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HK: Apple’s iReserve aims to temper iPhone buying spree

By Tue, Nov 22, 2011 4:55PM UTC 5 Comments

My wife and I visited Apple’s swanky showroom at ifc mall for just for the second time. My hope of getting an expected birthday gift was soon met with reality; buying an iPhone 4S isn’t as easy as buying an apple. The fruit, that is. After a rowdy crowd queuing to buy the latest iPhone...

Singapore: iPhone 4S back in store

By Mon, Oct 31, 2011 9:29AM UTC 0 Comment

Asia has waited patiently for the release of iPhone 4S. Last Friday, the long-coveted phone reached the shores of sunny Singapore. The latest model went on sale at midnight Friday Singapore time, but in less than 24 hours, it was listed on Apple’s (AAPL) online store as “currently unavailable.” From CNNMoney, Singapore would seem the...

Steve Jobs biography released worldwide today

By Mon, Oct 24, 2011 12:48PM UTC 0 Comment

By Anastasia Wang Today a book will appear in book stores around the world –  Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. At this moment, the Chinese version is almost done, and the editors are proofreading it for the last time. Asian Correspondent’s Anastasia Wang interviewed the chief editor of the Chinese version biography, Mr Zhao. “It...

Steve Jobs’ biography now available for download

By Mon, Oct 24, 2011 4:30AM UTC 0 Comment

Walter Isaacson’s official biography of Steve Jobs is now available for download, via iTunes or Kindle. In the book, as reviewed by Christina Bonnington of Wired.com, Isaacson revealed ‘surprising’ things about Jobs: Jobs wanted to destroy Android Jobs was quoted saying, “I will spend my last dying breath if I need to, and I will...

Apple supplier faces pollution complaints in China

By Tue, Oct 18, 2011 6:44PM UTC 0 Comment

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Taiwan-based company that supplies metal casings for Apple’s Inc.’s MacBook series of laptops says it is shutting down some operations at its factory complex in eastern China following complaints of bad odors by residents. Catcher Technology Chairman Hung Shui-shu told reporters late Monday that Chinese authorities had ordered the company...