“Many avenues for preordering the company’s newest devices — including Apple’s online store — were unavailable for some users for nearly an hour after preorders were slated to begin,” Tibken reports. “The issues mirrored past iPhone launches, including last year when eager shoppers couldn’t access the store for about two hours.”
“This time around, the Apple Store website again wouldn’t load for many users, but others accessing the store through Apple’s app had no problems,” Tibken reports. “The major wireless carrier sites also had some issues. In typical Apple fashion, some models were backordered within minutes of the start of preorders. The rose gold iPhone 6S Plus appeared to be in particularly short supply.”
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MacDailyNews Take: When you want to get your preorders in, it’s best to use the Apple Store app on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. It’s proven to be the smoothest fastest way to preorder new Apple products.
Note: iPhone 6s/Plus are slated to launch at Apple Retail Stores beginning at 8am on September 25th. Actual supplies may be severely constrained.