Cheap Apple iWatch Price

New report says iWatch may be significantly cheaper than expected

By on April 14, 2014 at 7:25 AM.

New report says iWatch may be significantly cheaper than expected

The highly anticipated Apple iWatch will be significantly cheaper than expected, one analyst believes, as health insurers could subsidize the cost of the smartwatch in the future. Cowen & Co. analyst Timothy Arcuri said in a note to investors on Friday that “we continue to believe it is possible the product (iWatch) is backstopped by some sort of insurance subsidization model similar to the carrier subsidization model for the iPhone.” More →

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Apple iWatch How Much Will It Cost

The iWatch will apparently be another big-margin win for Apple

By on April 10, 2014 at 1:45 PM.

The iWatch will apparently be another big-margin win for Apple

Apple will launch several iWatch models later this year, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who on Thursday also wrote in a note to clients that one of the high-end versions of the smartwatch may “carry a price tag of several thousand U.S. dollars.” A different report now suggests that the iWatch may be very cheap to make, and it will have a much more affordable starting price. More →

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iWatch Release Date

Apple’s iWatch said to come in two sizes, high-end model to cost thousands of dollars

By on April 10, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

Apple’s iWatch said to come in two sizes, high-end model to cost thousands of dollars

Does Apple plan to launch a diamond-encrusted iWatch to compliment its gold iPhone 5s? Probably not, but well-connected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities says that Apple is planning to launch several different iWatch models in 2014, including a high-end version that will cost thousands of dollars. More →

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iWatch Release Date

New report claims September debut for Apple’s iWatch

By on April 9, 2014 at 11:29 AM.

New report claims September debut for Apple’s iWatch

Apple’s “iWatchmay or may not be an actual smartwatch. Whatever the much rumored and hotly anticipated wearable device is or is not, a new report claims it will finally debut this coming September after years of speculation. More →

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iWatch Specs UV Sensor

Here’s one more reason to hold out for the iWatch

By on April 8, 2014 at 4:37 PM.

Here’s one more reason to hold out for the iWatch

Buyers looking for a new smartwatch have one more reason to ignore everything else and hold out for Apple’s iWatch, Barrons reports. In addition to rumored sensors that will be able to measure various health-related parameters, the iWatch may also pack an ultraviolet light sensor from Silicon Labs, according to a note to investors from Barclays’s chip analyst Blayne Curtis. More →

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iWatch Release Date

Apple’s iWatch release reportedly set for Q3

By on April 8, 2014 at 8:10 AM.

Apple’s iWatch release reportedly set for Q3

Apple has long been rumored to be prepping an “iWatch” that will focus on health features and establish Apple as a key player in the still-emerging wearables category. According to a new report from Chinese-language Economic Daily, Apple plans to finally launch the device sometime in the third quarter this year. More →

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Apple iWatch Swiss Watchmakers

No one wants to help Apple build the iWatch

By on March 28, 2014 at 12:50 PM.

No one wants to help Apple build the iWatch

There’s been plenty of speculation surrounding the existence of an Apple smartwatch, from recent hires to manufacturing leaks, but nothing has been confirmed quite yet. A report from the Financial Times might be the closest we’ve gotten to a confirmation of Apple’s intention to build the iWatch, but according to the top Swiss watchmakers, no one wants to help Apple build the device. More →

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Apple iWatch Rumors

The stupidest thing anyone has said about Apple in a long time

By on March 21, 2014 at 3:00 PM.

The stupidest thing anyone has said about Apple in a long time

Sometimes you just have to stop for a moment an breathe it all in… We recently lifted a longtime ban on an awful Apple analyst to share with readers one of the most ridiculous explanations imaginable for Apple’s iPhone 5c flop. The ban was reinstated shortly thereafter. Now, clearly fighting for a spot on our black list, Global Equities Research analyst Trip Chowdry has managed to one-up Mean Gene with what could be the stupidest thing anyone has said about Apple so far this year. More →

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Apple iWatch Release

Here’s why Apple might never release an iWatch

By on March 21, 2014 at 12:05 PM.

Here’s why Apple might never release an iWatch

Now that Google has thrown down the gauntlet for wearable tech with Android Wear, everyone is antsy to see how Apple will respond. Rumors of an iWatch have been floating around for years, but now that the market has finally begun to grow, many analysts and bloggers are assuming that the announcement of an Apple smartwatch is inevitable. Mike Oertli disagrees. More →

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iPhone 6, iPad Pro, iWatch Release Date

Bulls excited by promise of never-before-seen Apple innovations

By on March 13, 2014 at 1:30 PM.

Bulls excited by promise of never-before-seen Apple innovations

Apple’s unconfirmed but often-rumored new products are apparently exciting enough for analysts, who expect Apple shares to climb this year as the company announces a bigger iPhone 6 and iPad, the iWatch, a new payment platform and even an iTV in the more distant future. Apple’s stock price could grow by 20% this year, Wedge Partners analyst Brian Blair told Barron’s, while revealing some details about Apple’s potential launch plans for these new products. More →

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iOS 8, iWatch Siri Features

More intelligent Siri to gain Google Now capabilities, offer advanced iWatch features

By on March 5, 2014 at 11:55 AM.

More intelligent Siri to gain Google Now capabilities, offer advanced iWatch features

Apple is apparently interested in further developing its voice-based virtual assistant Siri to offer users more advanced features, possibly akin to Google’s Google Now functionality. This, of course, could prove to be extremely useful on devices whose screens aren’t that big, a new The Information report seems to indicate. More →

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iWatch Specs Flexible Display

More purported iWatch display details trickle out in new report

By on February 19, 2014 at 6:45 PM.

More purported iWatch display details trickle out in new report

What do we really know about Apple’s upcoming iWatch? Not too much at this point, unfortunately, because Apple has done an unusually good job of making sure no images of the device have been leaked out anywhere on the Internet. 9to5Mac flags what it describes as a “sketchy report” in China Times that claims Apple has tapped Taiwanese touch panel maker TPK to develop a curved, flexible display for its wearable device that will begin mass production in the second half of 2014. More →

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