“Initial testing of Apple Inc.’s television sets have gotten underway at Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., a source at the Taiwan-based company said Wednesday,” Chung Jung-feng and Sofia Wu report for CNA.

“Hon Hai, the world’s largest contract electronics maker, has declined to respond to the reports, saying that it never comments on specific business deals with any single client,” Chung and Wu report. “However, the Hon Hai source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the initial phase of tests on the TVs has kicked off.”

Chung and Wu report, “The source also predicted that Apple TV shipments could be huge and that new Apple TV-related products might be put on display at the well-known international consumer electronics trade fair, CES, to be held in Las Vegas in January… Apple CEO Tim Cook told NBC News recently that the company’s interest in TV has grown beyond a ‘hobby.’ ‘It’s an area of intense interest,’ Cook said. ”

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MacDailyNews Take: Take this report with a couple truckloads of salt.