Apple drives the internet insane with failed iPhone 6 pre-orders
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Pre-ordering a new iPhone is never an easy process. You wake up at 3AM if youre on the East Coast, stay up late on the West Coast, or simply eat your breakfast if youre in Europe. But this year it has been an especially tricky process for Apples most loyal customers in the US. Apples online store in the US was down for two hours and 25 minutes, leaving customers who stayed up late rather frustrated. Online Apple Stores outside the US appear to have been unaffected by the troubles.
Some were able to sneak orders onto the US site or via the Apple Store app for iOS, but many have taken to Twitter to vent their frustrations. Most are angry, others have given up, and some used humor to lighten the mood of those desperately refreshing…