Apple has tweaked AirDrop's “Everyone” option in iOS 16.2 to automatically turn off after 10 minutes for all users globally after debuting it in China with iOS 16.1.1.
Apple’s 10-minute AirDrop time limit in China will arrive globally in 2023
iOS 16.1.1's time restriction for receiving AirDrop transfers from non-contacts will arrive to all users globally in 2023, Apple has confirmed.
Apple celebrates Chinese New Year with a shot-on-iPhone martial arts short
Apple's shared a new shot-on-iPhone short, a martial arts fantasy from internationally renowned Korean film director Park Chan-wook, to celebrate Chinese New Year.
Tim Cook signed a 5-year agreement with Chinese government worth $275 billion back in 2016
All these years later, and Apple struggling in China seems like a distant memory. But there used to be a time when the company was looking for a foothold. Which, apparently it found, and the company's CEO, Tim Cook, is the reason why.
Students in China sue Apple over not including a charger with the iPhone 12
Apple makes some curious decisions from time to time, things that feel a little crazy when they are happening. Eventually, though, the public typically gets over it, Apple thinks it's an obviously good decision, and we all move on. (Even if Apple eventually backtracks.) But when it comes to including a charger in the box for iPhones, it certainly looks like that's a choice Apple won't be going back on anytime soon.
Apple’s product engraving filters found to serve political censorship in countries like China
Apple has always prevented customers from using curse words and racist language in laser engravings on products. But now, the company seems to have taken the practice one step further in China, a 1.4 billion people country and its second most important market by revenue.
Apple’s first iCloud data center in mainland China goes online
Apple's first iCloud data center in mainland China, built in co-operation with a state-owned company, has now officially gone online following more than two years of preparations.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS:Apple's first iCloud data center in mainland China is now operational. Chinese users' iCloud data is operated by GCBD, a state-owned company. A recent NYT report cast a spotlight on Apple’s iCloud “hard bargain“ in China.
New report sheds light on Apple’s concessions on security in China
It has been over three years since we learned that Apple would be turning over iCloud data in mainland China to a local, state-owned partner in the region. And now a new report aims to shed light on some of the concessions the company has had to make in the area.
Watch this mini-movie celebrating Chinese New Year, shot with the iPhone 12 Pro Max camera
The official Apple channel on YouTube has shared a short film, shot on an iPhone 12 Pro Max, that reimagines a Chinese New Year legend as a contemporary coming-of-age story.
Celebrate Chinese New Year with the limited-edition AirPods Pro featuring an adorable emoji
Apple has launched a limited-edition version of its noise-canceling AirPods Pro earbuds in multiple Asian countries to celebrate China's upcoming New Year in 2021.
Apple has removed nearly 100,000 iPhone and iPad games from its digital store in China
Apple earlier this year removed thousands of paid gaming apps from the App Store in China, but the total tally could be close to a whopping 100,000 purged games in 2020 thus far.
WeChat remains available on the App Store as US judge blocks download ban
The Trump government's planned block of China's most popular all-in-one app, WeChat, on the US App Store that the Commerce Department said was meant to "safeguard" national security was temporarily blocked by a US judge who on Sunday ordered a temporary injunction on the side of the app's users.