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Apple Cancels Launch Event Scheduled on 31st March Due To Coronavirus Concerns

Additionally, Apple's restrictions on its engineers from travelling to Asia due to coronavirus has affected the development of its next-generation iPhone 12 which could result in a delayed fall launch

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Apple was expected to launch iPhone SE 2 aka iPhone 9 later this month, along with some other devices, including new generation of iPad Pro. Pixabay

Cupertino-based tech giant Apple has reportedly cancelled the March 31 launch event because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, GizmoChina reported on Wednesday.

Apple was expected to launch iPhone SE 2 aka iPhone 9 later this month, along with some other devices, including new generation of iPad Pro.

The decision of cancelling the event from the iPhone maker comes as the Santa Clara County has temporarily banned mass gatherings of people due to the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the region.

Additionally, Apple’s restrictions on its engineers from travelling to Asia due to coronavirus has affected the development of its next-generation iPhone 12 which could result in a delayed fall launch.

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Cupertino-based tech giant Apple has reportedly cancelled the March 31 launch event because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, GizmoChina reported on Wednesday. Pixabay

The Cupertino-based tech giant has extended the deadline by one month to the end of April for its engineers from making business trips to Asia.

These restrictions have delayed the engineering verification tests (EVTs) for the 5G iPhones at manufacturing facilities in China.

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Apple said in February that its revenue for the current quarter would be below its forecasts and that the worldwide iPhone supply “will be temporarily constrained” because of the consequences of the COVID-19 epidemic. (IANS)

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Spotify Updates Siri Support on Apple Watch

Spotify has launched 'Spotify Kids' for the users in the US, Canada and France

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Users can request songs on Spotify using Siri and their Watch, simply by adding the phrase "on Spotify" to their request. Wikimedia Commons

Swedish music streaming app Spotify has updated its app to take advantage of Siri support on Apple Watch in watchOS 6, with version 8.5.52 available now on the App Store.

Users can request songs on Spotify using Siri and their Watch, simply by adding the phrase “on Spotify” to their request.

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To use Siri with the music service on Apple Watch, say “Hey Siri, Play music on Spotify,” or just add “on Spotify” to any voice command to play content, reports 9To5Mac.

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Swedish music streaming app Spotify has updated its app to take advantage of Siri support on Apple Watch in watchOS 6, with version 8.5.52 available now on the App Store. Pixabay

Spotify had officially released its Apple Watch app in November 2018 but it’s been lagging behind on features like streaming music from the wearable, offline playback, and support for Siri.

Spotify has launched ‘Spotify Kids’ for the users in the US, Canada and France.

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Like YouTube Kids, everything in Spotify Kids is curated to ensure songs are kid-friendly, the company said in a statement. (IANS)