Curious, When does the ordre change from Processing to Preparing for shipment? Weve received your order: Weve received your order and will begin processing it soon! You can modify your order details once the order enters the processing status. Processing Items: We are processing your order now. You can modify your order details through online Order Status, or by contacting Apple Online Store Customer Service. Preparing for Shipment: We are preparing your item(s) to ship. While your order is being prepared, we are unable to modify your order details. Once your item ships, we will email you a Shipment Notification with complete order details. Shipped: Your order has shipped! Your carrier tracking number will be updated in online Order Status and the carriers website within 24 hours. Complete Weve billed you for Apple services only. You will not receive a physical item.