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.
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.
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.
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.
We’ve heard that Apple will also unveil the operating system for the rumored Apple Television alongside iOS 6 at WWDC Keynote on Monday.
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.
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster is fairly confident that Apple will unveil a Television set late this year, and put it on sale by the first half of 2013.
His increased confidence comes after analyzing information from component suppliers and listening to Tim Cook’s comments at the D10 conference a few days ago.
Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher interviewed Apple’s CEO Tim Cook at the AllThingsD’s D10 Conference earlier today.
They asked Tim Cook questions about a range of topics. While he dodged questions about upcoming Apple products such as the rumored Apple Television (as you would expect), he did seem to hint at the possibility of Facebook Integration coming to iOS and improvements to Siri during his interview.