21 Jul '11, 7am

Entire Apple stores being faked in China

China's passion for iPads and iPhones has triggered widespread cloning and even brawls. Now, it has gone further with a fake Apple store so convincing even the staff think they work for Steve Jobs. -- PHOTO: AFP BEIJING - CHINA'S passion for iPads and iPhones has triggered widespread cloning and even brawls. Now, it has gone further with a fake Apple store so convincing even the staff think they work for Steve Jobs. The store, in the south-western city of Kunming, was uncovered by an American blogger who was initially fooled, before she noticed not everything was as it seemed. At first glance, the signs, computers and layout of the shop all look exactly like a genuine Apple store, says the blogger, who posts under the name BirdAbroad. But a closer look reveals the winding stairs going up to the chill-out area are poorly made, the walls have not been painted well, and the s...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/TechandScience/S...

Tweets

Piracy in China has reached a new milestone - f...

straitstimes.com 21 Jul '11, 5am

BEIJING - CHINA, a country known for its rampant piracy, has now reached a new milestone - fake Apple stores. An American ...

China can fake anything, even an entire Apple store

China can fake anything, even an entire Apple s...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 21 Jul '11, 3am

China is definitely living up to its reputation of being the 'Land of Fakes'. STOMPer Appearl was amused to find that ther...

Pictures: Fake Chinese Apple store fools staff (via ST iPhone App)

Pictures: Fake Chinese Apple store fools staff ...

straitstimes.com 21 Jul '11, 10pm

China's passion for iPads and iPhones has triggered widespread cloning and even brawls. Now, it has gone further with a fa...

Customers angry, staff defiant at China's fake ...

sg.news.yahoo.com 22 Jul '11, 12pm

KUNMING, China (Reuters) - Customers at an apparent Apple Store in the Chinese city of Kunming berated staff and demanded ...

Fake Apple store in China creates Internet buzz...

sg.news.yahoo.com 21 Jul '11, 4am

A fake Apple store in Kunming, China looking like the real deal. (Courtesy of BirdAbroad) Photos of a fake Apple store in ...

Fake Apple store in China creates Internet buzz...

sg.news.yahoo.com 21 Jul '11, 11am

A fake Apple store in Kunming, China looking like the real deal. (Courtesy of BirdAbroad) Photos of a fake Apple store in ...

New blog post: Fake Apple Store in China

New blog post: Fake Apple Store in China

blog.dk.sg 25 Jul '11, 1am

Here’s an interesting story that’s been spreading on the internet for the past few days. A blogger spotted an Apple Store ...

Fake Apple stores exist not just in China, but ...

todayonline.com 26 Jul '11, 7am

BEIJING - Fake Apple retail stores are not limited to Kumming in China, as identified last week by an American blogger liv...

Apple Thunderbolt Display

Apple Thunderbolt Display

geekandhype.com 20 Jul '11, 1pm

Avec la sortie aujourd’hui de Mac OS X Lion et des nouveaux MacBook Air et Mac mini, Apple met fin au LED Cinema Display p...

RELEASED: Apple's New Macbook Air

RELEASED: Apple's New Macbook Air

luxury-insider.com 21 Jul '11, 2am

Apple has just opened the crates holding its latest Macbook Air models for the world, sure to send technophiles into a tiz...

Fake Apple Retail Stores in China Shut Down via @vernieman

Fake Apple Retail Stores in China Shut Down via...

vernonchan.com 26 Jul '11, 3am

Fake Apple Retail Store, Kunming. Source: China Daily Two of five fake Apple Retail Stores in Kunming, capital of Southwes...

Apple unleashes Lion, updates MacBook Air

Apple unleashes Lion, updates MacBook Air

straitstimes.com 21 Jul '11, 1am

Apple senior vice president of worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller talks about new Lion operation sytem. -- PHOTO: A...

A closer look on spotting fake coloured contact lenses

A closer look on spotting fake coloured contact...

channelnewsasia.com 21 Jul '11, 1am

The word Poloxamer is mis-spelt word, with an "i" instead of an "l" on the fake lens box packaging (HSA photo) - 21 Jul 20...

The wait is over, Mac users: Apple's Lion OS is...

todayonline.com 20 Jul '11, 6am

LONDON - Apple confirmed during its earnings call that the next version of Lion, OSX 10.7, will be released today. The exp...

Apple sells 1 million Mac OS X Lion in a day. Meow! Wait, wrong cat. Roar!

Apple sells 1 million Mac OS X Lion in a day. M...

hardwarezone.com.sg 22 Jul '11, 2am

Apple Sells 1 Million Lions in 1 Day That's one quick cat; in its first day of release over one million Mac users have bou...