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iPhone 7 launch to face supply shortages

Apple will be facing supply shortages ahead of the iPhone 7 launch, according to a report from Nikkei. Apple may need to contend with a supply shortage of the soon-to-be-released new model of its iPhone during the first round of the rollout, due to problems with faulty components… “If Apple sticks to its launch schedule from last year, there may not…

Analyst claims 8M Apple Music subscribers, 20M by end of year 2016

A respected music industry analyst claims that Apple Music will hit 8 million subscribers by the end of this year, and will hit 20 million subscribers by the end of 2016, reports Music Business Worldwide. Speaking in just raw numbers, Apple Music will still be behind the industry leader Spotify by the end of next year. But that’s not necessarily…

Analyst: iWatch delayed until 2015 due to production issues

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo stated today that he believes Apple’s wearable wristwatch is set to be delayed until 2015 due to issues on the production line. Kuo, who has a long track-record as an analyst reporting the future of Apple, has correctly predicted things in the past, but today’s report contradicts with a previous report by him which…

Analyst: Apple iWatch could generate $17.5 billion in first year sales

I would imagine it is pretty difficult to estimate sales for a device whose price is unknown and whose existence is as of yet unconfirmed. However, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty thinks the iWatch could generate $17.5 billion in sales in its first 12 months. To put that figure in perspective, the iPhone and iPad triggered sales of $2.5 billion and…

Another analyst predicts Apple television set coming soon

Earlier today, there was a story about Gene Munster once again predicting that we will see an Apple television set (iTV?) sometime in 2014. Since this has all been heard before from Mr. Munster, it was easy to dismiss this as his wishful thinking. He even poked fun at his previously incorrect predictions about the Apple TV set. However, another analyst,…

Apple expected to sell 5-6 million iPhones this weekend

Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray loves to make Apple predictions. He is most widely known for his constant predictions about an Apple television set, but he is also known to make sales predictions for new iDevices. Today, he announced that he expects Apple to sell around five or six million iPhones this weekend. Munster used last year’s launch numbers…