“Clearly Apple is making some rather radical backend changes this weekend,” Brownlee reports. “This is not the first service outage to occur over the last few days. On Friday night, thousands of owners of iOS devices found themselves unable to use their devices as Apple’s iTunes activation servers went down.”
Brownlee writes, “Given the upcoming debut of Apple’s new cloud services, my guess is these hiccups are indicative of Cupertino doing the prep work to launch iCloud.”
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