We Can’t Believe How Many iPhones This Guy Tried Smuggling Into China on his Body

In mainland China, iPhones are an expensive commodity owned only by the rich. The 128 GB iPhone 6 Plus, Apple’s largest and most expensive device, retails for $1,255 in China, but the limited supply has driven the street price over $3,000. Each. Compare that with $949 here in the U.S. for some perspective. One entrepreneurial-minded [...]


They Are the World’s 15 Richest Tech Billionaires For 2014

Forbes has updated its list of the world’s wealthiest people for 2014. I was thumbing through the “Tech” list and found some typical results, as well as a few surprises in the rankings. You can view the full slideshow and more details about each person on the list on Forbes’ site, here. In order from [...]


Waiting for a Bigger iPhone? You Might Get One This Year.

The newest iPhone rumor is really just a rehashing of murmurings we’ve been hearing for a little while now: Apple will produce two larger iPhones in 2014: one with a 4.7-inch display and one with a 5.7-inch display. Currently, Apple sells the iPhone 4S with a 3.5-inch display and the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s [...]


There’s The White iPhone, The Black iPhone, And Now, For $40 Extra, You Can Have The Translucent iPhone

We’ve seen an iPhone 5 plated in gold, we’ve seen them with diamonds, and of course, there are enough different cases out there (including ours from iFrogz) to make your head spin. What we hadn’t seen yet was a transparent, completely see-through replacement back piece for iPhone 5. This isn’t a case, a sleeve, a [...]


Your iPad mini might be delayed: 3,600 stolen in $1.5M heist

Last night just before midnight, that building at JFK International Airport in New York was the scene of a well-planned heist that might have you fighting mad if you ordered an iPad mini. You see, thieves made off with 3,600 of them – two shipping pallets full – under the cover of darkness. They pulled [...]


Here’s a video of the ‘World’s Thinnest Smartphone’ pounding a nail into a wooden board

The Oppo Finder claims to be the world’s thinnest smartphone. The device is made by a Chinese company and it just recently launched. The maker wanted to prove the durability of the phone so it made this video:


iPhone Credited With Helping Save The Life Of A 2-Year-Old Boy

Whether using it as a navigator, an entertainer or simply a contactor, we’ve all referred to iPhones as somewhat of a lifesaver once or twice before. But calling the iPhone a lifesaver became a fact after the phone saved the life of a 2-year-old boy. Sunday night in Mengzi City the boy fell into a [...]

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“Sent from my iPhone” is the new status symbol in China. Here’s how one business is profiting it

We’ve all seen it- that little message at the bottom of an email or text message: “sent from my iPhone”. Apparently this is the new status symbol in China (seems to be in America too, to a degree). The equivalent of driving around in a flashy Mercedes. One that you’re willing to rent just to [...]

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Apple May Be Pushing Manufacturing Jobs to China, But They’re Creating Thousands in the USA

Apple and other smartphone makers have been in the news recently for manufacturing their gadgets in China, creating thousands of jobs in another country when their USA homeland is suffering from a large-scale recession. Even President Obama asked former Apple CEO Steve Jobs about the jobs that had been send overseas, with Jobs reportedly saying [...]


Is World of Warcraft Giving Up On the U.S.?

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria may not be all that people are hoping it to be.  The upcoming expansion for the MMORPG giant World of Warcraft promises to be a very…interesting expansion on the game.  A new playable race, Pandaren, ( a very panda-like race) seem to me to be a little too cute [...]

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