August 7, 2011

Posted in: Apple, Technology

How the Chinese Smuggle iPads

According to M.I.C. Gadget, “Hong Kong and Chinese customs have cracked an audacious smuggling operation that saw Apple goods ferried along a long cable straddling the border.” Despite the clever tactic, officials were able to confiscate many units. Video after the break,

The iPad and iPhones were transported over a small river that separates the booming city of Shenzhen from the rural northern part of Hong Kong using an elaborate pulley system. The cable was shot across the border using a crossbow and the Apple products were flying across at night, which store in black nylon bags.



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