PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research ( http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, has published updated outlooks for Wave Systems (Nasdaq: WAVX), Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), Linear Technology (Nasdaq: LLTC), Cree (Nasdaq: CREE), and SemiLEDs (Nasdaq: LEDS). Next Inning editor Paul McWilliams was named the winner in both the Forbes and AOL stock picking contests for newsletter writers in 2010. His top pick for 2010 moved up over 132% for the year, and Next Inning free trial subscribers now have access to his top picks for 2011, a total of ten stocks that McWilliams sees as the big winners this year. Steven Halpern, the editor of The Stock Advisors report, which tracks 75 subscription newsletters and publishes the AOL Top Picks Report, had this to say about McWilliams: "I have followed the financial newsletter industry for 28 years, reading hundreds of financial advisors. Without doubt, Paul McWilliams offers among the most in-depth, highest quality and well-reasoned research available in the marketplace. I've rarely ever seen an advisor who is as knowledgeable -- and accurate -- regarding the sectors and stocks that they follow." McWilliams, who worked in the tech industry as an executive for nearly 25 years, has a stellar track record. His Next Inning model portfolio is up 372% since it was started in 2002, more than nine times the 42% return for the S&P 500 over the same timeframe. For 2010, McWilliams' model portfolio returned 43% as compared to the S&P 500 return of only 13%. In addition to the report naming his top picks for 2011, trial subscribers will also receive McWilliams' highly acclaimed State of Tech series, offering in-depth, sector-by-sector coverage of over 65 leading tech companies and specific guidance on which stocks he thinks investors should own and which should be avoided.