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.
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: