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Apple Is On The Hunt For Counterfeit Goods In New York

Apple Is On The Hunt For Counterfeit Goods In New York

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In a bid to rid New York City stores of shoddy counterfeit goods, Apple has reportedly cracked down on a number of businesses that are selling fake accessories — seizing items found in its raids and demanding that companies change their names if they’re too similar to that of the Cupertino company itself.

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Chinese Authorities Uncover Another 22 Fake Apple Stores

Chinese Authorities Uncover Another 22 Fake Apple Stores

Following the discovery of some pretty convincing fake Apple stores in China a few weeks ago, the Chinese authorities have been on the hunt for more. Their last find uncovered a whole 22 stores in the city of Kunming along.

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iPhone 5 Fakes Are Already Available in China Thanks to Speedy Counterfeiters

iPhone 5 Fakes Are Already Available in China Thanks to Speedy Counterfeiters

This morning’s report that claims the iPhone 5 will now launch a month later than its expected September release will be a huge blow to some, but as long as you’re not too concerned about having your device made by Apple, you can get an iPhone 5 today in China.

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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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Fake Apple Stores in China Begin to Shut Down, But Apple Has Nothing To Do With It

Fake Apple Stores in China Begin to Shut Down, But Apple Has Nothing To Do With It

Those impressively fake Apple stores in Kunming, China, were undoubtedly destined for doom after they enjoyed global fame last week. Two of the five stores have already been shut down, but surprisingly, Apple has had nothing to do with it.

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China Fakes Apple Retail Stores Better Than It Fakes iPhones [Gallery]

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We’ve all seen those copycat iPhones that come out of China, the majority of which can usually be identified as counterfeit within a few seconds. However, when it comes to faking Apple stores, China does a pretty damn good job.

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Watch A Fake Steve Jobs Rehearse His iPhone 5 Keynote

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If you haven’t had a good laugh today, you should check out this video that’s been circulating of “Steve Jobs” rehearsing his iPhone 5 introduction keynote.

It’s absolutely hilarious to me that anyone would think this video is real, especially after hearing Steve say the iPhone 5 is going to have its own version of smell-o-vision. I also didn’t realize Steve Jobs sounded a lot like George W. Bush, but he does in this video.

The best part though is when Steve decides it’s time to suit up in his “go-time” sneakers, does a quick in-place foot shuffle, then compares the airy weight of his newly donned sneakers to the lightness of the new iPhone 5.

Images Surface of iPod Touch with Capacitive Home Button, 128GB Storage

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Images have surfaced of an iPod touch equipped with a capacitive home screen button and 128GB of storage space. The device is marked with a “DVT-1’ badge previously found on an iPod touch discovered back in 2010, and thought to be the code Apple uses to identify prototype devices.

Other than the capacitive home button and the increased storage, it doesn’t look like anything else is different in these pictures with regards to hardware. However, what’s interesting is that it looks like the device is running version 4.2.1 of iOS, suggesting that it may have been in testing for some time.

The quality of the pictures is poor, and it looks as though the build quality of the device is just as bad – indicating that the device featured is rather a fake than a next-generation iPod prototype.

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