As Japan struggles to address the continuing tragedies engendered by earthquakes, tsunamis and faltering nuclear power plants, Apple has announced that it’ll postpone the launch of the iPad a pair of within the tech-savvy country.
The tablet, that launched on Friday within the U.S., was scheduled to debut in Japan on March twenty five. however Apple spokeswoman Natalie Kerris told Macworld in an exceedingly statement that Apple is "delaying the launch of the iPad a pair of in Japan whereas the country and our groups specialize in recovering from the recent disaster. Our hearts leave to the individuals of Japan, together with our staff and their families, who are impacted by this terrible tragedy."
It’s simply the newest in an exceedingly series of good and sensitive moves by Apple, whose stores in Japan reportedly became havens for survivors making an attempt to contact relatives within the immediate aftermath of the quake and tsunami. the corporate was conjointly swift to solicit donations to the Red Cross via the iTunes Store.