iPad 2 Japan launch delayed

Apple makes understandable move as crisis continues

Apple refuses to set new date as Japan reels from earthquake fall out.

Apple has decided to delay the release of the iPad 2 in Japan, following last week’s earthquake, tsunami and continuing nuclear crisis.

Cupertino released a statement last night saying, “We are delaying the launch of the iPad 2 in Japan while the country and our teams focus on recovering from the recent disaster.” The iPad 2 has been scheduled to launch on 25 March, the same day the UK. No new release date has been set.

The move comes as Apple and others look to distance themselves from the frivolity of technology in the wake of one of the 21st centuries worst natural disasters. The company has been letting people use its stores to attempt to contact loved ones and take shelter.

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