It’s already been delayed twice, so will another week really matter? Apple’s online store is now showing a shipment date of June 7 for the iPad, despite Apple only announcing last week that the device would be available from May 28.
Renai LeMay at Delimiter notes the delay, though it’s not yet clear whether that means that customers who have already ordered will get their shipment on the original date, while later buyers have to wait, or if everyone will be affected. Massive sales in the US have seen the international launch of the iPad held back. This week has seen Telstra and Optus release iPad data plans, but we’re still waiting on similar details from Vodafone. UPDATE: Nick at Gizmodo (who actually had this story ahead of Delimiter, though we didn’t notice at the time — bad Lifehacker!) says existing orders won’t be affected, and Apple have since confirmed that.
iPad ship date slips to June 7? [Delimiter]