Slightly below a yr in the past – 13 March 2020 – Apple closed all of its shops outdoor of China (together with Hong Kong and Taiwan) on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. As of one March 2021, for the primary time in 353 days, they’re in spite of everything all open once more.

The pandemic is some distance from over, however this choice, reported by means of 9to5Mac, sends a sign of hope. This appears like the start of the tip.

Many stuff are other from the spring of 2020. The 270 Apple shops can simplest be opened beneath strict hygiene regulations. Dressed in a face masks is obligatory, and the collection of guests is proscribed.

Some person Apple shops reopened in the USA in Might ultimate yr, however many had been open just for talk over with by means of appointment, for instance to deliver a tool for restore or to pick out up a repaired or newly ordered product. However all of the cohort of 270 US shops have no longer been open on the similar time for the reason that preliminary closure.

The preferred Nowadays At Apple occasions can’t but happen; Apple is now providing the seminars just about. For instance, there may be a web-based coaching path the place Apple running shoes give an explanation for the Mac, iPhone and iPad intimately.

This newsletter firstly seemed on Macwelt. Translation by means of David Worth.