Why an Apple TV game console is a no-brainer

All articles Why an Apple TV game console is a no-brainer ————————— (Credit: Dan Ackerman/CNET) For almost as long as there’s been a rumor of a next-gen Apple TV, there’s been a rumor of an Apple game console. In a year where Apple’s product portfolio has been conservative — to be kind — it feels like new products, like the fabled iWatch, might be sliding off towards 2014. So what, if anything, could Apple surprise with? Of all the new products Apple could release this fall, a revamped Apple TV/game console would be the easiest to make… and could deliver a huge unexpected disruption to the upcoming next-gen game consoles from Sony and Microsoft. With a possible Amazon game console and maybe even a Google one rumored to be on the horizon, maybe it’s time Apple flexed its gaming muscle a little. I’m not talking about an actual TV with Apple hardware: I’m talking about a next-generation Apple TV box. Take the existing $99 black puck that’s already out there, add an upgraded A6 or A6X processor, and onboard storage, at least 16GB and hopefully higher. Maybe the hike … [Read more] Read more: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cnet/JZkn/~3/tpL67nbITIQ/ ————————— 2013-08-10 04:59:18 Dark RSS Reader www.darkrss.ch