Apple appeared to be having some problems with its servers on Tuesday with the UK iTunes Store offline, along with iMessage and other cloud service outages, including FaceTime and Game Centre, affecting users globally, notes “Macworld UK” ( It’s possible that the company’s North Carolina data center was having problems due to the “superstorm” dubbed Sandy.

In the UK, iTunes Store users reported that purchased content wouldn’t play, notes “Macworld UK.” According to other reports the iTunes Store and iTunes Match content was inaccessible no matter which device was used.