New Apple TV Set-Top Box to Play ‘Key Role’ in 2014, Feature Motion Controls

New Apple TV Set-Top Box to Play ‘Key Role’ in 2014, Feature Motion Controls

In a recently-released research note, well-connected KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo notes that the Apple TV set-top box is set to receive a refresh later this year, with the updated device playing a “key role” in Apple’s ecosystem. The new device will include a plethora of innovative new features including motion control, which will allow users to interact with the device without the need for a remote control.

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Apple in talks with Comcast to add streaming TV in new Apple TV

Apple in talks with Comcast to add streaming TV in new Apple TV

According to The Wall Street Journal Apple is in talks with Comcast, US’ largest cable provider, for a streaming TV service that’ll be available in future versions of the Apple TV.

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Steve Jobs told Top Executives that Apple Won’t Make a Television

Steve Jobs told Top Executives that Apple Won’t Make a Television

Ever since Steve Jobs told his biographer Walter Isaacson that he had finally cracked integrated Television sets, the chatter about Apple possibly releasing its own branded television sets has got louder.

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Next Gen Apple TV may come with integrated Airport Express and TV-Tuner

Next Gen Apple TV may come with integrated Airport Express and TV-Tuner

Until now, Apple has maintained that Apple TV is a hobby, and has kept it hidden on its website.

However, it looks like that is about to change as 9to5Mac has noticed that Apple has just updated its website, and finally added Apple TV as a product, just like the Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on its online store.

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Rumor: Apple TV with the same A7 chip inside the iPhone 5s and iPad Air to come out in 2014

Rumor: Apple TV with the same A7 chip inside the iPhone 5s and iPad Air to come out in 2014

Just about every device running iOS also runs on Apple’s brand new 64-bit A7 chip. Only two notable exceptions come to mind: The Apple TV and the iPod touch. The latter might cease to exists, but with regards to the former, rumor has it that the Apple TV will be refreshed in 2014 with A7 in tow. The source of the rumor is none other than KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a pretty solid track record when it comes to this stuff. He says Apple’s goal is to sell a little over 8 million of these faster Apple TVs next year.

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Apple’s Television plans take backseat as focus shifts to wearables

Apple’s Television plans take backseat as focus shifts to wearables

Ever since Steve Jobs biography revealed that he had finally cracked integrated Television sets, there has been chatter that Apple will release iOS based television sets as early as this year.

However, it seems that Apple’s Television related plans have taken a backseat as the company wants to focus on wearable devices, which is said to be the next big thing in personal technology.

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Tim Cook confirms new Product categories coming in 2014

Tim Cook confirms new Product categories coming in 2014

If you’re waiting for Apple to launch its smartwatch or television set then you probably have to wait until 2014.

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook revealed at today’s fourth quarter earnings call that Apple will unveil new product categories within 2014.

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Analyst: Apple will start selling 65-inch and 55-inch Television sets with frameless design in Q4 2014

Analyst: Apple will start selling 65-inch and 55-inch Television sets with frameless design in Q4 2014

According to Masahiko Ishino, a Tokyo-based analyst at Advanced Research, Apple will probably start selling ultra-high definition televisions with 65 and 55-inch screens during the fourth quarter of next year.

Ishino claims that according to his sources, Apple’s television sets will have a frameless design.

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New Apple TV hardware delayed, unlikely to be unveiled at October 22nd event

New Apple TV hardware delayed, unlikely to be unveiled at October 22nd event

Last month, MG Siegler, general partner at Google Ventures and a columnist for TechCrunch got us all excited when he tweeted that Apple will be launching new Apple TV hardware in October.

There have been speculations that Apple will unveil the new hardware at its media event on Tuesday, 22nd.

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Apple’s October 22nd iPad event: What to expect

Apple’s October 22nd iPad event: What to expect

Apple’s October 22nd media event is official, and is going to be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. The event invite, in typical Apple fashion, includes a cryptic reference that says “We still have a lot to cover” which doesn’t say much about what the company plans to release, but with the continuos stream of rumors and leaks, it’s next to confirmed that we’ll see new iPads.

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