There are all kinds of Apple rumors out there; big ones, small ones, smart ones, dumb ones. God knows we run enough of them ourselves. But there's a genus of the species that we never post, ever, because it's so obviously and insidiously dumb and wrong and bad. And here is, without exaggeration, the very absolute…
Remember when Foxconn got loose lips and started popping off about a certain Apple HDTV that's in development? Seems like someone at Apple put the fear of god into its manufacturing partner, because all of a sudden, Foxconn is claiming that they had "neither confirmed, nor speculated" about any such thing. Yeah, OK.
According to a slide uncovered by the Verge, Best Buy is asking its customers for thoughts on a 42-inch, $1,500 Apple HDTV. And it sounds dreamy: runs iOS, full App Store and iCloud support, an iSight camera. Too bad it's all probably just a guess.
Nuance, the amazing voice recognition technology behind Siri and other voice recognition software on phones, has announced that they'll be bringing their voice tech to TVs now with Dragon TV. Basically, Nuance wants you to talk to your TVs. And since Apple is supposedly making an HDTV that let's you talk to the TV,…
So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.
30 Rock's Jack Donaghy, as played by Alec Baldwin, had the same idea Apple has for their upcoming HDTV: ditch the remote and use your voice to control your TV. However! His TV hilariously failed because the voice recognition software was too good.
After the Steve Jobs biography spilled the goods, everyone's assuming the fabled Apple TV (an actual TV, not a box) is definitely coming. Now the NYT's reliable Nick Bilton says it's definitely definitely coming. And there are prototype parts around.
The oft-dreamed about Apple TV (as in a real one, not a little box), is not only actually happening, says Bloomberg, but has Jeff Robbin, the man behind iTunes and the design of the iPod at its helm.
It's a rumor as insidious as cicadas and even more annoying: the Apple Television. Not another Apple TV box. A full-fledged, high-def, wall-mounted monster straight out of Cupertino. And while it's always seemed unlikely, the murmurs and the rumblings won't stop. Is it possible that this time they're actually onto…
An actual Apple television. More than a few people believe it's on the way. And more than just offering hardware without good content deals in place (BOXEE, GOOGLE...I'M LOOKING AT YOU), it's rumored that such a device would either run iOS apps, play host to a revamped iTunes video subscription service, or both.