Tech Report: iTV in 2012?

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(KCBS)– Rumors are growing that Cupertino-based Apple is getting ready to introduce its own television set by the end of next year.

Magid said the set will probably be fairly small and that Steve Jobs hinted about it in the recent biography of him by Walter Isaacson.

“He said it will be synced with all your devices and with iCloud and would have the simplest user interface you could imagine,” Magid said.

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid:

Magid said the TV will need to be simpler, and to be something really special.

“It will be interesting to see if they can do to the television market what they did to the cell phone market when they introduced the iPhone,” Magid said about Apple.

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