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Amazon to take on Apple TV with new set-top box in March

According to a report by Re/code, Internet retail behemoth Amazon is getting ready to launch a connected-TV set-top box that would compete with Apple TV and Roku devices. According to people familiar with Amazon’s partnering plans, the company is set to launch the new TV device in March which would preempt a reported spring Apple TV refresh. While…

Another analyst predicts Apple television set coming soon

Earlier today, there was a story about Gene Munster once again predicting that we will see an Apple television set (iTV?) sometime in 2014. Since this has all been heard before from Mr. Munster, it was easy to dismiss this as his wishful thinking. He even poked fun at his previously incorrect predictions about the Apple TV set. However, another analyst,…

Analyst Gene Munster still thinks Apple television is coming this year

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster is back at it with his Apple television set predictions. He has been stirring up talk of an Apple television set ever since 2009, saying it would be coming in 2011. Well, now we are here in the latter half of 2013 with no Apple made television set. This hasn’t stopped Munster from still holding his ground that Apple will…

Report: iTV and iWatch revenue could reach $80 billion with release

  Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty has put out some numbers today that seem very appealing to Apple investors. According to the report, she says that if Apple could ship around 50 million units of the iWatch per year, that would amount to nearly $10-$15 billion in revenue for the Cupertino company. This would lead to around $2.50 to $4.00…

Rumor: iTV release “a certainty” for this summer

  Get ready – iTV rumors are coming back. I know, we finally got off those and back to the iWatch ones, but this is back, and apparently it’s coming as soon as this summer. This report is coming from Stuff.tv, who cites, as is the usual, sources “who like most people associated with Apple doesn’t want to be named.” As is expected, the price is…

Cook still interested in TV set

During Apple’s conference call today, it was noted that the company had sold over 2 million Apple TVs this past quarter. That left many people wondering if a standalone television made by Apple would be even more popular. Apple CEO Tim Cook did nothing to refute the possibility of Apple building a television. When asked about the possibility of a TV,…

Morgan Stanley: Apple could sell as many as 13 million TVs

A new report coming from Fortune is quoting a survey done by Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty. According to the report, the results of a survey taken this September showed results that could indicate a strong field for Apple if and when it decides to enter the television market. Part of the results follow: 11% of respondents said they would be…

What would make an Apple TV awesome? [Editorial]

As I’m sure you’ve heard, last week Tim Cook gave his first ever public interview with NBC’s Brian Williams. In the 20 minute piece Cook commented on a range of issues regarding Apple, the iPhone, wider business ethics and his personal life. However, the most intriguing piece of information came when he was asked about an Apple TV. In typical Cook fashion,…

Tim Cook calls Apple television set project an “intense area of interest”, the industry is “20 to 30 years” behind

Not a day goes by when we’re not being told that “an Apple TV set is just around the corner”, but nobody really pays too much attention to this speculation. However, Apple CEO Tim Cook has now said himself that the industry is an “intense are of interest” for the company. Cook stated this in a preview of his NBC interview that is set to air at 10 PM…

Time Warner CEO pushing for Apple HDTV

When the mystical Apple HDTV is mentioned, the discussion often leads to Apple taking over the living room. Now I was always under the assumption that, if Apple were to create such a game-changing gadget, traditional television companies would be less than pleased. Apparently, though, that isn’t the case. According to a new report, Jeff Bewkes, chief…