the utilite computer, has approx. the same internals, and it is sold by compulab at 99 dollars. this co mpany, of course, is making them for a profit.
Apple , of course, sells a magnitude more of the appleTV which is the "same" as the utilite, thus apple at a minimum is covering all of it's costs on the appleTV.
(they are most likely breaking even at the start if the manufacturing of the Apple TV, now profit!)
So it took two years for compulab to get the components at a...