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  • Steve Jobs told execs Apple won't release television set
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    Steve Jobs told execs Apple won't release television set

    By 16 March 2014

    Apple has long been believed to expand its influence in the living room with a full-fledged television set, capable of delivering content over the internet, instead of traditional cable. However before his death, Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs had...

  • Foxconn considering 'advanced display' TV factory in US, perfect for Apple's iTV
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    Foxconn considering 'advanced display' TV factory in US, perfect for Apple's iTV

    By 26 January 2014

    Foxconn, the company who assembles gadgets for Apple and other companies, is looking into launching a manufacturing plant in the US to build advanced displays. Foxconn chairman Terry Gou told reporters on Sunday a US plant would be made up of high-tech...

  • Apple iTV rumours back with a vengeance, reportedly in talks with LG for 4K panels
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    Apple iTV rumours back with a vengeance, reportedly in talks with LG for 4K panels

    By 18 July 2013

    Apple is allegedly in talks with LG Display for the Korean manufacturer to supply 55 and 65-inch Ultra High Definition 4K panels for its much-rumoured iTV televisions. Rather than come to market with current or old technology, the latest speculative claims...

  • Apple in iTV design stage, testing several HDTV set designs
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    Apple in iTV design stage, testing several HDTV set designs

    By 12 December 2012

    Apple is reportedly testing several TV set designs in a view to building its own television. The manufacturer has been rumoured to be entering the HDTV market for some time now - well over 18 months - but sources say the project is one step closer to...

  • Apple HDTV here in time for Christmas
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    Apple HDTV here in time for Christmas

    By 21 June 2012

    Foxconn is reported to have begun receiving LCD TV panels at its manufacturing plant as it steps up its process in creating an Apple HDTV. According to reports, the Chinese manufacturer, who has been involved in the production of both the iPhone and iPad,...

  • Apple rumoured to be buying German TV manufacturer Loewe
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    Apple rumoured to be buying German TV manufacturer Loewe

    By 13 May 2012

    News that Apple is about to buy German TV maker Loewe has appeared on the internet over the weekend, with unnamed sources claiming the deal will happen as early as next week. According to AppleInsider.com: "Word of the negotiations was exclusively revealed...

  • Apple HDTV to have FaceTime and Siri?
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    Apple HDTV to have FaceTime and Siri?

    By 8 May 2012

    An Apple HDTV will have a built-in camera for FaceTime video calls as well as Siri for voice commands, according to a source that claims to have seen a prototype. Cultofmac.com quotes the “anonymous” source as saying the TV resembles Apple’s LED-backlit...

  • Apple TV 3 also tipped for 7 March reveal
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    Apple TV 3 also tipped for 7 March reveal

    By 29 February 2012

    Apple will launch a new Apple TV on 7 March alongside a new iPad 3, sources claim. According to 9to5mac.com its sources have confirmed that Apple will be launching the Apple TV 3 at the event on the same day, bringing new features to the mix for the...

  • Apple iTV could mirror your Mac
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    Apple iTV could mirror your Mac

    By 16 February 2012

    Apple has shown Pocket-lint the potential of Apple iTV, thanks to a sneak look of at new developer preview of OS X Mountain Lion. One of the many new features of the latest operating system is AirPlay Mirroring, which will work in a similar way to AirPlay...

  • Samsung not worried by Apple iTV threat
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    Samsung not worried by Apple iTV threat

    By 13 February 2012

    They've done battle in the smartphone ring, they've gone toe-to-toe in the tablet arena and, if the much anticipated and rumoured Apple iTV system turns out to be the real deal, they are about to face off once again in the fight for living room supremacy....

  • Apple iTV: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs
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    Apple iTV: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs

    By 9 February 2012

    Apple is the king of rumour mongering and the Apple iTV currently carries the rumour crown. Schtum until the last minute, as Forest Gump would suggest, Apple is like a box of chocolates: you never know what your gonna get. So with Apple television set...

  • Apple iTV detailed by Best Buy
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    Apple iTV detailed by Best Buy

    By 7 February 2012

    There is a saying that if you wish for something long enough it becomes true and that's probably what Best Buy is hoping for after it conducted a survey concerning the rumoured Apple iTV platform. US tech site The Verge reported on a leak that saw the superstore...

  • Apple planning custom channels on iTV
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    Apple planning custom channels on iTV

    By 29 December 2011

    Apple iTV is set to revolutionise broadcast television if the Cupertino giant has its way, according to analysts Shaw Wu and Sterne Agee. They firmly believe that the company will want to offer internet-based paid subscriptions and offer customised channel...

  • Apple TV gesture control hinted in discussions
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    Apple TV gesture control hinted in discussions

    By 19 December 2011

    How do you like your Apple TV rumours in the morning? How's about with some more juicy details courtesy of The Wall Street Journal? We thought you'd prefer that to a kiss... The big talk is that the Apple TV set, or Apple iTV as we've heard it referred...

  • Apple iTV to come in three sizes?
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    Apple iTV to come in three sizes?

    By 5 December 2011

    The Apple rumour mill is an unpredictable, capricious and captivating experience. If it's not busy guessing the nature of the next iPhone, it is discussing the iPad 3's supposed specs. And if there are no Apple mobile murmurs, it's looking at what might...

  • Apple iTV could use Sharp panels
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    Apple iTV could use Sharp panels

    By 24 November 2011

    Apple's rumoured iTV could feature a Sharp made amorphous TFT LCD display. The partnership between Apple and Sharp over its iOS powered device displays could be translated into its rumoured television project.  Whilst it is unlikely we will see any of...

  • Sony four screen plan to fight Apple TV threat
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    Sony four screen plan to fight Apple TV threat

    By 11 November 2011

    Sony is ready to take on Apple for living room supremacy using its four-screen strategy - that's according to the company's CEO Sir Howard Stringer. "I'm up for the fight," said the Welsh-born boss. "I spent the last five years building a platform so...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #61
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #61

    By 8 November 2011

    A mixed bag is on the agenda in the Pocket-lint Podcast this week, as the team looks at the delights of Motorola's Xoom 2 duo of devices, and editor Chris Hall attempts to explain with 8.2-inches is better than 7. Ian Morris puts forward an interesting...

  • Apple iTV future vision: Has the artist cracked it?
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    Apple iTV future vision: Has the artist cracked it?

    By 1 November 2011

    The Apple iTV has received an artist's impression of what the device might look like, if it were to become a reality. Guilherme M. Schasiepen has done a fantastic job of producing the concept of the Apple iTV, which has been posted on Flickr, all shots...

  • iTunes chief behind Apple TV sets
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    iTunes chief behind Apple TV sets

    By 25 October 2011

    Remember on Monday how we told you that Steve Jobs' final piece of Apple-based genius could have been cracking the much touted Apple TV set? Well, that particular bone has just had plenty more meat added to it, courtesy of a report by Bloomberg. The financial...

  • Apple TV sets: Jobs' final plan?
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    Apple TV sets: Jobs' final plan?

    By 24 October 2011

    There's a lot of juicy information dropping from Walter Isaacson’s authorised Steve Jobs biography, such as his criticisms of Bill Gates and the fact that he warned US President Barack Obama that he'd be a one-termer, but in terms of gadgetry and tech...

  • Apple TV sets coming this autumn?
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    Apple TV sets coming this autumn?

    By 22 June 2011

    Ah, the Apple rumour mill. We know it well. Hardly a day goes past when we don't hear about the purported next-gen iPhone, iPad, MacBook or iPod. And now there's a new device for the Cupertino scuttlebutt - an Apple TV. No, not the small little hobby...

  • Apple Special Event: what sources say is coming
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    Apple Special Event: what sources say is coming

    By 1 September 2010

    Just hours before Apple's Special Event (which starts at 6pm today - Wednesday 1 September), multiple sources are coming out of the woodwork thick and fast to pre-confirm as to what the Cupertino based company will launch. Will it be iTV (much to the...

  • Apple TV: iTV without Loose Women
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    Apple TV: iTV without Loose Women

    By 12 August 2010

    The sub $100 Apple TV is coming, but at what price. Well, $99, but that's not what we meant. The type of price which we refer to is the visible cost of releasing the internet-TV service with a relatively low RRP. Well, the first casualty is apparently...