Bad Apple. iTunes, App Stores Not WorkingAlex Chavers·Sci + Tech·January 9, 2017Having 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. 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.”BREAKING: Apple apologizes to users for outage that took down iTunes & other services. https://t.co/61NJWHH7pY pic.twitter.com/yZGQCRudYl— CNBC Now (@CNBCnow) March 11, 2015 You can keep track of Apple’s service status here.Every Hour Means MillionsFortune 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.See also A Mars Sunrise Through The Eyes of NASA’s InSightAlex Chavers·Sci + Tech·May 2, 2019According to Apple’s service status page, that could equal as much as $10 million so far.Are you having problems accessing the Apple Store or iTunes? Let us know in the comments below.