Apple announced QuickTime 6 today
with MPEG 4 support but refused to release it. Apple, along with other members of the Internet Streaming Media Alliance
are not happy with the the MPEG-4 licensing scheme
. And they have good reason, among other fees, the plan
includes per minute charges for viewing content, with no maximum amount.
Is this the Moving Picture Experts Group
and their licensing partners
admitting that content will be worthless in 5 years? Is the financial future of the entertainment industry modeled on the utility companies?
It was only a matter of time. (1.7 MB)
Remembering 1993 With Newton QuickTime Commercials.
Ah, Newton. Such potential. And the commercials still have a distinct Apple flavor. So to speak.
Poor man's Quicktime....
Apple Keynote, in a text format.
Today Apple announced Quicktime 5.
It sounds cool but it's only available for Macintosh right now. Doesn't Steve understand that he needs to get this software out to as many platforms as possible, as soon as possible?
Windows Media Player 7 is looking better and better...