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Here is Apple Tim Cook's fully translated apology to Chinese customers

0. phoneArena 05 Apr 2013, 03:00 posted on

Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook inherited the position of the iconic Apple creator and CEO Steve Jobs. Cook is different. While Jobs left an impression of being unapologetic...

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posted on 05 Apr 2013, 03:09 8

1. wendygarett (unregistered)


You have hurt the consumer too much, and it's unforgivable now, even you knock your head to the ground and apologize thousand time... It doesn't work anymore :(

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 08:15 9

9. xperiaDROID (limited) (Posts: 5075; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Wendy, people can change, everything can change. I respect Tim Cook for that. APOLOGY ACCEPTED!

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 13:21 3

13. poping (unregistered)


the apology was meant for customers in china. you can't accept the apology in their behalf...

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 13:29 1

14. xperiaDROID (limited) (Posts: 5075; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


I know, at least he apologized, Steve Jobs never apologize.......

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 14:21 1

15. robocopvn (Posts: 175; Member since: 10 Mar 2010)


it's one of the reasons I don't like Mr Jobs

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 20:42

17. dragonstkdgirl (Posts: 144; Member since: 07 Apr 2012)


It's a warranty policy, not a failing marriage....

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 03:17

2. iushnt (Posts: 604; Member since: 06 Feb 2013)


Poor Apple and poor Cook.. Steve where are you?

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 03:33 20

3. rgxVOiD (Posts: 432; Member since: 30 Aug 2012)


Dead...

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 09:04 5

11. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Rotflmfao that was funny and true™

The world doesn't need Apple®

Go away you bad fruit©

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 09:04 5

12. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


"DEAD"™

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 04:00

4. MrJerry (Posts: 385; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)


I think it is smart move.
It's not a humiliation or something similar

This accident has strongly confirmed again that Tim is a Business man rather than a revolutionist

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 05:44

5. rusticguy (Posts: 2820; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


Needs to be "POKED" time and again for him to get up and quickly apologize.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 07:26

7. Aeires (unregistered)


It's a step in the right direction but he needs to call off the lawyers to really impress people. He doesn't have the creativity Jobs had, nor can he pull off the reality distortion field, so he needs to present himself as the good guy. Lawyers and constant lawsuits are killing that.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 07:06 2

6. lyndon420 (Posts: 1688; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


Now we need an apology to everyone else.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 07:57

8. Slammer (Posts: 950; Member since: 03 Jun 2010)


I commend Tim on stepping to the plate. However, I feel the opening greeting didn't convey a personal enough approach. Perhaps "To our valued friends and dedicated customers of China."

In my opinion, the followed letter along the way, didn't really promote enough passion as I thought it would. Tim seemed more meek in his sympathy rather than to the point.

But, the good news is, Chinese did accept the letter and hopefully Apple will have learned that other countries are not so easily taken for granted.

John B.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 08:20 5

10. xperiaDROID (limited) (Posts: 5075; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Now, Apple needs to behave properly, not suing, suing doesn't change anything.

BE KIND APPLE, YOU MAKE SMARTPHONES, WE COUNT YOU AS A PART OF THE SMARTPHONE FAMILY, NOT ENEMY!

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 14:53

16. MartianMe (unregistered)


5 years ago they wouldn't done that but now that they're cornered in the US where is the only place that they are doing well, they must play well....Android pretty much dominates the rest of the world"

posted on 06 Apr 2013, 00:32 1

18. Tim_Kook (Posts: 1; Member since: 06 Apr 2013)


What I actually said was:

"Domo Arigato, Mr. Roboto
Mata au hi made
Domo Arigato, Mr. Roboto
Himitsu wo shiritai"

which translates to:

Thank you very much oh Mr. Roboto -
For doing the jobs that nobody wants to -
And thank you very much oh Mr. Roboto
For helping me escape just when I needed to -
Thank you, thank you, thank you...

posted on 06 Apr 2013, 16:18

19. RichardParker (Posts: 1; Member since: 06 Apr 2013)


That's Japanese..

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