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25% of US consumers like the idea of an Apple-branded TV

25% of US consumers like the idea of an Apple-branded TV

Ever since it first came to light that Apple might be working on manufacturing its own television set, the imaginations of consumer electronics enthusiasts have been sparked in a way that is uncharacteristic of the usually boring TV market. Sure, in the last couple years companies have started putting in hard drives and dedicated operating systems into the TV sets themselves, but nothing has become a cultural phenomenon.

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Apple + Valve = OS X Gaming Push

Apple + Valve = OS X Gaming Push

This weekend we're hearing basically every single tech, gaming, and Apple-heavy site flip out over the idea that Tim Cook's visit to Valve means an Apple gaming console is in the mix - I disagree. Several simple factors mean that Apple's next-generation television push isn't going to be a full-fledged television, and several simple factors count Valve out of the physical gaming system game as well. Instead, I contend that Apple will be releasing their next-generation MacBook Pro line with emphasis on graphics and computing power, with Valve's library of OS X-compatible games there to back up their claims.

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Philippe Starck working with Apple on “revolutionary” project

Philippe Starck working with Apple on “revolutionary” project

French designer Philippe Starck has said in a radio interview that he’s working with Apple on a “revolutionary” new project. Starck says that the project will be revealed within the next eight months. Typically Apple likes to keep its design principles in house, most notably coming from famous designer Sir Jony Ive, so it raises questions about what exactly Starck could be working on.

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LG Google TV 2.0 takes on future Apple TV this week

LG Google TV 2.0 takes on future Apple TV this week

In what might be a surprise move for many not following extremely closely LG's involvement in the Google TV platform, the manufacturer has been tipped this week as coming with Google TV 2.0 to the USA as soon as this weekend. A report coming from Shinhan Investment Corporation in Korea, LG will be bringing their 3D LED TV model to the states in two sizes: 47-inch and 55-inch, with prices set at or around $1600 and $2100 USD respectively in online outlets. This move is said by Shinhan to perhaps be in anticipation of an Apple TV Smart TV set release later this year.

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Who’s buying the Apple TV?

Who’s buying the Apple TV?

Apple has already fessed up to the new iPad selling well, but sales stats for the refreshed Apple TV have been less forthcoming. The company added 1080p support to the set-top box, together with refreshing the interface, while a new Apple A5X chipset now allows for Full HD AirPlay streaming from the new iPad. Yet there's still no indication whether Apple's "one more thing" was a success or otherwise.

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Apple iTV components shipping to suppliers, due for Q4 launch

Apple iTV components shipping to suppliers, due for Q4 launch

Ready for yet another Apple television rumor? Good. According to a new report from analyst Peter Misek, Apple’s television is expected to enter production in May or June, and will launch in the fourth quarter of this year. Supposedly “specialty components” have begun shipping from Asia that would allow Apple to finally build the mythical and mysterious high-definition television.

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Les Moonves says Steve Jobs approached CBS for Apple TV

Les Moonves says Steve Jobs approached CBS for Apple TV

There's been speculation for a while now that Apple is looking at providing a TV show service to Apple TV users. According to Les Moonves, the CEO of television network CBS, Steve Jobs approached him last year to provide content for a new Apple television service. However, Moonves said at the UCLA Entertainment Symposium held over the weekend that he declined to participate in the Apple TV product.

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Apple streaming TV due 2012 despite media stalemate tip insiders

Apple streaming TV due 2012 despite media stalemate tip insiders

Apple's subscription TV streaming ambitions include launching a service by the end of 2012, according to insiders, though the company faces ongoing struggles with content owners balking at its terms. "We decide the price, we decide what content" is Apple's one and only offer, according to sources familiar with the negotiations speaking to the NYPost; "They want everything for nothing" an unnamed media executive said of the Cupertino firm's ambitions.

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