Shanzhai

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...

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08.08.12
iPad estimated to be cornering nearly 73% of Chinese tablet market
08.08.12

iPad estimated to be cornering nearly 73% of Chinese tablet market

We're used to seeing tablet market share illustrated on the world stage. China, however, has usual...

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06.15.11
Shenzhen mobile phone market: going deeper inside Huaqiangbei
06.15.11

Shenzhen mobile phone market: going deeper inside Huaqiangbei

It's safe to say that most of our readers are accustomed to phone shops that are well lit, fairly...

By R. Lai,   06.15.11
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05.05.11
Keepin' it real fake: Sony NGP with Xbox 360 livery shows up in China
05.05.11

Keepin' it real fake: Sony NGP with Xbox 360 livery shows up in China

Look away now, Kaz, because it looks like this KIRF NGP is on track to beat the real deal to market...

By R. Lai,   05.05.11
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04.25.11
Keepin' it real fake: Nckia's N-Gage knockoff harkens back to a simpler, side-talkin' era
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Keepin' it real fake: Nckia's N-Gage knockoff harkens back to a simpler, side-talkin' era

Imagine a world where Nokia's N-Gage is the mobile platform of choice -- there's no iOS, no Android,...

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04.20.11
iPhone nano may not exist, but this KIRF does
04.20.11

iPhone nano may not exist, but this KIRF does

While the folks "familiar with the matter" continue to debate over whether or not we'll actually se...

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01.04.11
Keepin' it real fake: 'iPad phone' is the answer to a question no one asked (video)
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Keepin' it real fake: 'iPad phone' is the answer to a question no one asked (video)

The D-Pad and E-Pad are two pint-sized cellphones that are reminiscent of the iPad, except they are...

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12.27.10
iPod nano watch gets knocked off, has little to worry about it
12.27.10

iPod nano watch gets knocked off, has little to worry about it

There are run-of-the-mill KIRFs, above-average KIRFs, and this. While we've definitely been privy t...

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10.13.10
Shanzhai Steve Jobs makes a special appearance in Hong Kong (video)

Shanzhai Steve Jobs makes a special appearance in Hong Kong (video)

You know, we've had all sorts of KIRFtastic encounters while visiting China, but take this four-lett...

By R. Lai,   10.13.10
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