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Apple iTV Rumours From Oz And Stuff Not Posted

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.


Apple To Drop Netflix-Enabled Apple TV?

Bloomberg is reporting that Apple will launch a new version of Apple TV at tomorrow’s press event, packing built-in support for Netflix movie streaming. A Netflix subscription will still be required, according to Bloomberg’s anonymous insiders. We’ll find out soon. [Bloomberg Businessweek]


If You Could Only Have One Apple Update, What Would It Be?

If you had to pick just one thing you want to see Apple dish out at tomorrow’s music-centric event, what would it be?


What Will Apple Announce At Their Music-Centric Sept 1 Event?

Apple has finally made their September event official, and it’s coming sooner than many expected – the “special event” will be held on September 1 in San Francisco, and from the look of things it’s going to involve music.


Apple Reportedly Readying 99 Cent TV Show Rentals

There’s been plenty of talk about a new Apple TV, but what about, y’know, the TV shows themselves? Bloomberg‘s reporting that Apple’s working on bringing 99 US cent TV rentals to iTunes, with Fox nearly locked and CBS and Disney close behind.


An Apple Television Is A Very Stupid Idea

After the latest Apple TV rumour, an analyst claims – once again – that Apple will make a 40-inch TV for $US2000, perhaps with integrated apps, gaming and iPhones/iPad connectivity. Is that really possible? Does it make any sense?


Apple Might Have A Tough Time With That iTV Name

The story’s been repeated before, most recently with the iPad: Apple dreams up the perfect product name, said product name is already spoken for, Apple buys/cajoles said name anyhow. But the rumoured iTV may have to follow a different script.


Apple Event Pegged For Mid-September, Focusing On iPods, iTVs?

Apple’s yearly event is “definitely happening”, according to AllThingsD, and mid-September is seeming like an increasingly likely time for that event to happen. Reading the tea leaves, it seems like iPod Touches and AppleTVs will be the focus.


Rumour: AppleTV Renamed iTV, Will Have Apps But No 1080p Playbackfor

According to an Engadget source – the same one that said the next AppleTV would be a $US99 unit with iPhone guts – Apple’s next TV device will be rebranded the iTV. And it will have apps, but it won’t play 1080p video.


i.TV iPhone App Grows A Remote Control Framework With TiVo

The already first-rate i.TV program schedule app has a fresh trick: a universal remote control framework that could finally turn the iPhone into the ultimate all-in-one-clicker. To prove they’re serious about this, they’ve nabbed a pretty great first partner: TiVo.