Here’s a post with some great info on iTunes vs. Xbox vs. Tivo for Movie Rentals:
I use iTunes every now and then to rent a movie for my iTouch; usually when I’m traveling. Last night I rented a movie via my XBox 360 from Microsoft and previously, I’ve rented movies from Amazon’s Unbox from my Tivo. Here is a chart laying out the basics of each of the three options. Below it I’ll discuss my thoughts on them.
|Movie Price||480 Points (aprox $6.95)||$.99 – $3.99||$1.99 – $3.99|
|Terms||Expires 15 days (24 hrs after you click play)||Expires 30 days (24 hrs after you click play)||Expires 30 days (24 hrs after you click play)|
|Mobile Device||iPod family||None||Windows Based Laptop|
Read more of Cal Evans post here: http://blog.calevans.com/2008/02/25/itunes-vs-xbox-vs-tivo-for-movie-rentals/
Some great comparative information for renting media via the internet. Do read the complete post for more detail on each of the above options.