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VUDU Spark streaming dongle spotted to take on Chromecast

VUDU Spark streaming dongle spotted to take on Chromecast

Walmart's VUDU streaming movie service looks set to get an HDMI dongle of its own, with the new hardware spotted passing through FCC testing ahead of its retail launch. Dubbed the VUDU Spark, the adapter follows in the well-worn footsteps of Google's Chromecast and Roku's Streaming Stick by hiding behind your TV in a spare HDMI port and connecting wirelessly to your router over WiFi. However, compared to some of the other set-top box solutions we've seen in recent months, Walmart's is looking a little one-dimensional.

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TiVo adds Walmart’s VUDU video service

TiVo adds Walmart’s VUDU video service

Netflix and Hulu Plus might be the two best known video streaming services at the moment, but many competitors exist, not the least of which is Walmart's VUDU. Like some other services, VUDU allows its customers to rent and buy digital movies and TV shows, including things like flat-rate season bundles for entire series seasons. The service has long been available on many set top box devices, including various Roku models, and now it has finally arrived for those using TiVo.

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VUDU adds movie sharing feature

VUDU adds movie sharing feature

Vudu, the movie service, has decided to bestow users with the ability to be generous with their movie library, something that has become more difficult and occasionally awkward with the transition to digital. On its blog today, the service announced the arrival of "Share My Movies".

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Vudu and Sony Pictures team up for Vudu Extras+ on select movies

Vudu and Sony Pictures team up for Vudu Extras+ on select movies

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and the Walmart video streaming service Vudu have announced a tie up that will bring an enhanced viewing experience to movie watching fans. The new service is Vudu Extras+ and it allows streaming viewers to enjoy the same sort of extras typically available on DVD and Blu-ray titles. The Extras+ service will put those extra features from physical disks online and add in additional interactive features.

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VUDU Disc to Digital meant to leave Beta today [UPDATE]

VUDU Disc to Digital meant to leave Beta today [UPDATE]

Though it seems like a bit of a strange headline to lead with, it would appear that VUDU's upgrade of their Disc to Digital software from Beta to full-fledged release may have hit a hiccup. That shouldn't be too much of deterrent from users working with this system, on the other hand, as the details remain the same: conversion of your DVD and Blu-ray disks into digital editions accessible from wherever you've got an internet connection. For a fee, of course.

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Vudu reveals March 24 burglary, says to reset passwords

Vudu reveals March 24 burglary, says to reset passwords

Back on March 24 of this year, Vudu's offices were burglarized, with the robbers stealing a variety of items, including hard drives. As you can image, those hard drives were full of sensitive data, including information about the service's customers and account passwords. The theft was kept a secret while law enforcement investigated, but now customers are being urged to reset their passwords.

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Vudu app for Android tablets hits Google Play

Vudu app for Android tablets hits Google Play

If you enjoy streaming media such as movies and TV shows, you may be familiar with Vudu. Vudu is a streaming video service that offers new to home video Hollywood movies and a lot more content. The service has been available on apps for some smartphones and tablets, such as the iPad, in the past.

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