Jump to content
  • Announcements

    • Allan

      Forum Rules   04/13/2018

      Hello folks! As some things are being fixed, we'll keep you updated. Per hour the Forum Rules don't have a dedicated "Tab", so here is the place that we have our Rules back. New Users Lounge > [READ] - InsanelyMac Forum Rules - The InsanelyMac Staff Team. 
Sign in to follow this  
Ed

Apple rumored to be launching HDTVs in 2012

1 post in this topic

Recommended Posts

bose-videowave-system-300x254.jpgThe Apple rumormill is buzzing with reports of Apple looking to a launch a range of HDTVs in March of next year.

 

Apple's currently on its 2nd generation of Apple TV peripheral boxes which allow users to stream their multimedia content from their iTunes libraries onto their TV/AV setups. An HDTV would be the next logical step for Apple to take as competitors now vie to conquer the living room with network-enabled TVs.

 

It's been reported that Apple are taking cues from Bose's recently released VideoWave system, which is a 46" LCD TV featuring built-in virtual surround speakers (16 speakers in total) and comes with a media unit and iPod dock. The key point is to simplify home cinema and target those that don't want to mess about with AV separates and hooking up 6 speakers for surround sound. This is obviously a leaf right out of Apple's book, and it would seem that they're likely to follow Bose's lead, although it's reported that Apple's HDTV will have just one cable, presumably the power cable.

 

spartacus-4518_0.jpgBose has previously worked closely with Apple before, having produced the speakers and separate subwoofer for the Twentieth Anniversary Mac back in 1997.

 

Rumors currently state that the Apple HDTVs are expected to come in 3 different sizes. The TVs will be significantly thinner than Bose's VideoWave, at approximately 2 inches thick as opposed to six inches on the Bose unit, but will still pack 16 speakers.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Posts

    • Did you tried use ACPIBatteryManager.kext for the Battery? And for brightness you can use IntelBacklight  Both created by @RehabMan 
    • I have put it into clover drivers 64uefi folder on Yosemite thru High Sierra which allows me to edit my High Sierra disk if needed in Yosemite system.   There is no functionality of apfs in other versions but it does allow other clover bootloaders and systems to recognize the HS apfs drive or open it for inspection.   If you don’t have it you can’t see your HS drive or access it in another macOS version.
    • Hi! Is it possible to get codec AD1981 running with AppleHDA on HP Compaq 8710w? It works nicely with VoodooHDA. Speakers and HP are switching automatically.  Internal and HP mic also work - no switching in SysPref but it works when mic is plugged in and internal mic works when hp mic is unplugged.   It has same weird pathmap - connected directly:  Playback: nid=5 [pin: Speaker (Analog)] | + <- nid=3 [audio output] [src: pcm] bindSeq=00008001 nid=6 [pin: Headphones (Grey Left)] | + <- nid=3 [audio output] [src: pcm] bindSeq=00008001   But inputs are really weird. There are 5 nodes from input to HP mic/Internal mic nid=4 [audio input] | + <- nid=21 [audio selector] [src: mix] bindSeq=00000003 | + <- nid=12 [audio mixer] [src: mix] bindSeq=00000003 | + <- nid=30 [audio selector] [src: mic] bindSeq=00000001 | + <- nid=8 [pin: Microphone (Grey Left)] [src: mic] bindSeq=00000001 + <- nid=31 [audio selector] [src: monitor] bindSeq=00000002 | + <- nid=24 [pin: Microphone (Analog)] [src: monitor] bindSeq=00000002 Can pathmap like that even work with AppleHDA? What codec should I patch? I tried patches from AD1984 but no luck.    These are manually patched verbs: 00571c10 00571d01 00571e17 00571f90 00570C02 00671c20 00671d10 00671e21 00671f03 00771cf0 00771d00 00771e00 00771f40 00871c30 00871d10 00871e81 00871f03 00971cf0 00971d00 00971e00 00971f40 00a71cf0 00a71d00 00a71e00 00a71f40 01671cf0 01671d00 01671e00 01671f40 01771cf0 01771d00 01771e00 01771f40 01871c40 01871d01 01871ea0 01871f90 01971cf0 01971d00 01971e00 01971f40   Codecgraph and linux codecdump attached. Thx for any help or suggestions.              codec.txt 2.svg codec.txt
    •   Yes, 'cause APFS log is coming before clover boot screen.
    • and you suspect apfs on before clover issues  


×