Apple Store down ahead of Apple Watch Series 7 preorders

The Online Apple Store went down late Thursday as Apple prepares to field preorders for Apple Watch Series 7, the company’s next-generation wearable that was announced in September.

Apple Store DownApple’s online storefront was taken offline just after midnight Pacific, some five hours prior to a scheduled start to Apple Watch Series 7 preorders on Friday.Announced during Apple’s “California Streaming” event on Sept. 14, Apple Watch Series 7 features a refined design headlined by 41mm and 45mm cases that accommodate larger Retina displays boasting 20% more screen area than Apple Watch Series 6. Apple is taking advatange of the extra screen real estate with new software features like a QWERTY keyboard with QuickPath typing and larger user interface graphics.

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