Young dont want them any more
Apple and IBM's business partnership which was supposed to push iPads and iPhones into corporates seems to have reverted to hitting softer targets like Japanese pensioners.
The largest manufacturers of the machinery used to make semiconductors, Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron of Japan, have dumped a merger plans.
What could possibly go wrong?
Japan's nuclear industry, which has not been particularly lucky in recent years, might be suffering from a bad case of addiction to Windows XP.
In other news an Apple fanboy actually had a real girlfiend
A Japanese woman, who dated an Apple fanboy on the basis that at least he could not get another woman, was shocked to discover that he was cheating on her.
Wants government investment
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that loss-making Japanese electronics maker Sharp is planning to spin off its LCD panel business.
While the Japanese are famous for their love of brightly coloured gadgets, it seems that they are rejecting their smartphones in favour of traditional flip-phones.
I really think so
Japan, Prime Minister Abe Shinzo has asked the fruity cargo cult Apple to set up a technical development centre in the Land of the Rising Sun.
With 5-inch IPS FullHD screen
Unknown if Microsoft plans to release it elsewhere