The Apple Store, only to return with its and . The company's online store seemed to be up and running at first glance, but trying to buy anything resulted in an error message.
"We'll be right back," it read. "We're making updates to the Apple Store. Check back soon."
"The possibilities are endless," he wrote, with the hashtag "#TakeNote."
The store downtime is part of Apple's traditional buildup to events when it's preparing to add new products to its lineup. No event was scheduled for Tuesday -- it just had one for the last month.