Apple TV To Start Shipping Soon; More Evidence Of Apple TV Apps

News | Friday September 24 2010 12:44 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

. Also, customers who had made an early pre-order were notified that the shipping will happen in September. Nevertheless, it is exciting to know that the new Apple TV will be available soon.
. Besides this, Apple has also incorporated a lot of other changes. The new Apple TV runs on an A4 processor and comes with a 16GB flash drive instead of a 160GB mechanical drive that was present in the older model. The upcoming model can interact with iOS devices using the AirPlay technology that will enable users stream music, video and photos from any iDevice to their TV.
Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the new Apple TV is its software platform. Though Apple has not officially confirmed it, it is widely speculated that
. This indicates a potential integration with the
in the future. As Steve Jobs had noted in an interview earlier this month, ”
when the time is right, Apple could open an App Store for the TV
“. It is however not clear if this will also mean that users can access their
on their television sets.
Interestingly, folks at MacRumors have come across a Linkedin profile thatdescribes the position of an intern as an “Apple TV Apps Engineer”, which hints that third-party apps for Apple TV are imminent (unless its for the pre-installed apps).
We can't wait for the iPhone hacking community to jailbreak the new Apple TV to see if it is possible to bring apps to Apple TV.
Have you pre-ordered your Apple TV? Do you see charges made to your credit card yet? Tell us in the comments.
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