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Mobile

Apple CEO Tim Cook joins Weibo and immediately gains 360,000 followers

Apple CEO Tim Cook has made his way past the Great Firewall and onto Chinese social networking website, Weibo. Could his presence on the social network encourage Chinese consumers to buy more Apple products?
Mobile

Bad timing? Smartphone shipments in China fall, just as a new player announces its arrival

According to the latest research, smartphone shipments in China have fallen for the first time in six years, but this hasn't put a new player off from making its entry into the competitive market.
Apple

Apple goes greener in China, announces new environmental initiatives

Apple has announced a China-based partnership with the World Wildlife Fund that it says will serve to reduce the country's ecological footprint through improved management of working forests, many of which provide the materials for Apple's…
Mobile

Apple converts many Android users to iOS with larger iPhones in Europe and China

New data tells us that in the first quarter of 2015 just around a third of new iPhone sales in the European market came from ex-Android users. This could be painting a positive pattern for iOS overseas.
Mobile

This is what Tencent’s version of Android Wear looks like on a circular smartwatch

China's Tencent, which owns the WeChat messaging app and the QQ social network, has announced a new mobile operating system called TOS+. Now, early pictures have shown how it'll look running on a circular smartwatch.
Mobile

Look out, Xiaomi! Apple could soon overtake the Chinese company on its home turf

Apple is now the second bestselling smartphone maker in China, and it may soon surpass Xiaomi, if its growth continues. Huawei came in third place and is also steadily rising in sales.
Mobile

ZTE Nubia Z9 gets certified in China with a mind-boggling 8GB of RAM … wait, what?

The ZTE Nubia Z9 finally surfaces in the form of TENNA certification, though according to China's version of the FCC, the phone's specifications are ridiculous: 8GB of RAM. Could it be a typo? We'll have to wait to find out.
Mobile

Lenovo’s K80 smartphone throws 4GB of RAM and a 1080p screen at you for under $300

Lenovo announced the K80, an Android-powered smartphone that packs 4GB of RAM. Also including a 1080p display and an Intel Atom processor, the K80 seems to be Lenovo's response to the Asus Zenfone 2.
Mobile

This phone has quite a neat trick: It can boot into Android 5.0 Lollipop and Windows 10

Elephone announced its new smartphone, which will have two versions: One that runs Android 5.0 Lollipop, and another that runs both Android 5.0 Lollipop and Windows 10 through dual-boot functionality.
Wearables

Apple Watch preorders are selling on eBay for as much as $13,499

Apple’s new smartwatch is turning out to be a good source of dough for shady eBay scalpers. If you missed out on the pre-orders and are looking to waste some currency, the Internet would be more than willing to oblige.
Wearables

Sorry, Apple fans! The Apple Watch will be sold exclusively online at launch

The Apple Watch will be available for previews and preorders tomorrow. However, purchasing the device requires a more roundabout process, one that is more complex than a simple exchange of currency and goods.