A noted analyst says he expects Apple to hold some kind event this spring, mostly like to reveal some kind of updated iPad.
In a note to clients this week, Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray & Co. wrote:
"We believe that looking at the history of time between Apple product launch events suggests that the company will introduce something new in March or April. Over the past two years, the Spring event has been iPad updates."
Munster didn't claim to have any inside info. Rather, he was basing his projection on Apple's historical timing of events. Over the last three years, Munster said Apple has held some kind of announcement on average every four months. The longest gap was seven months.
However, don't get too excited. No iWatch or Apple TV for you. At least, not yet. Munster expects any event to be modest: