Calif. – Apple (NASD: AAPL) announced on
Monday that "most" Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) retail stores will be stocking its iPad
tablet computer when it goes on sale this Saturday, while some who pre-ordered
the device online will have to wait an extra week to receive their orders.
for the iPad began on March 12, and those who ordered by March 27 will receive
their orders on April 3.
Those who placed pre-orders after March 27 won’t see
their iPad orders shipped until the week of April 12.
Consumers may still place
a pre-order online for in-store pickup of an iPad on April 3.
The company did
not provide the Associated Press with a reason for the delayed shipment of some