Apple should be able follow through on the vision for changing television that Steve Jobs had before his death, but investors and consumers are growing impatient, Walter Isaacson, author of the best-selling biography of the Apple co-founder, told CNBC on Wednesday.
In the last year of his life, Isaacson explained in a "Squawk Box" interview, "Steve had a vision, a real dream for certain products that would come along. Things like watches … or a camera that would take dozens of exposures in a nanosecond … and of course television—the ability to do for television what he had done for music."
But it's been nearly two years since Jobs died, and Apple under the leadership of CEO Tim Cook has yet to release any revolutionary products, which was abundantly clear at this week's event introducing the incremental iPhone 5S and a new cheaper, colorful iPhone 5C.
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