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iTunes Canada offers movies to rent or buy


Movies from major studios are now available for rental as well as purchase on the iTunes Store in Canada, Apple announced yesterday.

More than 1,200 films are available from 20th Century Fox, Walt Disney Studios, Paramount, Warner Bros., Universal Sony Pictures, Lionsgate and Maple Pictures.

Titles are available for purchase on the same day as their DVD release, including recent blockbuste­rs such as Juno, I Am Legend, National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets, The Bourne Ultimatum and Cloverfiel­d.

Viewers with a fast Internet connection can start watching a movie within seconds once it starts downloadin­g. Customers have up to 30 days to start watching, but once a movie has been started there is a 48-hour window to finish watching it.

Rentals can be watched on iPod classic, iPod nano with video, iPod touch and on a widescreen TV. — CNS

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