My new Apple TV is still in China

Summary:Seeing the little Apple TV travel through Asia does reinforce the idea that we've definitely lost a ton of jobs to foreign workers.

We're all very aware that Apple manufactures its products in China. We've given Chinese manufacturing extensive coverage.

See also: Mike Daisey caught lying about Foxconn; incinerates credibility

Even so, it doesn't really make an impact until you realize that the device you'd expected to show up at the door today is still a world away, literally:

Apple keeps sending me delivery date notices. First, it was supposed to get here on the 28th, then the 21st (today), and now, checking directly on the Fedex tracking page, Apple thinks I'll get it on the 23rd. I'm not in a big rush, but seeing the little Apple TV travel through Asia does reinforce the idea that we've definitely lost a ton of jobs to foreign workers.

Anyway, stay tuned. I'll let you know what I think when it arrives.

Topics: Mobility, Apple, Hardware

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