29 July 2011 By: Filip Truta, Apple News Editor Real Apple Store Services a Fake MacBook Air It's getting harder and harder to get thrown out of an Apple retail store nowadays. You'd think they'd not tolerate bringing in a fake Apple product for repair, but apparently they'll Apple retail store in China offers even troubleshoot it for you. assistance to a person who owns a fake Apple product Comedian Mark Malkoff recently proved to the world that Apple retail stores are quite micgadget.com possibly the next best location for a romantic date, if every other place in your city is booked. He also ordered himself a nice pizza and ate it in-store, and he even brought a pet goat with him as he strolled through the iPods on display. Nothing seemed to get him kicked out. A video of all his stunts (four in total) can be found here. Now, you might imagine that a comedian will get away with pulling something like that simply because it's obvious he's doing some sort of a gig. And perhaps you'd be right. After all, the Apple retail staff most likely saw the camera was rolling, and they knew how they'd been trained to respect the customer's wishes and play along. But troubleshooting a fake Apple product certainly isn't in the job description for the staff sitting behind the Genius bar. Yet one store in China (yes, one of the real ones) serviced a MacBook Air knockoff for a "cheapo" who had the courage to bring it in and ask the Geniuses to have a look at it. According to MIC Gadget, this person got his service at the Pudong Apple store in Shanghai. He had actually made an appointment with an Apple Genius for hands-on diagnosis and troubleshooting on his fake MacBook Air. The picture displayed above shows how the Geniuses helped the man, and enthusiastically at that. Page 1 Copyright (c) 2001-2012 Softpedia. All rights reserved. Softpedia™ and Softpedia™ logo are registered trademarks of SoftNews NET SRL.
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