by Joe White
September 12, 2012
Ladies and gentlemen, the Apple Online Store is down. That's right: with just a handful of hours left before Apple's iPhone event is set to commence, at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco, the company's online store has closed for business. Most folks are almost certain that Apple is refreshing the store with new iPhones, iPods, and maybe even new iPads, too. Though until Apple CEO Tim Cook et al. make the announcements onstage, we'll all be kept guessing. Share your thoughts in the comments, and at 9 a.m. PDT, head on over to our live blog.