Radio & Television

New video iPod, iTunes by-passes system

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Desperate Housewives, Lost, That’s So Raven and other TV shows can now be downloaded for US$1.99 to Apple’s brand new video iPod. Apple today unveiled what was a poorly-kept secret, its new 30 and 60-GB iPod, which will play video on its 2.5-inch screen (starting at US$299). To put that into perspective, many digital video recorders being handed out by MSOs are 80-gig, although the HD DVRs have moved up to 120 GB. In concert with the new iPod reveal was the launch of the next generation of iTunes – the sixth – which will allow...