Tag Archive: Thinks


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 […]

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Instagram thinks it knows which pictures you want to see

The latest Internet outrage upon us: Instagram is killing chronological order. The photo-sharing platform announced the change today in a blog post and says that the update will let you users “see the moments they care about first.” Reaction to the news is predictably negative, considering that time has served us well as a measurement […]

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1 in 3 Americans thinks Apple should run the government

Watch out Donald Trump. If some Americans had their way, Tim Cook might be the next president of the USA. One in three Americans think Apple would do a better job at running the the U.S. government than any politician, revealed a new study by Rbb Communications. Walt Disney Co. came in second place in […]

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Jeb Bush thinks Apple Watch is flawed, but still cool

Poor Jeb Bush. He can’t even discuss the Apple Watch and its shortcomings without coming off as overly exasperated. “It’s not as intuitive as the other Apple products,” he said in a recent video interview with Business Insider. “The battery gives out too quick,” he continued, exhibiting the kind of head-bobbing body language he usually […]

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Apple analyst thinks 2016 is the year iPhone sales finally crash

Apple’s iPhone business may have been stronger than ever in 2015, but — never fear — the Apple doom predictors are never far away. In this case, the doom report comes from Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty who predicts that iPhone sales will drop for the first time ever in 2016. In particular, she thinks iPhone sales […]

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Wikipedia’s founder thinks Apple should stop selling iPhones in the U.K.

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has branded a new proposed law banning encrypted communications in the U.K. as “stupid,” and says that if it is passed, Apple should stop selling iPhones in the country out of principle. “I would like to see Apple refuse to sell iPhone in UK if government bans end-to-end encryption,” Wales posted […]

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Ferrari boss thinks Cupertino will outsource Apple Car

It’s an open secret that Apple is building it’s own electric car, but according to the chairman of Ferrari, Sergio Marchionne, it’s unlikely that the company will actually manufacture the vehicle on its own. In an interview this morning on CNBC, Marchionne said that he believes the automotive industry is a space where Apple could […]

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Sprint thinks you should always carry the latest iPhone

We’re less than one month away from the iPhone 6s being announced, and carriers are tripping over themselves and each other trying to offer the best terms for customer upgrades. The latest carrier to throw its name in the ring is Sprint, which has just launched its new iPhone Forever plan, which lets users upgrade […]

Jimmy Iovine thinks Apple Music-style curation would be a great fit for TV

Could Apple carry its Apple Music human curation obsession over to its much-rumored Apple TV refresh? During Jimmy Iovine’s new interview with Wired about Apple Music, Iovine — unprompted — chose television as another example of a place Apple could incorporate its belief in humans trumping algorithms when it comes to recommendations. Iovine said that: “We all […]

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 ›