“Apple is almost certainly working on a digital television based on its iOS operating system, according to multiple sources in Silicon Valley,” Dylan Tweney reports for VentureBeat.
“An Apple-based television makes sense in light of Apple’s continued expansion out of the computer industry into the larger consumer electronics market,” Tweney reports. “But is it real?”
Tweney reports, “Apple has been testing the waters with its AppleTV, a set-top box that provides access to movies and TV from iTunes as well as other online video content. The company has a number of partnerships with movie studios and television networks, giving it an impressive content library. And its lightweight iOS operating system seems ideally suited for consumer devices (the OS is already under the hood in AppleTV)… iOS will enable Apple to transform the television into something that doesn’t just show videos, but also plays games, runs apps, lets you check your schedule and tweet about what YouTube movie you happen to watching at that moment.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]