Apple's iWatch Ambitions Could Be Just the Start of Something Much Bigger

Apple's coming iWatch could be just the start of Apple's next massive growth phase. Investors should take notice.

May 10, 2014 at 10:30AM

Tech and telecom specialist Andrew Tonner has been saying it for months: Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iWatch is coming, and it's going to change the game in wearables entirely.

Apple rewrote the rules of what a phone could be with its introduction of the iPhone in 2007, and in doing so, Apple also spawned a device revolution that's been one of the most important tech developments in recent memory.

And it appears more and more that Apple's eying a similar opportunity with its upcoming iWatch. As was the case with the iPhone, it appears Apple's iWatch could carry implications for investors far beyond just the device itself.

Is Apple's iWatch only the start?
Recently, several experts in the health-care tech field have commented on Apple's iWatch plans. Investors should be taking notice.

Beyond simply reiterating that Apple's iWatch is indeed on the way, these experts have also discussed Apple's broader, longer-term plans for this device. The reports assert that Apple is also planning to launch a broader platform for third-party software that could cement Apple's place at the epicenter to this soon-to-be-booming industry.

The iPod led to iTunes, which has allowed Apple to dominate digital music like no other company. The iPhone led to the App Store, which has been yet another resounding success for Apple and its investors. And in the following video, Andrew discusses how Apple's upcoming iWatch could create that same kind of entry point for Apple in yet another key growth market in the years to come.

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4 in 5 Americans Are Ignoring Buffett's Warning

Don't be one of them.

Jun 12, 2015 at 5:01PM

Admitting fear is difficult.

So you can imagine how shocked I was to find out Warren Buffett recently told a select number of investors about the cutting-edge technology that's keeping him awake at night.

This past May, The Motley Fool sent 8 of its best stock analysts to Omaha, Nebraska to attend the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting. CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger fielded questions for nearly 6 hours.
The catch was: Attendees weren't allowed to record any of it. No audio. No video. 

Our team of analysts wrote down every single word Buffett and Munger uttered. Over 16,000 words. But only two words stood out to me as I read the detailed transcript of the event: "Real threat."

That's how Buffett responded when asked about this emerging market that is already expected to be worth more than $2 trillion in the U.S. alone. Google has already put some of its best engineers behind the technology powering this trend. 

The amazing thing is, while Buffett may be nervous, the rest of us can invest in this new industry BEFORE the old money realizes what hit them.

KPMG advises we're "on the cusp of revolutionary change" coming much "sooner than you think."

Even one legendary MIT professor had to recant his position that the technology was "beyond the capability of computer science." (He recently confessed to The Wall Street Journal that he's now a believer and amazed "how quickly this technology caught on.")

Yet according to one J.D. Power and Associates survey, only 1 in 5 Americans are even interested in this technology, much less ready to invest in it. Needless to say, you haven't missed your window of opportunity. 

Think about how many amazing technologies you've watched soar to new heights while you kick yourself thinking, "I knew about that technology before everyone was talking about it, but I just sat on my hands." 

Don't let that happen again. This time, it should be your family telling you, "I can't believe you knew about and invested in that technology so early on."

That's why I hope you take just a few minutes to access the exclusive research our team of analysts has put together on this industry and the one stock positioned to capitalize on this major shift.

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David Hanson owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway and American Express. The Motley Fool recommends and owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway, Google, and Coca-Cola.We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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