom’s handset distribution entity) General Manager Yu Yingtao; “The company [China Unicom] is still negotiating with Apple to [...]

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Here (below) are a number new photos of the new China Unicom iPhone juxtaposed for comparison with an iPhone 3GS imported on the “parallel market” (parallel-market is the Chinese way of saying “grey-market”). There is no way to verify the authenticity of these photos, however the images showing the iPhone backside match up to previous [...]

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