Apple Moves Ship Date For Some iPads To April 12

We guess early birds truly do get the worm. Or at least they get to be the first ones to get their hands on their biggie-sized iPod Touches. Apple announced over the weekend that they’ve sold out of their first run of iPads and some folks won’t be getting their pre-ordered tablet thingies until after April 12, a full 9 days after the initial release date.

Apple had initially promised an April 3 date for pre-orders, but they recently moved that to April 12 as — at least according to them, since they won’t release actual pre-order figures — demand outstripped inventory.

Apple says that if you ordered earlier this month, you’ll still be have your ready-for-framing iPad on time.

Latest iPad orders won’t ship until April 12 [Reuters]