"Siri, play the top song from 1982." Apple Music's silliest element sets the new $10 subscription service apart from the pack -- but will it get you to pay?
The heavy demand for Apple's iPhone 6 lineup is surfacing in the resale market with higher relative prices seen in both the US and China, according to analyst Gene Munster.
The struggling carrier's Direct 2 You program, which brings a customer rep to a place of your choosing, now serves New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Denver.
Streaming music's loudest critic is also its greatest gift: Every time Taylor Swift denounces services like Apple Music, she explains to consumers what a great deal they are.
Shame about the supply pinch, though. Without that, sales might actually soar as high as 50 million, says a Morgan Stanley analyst.
Sales for the iPhone may shoot as high as 51.1 million units this quarter, says UBS analyst Steven Milunovich, higher than Wall Street is predicting.
The next iPhone will pack in new features such as Force Touch, but also beef up the memory, processor and camera, says KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
But there's a catch: You have to commit to a new smartphone as part of the new upgrade program. Also, only a select number of flagship phones are available for an upgrade.
Given Apple's guidance for the current quarter, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster has boosted his prediction for iPhone sales.
Apple may have sold as many as 57 million iPhones last quarter, according to analyst Gene Munster. That would be a sharp jump from 43.7 million from a year ago. But would that make Wall Street happy?