Infographic: Predicting the iPad Release Date

Posted: 20th March 2012
Infographic: Predicting the iPad Release Date

Rumored release dates for consumer technology products draw a huge audience from fanboys to financial analysts, so breaking juicy new details on the next big gadget is a big draw for technology media. This reporting results in a wealth of content that provides an opportunity for us at Recorded Future to crowdsource predictions and understand how the predicted timing of product releases evolves over weeks and months.

Following our recent analysis of predictions for Apple’s release of its most recent iPad update, we look at how momentum, a factor in our data that measures the buzz around events, changed for the predicted release date of the iPad over several months.


We’d love to hear your thoughts below about this event as well as what other subjects would be interesting to analyze in a similar way!