Apple to Put Television On Hold, Focus on Wearable Devices?

Apple to Put Television On Hold, Focus on Wearable Devices?

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Apple has reportedly put its plans for a television on hold again to possibly focus on wearable devices, according to DisplaySearch.

Although many financial and industry analysts have been speculating about Apple’s entrance into the TV business via an actual TV (instead of the Apple TV “hobby” set-top-box) for years, during the last year the rumor-mill has shifted into high gear about a 2014 introduction. Indeed, our own information from TV supply chain sources pointed to the fact that Apple appeared to be lining up resources for a product introduction in the second half of 2014, likely with 2-3 large screen sizes and 4K resolution. However, the hangup has always been the content.

DisplaySearch notes that to succeed with an Apple Television the company needs a unique point of differentiation and a way to generate follow up sales. The rumor has long been that Apple is working on delivering a la carte pay-TV channels; however, the company is said to have had little success in its negotiations.

The release of a wearable device appears to be what's next on the horizon for Apple. The company inked a deal with GT Advanced Technologies to product sapphire material which could be used for a watch face. LG is reportedly close to deal with Apple for providing OLED display panels. Inventec is expected to receive orders to assemble the device and Apple has been hiring experts in fitness and other areas to allegedly assist them in design.

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Apple to Put Television On Hold, Focus on Wearable Devices?
Waqas - November 12, 2013 at 8:52pm
When it's your time done hold things ..... Just launch as much as you can that all they see is you apple
Dongly - November 12, 2013 at 5:06am
This is might be true because apple lost creativity long time ago after Steve death.
Or a myth - November 12, 2013 at 11:57am
Oh really, and why are yhey top global brand and are currently making another campus and STILL winning jd power award, and thevone pound ipad air, far superior mac pro from the last generatip, come the fck one, you losr beliefe in apple now!
WHAT?!? - November 12, 2013 at 5:37pm
I will donate $100 to the charity of your choice if you write ONE coherent post, .Steve God. I mean it.
Or a myth - November 12, 2013 at 9:06pm
You trll him!
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