Tag Archive: Predicts

iPhone 7 may feature home-buttonless design, predicts analyst

We won’t get a peak of the iPhone 7 until late next year, but when we do its biggest feature may be that it comes without it’s most iconic pieces of hardware: the home button. Piper Jaffrey analyst Gene Munster is infamous in the Apple community for his incessant predictions that Apple is making a […]

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RIP Apple: Analyst predicts doom after Apple Watch

You know that scene in a horror movie where everything seems to be good, but things are just that bit too quiet? Well, according to analyst Abhey Lamba of Mizuho Securities Apple is there right now. With the company coming…Read more ›

Apple leaker predicts December launch for iWatch, iPhablet

Production issues continue to plague the 5.5-inch iPhablet, and while the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 is on target to launch in September, Apple may have just decided to pair the launch of its first wearable alongside its first foray into phablets,…Read more ›

Siri Predicts The Opening Of The Gates Of Hell

Apple’s personal virtual assistant Siri is a smart cookie, but she’s veered towards the apocalyptic and apocryphal this morning, predicting the opening of the gates of hell on July 27th. If you ask Siri “What is July 27,” her response…Read more ›    [Read More…]

NPD DisplaySearch Predicts Displays For 4.7-Inch iPhone, Retina MacBook Air, Apple HDTV and iWatch

NPD DisplaySearch is one of the more reputable sources of supply-chain chatter there is, and they are currently making some bold predictions when it comes to Apple’s future iOS device line-up, from the iPhone 6, Retina MacBook Air, Apple HDTV and iWatch. Not only do they say that Apple is intending on announcing a retina […]

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Ex-Apple Adman Predicts 2013 Will Be The Year Of The iPhone’s iPod-ization


For the last couple months the Internet has been chalk full of rumors that Apple is losing its edge, and that the iPhone isn’t as cool as it once was. Maybe some of those rumors are right, maybe not, but Apple’s ex-Ad Guru, Ken Segall, predicts that the iPhone’s biggest years are still ahead of it.

In a recent blog post, Segall speculates that the iPhone will follow a similar development cycle as the  [Read More…]

Analyst Predicts “Killer App” For The iPhone 5S, Maybe iRadio Or Mobile Payments


Like a psychic, the bread and butter of most analysts is to make wild predictions to their clients and then, when they don’t come true, pretend like those predictions were never made to begin with. When that fails, another ploys analysts, like psychics, sometimes use is overly vague predictions that could literally be fulfilled by anything.

Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty’s latest bit of soothsaying falls into the latter cam: she  [Read More…]

Analyst Predicts Demand For LTE iPads To Diminish Significantly

CSS Insight predicts demand for 3G/4G-enabled iPads and other tablets will drop from now through 2016.

As AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon continue extending their LTE networks across the country, a new market analysis suggests that most users will eventually choose not to buy LTE iPads and other 3G/4G-enabled tablets. The report, which comes from research firm CCS Insight, says that demand for iPads and other tablets with built-in mobile broadband support will  [Read More…]

Piper Jaffray Analyst Predicts Apple HDTV in December, iPhone 5 in October

Sometime in December. Thats Apple HDTV D-Day according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. Munster in a research note published today believes Apple will unveil their HDTV in December, and ship it sometime next year. Munster expects the television to cost between $1,500, and $2,000 and range in size from 42 to 55 inches. CNET made the comment that Munsters predicted price runs a premium compared to other televisions in the 42 to 55-inch space.  [Read More…]

IDC Increases Its 2012 Tablet Forecast, Predicts Android Overtaking iOS By 2016

Today the International Data Corporation raised its 2012 tablet forecast to 106.1 million units, up from its previous forecast of 87.7 million units thanks to a stronger-than-expected 2011 finish. According to IDC, tablet shipments rose 155%, leading to a full-year 2011 total of 68.7 million units shipped. The IDC credits Amazon for raising consumers awareness of the tablet category in 2011 thanks to their popular $ 199 Kindle Fire. The Kindle  [Read More…]