1. Ishara Cooray's Avatar
    Designed by apple in california assembled in china
    02-04-2015 02:13 AM
  2. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Don't look now but just about every electronic in your house is made in China.
    As you said, Apple's iPhone is designed in California. Just by the Bay. Beautiful area.


    Sent from my SEXY GORGEOUS AWESOME GOLD 128G iPhone 6
    02-04-2015 06:03 AM
  3. Haalcyon's Avatar
    China is no worse than anywhere else. There are atrocities everywhere. IME "Made in China" generally means good quality. There is a good reason why so much is made in China: Good quality made less expensively. That's not always the case but much of the time it is.
    02-04-2015 07:06 AM
  4. kataran's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore Ishara

    Apple headquarters are in Cupertino California
    02-04-2015 08:11 AM
  5. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Designed by apple in california assembled in china
    I am *assuming* you deem the iPhone a phony since it is actually assembled in China instead of in the U.S. or by team Apple. If so, that's like saying your child, although born in your country, isn't whatever nationality you are because he or she was conceived outside of your country.........Having said that, numerous American companies send their manufacturing business outside the U.S. for financial benefit. It doesn't have to be that way, but that's a whole different matter. Anyway, the iPhone 6 Plus that I am using is a real Apple product, and whoever put it together, I thank them from the bottom of my heart...
    02-04-2015 08:45 AM
  6. Haalcyon's Avatar
    I am *assuming* you deem the iPhone a phony since it is actually assembled in China instead of in the U.S. or by team Apple. If so, that's like saying your child, although born in your country, isn't whatever nationality you are because he or she was conceived outside of your country.........Having said that, numerous American companies send their manufacturing business outside the U.S. for financial benefit. It doesn't have to be that way, but that's a whole different matter. Anyway, the iPhone 6 Plus that I am using is a real Apple product, and whoever put it together, I thank them from the bottom of my heart...
    This.

    Whoever put my iPhone 6 Plus together did a hellova job. My phone seems perfectly assembled with no flaws that I can discern.
    02-04-2015 09:01 AM
  7. qbnkelt's Avatar
    We just looking for the better services but didn't find out the origin. from this thread I could know about the origin of iPhone.
    What better services are you looking for? Are you looking for a reputable place to have your phone serviced? Really trying to work with you here....just a bit confused.
    02-04-2015 09:30 AM
  8. Beyond Fire's Avatar
    No, I mean to say we don't find the origin ever. Just try for a new better one.
    I think I speak for everyone here when I say "huh?"


    Sent from my Golden Apple Six
    02-04-2015 10:03 PM
  9. Reparkable's Avatar
    I'm not sure the point of this thread or where its headed
    02-04-2015 10:11 PM
  10. Speedygi's Avatar
    Most of the best phones come from Chinese companies themselves. All of them Apple products are made in China anyways and we all know Apple means nothing but quality.
    02-05-2015 01:08 AM
  11. WadeHM's Avatar
    Not a single phone is made in America. Not one.


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    02-05-2015 05:22 AM
  12. Haalcyon's Avatar
    Not a single phone is made in America. Not one.


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    Americans generally do not like to work for the low wages that are common everywhere else in the world. I have to be honest, I don't really want to pay more for phones just because they're made in America. Expecting corporations to make less profits because their products are produced in America is nice but shareholders don't seem to be onboard with that for some strange reason. The government could/should provide enough tax incentive to bring the manufacturing back home if they want to increase jobs. You knew that, I just felt like writing.





    from the 4
    02-05-2015 05:49 AM
  13. qbnkelt's Avatar
    I drive a Honda CR-V.
    Why?
    Outstanding reliability. Outstanding service.
    More standard features than a Ford Escape.

    So......when US products catch up to what is produced elsewhere I will buy domestic.

    Not interested in being left on the side of the road. Not interested in having American or North American phones leave me stranded when they brick in the middle of the day just for 'scuzz....

    Apple products are reliable. Don't care one flying fig where they're made.


    Sent from my SEXY GORGEOUS AWESOME GOLD 128G iPhone 6
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    02-05-2015 06:38 AM
  14. Hendri Hendri's Avatar
    What do u think of some people accusing apple user to not care of humanity regards the bad condition of apple's partner in producing their partner ?
    02-05-2015 06:47 AM
  15. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    What do u think of some people accusing apple user to not care of humanity regards the bad condition of apple's partner in producing their partner ?
    I don't think about it at all nor do I care about it. Why? The working standards/conditions imposed by various entities, especially in countries outside the U.S., is the norm, and there is only so much Apple or America can do about it.
    02-05-2015 07:08 AM
  16. qbnkelt's Avatar
    What do u think of some people accusing apple user to not care of humanity regards the bad condition of apple's partner in producing their partner ?
    If that is an accusation pertaining specifically to Apple I would challenge that person to find one single home where there isn't at least one single product made in China. REALLY hate to use Wikipedia but I'm on the move and can't really research.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foxconn

    http://www.democraticunderground.com/1002227098

    Wear Nikes? http://www.globalexchange.org/sweatfree/nike/faq
    Eat grapes? http://www.progressncaction.org/news...north-carolina
    Gave a woman a diamond ring? Wear diamonds? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_diamond
    Eat meat? http://www.animalfreedom.org/english...on/abuses.html

    Eat salads? Wear leather? Yes to any of these questions? Then cruelty is being committed by someone for the sake of someone.

    Unless you live off the grid and grow and sew and ride a bike to work and get paid through banks and corporations who are completely cruelty free, I say the argument has no merit.

    My solution? Act locally. Instead of worrying about Foxconn I take food and blankets to the local ASPCA. I volunteer and participate in local outreach through my church.

    So.....do I care? I care about making a difference. Do I make a difference in conditions at Foxconn? No. Because products and component of Foxconn are nearly omnipresent in today's technology. So I make a difference in my little world that surrounds me. And if I help one dog I've made a difference. And if I've helped one local family through clothes donation I make a difference. And if I work a soup kitchen during the holidays I made a difference

    THAT is where I care.

    Sent from my SEXY GORGEOUS AWESOME GOLD 128G iPhone 6
    Last edited by qbnkelt; 02-05-2015 at 08:09 AM.
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    02-05-2015 07:44 AM
  17. Hendri Hendri's Avatar
    Yeah been saying that but unfortunately these "some people" are saying apple didn't try to fix that even the news have been worldwide known
    02-05-2015 08:24 AM
  18. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Yeah been saying that but unfortunately these "some people" are saying apple didn't try to fix that even the news have been worldwide known
    Those people will never be reasonable because they are under the impression that their platform can do no wrong and Apple can do no right. And those people find all kinds of justifications and rationalisations as to why their platform which also contracts to Foxconn is somehow exempt from responsibility where Apple is. In other words, those people wear blinders. The Kool-Aid comes in all flavours. They claim everyone else drinks it while holding a full pitcher of it.
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    02-05-2015 08:33 AM
  19. Hendri Hendri's Avatar
    Hypocrit (am i spelling it right ?) lol
    02-05-2015 08:44 AM
  20. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Hypocrit (am i spelling it right ?) lol
    Hypocrite....
    02-05-2015 08:47 AM
  21. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Hypocrit (am i spelling it right ?) lol
    Close. Hypocrite is the correct spelling.

    Look, here is the thing. In our post Industrial age we are all connected. Isolation, of peoples and efforts, is nearly futile. As I sit at my desk, I sit at a table of origin unknown. I am at a Dell computer (Foxconn partner) with a South Korean phone for work and a Foxconn Apple phone. A Nokia which was probably also made in Foxconn. I'm wearing an Eddie Bauer long sleeve Tshirt which was probably made in China under a wool sweater made in Ireland (this I know because it was handmade there and I bought it there) and black Macy's pants probably made in China and Roc boots and I've got no clue where they came from. I drove in a Japanese car using probably Middle Eastern fuel. I'm going to eat a sandwich with lettuce picked in California by an overworked farm worker. I'll eat pasta which came from who knows where. And broccoli also from another overworked farm worker.

    I'll pick up my dogs who came from a breeder instead of the pound because I'm looking for a specific temperament for animal assisted therapy. I've got two rescue cats and one rescue ferrets. So I'm not living a life totally free of cruetly. How can I? I've done what I can. I don't eat meat. I don't wear diamonds. I support charities that are local to me because as I said I can see the immediate result of my helping the local dog pound or the local mission. But I cannot touch one single worker in China. And frankly, those workers in China work there because as horrible as we consider their lives to be here in the west and as terrible as it may be to be woken up at night to put in twelve hour days, they have their own responsibilities and Foxconn is better for them than the alternatives. Do I prefer a worker working at Foxconn rather than working in a fur farm where they skin raccoon dogs alive? You bet. Do I prefer buying a product made at Foxconn and having a worker there instead of being a subsistence farmer of dogs for the dog meat industry? You bet. So....we all must do what we can.

    But before pointing a finger, be careful and make sure that the rebuttal won't come back to haunt.
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    02-05-2015 09:04 AM
  22. Soeasy's Avatar
    C'mon folks. His/her first post is to ask a provocative question then disappear?

    Methinks me smells a rat...
    02-05-2015 10:28 AM
  23. kch50428's Avatar
    C'mon folks. His/her first post is to ask a provocative question then disappear?

    Methinks me smells a rat...
    The rest of the OPs fellow travelers have yet to act on the call to activism message with the link to this thread so they can engage in coordinated spam activism...
    qbnkelt likes this.
    02-05-2015 10:38 AM
  24. Hendri Hendri's Avatar
    Hypocrite....
    Close. Hypocrite is the correct spelling.

    Look, here is the thing. In our post Industrial age we are all connected. Isolation, of peoples and efforts, is nearly futile. As I sit at my desk, I sit at a table of origin unknown. I am at a Dell computer (Foxconn partner) with a South Korean phone for work and a Foxconn Apple phone. A Nokia which was probably also made in Foxconn. I'm wearing an Eddie Bauer long sleeve Tshirt which was probably made in China under a wool sweater made in Ireland (this I know because it was handmade there and I bought it there) and black Macy's pants probably made in China and Roc boots and I've got no clue where they came from. I drove in a Japanese car using probably Middle Eastern fuel. I'm going to eat a sandwich with lettuce picked in California by an overworked farm worker. I'll eat pasta which came from who knows where. And broccoli also from another overworked farm worker.

    I'll pick up my dogs who came from a breeder instead of the pound because I'm looking for a specific temperament for animal assisted therapy. I've got two rescue cats and one rescue ferrets. So I'm not living a life totally free of cruetly. How can I? I've done what I can. I don't eat meat. I don't wear diamonds. I support charities that are local to me because as I said I can see the immediate result of my helping the local dog pound or the local mission. But I cannot touch one single worker in China. And frankly, those workers in China work there because as horrible as we consider their lives to be here in the west and as terrible as it may be to be woken up at night to put in twelve hour days, they have their own responsibilities and Foxconn is better for them than the alternatives. Do I prefer a worker working at Foxconn rather than working in a fur farm where they skin raccoon dogs alive? You bet. Do I prefer buying a product made at Foxconn and having a worker there instead of being a subsistence farmer of dogs for the dog meat industry? You bet. So....we all must do what we can.

    But before pointing a finger, be careful and make sure that the rebuttal won't come back to haunt.
    Thx for the correction

    I agree we're all connected and need each other. Sometime people just too ignorance to accept this fact. Good bad it's all depends on who perspective

    People always like to judge, but who are we to judge ?

    1 finger Pointing to others, 3 other fingers pointing at ourselves

    And we unable to notice dirt in front of our nose, but we super clear to notice others
    02-05-2015 12:25 PM
  25. qbnkelt's Avatar
    The rest of the OPs fellow travelers have yet to act on the call to activism message with the link to this thread so they can engage in coordinated spam activism...
    Guaranteed the call has been made. As to whether they show up....we'll see. Things have been sensitive lately and if they come to troll I'm now in my grounds using my phone telling the truth they hate me for telling. So...let them come. I've got a nice new bat. Just DYING to try it out.
    kch50428 likes this.
    02-05-2015 12:29 PM
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