Foxconn’s Gou Signals that Apple Television is on the Way

(Ping! Zine) – All the talk regarding tech giant Apple creating its own high definition TV might finally have some confirmation behind it. On Friday, Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou signaled that his company would produce the device for the tech giant, according to a report from China Daily.

Gou’s remarks were made during a press conference in Shanghai. Foxconn is already well-known for its work on other Apple devices including the iPad and iPhone.

The popular iPhone creator currently sells a digital media receiver known as the Apple TV. However, a new release is expected to include the actual screen hardware.  Rumors also indicate that the TV might include Siri, Apple’s popular A.I. voice service available on the iPhone 4S.

Before his death last October, Apple founder Steve Jobs discussed the device’s concept when being interviewed by Walter Isaacson for the former CEO’s biography. “I’d like to create an integrated television set that is completely easy to use,” Jobs was quoted by Isaacson as saying.

“It would be seamlessly synced with all of your devices and with iCloud. No longer would users have to fiddle with complex remotes for DVD players and cable channels. It will have the simplest user interface you could imagine. I finally cracked it,” continued Jobs. In March, Apple made news by launching its third generation iPad featuring 4G capabilities.

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