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Apple Is Building Something
Bigger Than a TV

CNBC, by Jason Stein

Original Article

Posted By:Calvinesq, 2/19/2013 10:24:31 PM

Given the beating Apple has taken lately—with many questioning its future—it´s important to understand how much television means to Apple. The company´s TV plans are much bigger than just selling iTV sets. [snip] Apple is evolving into an ecosystem, a network that connects to and controls everything from your home to your car to your office. This has the potential to be as impactful as the iPhone and iPad. Today I use iOS apps to control my stereo system (the Sonos) and central air (the Nest).

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Seems like we´re headed to that old Matthew Broderick movie.

I am an Apple fan. Please don´t overreach. Better than Gates or Google, I think?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bob913, 2/19/2013 10:56:18 PM     (No. 9185924)

Right... let a hacker control your car or your house. Not gonna happen.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ribicon, 2/19/2013 11:27:19 PM     (No. 9185960)

No doubt they are.

Great opportunity to buy Apple stock also. Rigged market dropped AAPL significantly, and now you-know-who is loading up.
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/george-soros-doubling-down-on-apple-big-banks-2013-02-19

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Reply 3 - Posted by: coldoc, 2/20/2013 4:52:56 AM     (No. 9186072)

And this makes it an "ecosystem"? Whaaaaaaat?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 2/20/2013 5:40:41 AM     (No. 9186087)

Not an Apple fan. Computer version of the Smart car. I´m smart, you´re not.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/20/2013 7:11:12 AM     (No. 9186212)

I´m so glad that I´m of an age that I think this stuff is cool but I sure as heck could enjoy life without it. Unlike my children and grandchildren.

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