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beatslogo011112 Apples Beats acquisition might be directed towards new Apple TV

Though official announcements are yet to arrive, it is almost certain that Apple has made its largest acquisition yet, in the form of Beats Electronics, for a staggering $3.2 billion. Things are taking some interesting turns here for Apple TV fans, as Steve Jobs’ biographer, Walter Isaacson claims that the Beats acquisition is focused on video content streaming and the ultimate Apple TV experience, more than anything else.

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screen shot 2014 04 30 at 5 08 27 pm What does WWDC 2014 have in store for Apple TV?

The WWDC 2014 is scheduled to be held a month from now in San Francisco and as usual, we’re in the dark as to what Apple is planning to show off. However, 9to5Mac seems to have caught with some sources with knowledge of the plans and brings the first glimpse of what we can expect. Though iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 would take the major flash, Apple TV is also on the agenda.

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 Will Apple TV   Time Warner deal finally happen?

Apple has been long rumored to be in talks with Time Warner Cable for a deal regarding streaming of their cable content. Instead of talking directly with individual channels and content owners for copyrights, a partnership with Time Warner was supposed to streamline the process, and sounded sensible too. In the light of recent events, is Apple closer or further from that deal?

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20140413 145003 Could future Apple TV be a head mounted display?

Yeah, you heard it right. This would probably be the most bizarre rumour you’ll be hearing about the next-gen. Apple TV, but it seemed too unique to be ignored. According to one of Apple’s recent patent filings (via Cult of Mac), Cupertino is considering a HMD (Head-Mounted Display), like the recently Facebook-acquired VR gaming device, Oculus Rift.

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apple tv 4 Apple TV 4 launch delayed till Q4, says analyst

This might come as a little shock to many who are eagerly waiting for the much speculated Apple TV 4, but according to the analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the next Apple TV won’t be released any time before the end of the third quarter.

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appletv Apple TV purchases to come with $25 iTunes card as Tim Cook says Apple TV is no longer a hobby [updated]

Tim Cook shed some light on the phenomenal growth of Apple TV at the stockholders meeting held last Friday. According to the stats provided by him, Apple grossed over $1 billion last year just from the set-top box sales and with our superior math skills, that turns out to be 10 million devices. That is double the sales in 2012 and quadruple that in 2011. And talking about a device showing such a geometric growth, Tim Cook has accurately said, ‘It is getting more difficult to call it a hobby these days’.

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