Apple Online Store Goes Down Ahead of 'Time Flies' Virtual Event

Apple's online store is down in anticipation of its "Time Flies" event later on Tuesday, strongly suggesting products will be available to pre-order or order immediately after the event.

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The placeholder says "We're making updates to the Apple store. Check back soon."

Apple's "Time Flies" event will be a virtual media event, where the company is expected to unveil new Apple Watch and iPad models. Rumors suggest we will not see the iPhone 12 at this event, with Apple instead waiting perhaps until October to take the wraps off of its next flagship iPhones.

Apple's media event kicks off at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time, and you can tune in on Apple's event page, on Apple's YouTube channel, or through the TV app on Apple's various platforms. Stay up to date on all the latest news and developments right here on MacRumors!

Top Rated Comments

Kylo83 Avatar
18 weeks ago
I wish I was exited but all the rumours have down played the event for me
Score: 30 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MrMacintoshIII Avatar
18 weeks ago


It still baffles me they have to take down the whole website this early to prepare for an update. Maybe it is still for marketing hype but would think they would be beyond that now.

a smart company will never be beyond marketing hype.
Score: 24 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Roscorito Avatar
18 weeks ago
Anyone else think this is excessive for new watches? One more thing?
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
rmoliv Avatar
18 weeks ago
OMG I'm so excited! Take all my money!!!
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
PickUrPoison Avatar
18 weeks ago
iPhone 12 announcement, pre-orders start today ?
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Kylo83 Avatar
18 weeks ago


OMG I'm so excited! Take all my money!!!

Let’s see after the event if you still feel this way
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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