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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.

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.

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”.

Apple might buy the company that invented the Microsoft Kinect, but then what happens?

Apple might buy the company that invented the Microsoft Kinect, but then what happens?

According to the Israeli publication Calcalist, Apple is in talks to buy a company called PrimeSense. You might not have heard of them, but they were instrumental in creating the Kinect for Microsoft. What’s Kinect? It’s a camera that tracks your body in your living room. It also has a microphone inside for voice commands.

Foxconn reportedly gearing up to build Apple Television

Foxconn reportedly gearing up to build Apple Television

The New York Times has a lengthy feature on Foxconn’s efforts to design and manufacture its own hardware products, so that it is not dependant on companies like Apple for its revenues.

Analyst: Apple Could Launch 60-inch ‘iTV’ in Late 2013 With ‘iRing’ Motion Control and ‘mini iTV’ Auxiliary Screens

Analyst: Apple Could Launch 60-inch ‘iTV’ in Late 2013 With ‘iRing’ Motion Control and ‘mini iTV’ Auxiliary Screens

Topeka Capital analyst Brian White has published a new research note to clients in which he claims Apple will indeed launch the rumored television set, unofficially dubbed “iTV” later this year.

He has also gone on to claim that it will come with some rather unbelievable features.

Rumor: Apple Working On 4K TV For Late 2013 or Early 2014 Launch

Rumor: Apple Working On 4K TV For Late 2013 or Early 2014 Launch

After taking a back seat for sometime, it looks like the Apple Television set rumors are back.

DigiTimes reports that according to their supply chain sources, Apple is working on Ultra HD or 4K (3840×2160 resolution) television set. The ultra-high quality definition is four times as sharp as standard quality high definition.

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.

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.