Apple removes restrictions for online device purchases

midian182

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The Cupertino firm late last week placed order limits on devices bought from its websites—the first time it has done so since the original iPhone launched in 2007. MacBook Air and Mac mini models were restricted to five per order, while iPad Pros and iPhones were limited to just two per customer.

Now, the limit has been removed for users in the US, UK, Hong Kong, and mainland China, allowing people to buy up to 10 iPhones, iPads, and Macs per order. More locations are seeing the restrictions dropped.

The coronavirus saw Apple close all its stores in China, but with the virus’ spread coming under control in the country, the outlets have now reopened. With the outbreak making its way across the world, Apple recently announced it would be shuttering all its brick and mortar stores outside of China temporarily, resulting in people flocking to its website for the latest devices.

With the coronavirus causing huge disruption among Apple’s China-based suppliers, including Foxconn, there were concerns it could delay the launch of the iPhone 12, but industry insiders say the original launch window is still a target for the phone that could outperform every Android handset.

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QuantumPhysics

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Ain't nobody spending cash on toys right now.

Apple is donating ipads right now to schools cause their inventory is overflowing with rapidly obsolescing, overpriced inventory.
 
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Evernessince

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Ain't nobody spending cash on toys right now.

Apple is donating ipads right now to schools cause their inventory is overflowing with rapidly obsolescing, overpriced inventory.
At least for computer parts, accessories, electronics, VR, and related items sales are through the roof right now. Pretty much every VR headset is sold out, the Nintendo switch is hard to find, ect. People are definitely buying right now.
 

p51d007

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Maybe people will stuff their shopping carts with overpriced (Cr)apple stuff and leave the TP, bread & meat alone!