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Days after the iPhone 6 launched in mainland China, Apple wants to assure the Chinese government that the new device is safe and has no backdoors.
The market size of iPhone 6 accessories in China has greatly outstripped the previous models due to the unprecedented popularity of Apple's latest smartphones in the world's largest populated market.
In iOS news this week, China is getting the iPhone 6, there's a possible launch date for Apple Pay, a bug in iOS 8 deletes iCloud documents, and some users are reporting Bluetooth issues with iOS 8.
Following Chinese scrutiny over the security of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple’s big new smartphones will go on sale in China next month.
Apple fanboys in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan can preorder the latest iPhone from September 12 and receive the smartphone on September 19, when it is available to nine countries in the first wave of its global launch. Surprisingly, China is left out of this initial list.
A Chinese netizen posted pictures and video of the suspected next-generation iPhone on Sina Weibo on Saturday, showing off the features of the iOS 8 system, health app as well as the smooth screen unlocked through Touch ID.
China Telecom said it will unlock the next-generation iPhone by supporting the SIM cards of the other two major telecom players in the market.
After a deadly aluminum dust explosion in East China, authorities called for emergency safety inspections that could affect Foxconn production.
iPhone maker dismisses suggestions that the "frequent locations" function on the smartphone can monitor the location of the user's movements, noting that personal data is encrypted and stored locally on the device.
Cupertino misses estimates in its latest sales figures, but points to China as a potential growth market that brought in US$8.84 billion for the quarter. If that fails, a solar-powered iPhone 6 may bring back the "i" in innovation.
Apple CEO Tim Cook is upbeat about iPhone volume through China Mobile, which has a fast network that needs to be expanded in more cities to really deliver unit volume.
Country's third-largest mobile operator slashes contract prices of the Apple smartphone by about 10 percent and offers a free accessories giftpack, just one week before China Mobile begins selling the iPhone on January 17.
Apple CEO Tim Cook noted that China is "an extremely important market" to the company and touted a deal with China Mobile. The biggest perk is that Apple gets a distribution boost for the iPhone.
The Chinese telco giant will be offering Apple's latest iPhones on its 3G and 4G networks from the beginning of 2014.
At PacSec Tokyo 2013, hacking teams from Japan and China compromised iPhone 5 running iOS 6 and iOS 7 and a Samsung Galaxy S4.
Apple leapfrogs Xiaomi and ZTE on the back of new iPhones sales for the third quarter, while major rival Samsung extends its lead in China.
Apple in China will not support warranty repairs for iPhone 5c and 5s bought in Hong Kong, according to staff working in the company's Shanghai store.
Among the nine markets included in the launch of new iPhones, none showed less interest in the lower-cost model than China and Australia, where 91 percent of consumers chose iPhone 5s over 5c.
Apple's iPhone launch last week may have been met with much disappointment in the country, but China's second-largest operator says it has since received over 100,000 preorders online.
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