Apple are set to make a lot of announcements at WWDC 2018 around iOS and MacOS. Here are five that the world actually wants but will never get from the Cupertino giant.Read More
Citing “multiple sources familiar with Redmond’s plans”, The Verge has been tipped that Microsoft is planning to launch an Xbox-branded set-top box, similar to Apple TV, built to deliver movies and TV shows as found on the 360 marketplace, as well as more ‘casual games’ – most likely to be downloadable Xbox Live Arcade titles.
News surrounding an Apple-branded high-definition TV has been somewhat scarce these past few months. We first caught wind of the strong possibility of such a device in November of last year, although we had heard little since then. And yet, the Apple iTV is entirely real, according to a source close to Cult of Mac, and he’s not working off of leaked memos or estimations: he’s seen it with his own two eyes.
CEO Tim Cook’s opening tenure at Apple has led the technology company to record first-quarter profits double those seen year-on-year of $13.1 billion (£8.4 billion). The results were labelled as “just unimaginable” by analysts, leading to Apple’s share price to jump 12% in aftermarket trading to more than $460 a share.
All Things D have always been very close to on-the-ball in relation to Apple predictions, and if the latest from the sources close to the tech blog are to be believed, the Cupertino based company are planning a media-related event in New York for later this month.
Having shifted the portable music player market with the iPod, shaking up the smart-phone with the iPhone and dominating the tablet PC market ever since the launch of the iPad in early 2010, Apple is now rumoured to be on the verge of starting commercial production of its own line of TVs for an estimated late-2012 launch, according to a report by analyst Peter Misek from US bank Jeffries.
From the Steve Jobs Biography: ‘I’d like to create an integrated television set that is completely easy to use,’ [Steve Jobs] told me. ‘It would be seamlessly synced with all of your devices and with iCloud.’ No longer would users have to fiddle with complex remotes for DVD players and cable channels. ‘It will have the simplest user interface you could imagine. I finally cracked it.’