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iTunes wireless streaming, sync services coming soon?

Apple is preparing to launch new wireless streaming and synchronization features for iTunes at its traditional September iPod event, or possibly sooner, according to a new report. Citing a “reliable” unnamed Apple source, Boy Genius Report claims that the new features will allow users to stream purchased music and movies from Apple’s servers directly to their devices, eliminating the need for large amounts of local storage, and also stream music and movies from their home computers to their other computers and remote devices over their own Internet connections. Finally, the report claims that any apps purchased on an iOS device would immediately and wirelessly sync back to the user’s home computers, along with any changes to Calendar, Notes, or Contacts; it is unclear whether this latter feature would supplant or be available in addition to Apple’s paid MobileMe service.

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The late lameted Simplify Media service—which worked on the iPhone before Google bought it—streamed _all_ of the user’s music, whether or not it was purchased from the iTunes store.  A lot of my collection is ripped from CDs so a service that’s limited to music purchased from iTunes won’t help me.

Posted by Dennis on July 1, 2010 at 7:15 PM (CDT)

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@Dennis

“The late lameted Simplify Media service—which worked on the iPhone before Google bought it—streamed _all_ of the user’s music, whether or not it was purchased from the iTunes store.  A lot of my collection is ripped from CDs so a service that’s limited to music purchased from iTunes won’t help me.”

Your claim is NOT entirely correct.  My iTunes Library music were ripped from CDs in Apple Lossless and AIFF—these file formats were not supported by Simplify Media.

Posted by Marcus on July 1, 2010 at 9:22 PM (CDT)

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My iTunes Library music were ripped from CDs in Apple Lossless and AIFF—these file formats were not supported by Simplify Media.

You can convert your resources to your ipod with converter like ifunia video converter. That’s the mean of “ripper” used by Dennis.

Posted by Radovich on July 1, 2010 at 9:49 PM (CDT)

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