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Ship date for built-to-order Mac Pro slips to February; fully loaded config tops $18K

' Three words: pent-up demand. That is what's behind the quick jump from a label of "shipping in December" to "shipping to February" if you're trying to order a Mac Pro configured to your specifications on the Apple online store. The way the backlog has increased in just a few short hours has us be...

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Apple adds Sharp 4K monitor to EU Apple Online Store, then yanks it

For a short time over the weekend, it was possible to purchase a 32-inch Sharp 4K LED monitor via the Apple Online Store in various EU territories, but it has since been removed across the board. The massive display was priced at £3,499.00, which is roughly in line with the product's price e...

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Russia's online Apple Store features virtual specialist

While there still aren't any brick-and-mortar Apple Stores in Russia, Apple's online presence in the country went live yesterday. And though there may be no flesh-and-blood Apple Geniuses in the country... yet... the Russian online Apple Store features a pair of smiling blue-shirted specialists wh...

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Apple applies design changes to online store

It may not seem like all that much changed after last night's Apple Store downtime, but the company actually made a number of design changes that, according to MacStories editor Federico Viticci, bring "a cleaner, more subdued style for graphical elements and larger image-centric spots for product...

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Free iPhone next-day shipping makes Apple online store purchase even more attractive

Thinking about buying a new iPhone? Don't get in the car and go to the nearest Apple Store. Instead, use the same browser you're using to read TUAW and point it to the online Apple Store to purchase the iPhone there. Apple has launched a promotion where it's providing free next-day shipping on ...

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Apple online store now selling refurbished 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

Earlier this month, Apple began offering refurbished 15-inch MacBook Pro notebooks with Retina display via its online store starting at US$1,869. Today, it added the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro to its lineup of refurbished offerings. The machines start at $1,439 for the 2.5 GHz i5 model with 1...

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'Tis the season: Apple launches holiday gift guide, offers free shipping

Apple launched its annual holiday gift guide that bundles together the best gifts for the Apple owner in your life. The 2012 guide sorts gifts based on device ownership with lists for the iPad, Mac, iPhone and iPod. The iPad page showcases the newly released iPad mini, which Apple says is "the ...

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Apple adds online specialist chat to four countries

Apple unveiled a new online help feature that lets customers ask questions when they are shopping for an iPad or iPhone. According to Pocket-Lint, the service debuted on Wednesday in the UK, Germany, Spain and Brazil. Customers who have questions can click on the "Ask Now" button which is prese...

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Apple starts selling refurbished 3rd generation iPads

If you've been waiting for a deal on a third-generation iPad, your wait is over. Apple now has refurbished "new iPads" in the online Apple Store awaiting your credit card info. The pricing isn't too much better than what you'd pay for a brand new iPad, but discounts from 6 to 7 percent across...

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International iPhone 4S shipping dates already showing delays

That didn't take long. Just hours after preordering for the new iPhone 4S began, Electronista is reporting that international orders for the new phone are already showing ship dates of one to two weeks. For some TUAW readers and bloggers, the order process went slowly this morning, indicating...

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iPhone ship times start to slip (Updated)

Update: As of this afternoon, the ship times are all back to 1 day. Perhaps the inventory lag was related to weather events or other externalities. Customers looking to buy an iPhone 4 from Apple's online store will now have to wait 1-3 days for their handset to ship. This lengthened ship tim...

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Apple Order Status system down until May 22

A few readers have tipped us that Apple's order status system for its online store is down until May 22. As you can see from the image above, the familiar sticky note is accompanied by text informing users of the downtime. We do want to note that Apple's online store is open and fully operation...

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iPad 2 now shipping in 1 to 2 weeks from online stores

It always pays to be patient. While the iPad 2 had wait times of 4 to 5 weeks at launch, the devices are now shipping in 1 to 2 weeks from the U.S. online store. The ship times are consistent across all models, whether black, white, Verizon, AT&T, or with different storage capacities. T...

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Apple Store Holiday Gift Guide now live

Apple has launched a 2010 Holiday Gift Guide in their US online store. The guide this year is designed to spotlight three segments: buying entertaining gifts, buying gifts for creative minds, and buying gifts for yourself. Entertainment gifts include the Apple TV and Civilization V, while crea...

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Apple Store back online, with changes

With the day's Apple news slowing down, the Apple store finally came back online after what seemed to be an eternity. We've been looking around and here are the changes that we found: New iPod nanos are now available for order and ship within 24 hours New iPod touches are available for order a...

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