Interview with a factory worker for the new iPad: much easier than making iPhone 4S

| March 10th, 2012

From Sina:

“I thought it’s called iPad 3, we always call it that before.”  Li Qi (not his real name) looked at the news about release of the new iPad on the Internet, felt proud and somewhat worried.  As a Shenzhen Longhua Foxconn factory worker, he was involved in the production of the iPad 2 and the new iPad.

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Male factory workers who make bras

| March 10th, 2011

A set of photos of male factory workers in Dongguan making bras was made popular on MOP.

Bra and man, putting these two words together, I believe many people would laugh, as if no more words needed to explain. However in the underwear factories that are widespread across Dongguan, these two words are absolutely combined into one. He creates it, and it feed him.

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Can’t afford a new home? Check out Anhui-style cargo container apartments

| October 7th, 2010

(From yahoo )As a hot travel destination, Hainan island unsurprisingly enjoys  high home prices. To save costs at the same time give its employees relatively cozy living environment, a factory in Hainan Province builds two-story apartments out of used cargo containers, and housed 40 of its workers in the little Anhui-style community.

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Fast and efficient Chinese factory workers

| October 2nd, 2010

Yes the video is playing at normal speed…

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Cleaning iPhone screens, 62 Chinese workers poisoned

| May 11th, 2010

From Hong Kong Wen Wei Po:

American multinational corporation Apple is going to launch iPhone 4G, Apple fans around the world eagerly await. But behind the fanaticism, some people paid for it with their health. In Jiangsu Province, China, during the manufacture of the iPhone touch-screen, at least 62 Chinese workers were poisoned and hospitalized due to use of toxic chemical n-Hexane for cleaning of the screens. Many of them have to be hospitalized for months.

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