Apple‘s long-rumored Apple TV and iPhone will finally become a reality in 2014 said Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who added a very important caveat: He’s been wrong before.
In fact, Munster, who spoke at Business Insider‘s Ignition conference in New York on Tuesday, acknowledged that he’s been predicting an “Apple TV” consistently since 2011. (Munster is referring to an all-in-one TV from the company; Apple of course has a product called Apple TV which plugs in to standard televisions.)
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Munster cites suppliers, patent filings and remarks from Apple execs for his predictions. He also polls consumers and looks at market trends. Reading such tea leaves, Munster predicts an Apple TV could claim 15% of the market and add 18% to Apple’s revenues. Munster was less sure about an iWatch. His polling shows that only 12% of consumers want to buy an iWatch. However, he noted that Apple has trademarked “iWatch” in five countries. …
Via: Mashable: Business