iWatch

Analyst : Apple likely to ship only 3 million iWatch units this year due to sapphire production issues

Analyst : Apple likely to ship only 3 million iWatch units this year due to sapphire production issues

Apple is widely expected to introduce its first wearable, popularly called the iWatch later this year.

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a good track record when it comes to predicting Apple’s future product plans based on his supply chain sources, has issued a new research report.

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New Evidence hints at delay in iWatch launch

New Evidence hints at delay in iWatch launch

Apple is expected to unveil the highly anticipated iWatch in October. However, recent reports have suggested that the launch of the Apple’s first wearable device could be delayed.

TPK Holdings, Apple’s major touch panel supplier that has been rumored to supply the curved, flexible AMOLED display for the iWatch, provided a guidance for the next quarter that was below analyst expectations.

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5.5-inch iPhone 6, iWatch reportedly launching in December according to supply chain sources

5.5-inch iPhone 6, iWatch reportedly launching in December according to supply chain sources

While the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 is rumored to be the device that sees the light of day alongside the release of iOS 8 in September, the launch window for Apple’s biggest iPhone ever is still a heavily debated topic. A new report throws in another date to mix things up even more.

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Jimmy Kimmel takes Apple’s unannounced ‘iTime’ smartwatch out to the public, receives hilarious results

Jimmy Kimmel takes Apple’s unannounced ‘iTime’ smartwatch out to the public, receives hilarious results

As often as the iWatch is in the news, one could potentially think it’s a real, official device. Of course, that’s not the case quite yet, but that didn’t stop Jimmy Kimmel, the host of Jimmy Kimmel Live on network ABC, from taking the watch out into the public to get reactions from pedestrians on Hollywood Boulevard.

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Swiss watchmaker Swatch denies involvement with Apple on iWatch

Swiss watchmaker Swatch denies involvement with Apple on iWatch

Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group has denied a media report from last night that claimed it was working with Apple on the iWatch, with a company spokesperson stating that its only relationship with mobile phone makers is to provide integrated circuits and other electrical components. 

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iWatch could reportedly come in multiple models from manufacturers like Swatch and others

iWatch could reportedly come in multiple models from manufacturers like Swatch and others

Even before Apple’s first wearable makes it to market, the unicorn device has already been front-and-center on its own roller coaster ride. Today is just another dip in the endless track, as a new report suggests we may not just get one iWatch later this year, but actually many different devices.

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The 12 best iWatch concepts we’ve seen till now

The 12 best iWatch concepts we’ve seen till now

Apple is widely rumored to release a smartwatch, dubbed the iWatch, later this year with a focus on health and fitness. This has been a topic of intense speculation since a number of months, and designers have come up with a number of concepts imagining how the iWatch might look like.

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Apple rumored to be working on three iWatch models from 1.6 to 1.8-inches

Apple rumored to be working on three iWatch models from 1.6 to 1.8-inches

While it is widely believed that Apple is going to release the so-called “iWatch” in multiple sizes, there have been conflicting reports about exactly how large the smart watch will be. The general consensus is that the wearable device will have a flexible AMOLED display in the range of 1.3-inches to 2.5-inches. 

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Apple predicted to sell between 30 to 60 million iWatch units in first year

Apple predicted to sell between 30 to 60 million iWatch units in first year

Morgan Stanley has released its first iWatch sales estimates, predicting that Apple could sell between 30 to 60 million units of the smart watch in the first year. The research firm also raised its Apple price target on Monday, from $99 to $110 per share. 

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Apple to begin mass production of ‘iWatch’ in November

Apple to begin mass production of ‘iWatch’ in November

Apple is expected to unveil its first wearable device in October, which is likely to be the oft-rumored “iWatch,” but a new report claims that production of the smart watch will not ramp up until a few months later. According to well-sourced KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a fairly accurate track record at reporting on Apple product plans, the iWatch will not enter mass production until November. 

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