Despite CEO Tim Cook's public apology over warranty issues, Apple may not be out of the woods yet in China -- the company has been listed among a number of app providers and websites being investigated for pornography there.
They say an apology goes a long way toward mending fences, and when the apology is heartfelt, even more so -- and Tim Cook's very public apology on Apple's Chinese website is already working its magic with the press there.
It's hard to believe almost a month has already gone by since most of us were preparing to celebrate Christmas, but January is rapidly winding to a close. Thankfully, we have some hot controversy brewing over a popular photo app getting yanked out of the App Store to keep us warm during this frigid first month of 2013, and there's plenty more to read about that you also might have missed...
And the leaks just keep on coming! By now it should be clear that Apple is having a sixth-generation iPhone assembled in Asia, and you can now add a logic board to your pile of leaked photos from the handset.
Apple CEO Tim Cook and company have yet to step onstage to announce this year's iPhone and already, some entrepreneurial companies in the Far East are taking the hard-earned yuan of their fellow Chinese and sticking it away in their own pockets, promising to one day hook them up with an iPhone 5. If that isn't sad enough, we've got some rumblings of a couple of App Store favorites that may be on life support and more for this Thursday, July 12, 2012.
And with one press release, it's official. With the Proview trademark lawsuit now settled and regulatory approvals behind them, Apple has cleared the new iPad for landing, right back where the products are manufactured in the first place.
Apple has finally put the Proview trademark lawsuit behind it, which means the company can start to focus on releasing the new iPad in China at long last. According to one blog in that country, Cupertino may be planning to do just that on July 27.
It may be well short of the $400 million nearly bankrupt technology company Proview was hoping for, but it's sure better than the $55,000 they originally received for the Chinese trademark on the iPad.