May 29, 2012
The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Chief Technology Officer Jeremy Phillips and senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker discuss topics around the investing world.
Haven't you heard that Apple is launching a TV? Its about the worst-kept secret since the Barry Bonds steroid saga. However, Apple's done its best to keep a shroud of secrecy over the project. Lately, we've seen new news trickling out, such as reports from China that Apple is producing prototypes of the device. Today, Eric and Jeremy take a look at exactly why a television is such a perfect device for Apple. Eric also takes aim at frequent rumors that Apple's taking actions like attempting to acquire Netflix to shore up its content on the device. As Eric sees it, such a move would create needless friction with other content producers that Apple would like to court. In addition, most of Apple's profits to be made will come from hardware. To see Eric and Jeremy's full discussion on the topic, watch the following video.
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