might have pleasantly surprised a few people today by shipping
out the iPod touch
earlier than expected, but that's being a bit overshadowed by issues plaguing the iTunes Store
: users are reporting that purchased content isn't downloading, and that iTunes is popping up error messages saying that it's "unable to check for purchases." No word on what's causing the problems -- we're betting it has something to do with the launch of the iTunes WiFi Music Store, which hasn't gone live on the iPod touch or shown up on the iPhone yet -- but that doesn't make it any less annoying.