Giveaway: 3 month VPN accounts with iOS client from ibVPN

| November 17th, 2012
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Hello Everyone, it has been a while! Sorry for the lack of content update recently due to being very occupied. But, how about some free VPN accounts for your iOS devices. Our partner Invisible Browsing VPN have previously hosted giveaway here, now is providing ChinaHush readers with 10 accounts active for 3 month with access to premium iOS VPN package.

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“iPhone 5 you are so long!” netizens make fun

| September 13th, 2012
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iPhone 5 is finally here,  but did it live up to all the hopes and dreams of the Apple fans? The Chinese netizens seem to be not that impressed with the new version, they thought there is not much change other than the screen became 4 inches long from the original 3.5 inches. The new iPhone design was mocked and made fun of by the Chinese netizens for lack of innovation.  Many photoshopped Kuso made fun of Apple only “stretched” […]Read more…

iPhone 5 ice cream appears in China

| July 4th, 2012
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From Sina:

July 3, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, the most popular ice cream among students here is this one called “iPhone 5” ice-cream.

The price of “iPhone 5” is 1 yuan.  Although the ice cream sells really well, the ice cream shop owner told the reporter that it tastes nothing special.

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Man buys a fake IPhone, stabs seller’s associate to death in rage

| March 3rd, 2012
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From QQ:

February 28, at noon, a murder happened near the 27 Plaza in Zhengzhou city.  Two hours later, the police arrested the suspect Mr. Feng.  Reporter learned from the police station, 29-year-old Feng had bought a fake Apple IPhone from a dealer in the street.  When he found out that the IPhone was fake he carried a kitchen knife with him to the plaza, and was looking for the crook seller in the 27 Plaza for several days. In the […]Read more…

Teenage boys rob hotel to buy girlfriends iPhone

| February 11th, 2012

What a sensation has Apple created to China? There is a “3rd apple” theory on the Internet explaining the craziness  in a funny way – “The 1st apple had tempted Eve into Serpent’s conspiracy and opened up human’s eyes to good and bad; the 2nd apple had inspired Isaac Newton to discover the law of universal gravitation; and the 3rd apple, brought Chinese worship of face, pretentiousness, and machiavellianism to full play.”

Exaggerating maybe, but we do hear news every now […]Read more…

Chinese scalpers hire migrant workers to wait in line for iPhone 4S

| January 15th, 2012
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From Netease:

Overview: On January 13th, Apple’s new iPhone 4S was finally made available for purchase in China。By 7PM, over one thousands eager customers were lined up outside Beijing’s two official Apple Inc. retail stores, in Sanlitun and Xidan. The crowd was made up of a large number of migrant workers from Hebei province and Beijing’s Daxing.

Because the Apple stores limited the sale of the iPhone 4S to two per person, scalpers hired individuals to wait in line and purchase the […]Read more…

Apple stops selling iPhone 4S in China, scalpers refuse full commission of migrant workers waited in line overnight

| January 15th, 2012
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From Sina:

On January 13, Apple releases iPhone 4S for sale in China. As soon as the news broke out, scalpers restlessly began their preparation of this big event.  According to media reports, one week before the iPhone 4S official release date, there were already people recruiting with iPhone 4S marketing flyers at several job markets in Daxing, Changping and Fengtai etc. cities, the goal was to hire people to wait in line in front the Apple stores for the big […]Read more…

College girl offers 5 nights of sex for iPhone 4s, chat log exposed

| October 23rd, 2011
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From Sina:

Lately a chat log between a college freshman girl and a man was exposed on the Internet, revealed the shocking news that the freshman girl offered to sleep with this man she met online for 5 nights in exchange for the money to buy an iPhone. The chat log was posted online by her boyfriend who sadly stumbled upon this shocking truth.

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China real estate tycoon criticized for joking about loss of Steve Jobs

| October 7th, 2011
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From Yahoo:

The passing of Steve Jobs has been shocking to the Chinese public and posts of mourning for the late great American visionary overwhelm the internet, especially on Weibo.com. Pan Shiyi (潘石屹), Chairman of SOHO China, the largest real estate developer in Beijing also posted an entry on his own Weibo page about the death of Steve Jobs, but jokingly:

‘苹果’董事会应该马上做一决定:大量生产1000元人民币以下一部的iPhone手机和iPad,让更多(人)用上‘苹果’,这是对乔布斯最好的纪念。

The Apple board should make a decision: mass-producing iPhones and iPads that sell under 1,000 RMB (around 156 USD) , […]Read more…

Turning iPod touch into iPhone, Chinese shanzhai technology at its best

| August 9th, 2010
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(PConline) Apple not only stands out from the crowd in innovation but also is a trend setter, its products attracted many companies in the world to make accessories for them, and even the well-known Sony could not escape. Recently a heavy-weight apple product accessory was born, when it was announced, which suddenly stirred up some huge waves in the Apple world, hitting everyone who pays close attention to the latest trend, making them to get ready to take out their […]Read more…

Cleaning iPhone screens, 62 Chinese workers poisoned

| May 11th, 2010
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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.

A female worker who remained […]Read more…

Beijing Hand Swinging Man

| September 4th, 2009
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[QQ] Just for giggles, this is a recent rapidly spreading funny video on the Chinese Internet. On the subway line 13 in Beijing, a man was playing a “Bowling Game” (iBowl) on his iPhone. Looked like he was very into his game, and then…

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Chinese Worker at Foxconn Committed Suicide after iPhone Prototype was Missing

| July 22nd, 2009
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[NetEase] July 16 morning Foxconn (in Shenzhen Baoan district) 25-year-old worker, Sun Danyong leapt from his apartment, a 12 story building to his death. Before this, he was in charge of the 16 Apple iPhone prototypes and one of them was missing. Therefore Sun was under company’s investigation. On the 18th Sun’s university classmate said, during the investigation Sun was illegally searched, detained and also physically abused.

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