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09.13.10

Weird Video About Apple Bullying, Sweatshops, Antennagate, and Damage Control

Posted in Apple, Humour, Videos at 7:39 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz


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Summary: The video above captures some embarrassing moments of Apple which are fairly recent

AS WE stated about a month ago, July was a terrible month for Apple from a reputation perspective. The video we have just transcoded — even though the language may be a barrier — provides a summary. Here is where we found this video:

An enlightening CNN clip that interviews Jimmy Lai and takes us behind the scenes at Next Media’s Taiwan animation headquarters quotes Washington Post media critic Howard Kurtz huffily declaring that if this is the future of journalism, he wants no part of it. I can see his point. Lai is out to make money by syndicating his animations far and wide, Associated Press-style. But while the Steve Jobs clip does a decent job of covering a spring and summer’s worth of Apple news — stolen iPhone prototypes, suicidal Chinese workers — it certainly doesn’t fit under what we used to think of as “news.” Steve Jobs isn’t actually Darth Vader.

“I hasten to add,” said the person who brought this to our attention, “I found the last story bizarre rather than useful or well argued but sometimes bizarre is enough.”

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3 Comments

  1. mcinsand said,

    September 14, 2010 at 9:38 am

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    Speaking of Apple’s disgusting antics, does anyone remember their retroactive downgrades that occurred in the late ’90′s? If you sent a check for top end, you received middle end, and if you sent a check for middle end, you got low end. A friend in Europe was really angry over this, and he was an Apple dealer until this happened. At the time, he told me the details of what clockspeeds were downgraded to what, but I’ve slept since then.

    Regards,
    mc

  2. Jose_X said,

    September 14, 2010 at 2:29 pm

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    So to avoid blocking antenna reception, the preferred workaround is to have the two small fingers removed? [I actually thought that was funny.]

    Dr. Roy Schestowitz Reply:

    It’s always the users’ fault.

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