I can’t wait to see this in action.
The players in the set-top box space are few and far between. Oh what a missed opportunity, but there are many more to come.
Apple is playing for keeps when they expand their content licenses and applications to other platforms; they are clearly in the music/video business as an end-to-end provider outside their hardware eco-system. Other companies whether hardware/software/or content providers can compete with a complete ecosystem. Apple will make their devices have the best experience – how can Rdio, Spotify, Samsung, HBO, compete even if they all partner. They can’t.
Today, I take an Uber to a Car2Go that is out of reach. I can’t wait for the day to summon a driverless car to pick me up and drive me to my destination. I’ll like this post when it happens.