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Apple products are wildly popular in China. Pic: AP

200,000 iPads smuggled back into China, after having been made there

By Sat, Mar 24, 2012 4:41PM UTC Comments Off Apple products are wildly popular in China. Pic: AP

Apple has yet to launch the new iPad in China, but enterprising dealers and traders have reportedly smuggled more than 200,000 units of the new “resolutionary” tablet already. China is a hot market for premium devices, given the rise of the middle class, and the popularity of cutting-edge technologies like the iPhone 4S. As Apple has...

Video: Chinese man builds home-made iPad

By Wed, Jul 13, 2011 12:00PM UTC Comments Off Video: Chinese man builds home-made iPad

China is gadget-crazy. First there was the boy who sold his kidney to buy an iPad, then the girl offering her virginity for an iPhone and now we have the story of a Chinese man who decided to build his own tablet rather than buying an iPad. The home-made tablet is of course not an...