from Apple <firstname.lastname@example.org> to email@example.com date Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 7:02 AM subject YOUR ORDER W######## mailed-by apple.com hide details 7:02 AM (11 hours ago) Reply myname We appreciate your recent purchase from the Apple Store. Following is an update regarding the status of your order W########. Due to an unexpected delay, we now anticipate shipping the following item(s) as follows: Z0G3, iMac 24"/3.06/SD Ships by 2 - 4 Business days Delivers by May 1 - May 5 We regret any inconvenience this delay may cause. A shipment notification, with tracking information, will be emailed to you as soon as your order is shipped. You may check the status of your order any time by visiting our online order status website at <http://www.apple.com/orderstatus>. If you prefer, you may change or cancel your order anytime before it is shipped. If you choose to cancel your order, Apple will issue a prompt refund. We are happy to answer questions or provide further status regarding your order. You may reach us by calling 1-800-676-2775, Mon-Fri 5am-8pm or Sat-Sun 7am-4pm Pacific time. If we do not hear from you, we will continue processing your order. We appreciate your business and your patience. Thank you for shopping at the Apple Store! --------------------- I think this is good news. Has anyone else had their replacement delayed? ordered march 3 delivered 4/13 returned &replacement requested 4/16 est delivery apr 24-28 -- DELAYED current est may 1-5 this is very peculiar and I am unsure of what to think about it, but I believe it's good news. It could mean that a hardware fix has been found.