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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…

Low earnings expected from Apple tomorrow

Tomorrow is the big day. Apple will announce its third quarter earnings, and for shareholders, it appears as if analysts aren’t expecting great news from the Cupertino based tech company. While Apple is no stranger to being doubted on Wall Street (its stock performance has been pretty shaky this year), it appears that the expectations for record profits…

Analysts predict 29 million iPhone shipments last quarter

Analyst Katy Huberty of Morgan Stanley has estimated that Apple shipped as many as 29 million iPhones in the last quarter. In her investors note revealed today, Huberty claimed: “Demand data from our AlphaWise Smartphone Tracker and U.S. Telecom analyst Simon Flannery’s estimates, and supply chain checks by our Asia/Pac Tech analyst Jasmine Lu all…

Analyst says Verizon might owe $14 billion to Apple for unsold iPhones

When it comes to selling iPhones on a particular carrier, said carriers sign a contract with Apple to buy a certain amount of devices in order to sell on its network. Well, because of what has been described as a “down” year for iPhone sales, it is looking like Verizon might be out $14 billion that it must pay to Apple, at least one analyst said. Verizon’s…

Rumor: Analyst says no Retina display for next generation iPad mini

All rumors up until now have said how the next generation iPad mini will most likely be getting a Retina display. However, according to a new rumor according to NPD DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim, the next iPad mini will not have a Retina display, contrary to what most rumors have been pointing towards. Per the report, the next generation will have…

Analyst: iPad sales will decrease year-over-year for first time

For the first time ever, Apple may be looking at a year-over-year decline in iPad shipments when the Q2 numbers are released. KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is claiming that the Cupertino company will have shipped less iPads this season due to the increase in Android tablet competition. He claims that from Q1 to Q2 of 2013, the iPad shipments will decrease…