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View Full Version : Smartphone Support Coming Soon for MSN Video Downloads From Microsoft

Mike Temporale
01-07-2005, 02:30 PM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.geekzone.co.nz/content.asp?ContentId=3889' target='_blank'>http://www.geekzone.co.nz/content.asp?ContentId=3889</a><br /><br /></div><i>"With content such as sports highlights, news headlines, children's programming, music videos, independent films and comedy shows, MSN Video Downloads is the first online video download service dedicated to portable entertainment. Starting from 6 January consumers can participate in a preview of the service and access videos from more than a dozen of Microsoft partners. The MSN Video Downloads service, will offer free, trial and paid memberships. Digital videos are downloaded daily to a Windows Media Player 10 library, ready to be synchronized with Portable Media Centers. The video content is compliant with PlaysForSure devices, optimized for Portable Media Centers, and compatible with Windows Mobile Smartphones and Pocket PCs that support video. The company promisses full Smartphone and Pocket PC optimization to be enabled at a later date."</i><br /><br /><img src="http://www.smartphonethoughts.com/images/Temporale-20050107-PlayForSure.gif" alt="User submitted image" title="User submitted image"/> <br /><br />Although there is no Smartphone support at this time, it is interesting to see Microsoft's vision for a connected world start to come together. You can check out the current video offerings on the <a href="http://www.msnvideodownloads.com/">MSN Videos web site.</a>