“Rumour has it Apple will launch a television set in 2012,” Shane Richmond writes for The Telegraph. “Making predictions about what Apple is planning is a risky business but here goes: I think we’ll see an Apple TV set with content delivered as iOS-style apps.”
“Catch-up TV services, streaming films from Lovefilm and Netflix and live sport from Sky could be brought together to create an a la carte television offering. Certainly, it’s unlikely to deliver everything and that will put off lots of viewers,” Richmond writes. “However, releasing a TV would encourage more providers to make their content available. I feel quite sure that this is what’s coming. The only thing I’m not sure about is that it’s coming in 2012. Even late 2012 might be too early for such a bold product. We’ll see.”
“Google+ is unlikely to beat Facebook as the world’s leading social network anytime during 2012,” Emma Barnett writes. “In 2012 Google+ is more likely to become another feature of the Google suite of web products, rather than a killer social network which can rival Facebook’s dominance.”
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