Knockoff

05.15.15
Etsy's counterfeit problem is getting worse
05.15.15

Etsy's counterfeit problem is getting worse

News of Etsy's battle against sellers pedaling knockoff goods on its site isn't a recent revelatio...

By B. Steele,   05.15.15
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03.10.14
iPhone 3G mini? Looks legit to me
03.10.14

iPhone 3G mini? Looks legit to me

Apparently all you need to do to knock off an imaginary Apple product is put "Mini" on the back in...

By Mike Wehner,   03.10.14
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03.06.14
Goophone copies the all new (still-unannounced) HTC One
03.06.14

Goophone copies the all new (still-unannounced) HTC One

If you're going to clone one of 2014's hottest Android flagships, you might as well clone others,...

By J. Fingas,   03.06.14
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07.25.13
Apple adds page to Chinese website showing how to recognize genuine power adapters
07.25.13

Apple adds page to Chinese website showing how to recognize genuine power adapters

Last week, TUAW reported on the case of Ma Aliun, a 23-year-old Chinese flight attendant who was a...

By S. Sande,   07.25.13
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11.26.12
Can't wait for a new iMac? Buy a cheap Chinese knockoff instead
11.26.12

Can't wait for a new iMac? Buy a cheap Chinese knockoff instead

It's getting very close to the end of November, and Apple's iMac web page still shows the 21.5-...

By S. Sande,   11.26.12
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08.30.12
Goophone I5 manages to KIRF the 2012 iPhone weeks in advance
08.30.12

Goophone I5 manages to KIRF the 2012 iPhone weeks in advance

Here's something you still don't see every day: a KIRF that's unveiled before the device it's supp...

By J. Fingas,   08.30.12
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07.24.12
Droid X360 goes for the KIRF prize, antagonizes Microsoft, Motorola and Sony at the same time (video)
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Droid X360 goes for the KIRF prize, antagonizes Microsoft, Motorola and Sony at the same time (video)

Can we establish a KIRF award for Most Likely to Invite Multiple Lawsuits? If so, Long Xun Software...

By J. Fingas,   07.24.12
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05.10.12
Konka W900 hands-on
05.10.12

Konka W900 hands-on

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, consider Konka the number one practitioner of that...

By J. Volpe,   05.10.12
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02.24.12
There's literally no app for this: KIRF iPhone-branded gas stoves seized by Chinese authorities
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There's literally no app for this: KIRF iPhone-branded gas stoves seized by Chinese authorities

Ordinarily, if you use your iPhone to fry eggs, it's time to check when your warranty expires. Not s...

By D. Cooper,   02.24.12
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