Here are your Apple rumors and AAPL news items for Monday.
Apple to Introduce 55-Inch $2,000 TV Set for Sale in 2013: Gene Munster, an analyst at Piper Jaffray (NYSE:PJC) says that Apple (NASDAQ:APPL) will introduce a 55-inch Apple-branded television set late this year, Apple Insider says. Munster says the new TV will feature a revolutionary user interface, possibly incorporating the Siri voice assistant currently found in the iPhone 4S, and will be priced between $1,500 and $2,000. Munster adds that the TV will probably become available for sale several months after it is announced, most likely within the first half of 2013, Apple Insider notes.
iOS 6 Will Bring Siri to the iPad This Fall: iPads will get Siri, the iPhone 4S’ voice assistant, when Apple deploys its iOS upgrade this fall, 9to5Mac says. The latest generation iPad received voice dictation with the iOS 5.1 update, but iOS 6 will offer the full Siri application. Siri has been tested on both the third-generation iPad and iPad 2, but will likely be exclusive to the third-generation iPad, 9to5Mac says.
Next iPhone and iPad Mini to Launch in September: An analyst with Topeka Capital Markets says that Taiwanese suppliers tell him that Apple will debut both its new iPhone and a smaller iPad in September, according to Apple Insider. The new iPhone will feature and aluminum back, while the 7.85-inch iPad will have a near retina quality display. Topeka Capital Markets believes that Apple stock could hit $1,111 a share inside 12 months, Apple Insider notes.
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