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  • Though it will be the 6th iPhone model to be released, the next iPhone will be called the iPhone 5, according to data turned up on Apple's (AAPL +0.4%) site. Also: A circuit board image leak shows suggests the iPhone 5 will contain an A6 processor and Qualcomm (QCOM) MDM9615M LTE baseband chip, and mobile consultant Will Strafach is reporting the device will indeed feature an NFC chip. We'll know for sure shortly. (earlier[View news story]
    yah, but specs => features if one can read the tea leaves.
    Sep 12, 2012. 12:55 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Drops Price Of Lumia 900: Lumia 920 Coming Sooner Than Expected? [View article]
    Last week an article was out that included research that after iphone launches historically NOK had a 5% dip any thoughts given today's rise of 20 cents will tomorrow be -14 cents?

    Or is any dip already in the price, e.g., last Thursday's Apple announcement?
    Sep 12, 2012. 02:06 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Happens If The iPhone 5 Flops? [View article]
    @jam, If that's true, which it is not, then buying Cisco, Intel, Nokia, and a slew of other products is like buying blood diamonds as well.

    Glad it's not true.
    Sep 11, 2012. 11:34 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Dead Money Walking: Sell PC Players And Buy Apple Before It's Too Late [View article]
    There's an app for that - penultimate
    Sep 10, 2012. 11:14 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Dead Money Walking: Sell PC Players And Buy Apple Before It's Too Late [View article]
    @richbar, you make a good argument were the decision based solely on Q over Q, but if you had wrote Q2-2012 to Q2-2011 your same analysis would have meant strong buy.

    future is impossible to predict.
    Sep 9, 2012. 07:37 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple May Lose The Smartphone War To Google [View article]
    I actually agree with your view point I'm just saying in the USA "mathematical reasoning" and reality do t align with public opinion, which determines policy.
    Sep 8, 2012. 11:31 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple May Lose The Smartphone War To Google [View article]
    but it wasn't just letting GM go it was the jobs too, for better or worse your "economic" argument is valid, but the "people" argument overwhelms in the USA.
    Sep 7, 2012. 02:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • In Favor Of An Apple Stock Split [View article]
    I think the idea is that the little guy can't buy 100 shares but he/she can buy 1-10!
    Sep 7, 2012. 12:23 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • In Favor Of An Apple Stock Split [View article]
    That's true confounded but being an early smart investor given such insane downwards movements why wouldn't you pick up more shares?
    Sep 7, 2012. 12:21 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Looks To Become Profitable In 2013 [View article]
    Right so my point is one can't draw a conclusion from this failure-test that Li batteries in and of themselves are toxic, rather given the right combination of "toxic" stuff in your garage a Li EV could ...
    Sep 7, 2012. 12:02 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why The Current Apple Situation Might Be The Best Investment Opportunity Of The Decade [View article]
    Heck I live in SF and $1M just gets you started on a move-up home, every plumber over 50 here is a millionaire. Now, the $10M crowd is where I want to be!
    Sep 7, 2012. 11:48 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia (NOK) and AT&T (T) plan to begin selling the just-announced Lumia 920 and 820 on Nov. 2, sources tell TechRadar and The Verge. That's a few days after Microsoft's official launch date for Windows Phone 8. Yesterday, Verizon Wireless confirmed to the WSJ it will sell Nokia WP8 devices, but declined to provide specifics. Nokia, which sold off sharply following its phone announcements, hasn't provided any details about pricing or launch partners. [View news story]
    @shang, I have a different take, I think the WP8/W8 and Lumia launch will do well because there is a huge installed base of Windows users who want a windows device/OS ecosystem just like Apple's base does. And keep in mind NOK investors all this win lose war talk is bogus. In the end all Mr. Market cares about is whether the WP market share is increasing and what slice of it is Nokia, gong from 2% to 4% is success! nobody is going to knock off Android for at least 3-5 years.

    @dakang, I don't believe the secrecy veil is any different than the last four successful launches, eh?

    @rjgood, I wasn't sure from your comment that you were affirming that with all Apple devices buy an app or movie once and share it with all your devices?! Which is true. And as I mentioned above this is a tremendous strength of th Apple ecosystem and for rheW8 rollout too.

    One major difference I would add, however, you don't need ALL Apple devices to enjoy the Apple ecosystem. I'm sure most consumers don't realize this - you can have your PC and eat your Apple too.

    iCloud, iTunes, iPhoto, and windows apps Ike Outlook and MS Office all integrate nicely between a PC and iPad or iPhone.
    Sep 7, 2012. 11:38 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia (NOK) and AT&T (T) plan to begin selling the just-announced Lumia 920 and 820 on Nov. 2, sources tell TechRadar and The Verge. That's a few days after Microsoft's official launch date for Windows Phone 8. Yesterday, Verizon Wireless confirmed to the WSJ it will sell Nokia WP8 devices, but declined to provide specifics. Nokia, which sold off sharply following its phone announcements, hasn't provided any details about pricing or launch partners. [View news story]
    Eric your humor twist made sense except for the last line, thanks for the ironic laugh!

    I think you mean disappointed in the iPhone ha
    Sep 7, 2012. 11:23 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple May Lose The Smartphone War To Google [View article]
    Oh I forgot to ask, so given this flaw on your argument, please comment on whether your thesis is still accurate or revise, thanks?
    Sep 7, 2012. 11:14 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple May Lose The Smartphone War To Google [View article]
    That's because it's not true!

    Ed, I believe your notes of caution are spot on, even inside a five year window, but your thesis is flawed on this point, "You don't need a dedicated OS-run computer to fully use Android, unlike iOS which requires you to buy a Mac to fully use the iPhone and iPad's various features."

    There was the semblance of this back during the Me.com days but that's because full PC integration slowly developed between 2007-2010(?). But with iCloud now sync services are free to boot.

    iPhoto, iTunes, iCloud are all functional w a PC alone. Now to enable iCloud you must start w your Apple device, e.g., your iPhone, but you don't need other apple devices. Heck you can even find-my-iPad on your PC. Lastly you can sync Outlook to iCloud as well.

    So as far as productivity apps go I've shown that the major key features of the iPad and iPhone including sync services do not require Apples flagship professional computer which starts at $2,499 not $5,000!
    Sep 7, 2012. 11:12 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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