With reports of a spruced up Apple TV distributing over the previous few months, German journal Curved has actually been discovering some ideas to aid obtain discussion rolling, starting earlier this month with a new box just like the current one however with styling comparable to Apple’s most recent iOS gadgets and with a functional iPod touch-like remote.


“Apple TELEVISION Air” principle (bottom) size comparison with current Apple TV and remote (leading)

In its latest concept, Curved complies with the trend of Google’s Chromecast, Roku’s Streaming Stick, and Amazon.com’s rumored tool to picture the following Apple TV as a simple dongle that connects into an HDMI slot on the back of the individual’s television collection.

The concept visualizes the “Apple TV Air” package deal consisting of two similarly sized gadgets: the dongle with a cap for the HDMI connector and a different remote providing the same button configuration as on the existing Apple TV remote. Both devices would be made of plastic to enable a Bluetooth cordless connection to manage the dongle hidden away behind the television set.


“Apple TV Air” dongle linkeded into HDMI port
Apple has been rumored to be exploring a number of improvements to the Apple TV, consisting of improved video game support that could possibly view the launch of an App Store for the gadget. Apple has actually also been rumored to be considering incorporating Airport terminal base station functionality for the next Apple TELEVISION.

Depending upon how aggressive Apple intends to be with the new tool’s abilities, it might be a stretch for the firm to suit all of the required components into a dongle, however Curved‘s concept functions as an excellent focal factor for discussion concerning instructions Apple can take.

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