iPad sales may be lower than expected, says analyst

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iPad sales may be lower than expected, says analyst

Apple 's iPad.

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The iPad may have missed out on a healthy chunk of sales last quarter due to limited supply, says J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz.

In an investors note out today, Moskowitz said he believes iPad unit sales will be lighter than expected for the final quarter of 2012. He’s now predicting sales of 18.4 million, down from his prior forecast of 20.1 million.

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iPhone users in no danger of lower carrier subsidies, says analyst

iPhone | Tuesday May 8 2012 2:39 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

iPhone users in no danger of lower carrier subsidies, says analyst

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iPhone users have nothing to worry about, at least when it comes to carrier subsidies.

Recent moves by two Spanish carriers to eliminate subsidies for new iPhone users triggered fears that other carriers could do the same. Removing the subsidy paid by carriers to Apple means buyers would have to shell out the full retail price for the phone.

But Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty sees little (more…)

Apple feels no need to offer lower cost iPhone, says analyst

iPhone | Sunday January 29 2012 9:38 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Apple feels no need to offer lower cost iPhone, says analyst

Apple seems to have no desire to sell cheaper smartphones, according to a report from Citigroup technology analyst Richard Gardner.

Meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook and Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer yesterday, Citigroup analysts discussed a variety of topics with the two executives, notably the smartphone market.

Asked about the sustainability of Apple ‘s average selling prices and margins for (more…)

Developer coaxes Siri to raise, lower his temperature

iPhone | Saturday November 19 2011 2:51 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Developer coaxes Siri to raise, lower his temperature

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The prospect of asking Apple ‘s Siri to control items besides your iPhone is starting to look a whole lot more real.

A developer known only as Pete, or @plamoni on Twitter, has created a special proxy server through which he can issue voice commands to the iPhone 4S voice assistant, who can then perform tasks outside of the iPhone . The first target: his thermostat.

Tapping into a hack set (more…)

Verizon iPhone Sales Lower Than Apple And Verizon’s Expectations?

News | Monday February 14 2011 1:18 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

has fallen short of Apple and Verizon’s expectations based on information from five Apple stores during the first five day’s of Verizon iPhone ’s availability.
BGR has revealed total unit sales totals from five Apple stores, which includes two prominent Apple stores.
we have been told that online pre-orders between Verizon and Apple amounted to around 550,000 units. We also have some statistics on who’s buying Verizon iPhones to share with (more…)

Apple, Steve Jobs Respond To iPhone 4 Reception Issues: Fact Of Life For Every Wireless Phone, Avoid Gripping It In Lower Left Corner Or Use A Case

News | Wednesday June 23 2010 4:19 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Gripping any phone will result in some attenuation of its antenna performance, with certain places being worse than others depending on the placement of the antennas. This is a fact of life for every wireless phone. If you ever experience this on your iPhone 4, avoid gripping it in the lower left corner in a way that covers both sides of the black strip in the metal band, or simply use one of many available cases.
Steve Jobs had also responded to (more…)

Apple May Lower Price Of iPhone 4G To Boost Adoption Rates

News | Friday February 26 2010 9:18 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Huberty believes that by lowering these costs, Apple will be able to establish a wider customer base in both the developed and developing markets. In her note, Huberty writes:
“We expect Apple to launch new iPhones in June that offer both a lower total cost of ownership and new functionality, potentially including gesture-based technology.”
could help them sell close to 6 million iPads in 2010, which is nearly double the number estimated by Wall (more…)

Analyst: Apple Might Lower iPad Price If Sales Don’t Pick Up

News | Friday February 5 2010 7:51 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

In a recent meeting with Credit Suisse analyst Bill Shope, Apple executives have indicated that their company shall stay ”
” on iPad's pricing and could possibly lower the prices if the device fails to gain traction among users. In a note published recently, Shope writes:
“While it remains to be seen how much traction the iPad gets initially, management noted that it will remain nimble (pricing could change if the company is not attracting (more…)