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Steve Jobs Wax Figure Unveiled At Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

Steve Jobs Wax Figure Unveiled At Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

Madame Tussauds Wax Mueseums are renowned for their life-like representations of famous celebrities. To mark the first anniversary of Steve Jobs’s death, Madame Tussauds Hong Kong will unveil a new wax figure of the legendary Apple co-founder that will go on display September 27th.

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New York Hong Kong iPad Cases: Forget The Posing — These Are Some Seriously Slim Cases

New York Hong Kong iPad Cases: Forget The Posing — These Are Some Seriously Slim Cases

The Folio Shell may be my next iPad case

The search for the perfect iPad case is never ending, but that won’t stop me trying. And as you get further along in your quest, the differences between cases becomes smaller and smaller. At first glance, these two slimline cases from Lioncase look like any other slimline folios and Smart Covers, but close up they look much more compelling.

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Apple’s iTunes Store Is Lost In Translation After Landing In Hong Kong

Apple’s iTunes Store Is Lost In Translation After Landing In Hong Kong

Apple’s system is converting song titles to Mandarin pinyin as opposed to Cantonese.

After finally bringing the iTunes Store to Hong Kong back in June, it seems Apple is having trouble translating its content into Cantonese. Customers are reportedly irritated that song titles by the city’s pop stars are being translated in Mandarin pinyin, rather than Cantonese.

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Apple Brings The iTunes Store To 12 Additional Countries In Asia Today

Apple Brings The iTunes Store To 12 Additional Countries In Asia Today

The iTunes Store extends its reach across Asia today.

Just days after opening the App Store to 32 additional countries, Apple released a press release this morning to announce that the iTunes Store is also extending its reach to another nine countries in Asia today, including Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan.

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Hong Kong Court Sides With Apple, Dismisses Evidence In Proview Case

Hong Kong Court Sides With Apple, Dismisses Evidence In Proview Case

Proviews bid to sue Apple for $400 million just hit a stumbling block.

Proview’s legal battle against Apple over the use of the “iPad” trademark continues to drag on, but things haven’t quite gone to plan for the Chinese company. A Hong Kong court has sided with Apple and agreed that some of Proview’s evidence should be excluded from the case after it failed to comply with the court’s instructions.

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20 Stunning Images That Show How Magical The Apple Store Can Really Be [Gallery]

20 Stunning Images That Show How Magical The Apple Store Can Really Be [Gallery]

From outer space, image by Ingo Meckmann.

Remember your first trip to the Apple Store? The glass and metal. Clean floors and every Apple gadget waiting for you to play with it. Maybe the novelty of visiting the Apple Store has worn off for you, maybe it hasn’t, but there’s no denying Apple has created the coolest retail experience in the world. Apple Stores are a like a Disneyland for fanboys. With their unique architecture and building materials, each Apple Store provides a truly magical experience to customers. Here are 20 captivating images that showcase just how magical the Apple Store can really be.

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Metal, Glass, And iPad Controls: This Amazing Yacht Was Meant For Steve Jobs

Metal, Glass, And iPad Controls: This Amazing Yacht Was Meant For Steve Jobs

Meet the world’s newest super-yacht, Adastra. It’s like looking at the embodiment of sex on water. She’s like the hottest chick from your high school that knows she’s fine and there ain’t nothing you can do to attain her as she floats by laughing at your pitiful life that will never glimpse her interior.

Not only is Adastra fine as hell, but she’s smart too, and ultra high-tech. She’s so high-tech that the entire yacht can be controlled remotely by an iPad, while the crew is frolicking on the shores of some fantasy island. After drooling over Adastra’s gorgeous metal and glass hull I can’t help but think this yacht would have been perfect for Steve Jobs.

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Over 200,000 New iPads Have Already Been Smuggled Into One Chinese City [Report]

Over 200,000 New iPads Have Already Been Smuggled Into One Chinese City [Report]

Like any Apple device, the new iPad is big business on China's grey market.

Apple’s new iPad has been available to purchase in the U.S. and nine other countries for just four days, but over 200,000 units have already been smuggled into China for sale on the grey market. Natives are reportedly importing the device into the city of Shenzhen, a city that borders Hong Kong, for a profit of around $20 on each device.Over 200,000 New iPads Have Already Been Smuggled Into One Chinese City [Report]

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Apple Warns Scalpers Not To Queue Outside Of Hong Kong Stores For New iPad

Apple Warns Scalpers Not To Queue Outside Of Hong Kong Stores For New iPad

Customers in Hong Kong must reserve Apple's new iPad online before they attempt to collect it from store.

iOS devices are big business in China, and not just for Apple. Gangs of scalpers queue up to get their hands on the latest devices on launch day so that they can later be sold on through the grey market for a sizable profit.

Back in October, when the iPhone 4S launched in Hong Kong, police were called to break up the riots that occurred outside of Apple retail stores as scalpers attempted to force their way into the lines ahead of genuine customers. To ensure it doesn’t happen again, Apple has warned scalpers not to queue up for its new iPad on Friday.

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Amazon Freezes iPad 2 Order In China As Trademark Dispute Continues

Amazon Freezes iPad 2 Order In China As Trademark Dispute ContinuesWhile Apple’s trademark dispute with Proview Technology rages on, the iPad continues to feel the strain in China. Following its ban in one Chinese city, the device has now been pulled from Amazon China and the retailer has frozen all orders.

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