Apple set-top box


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Apple set-top box

(1) See Apple TV.

(2) A device from Apple that managed an interactive TV subscription and provided analog input to the TV set. It was developed in the mid-1990s for British Telecom and other companies. Based on a Mac Quadra motherboard, units were used in California Disneyland hotels for information and shopping, but the device was never marketed and soon abandoned.
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