As the countries across the world are bracing themselves up to fight the COVID-19 outbreak, Apple has come up a new strategy to make life of its users easy. The Cupertino-based tech giant has reduced the limit on online purchase of iPhones.
Once users choose the iPhone as per specifications they desire, they get an option to check out. On reviewing the shopping bag on Apple’s online store, one can then select the range from the drop-down menu that shows one can buy more than 10 iPhone.
However, the Reuters report has revealed that Apple hasn’t lifted the limit on some of its iPad and Macbook range.
Recently, Apple has updated MacBook Air with faster performance, the new Magic Keyboard, twice the storage and a new lower price of Rs 92,990. The new MacBook Air delivers up to two times faster CPU performance2 and up to 80 percent faster graphics performance allowing customers breeze through daily activities and play more games.
The new MacBook Air, which comes with storage capacity of 256GB, also houses 13-inch Retina display, Touch ID, spacious trackpad, and all-day battery life combined with the power of macOS Catalina.
Meanwhile, Apple has introduced its Siri users with a questionnaire related to the COVID-19 virus. If an iPhone user asks Siri whether or not they have Coronavirus pandemic, Apple’s voice assistant starts shooting a couple of questions to them. Several news reports have Siri will ask the users if they have come in close contact with someone who is tested positive for COVID-19 virus.
Apple’s Siri also tells them to watch out for symptoms like fever, dry cough, or shortness of breath. They may appear up to 14 days after exposure. If COVID-19 symptoms are shown one should separate themselves from others and take help of the medical experts immediately. It also states that in case someone is unable to reach a provider, they may use telehealth apps for help.
So far, Apple has donated $15 million worldwide to help treat coronavirus patients as well as to help lessen the economic and community impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’re also announcing that we are matching our employee donations two-to-one to support COVID-19 response efforts locally, nationally and internationally,” as revealed in the official statement issued by Apple.
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