|Questions and Answers: Apple's Video iPod|
|USA Today Staff (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Thu, 13 Oct 2005 17:38:12 -0500
Watching videos purchased at Apple's iTunes online store should be a|
snap for tech-smart consumers. (Related item: Apple releases video
USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham walks you through the process and answers
Q: How would I play a video on the new iPod?
A: Download the latest version of Apple's free iTunes software, iTunes
The iTunes store offers songs for 99 cents each, free audio broadcasts
Q: Once I download the video, what can I do with it?
A: Watch it on your Windows or Macintosh computer or on the new iPods.
The files are copy-protected and can't be viewed on a DVD player for TV
Q: Can I connect a video iPod to my TV?
A: Yes. The video iPod has a video output and can be connected
Q: How do I watch the videos on the computer?
A: Click the "Videos" tab in iTunes. Double-click on the video you
If you're savvy and know where the file resides on your computer, you
Q: How's the image quality?
A: The TV shows we downloaded Wednesday looked terrific, even at full
Q: What's so revolutionary about being able to buy music videos online?
A: Music videos have been shown for free on the Web for years, with
Wednesday marked the first major commercial deployment of online music
Q: How many music videos are available?
A: Apple says 2,000. They are primarily from Universal Music Group and
Q: Can I transfer other video content I own to the video iPod?
A: Yes, non-copy-protected videos (home videos, for example) can be
Q: Is the video iPod the first video player?
A: No, some personal digital assistants offer video playback, and
Microsoft introduced portable video in 2004's Portable Media Center, a
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