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Apple TV Setop Box not coming in 2012

Apple and Cable companies are not able to agree on a deal says Bloomberg.

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Apple TV Setop Box not coming in 2012

Apple's next generation Apple TV that is supposed to replace the cable box has come to a halt reports Bloomberg . Apparently the cable companies do not want Apple to get a piece of the TV business. This is of course understandable, but keeps innovation away from consumers. Bloomberg sources say that major issues include user interface control and sales model. Obviously Apple wants to control the UI. This is part of Apple's product philosophy. They will never agree to a skinned iOS

Here is a tip for Apple. Buy a cable company. This way Apple can enter the market with Apple TV setop boxes or TV as major differentiator luring away subscribers from other cable operators.

 

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Apple TV Is A Huge Cash Cow, Which Is Why Apple Is In No Rush To Make It Better

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There is one thing standing between Apple TV and being the number one media player, and that’s the enormous pile of money it’s making. According to the firm, Apple TV has now made $1 billion in m ...
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Apple TV Is A Huge Cash Cow, Which Is Why Apple Is In No Rush To Make It Better

Source: Apple Balla

Apple Stores Mark Earth Day, Day After Announcing New Green Initiative
There is one thing standing between Apple TV and being the number one media player, and that’s the enormous pile of money it’s making. According to the firm, Apple TV has now made $1 billion in medi ...
Source: Apple Balla   Full article at: Apple Balla 22 hours ago, 5:30pm CDT
 

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Apple announces 2014 iTunes Festival lineup, ticket lottery

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Apple has revealed some of the lineup of its iTunes Festival 2014, which will again take over London's Roundhouse for 30 days and nights this September, and feature more than 60 bands. The month-long event, which is streamed live over a dedicated Apple TV channel, the iTunes Festival app on iOS devices and iTunes, offers free tickets won by lottery for fans in London by entering ballots on iTunes, while fans everywhere can win them ...
Source: MacNN   Full article at: MacNN 2 days ago, 4:38am CDT
 

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iTunes Extras arrives for Apple TV, iOS 8 later this year

Source: Car Craft

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Apple brings iTunes Extras to Apple TV and updates it for the desktop flavour of iTunes. iOS 8 support is comin ...
Source: Car Craft   Full article at: Car Craft Jul 10 2014, 11:39pm CDT
 

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iTunes Extras arrives for Apple TV, iOS 8 later this year

Source: CNet

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Apple brings iTunes Extras to Apple TV and updates it for the desktop flavour of iTunes. iOS 8 support is coming later this y ...
Source: CNet   Full article at: CNet Jul 10 2014, 11:39pm CDT
 

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Apple unveils new version of iTunes Extras, lets Apple TV users download bonus content for movies purchased through th ...
Source: kid screen   Full article at: kid screen Jul 10 2014, 2:08pm CDT
 

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Apple Unveils Enhanced iTunes ‘Extras’ for Apple TV, as Studios Push Digital Movie Sales

Source: Latino Review

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Apple launched a new version of the iTunes Extras feature that will let Apple TV users access bonus content for movies they buy through the service on their HDTVs – and also let studios dynamically update related material for their titles. The goal for Hollywood is to give consumers new reasons to buy digital movies, instead of ren ...
Source: Latino Review  Full article at: Latino Review Jul 10 2014, 11:05am CDT
 

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Roku outpaces Apple TV in US sales growth and usage for 2013, report says

Source: AppleInsider

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A report published on Wednesday claims set-top media streamers like the Apple TV will be in one out of every four homes by 2015, but market growth of Apple's device is being outpaced by sector giant Roku, ...
Source: AppleInsider   Full article at: AppleInsider Jul 9 2014, 11:24pm CDT
 

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Roku beats Apple TV - again - on usage, purchases

Source: CNet

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Roku is No. 1 for set-top-box purchases and usage, and the gulf between it and No. 2 Apple is widening, a study said -- but opportunity may rouse the sleeping giant. ...
Source: CNet   Full article at: CNet Jul 9 2014, 9:09am CDT
 

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Roku beats Apple TV - again - on usage, purchases

Source: Car Craft

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Roku is No. 1 for set-top-box purchases and usage, and the gulf between it and No. 2 Apple is widening, a study said -- but opportunity ...
Source: Car Craft   Full article at: Car Craft Jul 9 2014, 9:09am CDT
 

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