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Why Is iPad Mini Cannibalizing the Original iPad?

The market has shown its hand in favor of the second-generation iPad Mini over the original iPad and it could force other tablet vendors to drop their prices as well, according to J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz. On Thursday, Moskowitz noted that this year’s tablet sales forecasts would increase due

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iPhone, iPad Market “Softening,” Analysts Say

Are the iPhone and iPad losing their grip on the market? At least three Citi bank analysts think so. According to analysts Glen Yeung, Jim Suva and Walter H. Pritchard, estimates revealed that Apple will see a steady decline in the next few months over its high-demand products. And with

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iPhone Was Almost Called Something Else

What if the iPhone was named something completely different? What if Apple opted to call its handheld device something a bit more catchy, like Mobi, Telepod — or even iPad? It may appear strange at first, but former advertising creative director Ken Segall told a marketing class at the University

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Apple’s “iWatch” to Be Released This Year, Source Says

The rumored Apple smartchwatch is gaining legs, as both The Verge and Bloomberg both reported on its current development status and its targeted release date for later this year. Bloomberg reported on Monday that Apple is building a team made up of “about 100 product designers” who are working on an

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iPad Mini On Verge of Outselling Larger Tablets

Apple’s new iPad Mini isn’t going anywhere. The once publicly dismissed tablet is now a successful branch to the Apple family. According to a new report by analysts NPD, the iPad mini will not only play well in the crowded tablet market, but even outsell its predecessors the iPad 2 and

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Smart Watch Technology Won’t Be “Market Ready” for Three Years, Corning Says

Apple is entering the smart watch market. At least, that’s what we thought. According to a report about the Corning Glass Technologies, the bendable Willow Glass that was said to work with the rumored Apple smart watch will take up to at least three years before the technology will be

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Tim Cook Notes Concern Over Apple Stock Price; Is There Room for Growth?

Apple shareholders aren’t the only ones concerned about the company’s recent earnings report. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook expressed his consternation over the tech giant’s stock drop at the company’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday morning.

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Steve Jobs’ Ad Man Ken Segall Rips Apple Advertising

Noted advertising executive and former Apple ad employee Ken Segall doesn’t normally go out of his way to rip his former company in their current marketing efforts, but when he does, it’s probably best that you take his word. 

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iPad Mini Getting Retina Display Upgrade; Is it Worth It?

Apple’s iPad mini is making headway with a 400-plus pixel-per-inch (PPI) display for future generations of the iPad, according to Patently Apple. But is the release of the increased-pixel display worth it?

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iOS Takes Back Seat to Android in U.S. Market

Apple’s iOS sales are slipping in the United States, and it doesn’t look good for future investments. According to a market research report by Kantar Worldpanel, Apple was outpaced in smartphone sales by its top competitor Google in the last three months of 2012. Google reeled in 49.4 percent of

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