Apple Watch Could Boost Usage of Apple Pay
While analysts debate whether or not the Apple Watch will be popular, there is another angle to consider. A selling point for Apple Watches is that they can be conveniently used for Apple Pay. Apple Pay is already a success right out of the starting gate, and the debut of the Watch could accelerate that trend, even if the Watch is not a “home-run product.” It wouldn’t need to be.
Unlocked iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Now Available in the U.S.
Apple starting selling the unlocked phones on Tuesday, Jan. 6, which let U.S. consumers use their phones on any supported networks.
Flexible iPhones and Smart Apple Glasses May Be in Our Future
This week, Apple was granted a patent for flexible phones — including bendable screens, batteries, and circuit boards — that would be better able to withstand being dropped than regular rigid phones. Apple also received a patent for a wearable device similar to Google Glass.
SPDR S&P 500 ETF — SPY
ETFs that track broad market indexes are excellent vehicles for gaining both exposure to AAPL and increased portfolio diversity. SPY, for example, tracks the S&P 500 index and has 3.49 percent of its holdings in AAPL.
By Diana Primavera, ETF Daily News