Kirf

12.06.13
Nikon takes first blood against Polaroid's knock-off J1
12.06.13

Nikon takes first blood against Polaroid's knock-off J1

Remember when Nikon noticed that Polaroid's iM1836 looked a little too much like the J1 and lawyer...

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09.06.13
Lumia 1020 KIRF swaps PureView camera for '41-megaplxel' audio
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Lumia 1020 KIRF swaps PureView camera for '41-megaplxel' audio

You'd think that the Lumia 1020's 41-megapixel camera and unibody design would deter clone makers --...

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08.27.13
Goophone to launch $100 iPhone 5C clone, still KIRFing it
08.27.13

Goophone to launch $100 iPhone 5C clone, still KIRFing it

Goophone's shaping up to be an enduring passenger aboard the iPhone clone train. Hence, it comes a...

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08.23.13
The Daxian N100i is a phone you can literally plug into the wall (video)
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08.23.13

The Daxian N100i is a phone you can literally plug into the wall (video)

Gone are the days of bizarre phones with some special practical use, but not all hope is lost. Ear...

By R. Lai,   08.23.13
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07.14.13
Keepin' it real fake: HTC One gets a convincing plastic clone (video)
07.14.13

Keepin' it real fake: HTC One gets a convincing plastic clone (video)

We hate to say this, but the KIRF market is often a good indicator of how popular certain devices...

By R. Lai,   07.14.13
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05.08.13
Keepin' it real fake: China's Codoon SmartBand pays homage to Jawbone Up
05.08.13

Keepin' it real fake: China's Codoon SmartBand pays homage to Jawbone Up

Viewing it from afar, you could easily mistake this gadget for Jawbone's Up fitness band. What we...

By R. Lai,   05.08.13
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04.09.13
OrigAudio Beets headphones redefine KIRF: Keepin' It Real Fibrous (video)
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OrigAudio Beets headphones redefine KIRF: Keepin' It Real Fibrous (video)

We've seen plenty of Beats-focused KIRFs in our time, some better than others. Few, however, play qu...

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03.26.13
Keepin' it real fake: the Star S5 Butterfly clones its HTC namesake, skips the good part
03.26.13

Keepin' it real fake: the Star S5 Butterfly clones its HTC namesake, skips the good part

If you're going to engage in KIRF-ology, you could certainly do worse than HTC's lovely 5-inch sla...

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03.12.13
Goophone i5S KIRFs the iPhone 5S early, gives the iPhone 4S a run for its money (video)
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Goophone i5S KIRFs the iPhone 5S early, gives the iPhone 4S a run for its money (video)

Ah, Goophone. The company that made its name keepin' it real fake with eerily similar clones of othe...

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