Apple Store down across Europe

Apple's online stores across Europe have shut up shop for another one of those updates we are all so fond of.

There are so many rumours rumbling about at the moment that the traditional "We'll be back soon" sticky could herald one of a dozen things, or nothing at all.

The fact that it only seems to Europe which is affected certainly has us scratching our beards.

It's not likely to be a new product launch as, they normally happen on a Tuesday and they always happen either in the USA first or globally.

Our best guess is they're hiking prices outside the US to reflect changes in exchange rates, but that's a pretty wild stab in the dark.

Stay tuned... we'll keep you posted.