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Samsung Galaxy S3 knockoff looks like the real thing

07/11/2012, You know you’ve got a successful device when you start seeing imitations of it on the market. Previously the iPhone was all the rage and now it looks like Samsung’s Galaxy S3 has taken its place. According to reports online, Samsung’s...

MacBook Air clone looks pretty convincing

10/28/2011, The photo you’re looking at above could be passed off as the MacBook Air on first glance, well, actually on many glances but in reality it’s actually a MacBook Air clone by a company in China called Shenzhen Technology, who apparently insists that the...

Gooapple V5 caught on video

10/26/2011, Remember the Gooapple 3G – the iPhone 4 knock-off than ran on Android instead of iOS? Well, the folks over at Gooapple have decided to release  an update of that phone. This time around it’s called the V5 and features some improvements over its...

HDC Sensation is a convincing HTC Sensation knock off

10/18/2011, Say what you will about knock off products and imitation goods, but there are times when those manufacturers get it right and if you didn’t know any better, you could find yourself walking away and wondering how on earth did you manage to land yourself...

Gooapple phone combines the best of both worlds

06/09/2011, Every now and then we’ll come across a Shanzai device that proves interesting enough to write about and today the Gooapple 3G is that one device. At first glance, the phone looks just like an iPhone 4, with measurements and even the width of the...

In China, Adidas inspires phones

03/31/2011, As if imitation shoes or phones weren’t enough – the latest Chinese Shanzai creation shows that even imitators have creativity too. Some manufactures have come up with a cellphone that looks inspired by an Adidas sneaker. They’ve even...

iPhone 4 clone sports an Android logo

03/09/2011, The folks over at Shanzhai have recently reported about one of the coolest looking Android phones to date. Called the H2000 Android, this iPhone 4 lookalike could probably confuse you for an iPhone 4 from the front if you don’t look closely, but the...

Fuji ForgeGuard: a colorful way to fight counterfeit

01/24/2011, Nothing can be worse than thinking you got a great deal on a product and then realizing you paid for a fake. Not only do consumers lose in this situation, manufacturers suffer as well- after spending so long on research and development for a product,...

One out of every five phones is a fake

01/21/2011, According to a recent statement from Nokia, the giant Finnish mobile phone maker – 20% of the mobile phones on this planet are fakes. Nokia was speaking about how counterfeit phones were hurting their businesses especially in developing countries where...