Anxious buyers freak out about Apple Watch shipments

Anxious buyers freak out about Apple Watch shipments


Will you get your Apple Watch by Friday? Photo: Leander Kahney/Cult of Mac

Were you hoping to get your Apple Watch preorder on Friday? We were, but based on the shipment status of our orders here at Cult of Mac HQ, all our watches are still stuck at “Preparing for Shipment” despite the fact we’ve already been charged for the orders.

We asked Apple fans this morning if they’re starting to worry that their preorders might not arrive as quickly as expected and the responses bordered closer to panic than simply worried.

If you’re anything like us, you’ve probably been checking your order status every few hours, and according to other buyers, we’re not alone.

Apple could surprise us by waiting to send out shipment notifications until tomorrow (it’s happened before), but at this point, many Apple fans are starting to freak out that they won’t be able to shackle themselves to Jony Ive’s timepiece for a few more days, or even weeks.

Are you one of the worriers? Take our poll below: