Apple TV to get revamped with new UI?
According to the New York Times, the failed Apple TV could be headed for a major overhaul and Apple could be making a play for your living room. As one of the last "disconnected" devices in the home, the television set is an important market. Sure, there are sets that allow internet connectivity. But no company has really revolutionized how we watch TV. Having the web on our living room TVs is cool, but not that important. With Google now making a play, Apple is looking to step in and offer some competition. Unofficial sources have told the times that the new Apple TV may use the same iOS operating system used by the iPhone, iPod and iPad. The hope for Apple would be that people access iTunes or a similar interface in order to purchase movies and TV shows. It could be lucrative for Apple if they get it right this time.
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Posted by Justin Davey at July 2, 2010 5:00 PM