Apple Television

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. 

Apple Television: Analyst Believes ‘If’ Has Been Decided And Now The Question is ‘When’

Apple Television: Analyst Believes ‘If’ Has Been Decided And Now The Question is ‘When’

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.

Apple to Unveil Operation System For Television Set at WWDC?

Apple to Unveil Operation System For Television Set at WWDC?

Ever since Steve Jobs biography revealed that he felt that he had finally cracked integrated Television sets, the chatter about Apple possibly releasing Televisions sets has got louder.

Those rumors may soon end as BGR claims that according to their trusted source, Apple will unveil the operating system for the television set as early as June 11th, during the WWDC 2012 keynote.

Tim Cook Talks About Apple TV, Hints at Facebook Integration, Improvements to Siri at D10 [Video]

Tim Cook Talks About Apple TV, Hints at Facebook Integration, Improvements to Siri at D10 [Video]

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.

Analyst: Next-Gen iPhone in October; Apple Television in Early 2013

Analyst: Next-Gen iPhone in October; Apple Television in Early 2013

Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster, a long time Apple analyst, is quite bullish on Apple’s stock.

Fortune reports that he is predicting that Apple’s stock will hit $1000 within the next two years.