21 Jul '11, 10pm

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

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

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...

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