As we know Apple is known for its iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Mac and Apple TV. We have been hearing various rumors about its next generation iPhone and iPad mini. Now, a new report claims that Apple is planning to build a set-top box for Cable TV. According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple in talks with some cable operators of the United States to build set-top box for Cable TV that will allow users to watch live TV. The Wall Street Journal has received this information from the people familiar with this matter.
The Wall Street Journal also claims that the new set-top box will cost around $100. Using this set-top box you will be able to watch live Cable TV. You can also use this set-top box for other content. As we know the cable operator charges a monthly fees of $10 to $15 for the standard set-top box provided by them, so the new set-top box from Apple will not require users to pay a monthly fee. It will cost only $100. You should note that Apple will not be the first company to build this type of set-top box. Recently Tivo has already released this type of set-top box. It is expected that Apple will launch a new version of Apple TV that will allow users to watch live Cable TV with the help of the new set-top box.
If you are staying in the United States of America, then you will be able to use the new set-top box from Apple to watch live cable TV. This is really a great news for Apple fans those are staying in the U.S. It is expected that soon Apple will start building the set-top box for Cable TV. Recently Apple has launched Apple TV in nine Asian countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Laos, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Brunei, Macau and Cambodia.