Dangerous Prototypes drops by the Apliu Street electronics market in Hong Kong on the way to Shenzhen, China. It’s a smaller market, but a great warmup for Hua Qiang Bei. Check out pictures, and descriptions in our posts. You can also grab a Google Maps layer for all the locations we visited.
We did a lot of fun stuff in Hong Kong that doesn’t fit in any other category. These are our pictures of food, fish, and fun. Here’s a big part of the Dangerous Prototypes crew, from the left: Sjaak, Ian, Lynn, and Vimark. More food, snacks, gamer t-shirts, and IRC jokes below the fold.
Apliu Street has two major electronics component shops. Both carry way more stuff than our local electronics store, and the prices are a lot closer to eBay or Mouser than anything we’ve seen in the past. These drawers contain a ton of parts, just grab what you need and pay on the way out. We […]
In Hong Kong ‘Golden’ is synonymous with computer stores. We spotted Golden stores all over the city. The Golden Computer Arcade is one of the biggest, and it’s just a short walk from Apliu Street.
Apliu Street in Hong Kong is a mini electronic gadget and part market. We stopped by on our way to Shenzhen to check it out. It isn’t as impressive as the other markets on our Global Geek Tour, but it has a few really well stocked parts stores with online prices. We’d love to have […]
Apliu Street is a two block stretch of market stands, gadget shops, and electronic part stores in the Sham Shui Po neighborhood of Hong Kong. With only two major parts stores it doesn’t really compare to the other markets on the Global Geek Tour, but it was a great place to geek out on the […]