Apple Seeds is iSource’s daily roundup of Apple-related stories for the most diehard of fans, or for the news junkie that has to have all of the day’s news: Analysts Increasing Estimates Regarding Apple’s Earnings for Q1 Barron’s is reporting that two analysts have bumped their estimates for Apple’s performance ahead of the company’s quarterly […]
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Apple Seeds: Analysts Increasing Estimates on Apple’s Earnings, AirPlay Mirroring of FaceTime Coming to iOS 5, More

Apple Seeds is iSource’s daily roundup of Apple-related stories for the most diehard of fans, or for the news junkie that has to have all of the day’s news:

Analysts Increasing Estimates Regarding Apple’s Earnings for Q1

Barron’s is reporting that two analysts have bumped their estimates for Apple’s performance ahead of the company’s quarterly conference call slated for July 19th. They predict that Apple will ship somewhere in the range of 18 million iPhone units this quarter, which is above the current 16.5-17 million consensus Wall Street is holding. They also estimate that Apple shipped 8 million iPad units this quarter, which is up from the 4.69 million iPads produced last quarter, when the company was struggling to keep up with demand. [Read More]

AirPlay Mirroring of FaceTime Calls To Be Introduced in iOS 5

TiPb is reporting (via TUAW) that FaceTime will have AirPlay mirroring support in iOS 5. That means, your FaceTime conversation can be taken to your HD TV via an Apple TV and an AirPlay connection. Very Cool. [Read More]

Foxconn to Remain Sole Manufacturer of the Next-Generation iPad

Even in the face of other reports claiming that Apple is working to diversify it’s production lines, so as to not hit a similar production bottleneck as they have with the iPad 2, a new report suggests that Foxconn will remain the sole manufacturer of the next-generation iPad model.Why is this particularly news worthy? Well, Apple still needs to crank out more iPad 2s than they currently are to meet demand in a timely manner. Staying with one manufacturer, at least to me, suggests that production wasn’t the problem, but some other outlying factor probably was. [Read More]

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