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Apple Unveils Movie Downloads, New iPods

Tuesday , September 12, 2006

SEATTLE — Apple Computer Inc. (APPL) said Tuesday its iTunes online music store would begin selling movies from Walt Disney Co.'s (DIS) Disney, Pixar, Touchstone and Miramax divisions as the iconic company makes it most aggressive move yet into the digital home.

Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs also said the company plans to ship a device in the first quarter 2007 that will allow consumers to stream movies, music, photos, podcasts and television shows to their home entertainment systems.

The device, code-named iTV, will cost $299.

Speaking at a event in San Francisco, Jobs said newly-released movies would cost $12.99 if pre-ordered or bought during the first week available. Library titles would cost $9.99, Jobs said at the event, where the company also introduced new versions of its iPod digital music devices.