By Matthew Lewis: Introduction Piper Jaffrey's senior research analyst Gene Munster made waves when he released channel check information from Apple (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT) stores on Black Friday. Retail channel checks like thisShow More Summary
(Credit: Screenshot by Lance Whitney/CNET) Is Siri more responsive in iOS 6 than it was in iOS 5? A new study from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster uncovered a slight improvement in the voice assistant in the latest version of iOS....Show More Summary
Like a parent having to choose between two children, Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster, who rates both Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG) Overweight, this morning relates the results of his “first head-to-head test between Google Now and Siri,” the the voice-activated search functions found on Google’s Android software and Apple’s iOS software, respectively. Munster finds that [...]
The truth about Siri is that it's not very good. But, Apple's not giving up on it. As such, it's still worth examining. Which is what Gene Munster did in a report today. Siri is theoretically an opportunity for Apple to nuke Google's core business by shifting our tendency to ask Google for answers to questions towards asking Siri for answers. Show More Summary
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster has a new note out today on Siri, Apple's voice-controlled assistant for iPhones and iPads. Siri is often panned for being a half-baked beta product (which it is), so Munster and his colleagues put the app through some rigorous testing. Show More Summary
Apple's smartphone marketshare is growing slower than the overall smartphone market, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster said today in a research note to investors. That fact will push Apple to release a cheaper iPhone for mass marke...
Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster this afternoon writes that data from October and November for the U.S. gathered by research firm NPD suggest Apple‘s (AAPL) Mac sales are about in line with his estimates, projecting a 7% year-over-year decline in total worldwide Mac sales, or 4.8 million units in total. NPD data actually show a 19% [...]
Predictions of Apple creating a TV set have been hot and heavy recently as people like web pioneer and venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, Piper Jaffray financial analyst Gene Munster, and many others have predicted that Apple will roll it out in 2013. Show More Summary
Apple's stock has been slammed today. Early on, many people attributed the drop to a tepid turnout for the launch of the iPhone 5 in China. The weak turnout for the iPhone is probably being misinterpreted, says Gene Munster at Piper Jaffray. Show More Summary
Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster this afternoon reiterates an Overweight rating on shares of Apple (AAPL) and a $900 price target, rebuffing an article this morning by Paul Mozur of The Wall Street Journal that said Apple’s retail debut of the iPhone 5 today at its store in Beijing‘s Sanlitun shopping district was “arguably the least eventful [...]
Android has been dominating the iPhone in terms of market share, but if consumers decide to buy what they really want right now the two platforms’ roles might be reversed. In a new survey, Apple analyst Gene Munster found that 53% of smartphone buyers plan to buy an iPhone 5. Whether those prospective iPhone 5 [...]Show More Summary
Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster this morning shares the results of his third consumer survey conducted with respect to Apple‘s (AAPL) iPhone, finished yesterday, in which he asked roughly 800 consumers what smartphone they intend to buy, with choices including a phone based on Google‘s (GOOG) Android, a phone based on Microsoft‘s (MSFT) Windows Phone, and [...]
After a year that included the launch of the iPhone 5 and the iPad Mini, what does 2013 hold for Apple? Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster says the stock could hit $900.
If you have faith in the supernatural deity named Gene Munster, and believe with all your heart that Apple is going to release the iTV in 2013, then you’ve probably got all your pennies saved so you can drop some fat stacks on Apple’s flatscreen next year. Apple products usually aren’t cheap, and we figure the iTV [...]Show More Summary
Rumors of an Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) television have been swirling lately, as Cupertino’s CEO Tim Cook mentioned that the living room was an “area of intense interest” last week, and some tech analysts (like Gene Munster) are predicting that the company will release a smart TV by next fall. Courtesy: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) In a report [...]
A full fledged Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) TV has been in the rumor mill for quite some time, and famed tech analyst Gene Munster is calling for one in the back half of 2013 (see Apple TV to be delayed), but it’s encouraging to hear about the device from the company’s CEO. Courtesy: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) In [...]
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has lost over 6% on the day, and it’s reasonable for many investors to be fearful as shares of the tech company are approaching the dreaded “death cross” (see Should You Trade Apple Near The Death Cross?). Qualitatively speaking, the stock’s selloff has been attributed to a number of different factors, but [...]
Gene Munster has a target of $900 for Apple’s stock, which is a touch awkward today as the company shed 6.43% of its value, to settle at a valuation of... Keep reading ?
Apple's stock is getting unexpectedly smashed today, falling 5 percent. What gives? We don't know. And, frankly, neither does top Apple analyst Gene Munster. But, he still put out a note with four ideas about what might be hitting the stock. Show More Summary