When Apple announced their first Apple TV device, the late Steve Jobs described the Apple TV as a hobby, and yesterday Apple’s new CEO Tim Cook also described the Apple TV in the same way.
It looks like Apple’s TV device is starting to become popular, in their recent earnings call, Apple announced that they sold over 1.4 million Apple TV devices in the last quarter of 2011.
That makes a total of 4.2 million Apple TV devices sold to date, with one third of they being bought in the last quarter of 2011, the device seems to be becoming more popular.
Apple is expected to unveil a new Apple TV device some time this year, and we have heard rumors that the device will actually be a HDTV will Apple TV built in and that it will also use Apple’s voice activated virtual assistant, Siri.
Apple has added a number of features to their Apple TV device that have made it more user friendly, although it could do with some improvements, the device seems to be more popular than other offerings like Google TV devices at the moment.
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