Apple TV DVR worth ‘billions’, says analyst

by admin March 18, 2008 at 6:27 pm

New features would turn “hobby” into real business

Apple could walk away with ‘billions’ if the company releases an Apple TV DRV, says American Technology Research analyst Shaw Wu. His comments were made in response to the recently uncovered patent filing of an Apple TV DVR that boasts recording and playback controls of live programming.

Wu believes the DVR features outlined in the patent filing could be found in the third or fourth iteration of the Apple TV. They would finally turn the device into a profitable business venture instead of the ‘hobby’ Steve Jobs was quick to call it when it was first introduced last year, he said.

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