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BUY LATEST BOURNE BLU-RAY DISC AT PRESALE; WATCH NOW

December 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Time was when Best Buy lured customers into stores by offering them DVDs and Blu-ray Discs at bargain prices. But as customers’ shelves overflowed with the discs and Netflix and Redbox cut into sales, it became apparent that all that space that Best Buy was devoting to its home video inventory was hurting profits rather […]

DVD COLLECTIONS MAY WIND UP IN THE CLOUD

September 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Santa Clara, CA-based Rovi Corp. has unveiled a system that will allow consumers to purchase digital copies of their DVDs that can be stored in the cloud and accessed via the UltraViolet platform. Unlike the new Walmart solution, users do not have to bring their discs into a store to have them verified. They simply […]

WAL-MART: LET US PUT YOUR DISCS IN THE CLOUD

March 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Consumers with overstuffed home-video libraries will soon be able to take their DVDs and Blu-ray Discs to their local Wal-Mart store and, for $2.00 apiece, have them transferred to “the cloud,” where they can be accessed from connected TV sets, home computers, and mobile devices. The disc-to-digital program was announced Tuesday by Wal-Mart, the largest […]

TIME WARNER CHIEF URGES STUDIOS TO MODERNIZE HOME VIDEO

February 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

According to Time Warner chief Jeff Bewkes the reason that consumers have flocked to kiosks like Redbox and online stores like Apple’s iTunes has little to do with price and everything to do with convenience and ease-of-use. Speaking to a media conference in Palm Beach, FL, Bewkes observed that a study of the behavior of […]

APPLE TO UNVEIL ITS ANSWER TO ULTRAVIOLET

October 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

As most of the major studios get set to launch a “cloud” service called “Ultraviolet” that would allow anyone purchasing a DVD movie to access it via any Internet connection afterwards, reports have emerged that Apple is planning a similar service linked to its iTunes store. With its new iOS5 released on Wednesday, Apple began […]

WARNER BROS. MOVIES MAY SOON GO ONLINE

August 4, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Time Warner chief Jeff Bewkes, a hold-out when it comes to putting Warner Bros. movies and TV shows online, said on Wednesday that he is now ready to discuss licensing them to video sites. “We’re already selling some product to Netflix, and we have ongoing discussions with all of the digital outlets,” Bewkes said during […]