More Chatter on Apple's Video iPod (vPod) and iMovie Video Store

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Date: Monday, July 18th, 2005, 00:27
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If chatter is any indication of developments at Apple, then we should probably start looking for Apple to come out with a video iPod (which we affectionately call “vPod”) and a ITMS-like store for selling videos in the fall. Read More…


If chatter is any indication of developments at Apple, then we should probably start looking for Apple to come out with a video iPod (which we affectionately call “vPod”) and a ITMS-like store for selling videos in the fall.
MSNBC writes Apple in talks to introduce videos to iTunes

“Apple Computer recently held discussions with major recording companies, seeking to license music videos to sell through the company?s iTunes Music Store, according to a report in Monday?s edition of The Wall Street Journal. The talks are a possible prelude to a version of Apple?s hit iPod music player that plays video ? a version of the gadget that the Journal says the Cupertino, Calif., computer and electronics company has told some entertainment-industry executives could be unveiled by September… The videos, which could go on sale as early as September, would likely cost $1.99 each according to the newspaper, with the possibility of a discount if consumers buy a music video and a song at the same time,”

A The Wall Street Journal article Apple Looks to Sell Videos — and Maybe iPods to Play Them (Paid subscription required) mentions that Apple has been telling “entertainment-industry executives” that the vPod could be announced in September:

The Cupertino, Calif., computer and electronics company has recently held discussions with major recording companies, seeking to license music videos to sell through Apple Computer Inc.’s iTunes Music Store, according to several people in the media industry briefed on the discussions. The negotiations are a possible prelude to a version of Apple’s hit iPod that would play video, a widely expected gadget that Apple has told some entertainment-industry executives that it could announce by September.

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