Here are your Apple rumors and AAPL news items for today.
iPhone 5 due Out in Fall 2012: It looks like the iPhone 4S may have broken for good the trend of releasing new iPhones in the spring. Where previous models of the iPhone were typically released during the second quarter, the iPhone 4S hit the market in October 2011. According to Monday reports at Macotakara, Mac Rumors, and iMore, the iPhone 5 will likely follow suit. Multiple sources inside Apple’s supply chain suggest that the next iteration of Apple’s device will hit the market in either September or October of 2012. Previous rumors hinted that the iPhone 5 would release in June. the iPhone 5 is said to be radically different from previous models of iPhone in terms of shape, and might even sport a curved form to better fit the shape of the user’s head.
New York, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2012
According to penny stock analyst Peter Leeds, recent trends in global food and water demand are setting up some great opportunities for penny stock investors, if they get involved with the right types of seed, agricultural, and food service companies.
Leeds cites an increasingly sophisticated diet among developing nations is increasing food and water demands, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Previous to 1975, China's per capita intake of calories, protein, and fat were well below the world average, but now those metrics are well above.
The FAO also...
Apple Plans App Store, iTunes Overhauls for 2012: Apple will redesign iTunes, its digital music, movie, television, and app store, for the first time in three years, according to a report at 9 to 5 Mac. the new design is said to emphasize new easy-to-understand interactive features. the Cupertino, Calif., company is already talking with music labels and other entertainment companies about the new service, which is described as a “more engaging experience.” the redesigned music store will likely be done over to compete with newer streaming services like Spotify. As for the App Store wing of iTunes, the redesign is said to be geared toward improving accessibility. It’s currently difficult for users to sift through the hundreds of thousands of apps in the store, and a new design could make it both easier to find what you’re looking for and easier to discover new apps you haven’t heard of.
Amazon Preparing New 10-inch Kindle fire: a Monday report by Digitimes said that Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is ready to enter the second phase of its war with Apple’s iPad. the report said that manufacturing partner Foxconn (PINK:FXCNY), which recently announced that it was raising wages for its workers, has been awarded the contract to begin producing a 10-inch model of the Kindle Fire tablet sometime during the second quarter of this year. Amazon is said to have already sold around 4 million of the 7-inch Kindle fire since it was released last November.
Despite a lot of negative press, there are several indicators to suggest that the economy continues to make positive progress. Of course, much of this new is often ignored, particularly since the bad news brings a lot of relevance and warning during this period where one would expect only positive news. Overall, this suggests that investors should be looking at adjusting their strategies to accommodate some of this concealed positive information. Here are two good news items worth considering:
1. The US Dollar is Gaining Strength. Although the dollar may only move ever so slightly on a day to day basis,...
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