Tag: iPad

  • China Counterfeit Explodes

    There are more and more knock-offs (Shanzhai 山寨 in Chinese) coming out of China, the authenticity of these products are getting better and better. Of course I’m only referring to the esthetic appearance and not the quality or workmanship. The latter is the reason why counterfeit goods are worth while business for those involved. In […]

  • Apple’s March 2nd iPad 2 Event

    After months of speculations from various web sites: iLounge, Fast Company, 9 to 5 Mac, Mashable and The Unofficial Apple Weblog The day for Apple to review the punch line to their statement in the invitation is finally here. Come see what 2011 will be the year of. At 10:00 this morning (US Pacific Time) […]

  • Apple Hong Kong’s Chinese New Year ’11 One Day Deal

    In the past Apple online store had held one day sales event for “Black Friday” (aka “Boxing Day”, the day after Christmas). Usually any other times Apple products are rarely discounted; unless it is through the Corporate or Education sites or refurbished items. So it is a bit surprising to receive a Sale event announcement […]

  • Triumph of HTML5

    Over the past 3 years Apple Inc. has taken the heat on pushing the adoption of the W3C standard, HTML5, for all web based development. They have even been taken to court for not allowing competitor’s technology (Flash) on their platform (iOS). Recently to avoid any more blame for flaws in these 3rd party technologies, […]

  • Triumph of HTML5

    Over the past 3 years Apple Inc. has taken the heat on pushing the adoption of the W3C standard, HTML5, for all web based development. They have even been taken to court for not allowing competitor’s technology (Flash) on their platform (iOS). Recently to avoid any more blame for flaws in these 3rd party technologies, […]

  • Apple’s Hidden Agenda

    A patent filing by Apple in February 2009 was made public last week. This patent is related to the “Systems and methods for identifying unauthorized users of an electronic device”. In the patent it details how Apple’s technology is capable of identifying unauthorized users of an electronic device. This unauthorized user of the electronic device […]

  • Purchasing Apple Products from Overseas?

    Purchasing Apple Products from Overseas?

    Many people are tempted by the low cost of Apple products in Hong Kong compared to all other countries around the world, including USA. They are most attracted to the factory SIM-unlocked iPhones sold through official Apple resellers and Apple HK store online. So they are tempted to purchase one or more of these products […]

  • Porn Vote of Confidence

    HTML5 has long been promoted by Apple, Google, Mozilla, Opera, Microsoft, etc. as the future for the web. Apple even went as far as not supporting Flash on its mobile platforms (iOS) to further promotes the use of HTML5 in web site development. Apple’s decision caused a major war of words between Adobe and Apple, […]

  • Farmville Sending Users Away from Facebook

    Farmville Sending Users Away from Facebook

    Today I noticed the above message when trying to load the Farmville application within Facebook. Several weeks back the creator of Farmville, Zynga launched Farmville.com. At first I was surprised to see Zynga makes such a move; as if it is biting off the hand that feeds it. Then I looked at the reported 11 […]

  • Open Letter to Smartone-Vodafone

    Of the seven mobile carriers in Hong Kong: CSL’s One2Free, CSL’s 1010, Hutchison’s 3 HK, PCCW Mobile, Smartone-Vodafone (SMV), China Mobile and China Unicom, SMV may be the one that tries to deliver the best quality of service the hardest. This is why I am writing this open letter to SMV, hoping that the CEO […]