Latest Gene Munster Stories

Teens Are Ditching Facebook
2013-04-11 12:01:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Why would anyone use Facebook when they could use SnapChat? The popularity of Facebook has been in decline with teens of late as more mobile friendly methods to communicate with friends emerge. Instagram and SnapChat, for example, have all been cited as snatching teens away from Facebook. As Facebook´s earliest and most faithful followers grow older, teens are likely looking for crowds closer to their age, and even...

Apple Analyst Says Expect iPhone 5S In June and iHDTV By End Of Year
2013-03-27 11:14:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Gene Munster, an analyst for the investment bank Piper Jaffray and the loneliest iTV holdout, now claims the next version of the iPhone will be available at the end of June, only to be followed by that “cheap” iPhone in September. In a note to investors, Munster also said that this June´s iPhone release would be the first major Apple event of the year, potentially dashing the hopes of those who expect a new...

Apple Products Are Loved By Teens
2012-10-11 07:02:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Sure, Samsung wants everyone to believe that only lame, vest-wearing parents dig the iPhone, but a new report from Piper Jaffray´s Gene Munster suggests that kids these days still prefer Apple´s iPhone. Munster is hip with the kids, conducting a survey a couple times a year to measure which gadgets the kids are totally hot for. After interviewing some 7,700 American youths, Munster says Apple is still as hip and cool...

Is Siri Wrong 32% Of The Time Or Right 68%? The World May Never Know
2012-07-02 12:34:37

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Human nature allows for some degree of skepticism when there is the promise of something too good to be true. This skepticism is often magnified when the company announcing said "too good to be true" product is Apple Inc. So, when the company announced that the new iPhone would feature Siri - the intelligent, voice-activated personal assistant - it was easy to become cautiously optimistic. After all, could something so science...

Will Apple Cast It’s Silver Glow On Macs This Summer?
2012-05-29 03:52:02

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Before the iPhone, the iPad and even the iPod, Apple already had one iconic product in their line-up which changed the way people thought about computing: The iMac. Housed inside its colorful, plastic body – complete with handle – was the groundwork for every other Mac portable or all-in-one machine. Jobs´ new philosophy was clearly at work: Make technology beautifully simple. These days, the iOS devices get a lot of the attention and the...

Apple's Hot Stock Getting Hotter
2012-04-04 09:55:05

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com If you're an Apple fan, you've got a big year ahead of you. The new iPad has already been released to great fanfare and opening day sales and rumored product launches already have the rest of 2012 filled. If you're an Apple stockholder, then you may soon have reason to celebrate. Global demand for the iPhone and iPad are at a screaming high. Their competition has yet been able to produce a tablet decent enough to threaten their market dominance. Adding to...

Google Earns Just 7% Of What Apple Makes In Mobile Applications
2011-11-21 15:00:23

According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, Google's Android Market has generated just 7 percent of the gross revenue that Apple's App Store has made since its inception, according to reports from CNET and Apple Insider. He wrote in a note to investors that Apple has about 85 to 90 percent of market share in dollars spent on mobile applications. "While Google has closed the gap in terms of app dollars spent over the last year and we continue to believe Android will grow smartphone...

2008-12-17 17:00:00

It was announced on Tuesday that Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs won't be delivering the highly anticipated presentation that usually marks the highlight of the annual Macworld computer trade show in January. This 2009 date will also be the last year Apple exhibits at the Macworld Expo. The IDG technology media group organizes the expo, a multi-day gathering of fans and makers of software and accessories for Macs, iPods, iPhones and other Apple products. Jobs' usually launched Apple's most...

2008-10-22 06:00:03

By Jefferson Graham Oh, that iPhone! Apple's combination cellphone, iPod and Internet device now represents nearly 40% of sales, a "truly stunning" achievement, says Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Apple on Tuesday reported quarterly revenue of $7.9 billion, up 27% from $6.2 billion in the same quarter a year ago. Earnings rose to $1.14 billion, up from $904 million. However, sales and profit for the quarter were actually much higher, Jobs said, since "subscription" accounting for the...

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