Report: first batch of 100,000 Apple TVs to ship this month

Apple Store“Industry sources indicated that Inventec Appliances will be the OEM manufacturer for the recently introduced Apple TV, with the first batch being shipped to Apple Computer later this month,” Daniel Shen and Esther Lam report for DigiTimes.

Shen and Lam report, “The Apple TV is a multimedia content hub that can connect to a TV and allows connections for up to five computers, via Wi-Fi, to stream content to the TV. The device has a 40GB hard disk and is priced at US$299.”

“The sources said Inventec will ship its first batch of 100,000 Apple TVs in late January,” Shen and Lam report.

Full article here.

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  1. Question: I know the Apple TV will play content at 720p but where does the 720p content come from? Isn’t video content off the iTunes 480p? Will the Apple TV upscale iTunes content like some DVD players do? I’ve looked pretty deeply into the available documentation and advertising but haven’t been able to find out yet.

    Any thoughts?

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