Apple is separating the new smartphones into its usual low-cost versus high-cost categories, with big differences between the two models coming down to the camera, display, and battery life.
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Apple Experiencing Issues With iCloud Services and Retail Store Systems [Resolved]
The company says only that "some" users are affected, but social media reports suggest the outage is fairly widespread.
Apple is also having problems with its retail store systems, with a number of users reporting that employees are unable to complete customer purchases or support requests.
Systems are down completely @apple store international plaza Tampa, Fl. Can’t even get my watch fixed— wakaidev (@wakaidev) July 4, 2019
Update: Apple Cash, Apple Pay card management, and Mail Drop are now also affected.
Update 2: According to Apple's system status page, all issues have been resolved.