Quickly find Apple stores where the iPad Air or iPhone 5S are in stock near you

This tool instantly checks Apple inventory at nearby locations

Apple launched the iPad Air today, which means these sharp tablets are going to be flying off the shelves. If you want to get your hands on one without having to schlep to every Apple Store in the vicinity, this tool can help.

Created by developer Mordy, Apple-Tracker.com looks up information from Apple for the iPhone 5s, iPad Air, and (coming soon) the iPad mini with Retina display.

It's super simple to use too. Just select your device and enter your zip code to get the chart of availability for various models. You can filter by color and carrier as well. Like so:

Apple Tracker

Email alerts are also available for the iPhone 5S and coming soon for the iPad Air.

Go check it out here. [via BGR]

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