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Tim Cook Responds To ‘Offensive’ Claims About Factory Worker Mistreatment

Tim Cook Responds To ‘Offensive’ Claims About Factory Worker Mistreatment

Following a lengthy New York Times report published earlier this week, detailing the harsh reality behind the mistreatment of Chinese factory workers, Apple CEO Tim Cook has responded to his staff with an email that brands the report “patently false and offensive.”

Cook revealed he is “outraged” by the report, and reassured his team that “we’ve made a great deal of progress and improved conditions for hundreds of thousands of workers.”

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Chinese Case Makers Are Already Selling Thicker “iPad 2S” Cases

Chinese Case Makers Are Already Selling Thicker “iPad 2S” Cases

Aside from last year’s predictions for an all-new iPhone 5, case manufacturers have traditionally been a good source of information for forthcoming Apple devices. Take the iPad 2, for example. We had a good idea what the device would look like before it launched thanks to cases produced by several Chinese manufacturers.

It’s no surprise to us, then, that manufacturers are already building cases for the third-generation iPad, but what do they say about Apple’s next device? Well, it’ll be called the “iPad 2S,” rather than the “iPad 3,” according to this particular manufacturer. And it’ll look much the same as the iPad 2, only 1mm thicker.

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This Poor, Love-Struck Chinese Student Built His Girlfriend Her Very Own “iPad”

This Poor, Love-Struck Chinese Student Built His Girlfriend Her Very Own “iPad”

Look, we hate crappy iPad knock-offs as much as any red-blooded Apple fan, but we’re going to make an exception in this case. Why? Sure, the knock-off tablet looks gaudy, but the Chinese student who built it didn’t make it to cash in on Apple’s brand: he made it for his girlfriend out of love.

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iPhone Mod is a Steve Jobs Tribute Apple Would Be Proud Of

iPhone Mod is a Steve Jobs Tribute Apple Would Be Proud Of

We’ve seen a shedload of Steve Jobs tributes since he passed away on October 5, but when it comes to paying tribute with one of the devices Steve created, this is the most impressive we’ve seen so far. This iPhone 4 mod was devised by a Chinese student, and it’s a tribute Apple would be proud of.

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iPhone 5 Screen Protectors Point to Larger Display, New Home Button

iPhone 5 Screen Protectors Point to Larger Display, New Home Button

This screen protector, supposedly built for Apple’s much-anticipated iPhone 5, indicates the new device will indeed boast that fancy redesign we’ve all been longing for — with a larger screen and an all-new home button.

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Chinese Apple Store Generously Troubleshoots Knockoff MacBook Air

Chinese Apple Store Generously Troubleshoots Knockoff MacBook Air

Having watched Mark Malkoff’s hilarious video earlier this week, we now know it’s possible to have a pizza delivered to your local Apple store, take your pet goat to check out the latest Mac minis, and get your iPhone repaired while you’re dressed as Darth Vadar. But will a real Apple store help you troubleshoot your knockoff MacBook Air?

This is one in China did!

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