“Apple is the only company that consistently gets big buzz out of the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas — without even attending,” Scott Martin reports for USA Today. “This year will be no different.”

“Connected TVs — TVs that connect to and can access content from the Internet — will be a big part of CES this year,” Martin reports. “And just about everyone in tech expects Apple at some point to launch such a television — an iTV — that easily consumes and shares with other Apple devices content served from the company’s media-storing iCloud.”

Martin reports, “But a major roadblock for Apple along the way has been securing content needed to make an iTV succeed. The problems Apple is having securing content deals were described in an interview with a person who worked in the Apple TV group and verified by two television industry sources. All declined to be identified because of the confidential nature of the talks.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]

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