“What a week ahead! With Apple now a strong buy, here at the front of the week, and Samsung Electronics ‘ financial results, Friday, we should know a lot more about the state of the smartphone market by the weekend,” Haydn Shaughnessy writes for Forbes.
“While Samsung are likely to show a drop in revenues, despite multiple product launches, Apple has been in a kind of innovation purdah over the past nine months,” Shaughnessy writes. “Apple is certainly getting ready to turn Samsung over, and maybe to overshadow Google again too. Back in February Tim Cook said the company had never been so innovative, which raised eyebrows at the time. A slew of new products is scheduled between now and early next year, though, if you believe the rumors: an iPhone 5S, an iWatch, a TV (I doubt it), the new streaming music service, a low cost iPhone, an iPhone 6, and iOS 7, the most significant redesign of the iOS to date, which also includes new features like iBeacons (to drive contextual computing), support for third party game controllers, and motion detection.”
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