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Google tried it and failed. Microsoft's spent years putting pieces in place with Xbox, but it hasn't gotten there yet. And if you believe the rumours, Apple's been working on it in secret for years. But the living room revolution we've been waiting for won't be coming from the big three, according to a report from TechCrunch.

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Hell? Frozen! The fabled Apple television set has been confirmed by Foxconn's bossman Terry Gou. According to Gou, Foxconn is getting ready for the manufacturing of Apple's TV. What will this magical device have?

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Samsung has reportedly talked to manufacturers like Quanta Computers and Pegatron about outsourcing notebook orders. The Korean company is eyeing HP's PC business and would need outside manufacturing help. It's an interesting proposition. Too bad it's a rumour.

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According to Digitimes, the PlayBook shipments has been postponed by a month due to the heavy strain factories in Taiwan were facing thanks to the iPad 2. Digitimes wrote that "sources from touch screen panel makers also pointed out that PlayBook shipments were postponed for about a month from the original schedule due to a delay in software testing as well as shortage of touch panels because Apple already booked up most of the available capacity." The PlayBook has been available on a pre-order basis since the 22nd of March, and will ship April 19th.

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Would Apple see more sign-ups to MobileMe if it were free? Undoubtedly, but lowering it from $US99/year to $US20 will still be advantageous for them. That's if these latest rumours are correct. The cloud-based "back-up" service we last heard about has been mentioned again and is beginning to sound very likely.