Tag Archive: 2017

Gene Munster thinks 2017 will be Apple Watch’s breakout year

For all those people writing off the Apple Watch as a failure just a few months after its launch, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster has a simple message: Slow down on the quick judgments. In a new note to investors, Munster claims that…Read more ›

Nintendo promises five top-notch smartphone games by 2017

Nintendo will deliver its first smartphone game by the end of this year, and there will be four more to come by 2017, president Satoru Iwata has confirmed. While they may not sound like a whole lot, Nintendo insists it will…Read more ›

Apple plans to return $200 billion to shareholders by 2017

Along with revealing last quarters monstrous profits, Tim Cook has announced that Apple is increasing it’s capital buyback program to the tune of $ 200 billion. Apple’s Board of Directors have authorized an increase of more than 50 percent to the…Read more ›

Pixar bringing Toy Story 4 to a big screen near you in 2017

Today’s good news: a new Toy Story movie. Pixar just announced that it’s releasing the fourth installment of Toy Story in June 2017. The movie will be directed by John Lasseter, the legend who directed the first two movies and currently serves…Read more ›

Worldwide Tablet Shipments Could Slow To Single Digit Growth By 2017 [Report]

International Data Corporation (IDC) released it’s quarterly report on worldwide tablet shipments Tuesday. The report states that the data tracking agency has lowered its expected forecast for growth in the tablet sector, which includes Android, iOS, and Windows tablets. Tablet…Read more ›    [Read More…]

iPad, LTE, Shared Data Plans Will Make Tablets A $15 Billion Business For Carriers by 2017

The new iPad’s LTE success seen igniting a serious new revenue stream for carriers.

The LTE version of the new iPad may cost $ 130 more than the Wi-Fi version, but the throughput that LTE delivers makes the iPad into a phenomenal mobile solution. The performance easily tops a large segment of home broadband services, which delivers tremendous value. Add the free personal hotspot feature available to Verizon customers and a MacBook  [Read More…]

NPD: 383 Million Tablet Shipments Likely in 2017

Here’s a bold projection to get your speculation juices flowing. A brand spankin’ new projection from the market and research wizards at NPD Group indicates that tablet shipments are poised for takeoff in the next five years. Of course, on the surface, it already appears as though the market is booming. But if NPD’s latest estimates prove correct, we truly haven’t seen anything yet. According to details presented in the report, global tablet shipments will  [Read More…]