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Dumb Buyer Beware: Chinese State Police Seize Hundreds Of Fake Apple iPhone… Gas Stoves
Tech Crunch ^ | February 24, 2012 | MATT BURNS

Posted on 02/24/2012 6:56:53 PM PST by Swordmaker

Today I learned a gas stove branded as an iPhone cannot take Instagram pics, make phone calls and probably isn’t a real iPhone. But some consumers might not be as educated. Good thing the Chinese state police are always ready to enforce trademark infringement and recently seized 681 of the so-called iPhone gas stoves.

These stoves, produced by “Apple China Limited”, would likely be a hot seller in the official Apple merchandise store, giving Apple engineers and fanboys a humorous party conversation piece. Or, for Foxconn workers, it could be a great space heater.

M.I.C.gadget notes that each of the gas stoves is adorned with a green Apple logo and even has a compliance certification label. But don’t be fooled, these are not real Apple products. But they’re still better than those fake Android stoves. Right, fanboys?


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1 posted on 02/24/2012 6:56:58 PM PST by Swordmaker
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To: ~Kim4VRWC's~; 1234; Abundy; Action-America; acoulterfan; AFreeBird; Airwinger; Aliska; altair; ...
These would be a potential "Hot seller" if the theories of the anti-Apple trolls were correct—PING!


Apple Stove? Ping!

Please, No Flame Wars!
Discuss technical issues, software, and hardware.
Don't attack people!
Don't respond to the Anti-Apple Thread Trolls!
PLEASE IGNORE THEM!!!

If you want on or off the Mac Ping List, Freepmail me.

2 posted on 02/24/2012 6:59:13 PM PST by Swordmaker (This tag line is a Microsoft product "insult" free zone.)
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I wonder if the burner turns off if you place it to your ear to make a phone call?


3 posted on 02/24/2012 7:01:34 PM PST by Swordmaker (This tag line is a Microsoft product "insult" free zone.)
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To: Swordmaker

Notice that the officer does use the appropriate finger gesture to demonstrate the proper operation of the iPhone gas stove...


4 posted on 02/24/2012 7:03:01 PM PST by Swordmaker (This tag line is a Microsoft product "insult" free zone.)
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To: Swordmaker

Those look pretty handy.


5 posted on 02/24/2012 7:18:06 PM PST by Disambiguator
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To: Swordmaker
Those gas stoves are used for table-top cooking. Called hua gua (just like it looks)...or 'hot pot' ...very popular.

Most def not a telephone.

Also see 'Apple logo' on sport shoes...make you run faster - jump higher!
6 posted on 02/24/2012 7:30:35 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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“Also see ‘Apple logo’ on sport shoes...make you run faster - jump higher!”

And crash less, one assumes.


7 posted on 02/24/2012 7:34:29 PM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: Swordmaker

The long arm of the masters of the globe in action through good little foreign slaves. Wouldn’t want icons without fees on frugal cooking implements in the hovels of impoverished peasants, would we.


8 posted on 02/24/2012 7:47:42 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: headsonpikes

(golf clap)....well played.


9 posted on 02/24/2012 8:20:25 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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