According to the latest figures published by IDC, the overall EMEA [Europe, Middle East, and Africa) tablet market declined 11.7% year-over-year, shipping 9.6 million units in the second quarter of 2019. Apple retained market leadership in EMEA, with the help of a buoyant detachable quarter and the resurrection of the iPad mini.Read More
The gang at iFixIt, who tear apart electronic devices and look at their innards, have posted a teardown of the new iPad mini. They say that, despite appearances, the teardown confirms that this isn’t just a shrunken-down version of the new iPad Air—it’s a reworked iPad Mini 4, with some fresh silicon for 2019.Read More
In a note to clients — as noted by …. well, pretty much every website that covers Apple — analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has made a plethora of predictions for products to be released this year. Here’s a round-up of them and the chances the Sellers Research Firm (that’s me) thinks they have of coming true.Read More
The rumor mill is busy today with rumors about AirPods 2, 2019 iPhones, and the iPad mini. Here’s a round-up of them along with the chances the Sellers Research Group (that’s me) gives them of actually happening.Read More
Apple’s iPhones and iPads led in new device adoption over Christmas, according to Localytics. The analytics and marketing platform says “we discovered that Christmas shoppers were heavily focused on obtaining Apple products this year: iPads have become a mainstay of the holiday season and the iPhone Xr’s momentum shows no sign of decreasing.”Read More
The families of several of those killed in an EgyptAir plane crash caused by an on-board fire have filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging that the fire started when one of its devices — perhaps an iPad mini or iPhone 6S — overheated.