Posts tagged as: Rental

YouTube Now in the Movie Rental Business

YouTube followed up its teaser with confirmation that it was bringing major movies to its rental service. Many of the 3,000-plus movie titles being added Monday are from three of the four major movie studios, including NBC-Universal, Sony, and Warner. The mix includes both classics and newer titles such as Inception. Many titles have extras […]

Vudu Coming to Boxee

Vudu today announced its streaming movie service would reach Boxee devices. Both the forthcoming Boxee Box and the clients for Linux, Macs and Windows PCs will have access to the full catalog. Only the Boxee Box will have full support for 720P and HDX-based 1080P. As of now the desktop apps will be limited to […]

Vudu Lowers Some Rentals to $2

Vudu is launching an new campaign to gain  a larger  share of the movie rental space by slashing prices. Vudu’s Movies On Sale section is now priced at just $2 for about 4,000 films with 48 hours to finish watching them after playback starts. The deal lasts until the end of the year. Lower prices […]

Warner Not Keen on iTunes TV Show Rentals

Warner Brothers is shunning  joining in on the  99-cent iTunes TV rentals for several reasons, the Associated Press reports. Speaking at a Thursday investor conference hosted by Merrill Lynch, studio CEO Barry Meyer explained that Warner considers the 99-cent price too low. Rentals would also hurt sales of full seasons, the executive claims. “We just […]

Redbox Rents One Billionth Movie

Redbox reached a major movie milestone  this weekend  with the rental of its one billionth movie. “Clash of the Titans,” rented from a redbox location in Tampa, Florida, was the one billionth movie rented. The milestone occurs only six years after the popular red kiosks first debuted in Denver, Colo. Today, redbox has more than […]

Disc-Free Netflix Streaming Coming Soon to PS3

Netflix has  confirmed its commitment to expanding its PS3 services to include disc-free streaming video, according to CEO Reed Hastings. Sometime in the next few months, the company will launch a major upgrade to its PS3 user interface. As part of its Q2 financial disclosures, Netflix highlighted the demand for its streaming videos such as […]

GameFly’s GameCenter 1.2 Now out for iPhone

GameFly today released the latest version of its free GameCenter application for the iPhone and iPod touch on the App Store. In addition to the most recent news, release dates, user reviews, game controls, videos, cheats, codes and more for over 7,000 video games, GameCenter 1.2 offers GameFly members a fully integrated GameQ in-app that […]

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