Advance orders began online at 12 a.m. PT on Friday, but the online Apple Store still wasn't back up two hours later. And some other preorder sites had hiccups, including Sprint and T-Mobile.
Advanced purchases for the new, bigger-screen smartphones through Apple's digital store will begin at the exact moment around the globe and at the same time as the carriers -- 12 a.m. PT Friday.
Two men on their way home from the Xbox One launch at midnight were mugged in Gloucestershire, and had their consoles stolen.
Apple's online store goes offline, presumably as the company prepares to open sales of the sleek new iPad Air in the US.
Microsoft's tablet debut is loud and colorful and full of enthusiasm. The only thing it's missing is people that want to buy its new device.
Company once again plans to open up its retail stores in the wee hours to sell to eager Surface 2 buyers.
Grand Theft Auto V is released at midnight -- find out here where you can buy a copy tonight. But have some lucky punters already got theirs?
Retailer says it will offer both next-gen game consoles for sale just after midnight on their release days. This is in addition to online sales.
Customers can now order the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 tablets, which will be released next week.