Bad Apple. iTunes, App Stores Not Working

Having trouble downloading the latest freemium game on iOS? You’re not the only one. Apple’s iTunes and App Store are suffering a rare outage right now.

As of 2:30 pm ET, the App Store, iTunes Store, Mac App Store and iBooks Store are down.

Apple service status page

Users across Twitter, Apple’s forums and Reddit are also complaining about outages affecting iCloud, Gamecenter and TestFlight.

According to an Apple statement to CNBC, the outage was caused by an internal DNS error at Apple. The company is “working to make all of the services available to customers as soon as possible.”

You can keep track of Apple’s service status here.

Every Hour Means Millions

Fortune highlighted the money Apple developers are losing during this outage. Developers are losing just over $1 million per hour if everyone is affected by the outage.

According to Apple’s service status page, that could equal as much as $10 million so far.

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Are you having problems accessing the Apple Store or iTunes? Let us know in the comments below.

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