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April 27, 2015 by

'Peak iPad' may have already come and gone

While Apple doesn't seem to have any problems shifting iPhones pretty much as fast as it can make them, sales data suggests that the peak for iPad sales may have come and gone, and now it's on a steady decline similar to that experienced by the iPod.

July 22, 2009 by

Will pre-teens really adopt the new iPod touch as a VoIP phone?

I generally agree with my friend Andy Abramsom and greatly respect his opinion. He posted today on why he thinks the upcoming rumored iPod touch will be huge for VoIP and multimedia, but I don't think it will have as big of an impact with the teen crowd as he indicates. This new device is rumored to have an integrated microphone, digital camera, and 64GB of memory. I agree that the savvy traveler may desire to use this new device to connect via WiFi and place and receive inexpensive VoIP calls. However, this same traveler can do this now with the iPhone and SIM card removed so I don't think there will be a huge impact in iPod touch sales due to the microphone

July 20, 2009 by

Barnes & Noble partners with Plastic Logic; Opens up; Targets Kindle

Updated: Barnes & Noble has outlined its answer for Amazon's Kindle: A partnership with Plastic Logic, which will launch an eReader in early 2010, and plans to open its e-book sales to multiple platforms.In a statement Monday, Barnes & Noble said its e-book store will allow customers to buy books and read them on the iPhone, iPod touch, BlackBerry and Windows and Mac PCs.

May 21, 2009 by

Apple tablet: too little, too late?

The blogosphere is abuzz about about the prospect of an Apple tablet coming in 2010. According to a note written by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster (via Silicon Alley Insider) Apple is developing a tablet-based computer that will be positioned between the iPhone/iPod touch and its MacBook lineup of notebooks:The idea is that it'd be better for surfing the Web, watching movies, and reading books than the iPod or iPhone, but not powerful enough that it would crush notebook sales.

April 9, 2009 by

iPods reaching the saturation point? Not so fast

Piper Jaffray's just completed its 17th bi-annual teen survey and the results show that iPod sales are reaching a plateau with teens and that the market may be saturated.A whopping 92 percent of students said they currently own a digital media player which is up from 87 percent a year ago.


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