So why not sell out of Apple? Because Apple is a second-half-of-the-year story with the planned introduction of the next iPhone as well as strong tablet and PC sales. There are even rumors of an Apple-powered television. Cramer said it's better to take some short-term pain in Apple in order to get the longer-term gains in the second half of the year. But for the rest of tech, Cramer said any short-term pain may lead to longer-tern pain, so it's best to protect yourself now.