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Apple TV Delayed Until Mid-March

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According to various news reports, Apple is delaying its Apple TV ship date from February to mid-March. Production of the device is taking “a few weeks longer than we projected,” according to Apple spokesperson Lynn Fox.

351993015_d59cfb24f6.jpgAccording to previous accounts, pre-orders have been selling quite well — though if you’ve already forked over your $299, you’ll be understandably miffed by this news. Apple is normally pretty good at shipping products when they’re announced. Dare I say it, but vaporware pre-orders and missed shipping dates are more typical of Apple’s nemesis to the north, Microsoft.

Photo by Niall Kennedy.

2 Responses to “Apple TV Delayed Until Mid-March”

  1. Rick Hanley

    Apple TV-like function:
    Sony Sets Price and Shipping Date for Bravia Internet Video Link [GTPKFQV]
    Module Allows Most New Sony TVs to Access Free Content and High-Definition Video from the Internet
    LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Electronics today announced that the company’s recently introduced “BRAVIA(TM) Internet Video Link” module will ship in July and retail for about $300.
    When attached to a compatible Sony television, the module will enable access to Internet video programming, including high-definition content, from providers like AOL, Yahoo! and Grouper, as well as Sony Pictures Entertainment and Sony BMG Music…

    A majority of Sony’s 2007 television models will be BRAVIA Internet Video Link-ready with the capability to receive streaming broadband video, including high-definition content. The module, which is sold separately, attaches easily and is concealed behind the TV for a clean, integrated appearance — even when hung on the wall.
    The module links the television set directly to existing broadband Internet service provider via an Ethernet connection. Content, which includes Internet video programming, music videos, movie trailers, user generated videos and RSS feeds, can then be accessed directly on the TV without the use of a personal computer…
    [I took this off a Reuter’s source – don’t have an url, sorry]