“Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who has long clamored for an Apple television set, said on Thursday that he believes a revamped Apple TV set-top box could prove to be a centerpiece for the company’s fall 2015 product lineup,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
“Munster continues to believe that a full-fledged Apple television set is in the works — a point he made clear once again in his latest note to investors,” Hughes reports. “But in the interim, he sees a more powerful Apple TV set-top box launching this year as a step toward a potential connected HDTV.’
“For the next-generation Apple TV, Munster predicts that updated hardware and software will integrate content, gaming and HomeKit support,” Hughes reports. “Munster also cited recent reports claiming that Apple has been in talks with content providers to develop its own content service akin to Sling TV.”
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