Apple in talks with movie studios for streaming to the iPhone and iPad

Apple in talks with movie studios for streaming to the iPhone and iPad
Apple is allegedly negotiating with Hollywood for streaming movies purchased in iTunes to any iOS device on the go, without having to transfer the footage via a computer, just like your music.

Encoding in the right format and loading movies and TV series on iOS devices has never been a pain-free process, but with live streaming of your purchased iTunes content Apple will close the circle and offer most of its multimedia from the cloud directly to your iOS device.

The newly released iCloud service already allows you to store documents, photos and music and Newsstand takes care of your reading needs, so adding movies and TV episodes to the mix will make for a nice encapsulated multimedia ecosystem up in the air.

Streaming everything from the cloud is the direction most services are heading and with Apple's multimillion-strong army of customers, it might be an offer the movie studios can't refuse, despite the HBO debacle.

source: WSJ

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4 Comments

1. iKingTrust

Posts: 716; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

I love it. And i love iOS5

2. twashington4

Posts: 81; Member since: May 24, 2010

Done deal...it's Apple.

3. Connan unregistered

Younger people like me love to stream it avoid the hours of head ache of waiting and its easy to do! DISH Network customers can now take advantage of Blockbuster movie pass which allows users to rent discs by mail and also stream thousands of movies to your TV and PC. Working for DISH Network I can tell you new DISH Network customers can get 3 months free disc rentals and 12 months free streaming.

4. SpasticPat unregistered

I don't get it as live stream but I can watch any movies/tv shows that are available through the xfinity tv app, though this is going to be very cool!

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