Apple Television

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Amazon listing sparks off speculation of new Apple TV launch at October 22nd event

Amazon listing sparks off speculation of new Apple TV launch at October 22nd event

Engadget reports that Amazon’s French and German sites briefly showed Apple TV as out of stock, with availability from October 23.

This has sparked off speculations that Apple may launch the new Apple TV at the media event on October 22.

DisplaySearch: Apple may launch 4.7-inch & 5.7-inch iPhones, 12.9-inch iPad, Retina MacBook Air, iWatch, 55-inch & 65-inch Television sets in 2014

DisplaySearch: Apple may launch 4.7-inch & 5.7-inch iPhones, 12.9-inch iPad, Retina MacBook Air, iWatch, 55-inch & 65-inch Television sets in 2014

NPD DisplaySearch reports that according to their supply chain sources, Apple is gearing up to revamp the displays for a majority of its product lines over next year.

Rumor: Apple to hold media event on October 15

Rumor: Apple to hold media event on October 15

According to French website MacGeneration (via 9to5Mac), Apple will be holding a media event on Tuesday, October 15.

Apple launched iPad 4 and iPad mini along with new Macs last October.

Report claims Apple still aims to release Television set, negotiating directly with content providers

Report claims Apple still aims to release Television set, negotiating directly with content providers

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.

Quartz now reports that Apple is negotiating directly with providers including ESPN, HBO, Viacom to provide content for its own branded television set through apps instead of channels.

Apple reportedly working with Foxconn, Corning, others on Apple Television for 2014 launch

Apple reportedly working with Foxconn, Corning, others on Apple Television for 2014 launch

According to a report in Taiwan’s Economic Daily News, Apple is working with a number of its suppliers including Corning, Foxconn and Innolux on its much rumored television product, dubbed the “iTV”.