Video iPod Launch Sends Apple Store Offline

The Apple Store was offline for more than an hour following the launch of a new video-enabled iPod, which was unveiled today after months of anticipation. While the launch of a new Apple product routinely leads to brief "restocking" outages for the Apple store, today's downtime was longer than usual, perhaps due to web traffic generated by the pent-up curiosity of iPod lovers. Netcraft: Video iPod Launch Slows Apple Store

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 13th October 2005 1:15AM