“We’ve learned that Apple is making progress on its development of a successor to the current Apple TV and that the device is well into testing,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to5Mac.

“We’re led to believe that the new device, which is said to be a set-top-box rather than a full-fledged TV set, will likely be introduced in the first half of 2014,” Gurman reports. “We understand that the product will include a revamped operating system that is likely to be based on iOS.”

“We understand that the new Apple TV will include new types of content, leading us to believe that an App Store or a ‘Game Store’ for the device is under consideration,” Gurman reports. “Will this next-generation Apple TV be what Jobs dreamed up?”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz,” “Dan K.,” and “Jersey_Trader” for the heads up.]