Apple TV hasn’t been a roaring success for Apple, but that hasn’t stopped the company announcing a second-generation version at Macworld 2008. Apple TV ‘Take 2’ will let you rent HD movies for $4.99 a pop, with 100 available immediately.
This was one of the big rumours in recent weeks, and it turned out to be true. Apple has announced an iTunes Movie Rentals service, working with major studios including Sony, Paramount, Universal, Disney, Fox, and Warner Brothers, as well as Touchstone, Miramax, MGM, Lions Gate and New Line.
Apple revealed new software for the iPhone during the keynote, including location-based mapping, and WebClip. The latter lets you add up to nine sites to your Home Screen – users of Leopard OS X will know the idea well.
According to a number of Apple fans, the company could be ready to announce a superthin and light portable Mac at Macworld 2008, which starts on 11th January. This ultra-portable device (UMPC) could weigh in at under three pounds and…