FORTUNE -- Following up on his Day 1 report out of this week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (see "Apple is losing the screen-size war"), Jefferies' Peter Misek posted a second note to clients Wednesday that offered four reasons that, as he puts it, "Apple is potentially facing a very rough two-year period":
Misek rates Apple (AAPL) a "hold" and his $500 price target is one of the lowest on Wall Street.
At Mobile World Congress 2013, an analyst reports, phablets are all the rage
FORTUNE -- Although it never attends, Apple (AAPL) is always a presence at Mobile World Congress, the big cellphone conference held every year since 2009 in Barcelona.
In past years Apple's iPhone platform has set the bar by which other smartphone vendors measured themselves. (See, for example, Now everybody has an App Store.)
Not so this year, according to Jefferies' Peter Misek, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 26, 2013 12:04 PM ET
Just in time for this week's Mobile World Congress, a snapshot of where the money goes
To get a sense of what Apple's (AAPL) competitors are up against in Barcelona this week as they unveil their new mobile phone models for the 2012 season, consider the relative size of the solid color profit (and loss) bars in the chart above.
It's the money shot in a series of eye-opening graphs that the inimitable Horace MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 27, 2012 7:24 AM ET
Big media companies are grousing about Apple's 30% app tax. OnSwipe wants to convince readers—and publishers—there's another, better way.
By Chadwick Matlin, contributor
Last week, after a year of luring big media organizations onto the iPad, Apple sent out a press release, but they would have done just as well sending copies of the old board game Mouse Trap. The release said that publishers, like all app developers, would have to pay what MOREFeb 25, 2011 10:33 AM ET
Who remembers Maemo, imode, MeeGo or, for that matter, Windows Mobile?
To counter Stephen Elop's remark that by joining forces, Nokia (NOK) and Microsoft (MSFT) were going to make it a "three horse race" -- implying that Apple's (AAPL) iOS and Google's (GOOG) Android were the only other viable mobile ecosystems in the running -- Asymco's Horace Dediu did some digging and produced the chart at right.
It shows the lifespan of MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 19, 2011 5:26 PM ET
A dispatch from Barcelona sees trouble ahead for the iPad's competitors
RBC Capital's Mike Abramsky has coined a new acronym: NAAT! (Not Another Android Tablet!)
"The geyser of Android tablet launches continues," he writes in a note to clients from Day 2 of Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona. He mentions, among others, the HTC (Flyer), ViewSonic (ViewPad 4), and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. "Plus dozens of lower-end Android tablets pending from MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 16, 2011 10:51 AM ET
As mobile companies meet in Spain for their annual congress, Apple hijacks the show
The most exciting thing about a big tech industry gathering, goes the cynical reporter joke, is that you know Apple (AAPL) is going to leak something to the Wall Street Journal to keep themselves in the news.
And sure enough, on the eve of the annual Mobile World Congress, which opened Monday in Barcelona, a story appeared on MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 14, 2011 6:28 AM ET
Poor Andy Android gets some back alley surgery. For the hardcore only.
The Xperia Play, also more affectionately known as the Playstation phone is going to get some airtime at Europe's biggest mobile gathering, Mobile World Congress later this month. Until then, all you have to tide you over is this somewhat gruesome little reminder that the Playstation platform is moving into a virtual machine on Android.
Watch out, Android now has opposable thumbs.
via DroidNYTTno MORESeth Weintraub - Feb 3, 2011 1:55 PM ET
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HP and Palm may introduce three models of the PalmPad, a tablet aimed squarely at taking down the iPad, at this January's CES. All three will run a new version of Palm's WebOS, and a fourth student edition, will be showed off later on. Other features will include: a weight of 1.25 lbs., a USB 3.0 MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Dec 22, 2010 6:00 AM ET
A trademark filing reveals what would be the likely name of the upcoming PSP Phone from Sony.
We're likely to find out much more about Sony's Playstation phone next month at CES or at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona the following month in February. Today, however, PocketNow found what is likely to be the trademark name for the device in the EU.
The name "Xperia Play" suggests that the phones will stick MORESeth Weintraub - Dec 21, 2010 3:08 PM ET
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