movie rentals

iTunes finally offers 48-hour rentals in the US

Praise the Apple gods. If you rent a movie on iTunes in the U.S., you now have 48 hours to watch it. And you can watch the movie as much as you want during that 48-hour window. As always, you have 30

VUDU continues to infiltrate Best Buy

I’ve been using Vudu for a few months now and it’s a pretty snazzy service. The remote is surprisingly ergonomic and the Vudu UI is put together quite well. You can read Doug’s revie

Would you use an ATM for movies?

I’m not quite sold on this idea but I thought I’d see what everyone else thinks. There’s a company in Ireland called PortoMedia that’s developed movie kiosks. These kiosks will

'Take Two' Apple TV update unhooked from its leash

It’s here! Hot damn, it’s here! I don’t own an Apple TV but I saw one in an Apple store once. It looked so awesome. Anyway, the new update is here. Check for the Software Update opti

Netflix goes Blu-ray, tells HD DVD 'it's not you, it's me'

This just in: HD DVD is in trouble, much to the chagrin of our own intrepid HD DVD-lover Devin Coldewey. According to a Reuters report, Netflix said that it’ll be offering Blu-ray DVDs exclusive

Fifth-gen iPods no workie with iTunes movie rentals?

I’ll be honest, Apple is starting to weird me out a little bit. I picture Steve Jobs like the paranoid Mr. Burns in that Simpsons episode where he owns the casino and he stops shaving and starts

Denver Airport wireless adds local movie downloads

Already pretty high up on a short list of airports offering free wireless internet access, Denver International has just upped the ante a bit. The same network provider, FreeFi, is now offering movie

Showing cat-like agility and psychic foresight, Netflix reacts to the announcement Apple hasn't yet made

Netflix might be hedging its bets on an impending movie rental announcement by Apple . Starting today, subscribers to all but the cheapest ($4.99 per month for two DVDs) Netflix plans will receive unl

Amazon Unbox Users Just Got Lazier

TiVo users now have the power to download movies from Amazon via their TV rather than placing orders from a PC. The “Buy on TV’ feature does exactly what it claims to do. TiVo subscribers can rent