A rumor popped up late last week that Google is eyeing a 40 percent stake in eBay. But analyst Gene Munster doesn't see such a deal in the cards.
Sales for the US market are up 111 percent compared with the same period last year, but are dwarfed by the sheer number of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles sold in the same period.
That bullish forecast for Apple's fiscal 2015, built on expectations of iPhone 6 news Tuesday, would easily top unit sales likely in the fiscal year now winding down.
A sapphire screen isn't in the cards, claims analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, but a larger capacity and other surprises await.
The iWatch may even come in a gold version, says analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. But it won't be available this year.
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo sees a Touch ID, anti-reflective screen coating, and a new gold casing in store for the next-gen iPad.
Apple may test the waters of a sapphire-screened phone by limiting the tough but pricey material to a single version of the next iPhone this year, claims analyst Gene Munster.
Debate has surfaced regarding if and when Apple will outfit its new iPhone with the uber-hard substance. JP Morgan's Rod Hall, for one, doesn't see it in the immediate cards.
Low production yields of the tough but pricey material means it won't surface on the next iPhone in time for a September launch, Trendforce analysts conclude.
Based on Apple's predictions for the current quarter, analyst Gene Munster believes the new iPhone will roll out around the last week of September.