With all the talk recently about an Apple tablet and speculation about what the next iPhone will bring, the device that helped get the company where it is today seems largely ignored. Thankfully, new patents revealed from Apple may provide clues as to where the iPod is going.
The announcement that FLO TV is coming to your iPhone by way of a chunky dock-connected attachment may be yesterday’s news (last November to be exact), but word out of CES 2010 is that the company has teamed with Juice Pack maker Mophie to streamline the whole shebang.
If the rumor mill is to be believed, Apple wants to reinvent television as we know it with a subscription service through iTunes. And now, word on the street is that they’ve found at least two willing networks interested in the plan.
Proving yet again that Apple often leads and then others follow, a number of consumer electronics makers are taking a page from the iPhone’s wildly popular App Store in an effort to reinvent the television.
Yesterday many people discovered that the EyeTV application from Elgato
allowed anyone with an EyeTV to stream live television from their Mac to
the iPhone over the AT&T 3G network. Apple later pulled the
application from the App Store, but a new version is already in the