Chinese Program Developers are on FIRE!

Does this phone look familiar to you? If so, it’s because it’s you’re a geek awesome. one of the latest Shanzhai clones based on an HTC Legend, and it’s been released right on the heels of HTC’s own London release event. One of the great things about this phone is that it’s gotten a bit of leg-up on it’s Shanzhai siblings.

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“Rational Customer” to Wait 60 Hours for iPad – UPDATED!

Now we’re not sure if you’ve heard, but Chinese people tend to get stuck in lines (ie: longest traffic jam in history). Unlike most people, Mr. Han is happy to line up, and has been doing so in front of the San Li Tun Apple store in Beijing since 10PM on Tuesday night. All this in anticipation of the official release of the iPad in China on Friday at 10AM. If our math is correct (which it rare) this means that Mr. Han will have been waiting for 60 hours when he finally gets his prize.

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iPad Round House Kicks the Chinese Market Friday

Apple announced earlier this week that they will begin the sale of their “magical” iPad at Apple Stores and Authorized Dealers throughout China on Friday Sept, 17th. The release is welcome news to all those Chinese Apple fans out there, although personally I don’t know how I feel about buying stuff from a company whose CEO is moonlighting as a ninja.

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Evil Genius Puts iOS 4 on an HTC

It looks like the copycats out there are gonna be out of a job because a Chinese Jedi software developer seems to have found a way to transport using his mind iOS 4 on to an HTC smart phone.

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What Does Android have in Common with Dim Sum?

Innovation Works, one of China’s largest sources of tech innovations, in cooperation with Foxxcon (Apple’s manufacturing slave) are releasing a “new” operating system to run on Sharp’s two latest smart phones. We put “new” in quotations because it isn’t exactly an independently developed operating system, but none the less it promises to be pretty impressive.

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Attack of the (iPad) Clones!

As trends go, there isn’t much that’s trendier than Apple products. The iPad is the latest Apple fad, and people will do just about anything to get their hands on some sort of Tablet PC these days…unlike me. Chinese tech companies such as Ramos and Hainer have caught on and are riding on the coat-tails of Apple’s marketing machine, and boy what a machine it is. Their tablet PC products are a few of the most anticipated clones that are hitting the market.

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iPhone 4 To Be Released in China…Finally

Some good news in the World of Chinese Apple lovers! The Chinese Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center has just granted Apple’s iPhone 4 with Wi-Fi capability a network access license. Basically, this means that the official version of the Chinese iPhone 4 can now go in to production and could hit the shelves in stores across China as early as sometime in Mid-September.

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Guide to the Gadgets Republic: Shanzhai!

Geeks like us you, and intelligent people such as yourself ourselves know that the future of technology lies within the borders of the People’s Republic of China.

To have a clear idea of what the technology industry in China is all about (young padawan), you should develop an understanding of the local Tech Culture. In future posts we’ll guide you through the different aspects of Chinese Tech Culture (ie: the Jedi Order), breaking down each aspects history, culture and future.

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