There has been no shortage of rumors and speculation that Apple may launch a connected HDTV to compete in the television market – and plenty of rumored specs, release dates, and so forth to go along with it. Our friends at MacFormat have created a clever graphic that rounds up what they consider the most likely possibilities for such a device (if Apple indeed releases one).
TechCrunch’s MG Siegler has a little bit more fuel to add to the Apple TV fire. Seigler reports that Apple seems to be moving much closer to pushing into the television industry, and that they are likely planning to bring third-party app support to the Apple TV some time this fall.
Intel on Tuesday confirmed a lingering rumor that they are working on a new set-top box and live internet-based TV service, beating Apple to the punch in the connected television market.
Jefferies analyst Peter Misek is at it again. Following his report about two weeks ago about multi-colored iPhones, Misek has now released a new research report, once again claiming that the ‘iPhone 5S’ is due to launch in June or…
Apple’s highly-anticipated HDTV may have gotten one step closer to reality. According to Focus Taiwan, Apple manufacturing partner Hon Hai (Foxconn) is already testing a number of television prototypes for Apple in sizes ranging from 46-55 inches.
Following yesterday’s report that Apple is in talks with cable companies over a new Apple TV product, today AllThingsD backs up that report, confirming that Apple is indeed in talks with cable companies.
It’s been a fair while since we’ve heard much about Apple’s long-fabled television project, but comments made by Jefferies and Co. analyst James Kisner today reignited those rumors with claims that Apple is planning to release a new television-related device (if not an actual HDTV).
Despite widespread anticipation of Apple entering the television market, it appears that the company may not be planning such a move in the near future – at least not with a full-fledged television.
After reporting earlier this week that Apple plans to make a cable TV set-top box, The Wall Street Journal has now followed up, claiming that the box will offer cloud-based DVR functions, on-demand programming, and more.
It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about Apple’s television plans, but a new report from The Wall Street Journal claims that Apple is in talks with cable providers to turn the current Apple TV into a set-top box!
While rumors about a possible Apple TV have lessened in recent days, probably because we’ve all moved onto the “next iPhone” rumors, a patent recently granted to Apple may once more spark discussion about Apple television plans.
Following earlier reports that Apple may unveil a TV operating system at next week’s WWDC keynote, BGR this morning reports that Apple is planning to show off a new SDK to allow developers to create third-party Apple TV apps.
A new rumor claims that Apple is planning to demo a completely new version of the Apple TV OS at WWDC. But this isn’t just a new version of the Apple TV software – it’s the same software that will run on their upcoming television!
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who has been behind much of the speculation regarding Apple’s fabled television set, claimed over the weekend that the device is on track to be released this December, with sales beginning early next year!
Speculation about Apple’s fabled television set has been rampant, but up until now, the Apple television set has been nothing more than a myth. During a press conference in Shanghai this week, however, the Apple HDTV rumors just moved one step closer to reality.
CultofMac has reportedly received information from a source who has actually seen a prototype of Apple’s rumored HDTV, and claims to provide insider information about the device.