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Walmart outlines new video game trade in program and used games plan

Walmart outlines new video game trade in program and used games plan

Walmart has been expanding its digital video offerings for a long time. The massive retailer operates its Vudu service and began to offer support for Intel's UltraViolet DRM cloud video library late last year. Walmart has announced a new service for gamers that will launch this month.

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Walmart building distribution centers to compete with Amazon

Walmart building distribution centers to compete with Amazon

Amazon has taken a hung chunk of business away from traditional brick and mortar stores like Walmart. Some of those traditional retail stores in the real world are looking to beef up their online presence in an effort to better compete with Amazon in the virtual realm. Walmart is reportedly continuing to build out new distribution centers to better compete with Amazon.

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Walmart’s Vudu adds Intel’s UltraViolet DRM cloud video library

Walmart’s Vudu adds Intel’s UltraViolet DRM cloud video library

Walmart's Vudu online video store has added Intel's "UltraViolet" (UV) content library to its own. The move will expand Vudu viewers' selection to include titles by UV's digital distribution model. The idea here is that it allows for low-cost temporary video access on multiple devices while protecting copyrights for producers.

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iPad Air already seeing pre-launch price cuts

iPad Air already seeing pre-launch price cuts

Earlier this month, we saw retailers offering price cuts on the iPhone 5c shortly after the smartphone's launch, with Walmart in particular having launched the phone with an initial $20 pricing undercut of Apple, leading into a steeper discount soon after. Now it has done the same for the newly revealed iPad Air, with the retailer announcing yet another $20 discount.

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Walmart corners LED light bulb market with new bulb line

Walmart corners LED light bulb market with new bulb line

Walmart is trying to corner the LED light bulb market with the announcement of a wide range of LED light bulbs at very compelling prices. Walmart is selling its new line of Great Value LED light bulbs in all of its United States stores with pricing at under $9 to start. Walmart states the goal is to make LED light bulbs more accessible and affordable for consumers.

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Walmart smartphone trade-in program detailed ahead of Apple announcements

Walmart smartphone trade-in program detailed ahead of Apple announcements

Today's a big day for smartphone fans who prefer the iPhone with Apple set to make announcements relating to new devices later this morning. Ahead of Apple's announcement of new iPhones, Walmart has announced that it will launch a smartphone trade-in program in the United States on September 21. Walmart also tips that it will have an additional announcement after Apple finishes its unveil this afternoon.

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iPhone 5S release signaled by Walmart iPhone 5 price drop

iPhone 5S release signaled by Walmart iPhone 5 price drop

This week the folks at Walmart have decided to join the iPhone 5S party early with a cut in the price of the iPhone 5 well below any minor discount we've seen before. This sort of price drop generally indicates the impending launch of a device from a company that's rumored to have a press event in the near future - and wouldn't you know it? Apple has a press event rumored to be taking place on the 10th of September.

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Huawei W1 heading to the US this month

Huawei W1 heading to the US this month

Huawei's first smartphone running Windows Phone 8 is expected to land in the US at some point this month, and it will be available exclusively at Walmart stores, as well as its online store. While availability and price have not yet been disclosed, the new phone will be available off-contract with a prepaid plan.

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Walmart considers crowd sourced shipping

Walmart considers crowd sourced shipping

Walmart is the largest retailer in the world. The retail giant has put more than one small business out of business around the country because it's almost impossible to compete with the prices Walmart offers. However, Walmart and many other retailers are now feeling significant pressure from online giants such as Amazon.com.

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Walmart expands iPhone checkout feature to 12 more markets

Walmart expands iPhone checkout feature to 12 more markets

I'd wager everyone has shopped at Walmart at one point or another in their lives. I'd also wager that many people have had experiences where the checkout person was incredibly slow and seemed more interested in talking than ringing up your purchase. What you may not be aware of is that Walmart has been testing an iPhone scan and check out feature in some markets around the country.

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Unlimited iPhone 5 data plan at Walmart actually has a cap

Unlimited iPhone 5 data plan at Walmart actually has a cap

I'm sure there were a lot of iPhone fans out there that were excited when Walmart announced its new iPhone 5 with Straight Talk earlier this month. The plan was billed as an incredibly affordable $45 per month unlimited everything offering. At first glance, the biggest caveat was that you had to pay full price for the iPhone.

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Walmart announces new in-home disc-to-digital service at CES 2013

Walmart announces new in-home disc-to-digital service at CES 2013

Gadget manufacturers may be the ones taking the limelight here at CES 2013, but retail chains are also making an appearance and announcing some cool new services. Case in point: Walmart just announced an expansion to their disc-to-digital service by bringing it to the comfort of your home, making it easier to convert your physical media.

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