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Taiwan FTC Fines Apple For Price Meddling

12/25/2013, If there’s one thing about Apple is that they are consistent with the pricing of their products. If one were to hop on over to an Apple retail store or online website, you will realize that the prices of their iPhones, iPads, and Mac computers are more...

Apple Reportedly Starts Hiring For iPhone R&D Facility In Taiwan

08/15/2013, It was reported last week that Apple is setting up a R&D facility in Taiwan, but the company hasn’t made any confirmation of it as yet. There’s an obvious advantage here for Apple, such a facility would house Apple’s engineers close...

Taiwan government asks PC makers to be wary of Apple patent

07/04/2012, Apple’s arsenal in the world of intellectual property is truly impressive, and so far, they have dealt a fair number of blows to one of its biggest rivals, Samsung, who has had an injunction filed against it, where there was a request for the stop...

Smartphones make up 55% of total Taiwan handset sales in December

01/04/2012, The month of December is a traditionally strong period of sales for retailers, and when it comes to the highly competitive smartphone industry, the same can be said as well. It seems that out of the total handset sales in the last month of 2011,...

iPhone gains NFC capabilities in Taiwan

12/09/2011, One of the “drawbacks” to the iPhone is its lack of NFC capabilities, although given the somewhat sluggish adoption of NFC and mobile payment services, we guess it’s not really a feature that most iPhone users will lament about. The good news (?) is...

VIA Technologies sues Apple over processor patent infringement

09/22/2011, If you have been following the news surrounding the wave of patent wars, you’re probably aware that just about every tech company is suing each other over patent infringements. Apple’s case against Samsung is probably the biggest headline considering...

Mobile phones to be one of the causes of myopia in young children?

09/21/2011, Back in the day, owning a radio was considered a luxury, it then moved on to black and white television sets, then color televisions, then it moved on to cellphones being a status symbol, but fast forward to 2011 and just about everybody has a cellphone...

HTC considering purchase of a mobile operating system

09/12/2011, With the Google acquiring Motorola’s cellphone division, it’s not surprising that other Android handset makers may be a bit cautious over their future. Sure, for now it looks like operations as per usual, but what about the future? While there’s no...

Fake Steve Jobs biography on sale in Taiwan

08/19/2011, It looks like the Chinese aren’t good for only selling imitation smartphones and tablets – according to reports online, they’re even getting away with creating fake books now. The official Steve Jobs biography is set to be released later...

myPad P2 tablet from Taiwan Mobile

08/02/2011, Taiwan Mobile, a mobile carrier from Taiwan, has just announced that they will be adding another piece of hardware into their arsenal – the myPad P2 tablet. From the sounds of it, this won’t be anything groundbreaking although it will be an...

Apple App Store 7-day return window officially open in Taiwan

07/18/2011, Not too long ago, Apple was under fire from the Taiwanese government for not having a 7-day return policy for its App Store in compliance with the country’s Consumer Protection Act. It was reported that Apple decided to bend over and change its...