London Olympics, Apple and Weibo lottery scams

Alia | August 8th, 2012 - 9:06 pm

The on-going London Olympics gives rise to probably the largest scale of lottery scams on Sina Weibo. Numerous legitimately-sounding Weibo accounts started to spread prize-for-everyone lotteries betting on China Olympic team’s gold medal counts.

Pictures review what the Proview (iPad trademark owner in China) iPad looks like

Alia | February 17th, 2012 - 5:53 am
What the Proview iPad looks like

They do have a product! Proview’s iPad is the abbreviation of Internet Personal Access Device.

iPad off the shelf in China due to trademark infringement, Netizen reactions

Alia | February 13th, 2012 - 6:03 am
Ipad off shelf in China

In Shijiazhuang, a city 200 miles South of Beijing and capital of Hebie province, Apple stores has been ordered to take iPads off shelves. At the same time, undisclosed amount of fines are on their way, too.

Paper iPhones and iPad 2 burned for the deceased on Tomb Sweeping Day

Alia | April 5th, 2011 - 7:15 pm

Does anyone care for a facetime call with their deceased friends? The Chinese would probably say yes should there be WiFi in the afterlife. iPhones and iPad 2 appeared on the list of sacrificial-offerings at this year’s Tomb Sweeping Day (Qingming Jie). Not grey market ones, but fake paper ones.