T-Mobile confirmed this week that it will carry Apple’s iPhone as part of its unique set-up that allows customers to buy it in installments rather than sign up for a service contract. It’s expected to be a top seller for T-Mobile, and analysts believe it will help Apple boost its domestic market share. There are similar expectations for a rumored cheaper version of the iPhone later in the year.
*The chatter on Twitter about a new Apple iPhone drowned out the tweets about Samsung’s Galaxy S4, according to an actually serious study by Investing Analytics. The iPhone launch got millions more tweets at its launch than the Galaxy. At least one industry analyst took this to mean the iPhone still has much more mass market appeal. Piper Jaffray noted those results on Wednesday and reiterated an overweight rating on Apple shares. The train is about to leave the station, last chance to climb aboard the Apple Express!