Whatever reality-bending substances are being imbibed, chewed or smoked at UPS, sign me up: they tagged Adam Jackson’s iMac Core i7 as a fruit.
And now his work tool is awaiting inspection by the FDA, after UPS did the smart thing by “submitting proper documentation” for what it believed was a 40-pound shipment of possibly forbidden fruit from China.
Sounds like a funny fluke, but there’s more than one burnt bulb at UPS processing centers — MG Siegler at Techcrunch had the same problem just last week.
Note to UPS: the words “apple” “mac” and “core” do NOT necessarily mean foodstuffs.
Or are they just PC people messing with us?
UPDATE: After viewing your comments about other incidents, we asked for a comment. Here’s what UPS had to say about it.