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Apple Gets "Desperate"

Rick Aristotle Munarriz
October 13, 2005

If Apple Computer (Nasdaq: AAPL  ) seems to be getting lost and desperate lately, it's because it is getting Lost and Desperate Housewives. As part of the rollout of the new iTunes 6 platform -- and Apple's new video-friendly iPod -- the company is teaming up with Disney (NYSE: DIS  ) to offer downloads of Disney's hit shows.

For as little as $1.99 a show, television junkies will be able to download new and old episodes of some of the more pop