“While Apple Computer is expected incorporate some additional flat screen displays into it’s retail store layouts in order to promote its iTV set-top media box beginning early next year, the company is not developing a line of its own TVs to coincide with the product, according to one Wall Street analyst,” Katie Marsal reports for AppleInsider.
Marsal reports, “In a report released on Thursday, PiperJaffray analyst Gene Munster said the Cupertino, Calif.-based Mac maker plans to leverage its retail stores as ‘launch pads’ for the new iTV, using a few LCD TVs to demonstrate the features of the device. However, the analyst told clients he does not believe Apple will ‘sell 3rd party televisions, nor will the company develop Apple-branded TVs to sell in the retail stores.'”
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