With the launch of the App Store by UK iPhone and iPad users this morning, the UK government is announcing COVID-19 announcing an extension of Apple’s efforts to make the device more prominent for coronavirus alerts.
By tapping on the Priority Card, users will include an NHS application link and a video with guidance from the UK government doctor, Professor Chris Whitty, on coronavirus protection:
Stay home to save your life. Anyone can spread the coronavirus. Start now only when you absolutely need to do food, medicine, work or exercise. Always try to stay two meters away. Don’t meet others outside your household – even friends and family.
Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.
The App Store is an unknown home for PSA – Apple News would be the standard place for such content – but Apple is obviously trying to circumvent official guidance for as many users as possible, including those looking for new apps and updates. . on their device.
In the United States, Apple began launching White House public service announcements at the top of the “App Store” on March 21, providing official guidance on “dos and donts” of social distance. Users in other countries are also likely to receive similar advice from their national governments.
These are just some of the latest actions Apple is taking in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apple said earlier this month that applications submitted to the App Store for corona viruses are critically evaluated to ensure that data sources are reliable and that developers of these applications come from recognized organizations such as government agencies, health-focused NGOs, from deeply authorized companies in the healthcare industry. questions, and medical or educational institutions.
For a limited time, Apple will offer free and audiobooks to US users
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Push notification text:
Enjoy a good book with us
Discover free books, readings for kids, cozy puzzles and audiobooks for the whole family.
Tapping the notification will bring users to the Free Books page …
2020 iPad Pro Unboxing Videos and First Impressions
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Exercise with Apple’s new smart keyboard foil for the 2020 iPad Pro
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We bought the smart keyboard foil for the iPad designed for 2020 …
Benchmarks We recommend the new iPad Pro A12Z Chip is almost identical to the A12X in 2018
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The 11-inch iPad Pro single-core G …
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You can download the free tvOS 13.4 update over the air through the Apple TV Settings application in System> Software Update. Apple TV owners who have automated software …
Specials: New discounts on Amazon for the 2020 iPad Pro and MacBook Air
Apple launched the new iPad Pro and MacBook Air last week, and shortly after Expercom gave its first discount on these devices. Today, Amazon has launched the second series of referrals for some of its new 2020 Apple products.
Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. If you click on a link and make a purchase, you may receive a small payout to help us operate the site …