Apple has made it official: It will soon offer
Apple said it would offer streaming rentals of skeins from Fox,
The new hardware, which will be available in roughly four weeks for
In a statement,
"We've enjoyed a long and valuable relationship with Apple and we're excited to be working with them over the next several months to explore this innovative offering," he said.
Among the Fox series to be offered under the plan are contempo hits like "Glee," "Family Guy," "Bones" and "American Dad" and selected titles from the Fox vault, including "Arrested Development," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Lost in Space" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show."
"When we put our shows on iTunes five years ago, it was revolutionary," said Sweeney. "Since then, we've continued to provide viewers with innovative new ways to access our programming, and today we're proud to team with Apple on a rental option for fans of our shows."
The new Apple TV will also offer
Additionally, Apple announced "Ping" a new social network revolving around people's music choices.
The service will let users follow friends and artists, putting together a suggested playlist based on their picks -- as well as listing upcoming concerts they might enjoy.
The company also unveiled new versions of three iPods -- the Shuffle,
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