Apple TV put on pause

‘The revolution will not be televised,’ said hip-hop pioneer Gil Scott-Heron back in the day. In the case of Apple TV, it will be, just a

‘The revolution will not be televised,’ said hip-hop pioneer Gil Scott-Heron back in the day. In the case of Apple TV, it will be, just a bit later than first anticipated.Shipments of the £200 TV set-top boxes have been delayed until March with Apple keeping tight-lipped over the cause, apart from a small whisper that it’s taking a bit longer to wrap up the project than expected. As anticipation among geeks and gadget freaks for every new Apple product has reached levels only before seen with a little known band called The Beatles, perhaps Jobs and co are trying to whet our appetites by holding back for just a while longer. That way when these mystical boxes do finally make their way to the shelves, we’ll wrestle fellow shoppers out of the way, fight to the front of the queue and stride out of the shop with our anticipation fulfilled.Whatever happens, when Apple TV does finally surface from behind closed doors its first task will be to lure people away from Microsoft’s Media Centre and prove the simple plug and play device is the better TV option. Now if you’ll excuse us, we have a revolution to prepare for.

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