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Apple Television Launch Isn’t “Imminent”

Apple Television Launch Isn’t “Imminent”

Yesterday’s report from Jefferies & Co., which suggested that Apple has been working with cable companies for an imminent Apple Television launch, seems to have certain parts of its information right, but according to AllThingsD, the “imminent” launch isn’t quite correct.

Analyst: Apple Television “Extremely Unlikely” In The Near-Term

Analyst: Apple Television “Extremely Unlikely” In The Near-Term

Ever since Steve Jobs biography revealed that he felt 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.

It has been speculated that Apple could launch the television set as early as the end of the year or early next year. Earlier in the week, an analyst claimed that Apple Television set is already in “full production”.

Analyst: Apple Television Set Already In ‘Full Production’

Analyst: Apple Television Set Already In ‘Full Production’

Wall Street Journal has been reporting that Apple may be seeking a less radical path to expand in television than it has contemplated in the past. WSJ claims that according to ’people familiar with the matter’ Apple is negotiating with cable operators to use Apple TV device as a set-top box.

While Apple could easily embed the technology in a television set, the reports seemed to suggest that Apple has delayed the plans to launch its own television set.

Apple’s Set-Top Box May Offer Cloud-Based DVR, iPad-Like UI, Social Media Features

Yesterday, Wall Street Journal reported that Apple may be seeking a less radical path to expand in television than it has contemplated in the past.

According to ‘people familiar with the matter’ Apple is negotiating with cable operators to use Apple TV device as a set-top box.

Apple Negotiating With Cable Operators To Use Apple TV Device As a Set-Top Box

Apple Negotiating With Cable Operators To Use Apple TV Device As a Set-Top Box

Ever since Steve Jobs biography revealed that he felt 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.

But according to Wall Street Journal, Apple may be seeking a less radical path to expand in television than it has contemplated in the past.

CBS Open To Making Its Content Available On Apple TV, Provided Terms Are Right

CBS Open To Making Its Content Available On Apple TV, Provided Terms Are Right

CBS President and CEO Les Moonves, during the company’s quarterly earnings call, said that CBS is open to striking a deal with Apple for making its video content available on the Apple TV, as long as the deal is on terms decided by CBS execs.

Moonves had previously detailed his conversation with former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, in which he turned down an offer to be a part of Apple’s (not yet announced) subscription video service.

Photos Of Purported ‘iPhone 5′ Engineering Samples

Photos Of Purported ‘iPhone 5′ Engineering Samples

Folks at GottaBeMobile have posted photos, which they claim are of iPhone 5 engineering samples.

GottaBeMobile claims that they’ve got the photos straight from a factory in China. The purported iPhone 5 engineering samples (assuming they’re the real deal) indicates that the next generation iPhone will come with a taller screen and will be thinner.

Sharp To Start Delivering LCD Panels For Apple Television To Foxconn Next Quarter

According to a report on Chinese news site 21cbh.com, relayed by Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White, Sharp is stepping up production of LCD TV panels for Apple’s television, and is on track to deliver them to Foxconn starting next quarter.

Earlier reports estimated the production of Apple’s television sets to start in Q4, which has now been pushed up to the third quarter, right in time for the holiday season.

Apple to Release TV SDK For Third-Party Apps at WWDC

Apple to Release TV SDK For Third-Party Apps at WWDC

We’ve heard that Apple will also unveil the operating system for the rumored Apple Television alongside iOS 6 at WWDC Keynote on Monday.

BGR now briefly reports that Apple will indeed be introducing a TV SDK for Apple TV products at WWDC on Monday.

Analyst: Design, UI, Apps & Games Will Make Apple Television Revolutionary, Not Content

Analyst: Design, UI, Apps & Games Will Make Apple Television Revolutionary, Not Content

A couple of days back we told you about how Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster, a long time Apple analyst, was confident that an Apple Television is now just a matter of “when” rather than “if.”

Business Insider has the entire note from Munster in which he speculates that Apple’s software offering with the television will make it revolutionary.