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Apple Store, iTunes go offline [u]

updated 09:05 am EDT, Tue September 12, 2006

iTMS goes offline

Ahead of Apple's special "Showtme" event this morning in San Francisco, Apple's iTunes Music Store and its online Apple Store is offline. Analysts expect announcements related to iTunes, Apple's rumored movie store, and more. When users click on iTune Music Store link, a message appears in the user's browser saying "It's Showtime. The iTunes Store is being updated," while Apple's online store says "We are busy updating the store for you and will be back within the hour." [updated] (Editor's note: As many have pointed out the previously noted 'iTunes Video' links on several international sites had 'movie trailers' embedded into link, likely indicating that they were simplying pointing to the trailers of those movies.)

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  1. Axel

    Joined: Dec 1969


    availability of movies

    hmm. the link to the .de QT page indeed shows links to "iTunes Videos", but if you look at the actual link text, it's "blahbla?omni-pg=Movie+Trailers" Plus I doubt they would name feature-length movies "iTunes Videos"

  1. Zaren

    Joined: Dec 1969



    That spot on the US server's Quicktime page is all about podcasts... interesting that the format is different...

    let the snipe hunt continue!

  1. Lenio

    Joined: Dec 1969


    do we get to watch?

    anyone have a link for a live QT webcast?

  1. jarod

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Can't wait!

    This should really be revolutionary! Keep your fingers crossed and ur brokers buyin! ;-)

  1. yomatiase

    Joined: Dec 1969


    apple/la has the movie links!!!!!!!

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