A couple of years ago, Walmart announced that they would be getting into the streaming game by launching their own service called Vudu. It would be similar to some other streaming services where it would offer on-demand video streaming content. However, it seems that the company has decided that they are done on that front.
Walmart is reportedly gearing up to launch an online video streaming service that will rival Netflix later this year. It will also go up against competing services from Amazon and Hulu. Walmart’s service will reportedly be offered under the Vudu name and it’s said to be similar to other streaming services, offering licensed as well as original content.
Many of us have spent a lot of time and money on building our movie libraries. It hasn’t been long since those libraries consisted of hundreds of DVDs. It’s much easier to build a digital library now but many of us are still with countless physical copies. Vudu has come up with a way to let you save all of those titles in a digital library. Its new Disc-to-Digital feature […]
There are countless streaming sticks available in the market and all of them serve the same purpose more or less. Options include the Amazon Fire TV Stick, Google Chromecast, Roku Streaming Stick and more. There were rumors that Walmart might introduce one of its own and indeed it has. The retailer is now selling Vudu Spark streaming stick which intends to undercut its rivals on price as it only costs […]
Are you getting a lot of DVDs or Blu-rays this holiday season? Would you like to have that same content in digital format as well so that you can watch using a mobile device and an internet connection? Then take a look at Vudu. Its a service from the movie studios that lets you do just that, scan a digital copy code and get the same content for your digital […]
Walmart has more or less lined up their spanking new streaming HDMI dongle that is said to look somewhat like Google’s very own Chromecast or the Fire TV Stick from Amazon, which would be interesting to see more competition appear in this particular market. However, do not have too high of a hope when it comes to the Vudu Spark, since there is every possibility of it lacking some of […]
For those of you who happen to have the Google Fiber Android app installed on your respective Android powered devices, here is some news that might just catch your interest. Apparently, an update to the app has just been introduced recently, where it will introduce new support for Vudu, which means users will have yet another over-the-top video service to choose from, with Netflix and YouTube being the other two […]
Vudu for Android now works with select smartphones.
Vudu informed users earlier today that they experienced a break-in at its offices sometime last month (March 24th to be exact) has resulted in users’ personal information being compromised, in addition to their account activity of course. Vudu has since warned their customers to be on the lookout for “spam email, emails asking for personal information, or emails asking you to click on links to other websites”, where the streaming […]
Now here is something that Android-powered device owners might want to check out – it seems that Vudu for Android will now offer customers more bang for their hard earned buck, as they will be able to gain more access than ever before, where one can stream or download over 100,000 movies and TV shows on select tablet that are powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich or above. Obviously, […]
It is said that HDX video has long been a trademark for the Vudu service for some time already, especially when it rolled out streaming and Vudu-to-go downloads for PCs last year which were limited to standard definition. Good to know that progress has been thrown into the mix recently, where the service will now deliver not only 720p HDX video, but 1080p HDX video as well over the web. […]
Vudu has just announced that their 1080p video streaming service is available over the Web, allowing users to enjoy a cinema-like experience straight from their browsers as well as Vudu To Go, making it the first-of-its-kind service that is available in today’s market. Touted to be the first streaming service to use a Web browser to deliver HDX, which is the highest-quality content available from any Internet, broadcast or satellite […]
You may have heard of Vudu, which is one of the best video-on-demand service. Its strength has always been that movies start right away and the quality is awesome. However, you still needed a beefy Internet connection (3Mbps, I think) and this is not convenient for folks who have a slow broadband connection, or those who are offline while traveling.Vudu-to-go aims at fixing this and extend the Vudu service to […]
While we’ve had HD-quality streaming movies for some time now, the same couldn’t be said about the audio experience for folks with 7.1 surround sound systems. Well, we’ve got some good news for you. Dolby has just announced the first 7.1 surround sound experience over a streaming service. Partnering with VUDU, together they have enabled over 30 titles with 7.1 surround sound for streaming to your home theater system.With more […]
Walmart has Apple’s iTunes in its crosshair – today, the retail giant will be rolling out an iPad app for its Vudu online video purchase and rental service, citing, “We’re committed to offering the VUDU experience on as many devices as possible so customers can shop for and access their favorite movies and TV shows however they want, whenever they want.” This degree of freedom offered by Walmart now might […]
Folks who’ve been subscribed to VUDU’s video-on-demand service will be glad to know that they’ve got an additional way to access the service. Previously only available on a set top box, PlayStation 3 or embedded in TVs, customers can now access VUDU through VUDU.com. So if your PS3 has been borrowed by a friend or your TV in the living is being occupied by someone else and you want to […]
Great news for subscribers of the VUDU HD video streaming service, the company has just announced that VUDU will now be accessible from more devices. All of Sony’s Blu-ray disc players and Blu-ray disc home theater systems that were released this year will support 1080p video streaming content in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound through VUDU’s service. In addition to regular HD and HDX videos, users with 3D-enabled devices will […]
If you’re a Netflix or VUDU subscriber as well as a Boxee Box owner, you’ll be delighted to know that the set top box from D-Link now supports both favorite video streaming services: Netflix and VUDU. One of the most requested features of the Boxee Box is finally here at no additional cost (besides your $7.99/month Netflix or $2/2 nights VUDU subscription of course). All you need to do is […]
The weekend will be upon us yet again as we draw nearer to a close of January 2011 – how fast time flies! This will also mark Vudu’s inaugural attempt to roll out its 2.0 interface across many devices following the PS3 and Boxee Box updates, where this time around Blu-ray players and Internet-linked TVs will also be on the receiving end. Of course, the simplified interface has also been […]
It might have taken a little while to arrive, but Boxee has finally integrated VUDU to the Boxee Box. To take advantage of the momentum, VUDU is currently offering new users who sign up on the Boxee Box $5.99 credit, which is equivalent to a single HDX rental. Rental prices start from as low as $2 for two nights in the back catalog and it goes up to $6 for […]