Samsung was hoping for a greater boost from the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, its current flagship smartphones.
Though it's popular with an in crowd of entertainers, politicos and hipsters, the microblogging service is having a hard time getting regular people to join. That's a problem, a big problem.
The new laptops, expected by June, will incorporate upgrades that could boost sales, says KGI's Ming-Chi Kuo.
The beleaguered CEO of the struggling Internet pioneer delivers a "bold" strategic plan. She is cutting jobs, selling patents and real estate, and inviting would-be acquirers to speak up.
The premium channel's online-only offering has 800,000 subscribers, failing to meet the huge expectations for the new service.
Sales are still expected to reach up to 2.6 million units by year's end, says KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
The rumor of a smaller iPhone has been floating around for a while, but this one comes from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, whose crystal ball has proven accurate in the past.
Apple won't spill the beans and analysts are all over the map with their forecasts.
Supply of the latest big-screened iPhone may be limited at launch date. But the problem might be due more to technical issues than heavy demand, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
Apple says it's on track to sell more new iPhones during this year's initial weekend than it did last year. China will play a significant role in that, according to Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster.