John Paczkowski

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IPhone 4 Blowout in China

The iPhone 4 has sold out in China, just four days after its market debut. China Unicom, Apple’s carrier partner in the country, said today that it’s sold about 100,000 iPhone 4s–more than 40,000 on the first day they were available–exhausting initial supplies. Currently, there are some 100,000 units on back order, and China Unicom has suspended online reservations for the device (in-store reservations are still going strong).

Quite a change from last year and the launch of the iPhone 3G and 3GS, when it took a little over a month for China Unicom to hit the 100,000-units-sold milestone

Said Li Gang, senior vice-president of China Unicom “The sales of previous versions of iPhones created a solid foundation for the explosive performance of the iPhone 4 this year.”

[Image credit: Frank Yu / Flickr]

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December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus