Appleâ€™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 weâ€™ll see new iPads.
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.
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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.
According to a report in Taiwan’sÂ Economic Daily News, Apple isÂ workingÂ with a number of its suppliers including Corning, Foxconn and Innolux on its much rumored television product, dubbed the â€śiTVâ€ť.
MG Siegler,Â general partner at Google Ventures and a columnist for TechCrunch, claims that Apple may launch “some sort of television product” as early as November this year.
He revealed this on the latest episode of John Gruber’s The Talk Show.Â
Bloomberg reports that according to their sources Apple is close a signing a deal with Time Warner Cable (TWC) to bring TWC TV app to Apple TV.
Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt spoke at an event yesterday where he said the company was talking with Apple, Microsoft, and Samsung about live video streaming. This sounds exciting, and some of you are already thinking about an Apple television, but let’s put things in perspective. What Glenn is actually talking about is bringing live television to different devices in much the same way that Roku has a Time Warner application.