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Apple Store is Down Ahead of iPhone 5 Pre-Order

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Ahead of the frenzy before the iPhone 5 pre-orders begin, Apple’s online store is down with a note saying ‘We’ll be back soon.’ The note cycles through various different languages.

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In the past, Apple and its carrier partners have experienced such heavy influx of traffic that Apple’s and its carrier partners’ sites have crashed under heavy traffic.

We’ll have to see if Apple will be able to ramp up its pre-order website in time for the heavy influx of traffic as pre-orders begin at 12:01 AM Pacific Time on Friday, September 14.

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2 Comments

  1. Ali

    09/14/2012 at 12:19 am

    what do I do I can do nothing on the sprint or apple website its 2:19am in Houston

    • Janine

      09/14/2012 at 12:23 am

      Download the free Apple store app from the Itunes App store. Purchase it through the app.

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