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Gene Munster thinks virtual reality will be the ultimate iPhone killer

Hit-and-miss Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster (a.k.a. the “Apple television set is coming” guy) has a somewhat wacky theory in his latest note to clients: that Apple will not only announce its own virtual reality project at some point in the future, but that this will prove to be the real iPhone killer. And that […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Gene Munster admits he got Apple all wrong (again)

Hit-and-miss Apple analyst Gene Munster has admitted he couldn’t have been more wrong about the likely customer uptake of Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program, the $ 32+ per month scheme designed to get new iPhones into the hands of people willing to pay a monthly fee to Apple. The Piper Jaffray analyst — renowned for telling us that an Apple […]

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Gene Munster says new Apple TV is definitely maybe coming in September

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster has been chomping at the bit about an Apple TV since 2011, but according to a new research note he sent to clients Thursday, Apple has a good chance of finally releasing its new television at the company’s reported September 9 event. Seriously, this time. OK, maybe. Let’s call it […]

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…

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The real chance of seeing the iWatch on September 9, according to Gene Munster

Piper Jaffries analyst Gene Munster: Thanks to his endless advocacy of the so-called Apple HDTV, claiming year after year that Apple’s television set is just a few months away, Munster’s a bit of a laughingstock, even amongst the shallow knowledge…

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Gene Munster Says He Doesn’t Know What Apple Has Planned For April, But It’s Something!

This guy really believes that Apple is making a HDTV.

Earlier this week the web was assaulted with a bevy of horrible Apple rumors from analyst Peter Misek. Along with claiming that Apple was going to have an Apple TV SDK event in March, Misek said Apple’s 4.8-inch iPhone will launch next year, and that iPhone 5 sales are slipping.

It only took a few minutes before Misek’s B.S. was shot down, so rather  [Read More…]

Apple Stock Will Hit $1000, Says Gene Munster [Report]

I’d dance, too, if I still owned all those AAPL shares I had in the 90s

Not only does Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster see Apple�s and its investors� financial outlook as essentially rosy for the foreseeable future, but he�s taking it one step further. He�s convinced that he has at least ten reasons to stay bullish on Apple stock over the next three years. He also thinks the stock price is  [Read More…]

Gene Munster Gets Back to Beating the iPhone 5 Drum

If prominent Wall Street analyst Gene Munster proves wrong in his incessant prediction for a dramatically redesigned iPhone 5, he may very well lose the “prominent” part of his reputation as an analyst with Piper Jaffray.

On Wednesday, Munster once again reiterated his assertion that Apple is going to surprise the multitudes with a completely different look for the next-gen iPhone (which he calls the iPhone 5). This time around, however, Munster says the next incarnation  [Read More…]

Gene Munster: Major iPhone Redesign Finally Coming in 2012

For the first nine months of 2011, the tech rumor mill churned out one report after the next about the forthcoming “resigned” iPhone 5. Although, in retrospect, it appears that the rumor mill got that one wrong, prominent Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster says the prediction may have been early, but it definitely wasn’t wrong.

Last October, the world was introduced to the iPhone 4S – not the iPhone 5. The next generation iPhone (which will  [Read More…]

Gene Munster: Apple to Sell 5.3 Million Macs During Holidays

According to the latest projections from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, Apple is expected to set a new record for Mac sales during the forthcoming holiday shopping season.

Although the iPhone 4S will contribute greatly to the sales success to be noted in Apple’s next earnings report, the Mac can’t be underestimated either. In fact, Mac sales may prove the biggest revenue generator for Apple during the next few months. Let’s not forget that the last  [Read More…]