30 Jul '11, 9am

Real Apple store in China repairs fake MacBook

Real Apple store in China repairs fake MacBook

AsiaOne Saturday, Jul 30, 2011 SHANGHAI - In a new twist to the saga involving fake Apple stores found operating in China, a man managed get his fake Apple laptop repaired, at a Pudong Apple Store in Shanghai. According to online reports, he brought in his knockoff 'Macbook Air' to the genuine Apple store, where staff at the in-store helpdesk known as the 'Genius Bar', did not seem to care that his product was not Apple-certified and helped him repair it. The news led one netizen to comment: "That’s funny. I assumed you’d have to get support for your fake MacBook at a fake Apple store." Another netizen commented on Singapore's citizen journalism site, STOMP: "I'm not sure whether their boss or Steve Jobs would agree with this though." At least five fake Apple stores were uncovered last week in Kunming, China. A US blogger had first publicised the discovery of a fake Apple ...

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