‘Apple’ is a child bike seat in China

June 30, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

'Apple' is a child bike seat in China

Apple is a very popular consumer brand in China, with those i-things and such. Apple is also very popular among China’s zillions of copycat manufacturers, who slap an Apple logo on every imaginable product. Here we have an Applefied child bike seat on an electric bicycle, seen near a school in central Beijing.


Apple looking for automotive professionals in China, iCar in the works?

March 1, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Apple looking for automotive professionals in China

Apple China seems to be looking for automotive professionals. An HR company claiming to work for Apple posted a post in the Linkedin ‘China Automotive Professional Group’, looking for a:

SQE/NPI with over 4 years Mechanical engineering background familiar with CNC/die casting/stamping/plastic injection, can use APQP/ PPAP/SPC to control product quality.

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iPhone 4S launches in China, Jeep Rubicon Police Car protects Apple Store

January 16, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Apple iPhone 4S launch at the Apple Store Beijing

The Apple iPhone 4S was officially launched in China last Friday. Thousands of iPhone-hungry people stormed the Apple Store in the Sanlitun area. I was dark, it was cold and the wait was long. There was a lot of police was around to make sure things remained harmonious. They brought one new vehicle: this very impressive Jeep Rubicon police car, sure big enough to crush iPhone-freaks if things got outta hand. Now, a few pics from the hell closer to the Apple Store:

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