No Apple television yet, but Apple is testing them out

Apple is testing TV designs, but before you get out your wallet, remember that these are just prototypes. We’ve heard these rumors before, and we’ll likely continue to hear them as Apple figures out how to move its strategy for the living room beyond “hobby.”

The Apple Roundup: Microsoft got iOS license with promise not to copy

Here’s our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web that you shouldn’t miss. Today’s installment: revelations about Apple and Microsoft’s licensing agreement, the super-secure iPhone, signs point to a September iPhone launch, the mythical Apple television, and the death of optical drives.

Report: Apple looking to launch Siri-powered TV by 2013

The Apple television is the latest, hottest subject of the rumor mill that surrounds the company. On Thursday, a new report revealed many more tantalizing details about why Apple might be a creating a television and what will set it apart from the competition.

Analyst report backs Apple television rumors sparked by Jobs bio

Last week, an advance quote from the Steve Jobs biography seemed to suggest that an Apple television set could be on the way, and a new investor note Monday from Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster, citing supply chain sources, lends more credence to that possibility.