“As the world excitedly awaits the arrival of Apple TV this fall, one of the thoughts being touted is that Apple is planning on destroying the cable companies,” Eric Jackson writes for Forbes. “However, there are many good reasons why this won’t happen initially and why Apple’s far more likely to partner with the cable companies instead of killing them.”
Jackson writes, “Apple will sell you 4 internet-connected screens in your home: the Mac, the iPad, the iPhone and their TV. They all will talk to each other and they’re knit together with 125 million iCloud subscribers and AirPlay. And, unlike Android subscribers, iOS users actually use wifi on their devices and actually browse the web. There are other manufacturers who make 3 of these 4 screens (e.g., Samsung and Google) but no other competitor who makes all 4. That’s huge. It’s a gigantic opportunity in front of Apple.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Ellis D.” for the heads up.]