“Apple Computer Inc., at the forefront of innovation in the digital arena, is expected to release products and announce more Hollywood partnerships next week. Credited with ushering online music into the mainstream with the iPod and iTunes, it now seeks to make online television and movies a regular feature as well,” Ellen Lee reports for The San Francisco Chronicle.
“It’s still a headache to move digital media around the home, but 2007 could see some help for the weary,” Lee reports. “Apple, which is expected to make a series of new-product announcements at its annual Macworld Expo next week, plans to introduce in early 2007 a device, code-named iTV, that will enable consumers to transfer movies and television shows from computers to television sets. Other makers of consumer electronics and software are expected to follow suit.”
Lee reports, “More people will watch videos on the go this year, especially as cell phone carriers such as Verizon link up with popular online video sites such as YouTube and Revver, and as Apple strikes deals with more Hollywood studios and networks to offer additional movie and television show downloads for the iPod.”
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