Despite an internet campaign to pressure the Chinese government to overlook Apple's dubious warranty practices, it looks like Apple fanboys behind the bamboo curtain will have to be protected from the company after all.
Apple has managed to avoid boiling in hot water in China after moves to promote a show exposing the way it discriminated against Chinese customers were marred by a Twitter promotion for the show.
The state run CCTV chanel ran its annual outing of corporate malpractice in a highly influential show watched by millions of Chinese people.
Back in March, Apple confirmed that its iOS app store had hit the 25 billion downloads mark - prompting me to wonder what the most popular programs were for both the iPhone and iPad.
Nokia's quarterly phone sales have plummeted a whopping 20% from just a year ago.
A number of iPad owners have reported wireless connectivity issues with their hallowed and "magical" tablet devices, including weak Wi-Fi reception, dropped signals and difficulty connecting to various routers.
Apple is reportedly planning to ban the sale of protective screen film in both its retail and online stores.
A Morgan Stanley analyst has predicted that Apple may introduce a line of cheaper iPhones in June.
A UK journalist has opined that consumers should be paying more - not less - for mobile applications.