Apple offers free repairs for Japanese quake damaged kit

Punters must live within designated disaster relief area.

Apple has said it will offer free repairs to anyone who’s Mac or iOS kit was damaged by March’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan. However, users will have to live within a specially designated area set by the Japanese government.

Owners will be able to get Macs, iPhones, Cinema Display and iPads sorted without paying, as long as where they live is in an area hit by the natural disaster. These have been outlined in Japan’s Disaster Relief Act.

iPod nanos, classics and shuffles are not included in the offer. Anyone who wants to take advantage of Apple’s deal will need to drop the Cupertino company a line by 30 June.

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Via Engadget

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