Apple to unveil 42-inch and 50-inch iTVs?

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Expectation is big where Apple’s upcoming line of high-definition iTV products is concerned, and that expectation just got even bigger—quite literally—according to a BGR report.

Specifically, said report claims recently knighted Apple design guru Jonathan Ive is busy crafting two eye-pleasingly large iTV models, one sized at 42 inches and one measuring a mouthwatering 50 inches.

Word of the large-scale panels overshadows existing whispers that previously suggested Apple is prepping a first wave of HD sets measuring in at 32 and 37 inches, both of which were earmarked for a summer launch.

Adding to the weight of BGR’s initial coverage, USA Today cites an anonymous industry insider in its claim that Sir Jonathan already has a 50-inch iTV set in his secure studio.

In related news, Apple’s latest iTV offerings are also expected to include voice-recognition controls via Siri, on-board Wi-Fi, support for iOS software applications, and compatibility with Apple services such as AirPlay, iCloud and iTunes.  

We should learn more during the Macworld/iWorld Expo, which will be held in San Francisco between January 26 and January 28.

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