The Redbox app has been available for iOS for some time now, however it looks like an updated version has recently come available. The new app, which is sitting at version 2.4 can be found in the expected location — the iOS App Store. The app remains free to download and free to use. More more »
Beginning on April 16, more than 3,500 Walmart stores across the United States will begin offering digital conversions for select DVDs and Blu-ray discs. Any movie that is “converted” will be instantly added to a customer’s VUDU account which can be accessed from a range of internet-connected devices such as the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, more »
After the dust has settled from all of Apple’s announcements, we can go back to living our lives as normal until the next Apple event takes place. To celebrate our return to normalcy (and Redbox’s two billionth rental), everyone will be able to rent a movie from Redbox on March 8 at no cost.
While Warner Bros. would prefer it if movie rental companies like Redbox waited 56 days before offering its new movies to customers, Universal doesn’t mind keeping things the way they are. Redbox and Universal Studios Home Entertainment announced the signing of a new deal that will continue to delay new releases by 28 days.
Everyone knows Blockbuster has been on the ropes for years. It’s dying a slow and very public death thanks to modern alternatives such as streaming video services, online movie rental services and Redbox. The ultimate fate of Blockbuster stores got a little more real yesterday when Dish Network announced it will close around 500 more more »
Fancy being a Netflix subscriber and not feeling this new fangled movie streaming world that we are heading towards? Well rest assured in knowing that Netflix has relaunched an option for you — DVD only plans. These come just as what you would expect giving you the ability to rent DVD and Blu-ray discs, around more »
Disney may end up being another company that will refuse to sell new movies to cheaper rental services such as Redbox. The L.A. Times reports Disney may Redbox and other to wait 28 days before providing customers with the option of renting its movies.
On the same day Verizon and Redbox announced it had formed a partnership to create a new video streaming service, Redbox appeared a second time with another announcement. Redbox has agreed to purchase assets from NCR Corporation. NCR Corporation specializes in operating a range of self-service kiosks including Blockbuster Express.
Verizon was rumored to be planning a Netflix-like streaming video service during December in 2011. Today the company has confirmed those rumors by announcing a joint venture with Coinstar’s Redbox brand. The two companies will work together to create a new online video service while retaining Redbox’s traditional DVD and Blu-ray rental business.
Warner Bros. could not convince Redbox to go along with its plan that delays rentals of its films by 56 days. In addition to that, the deal that required Redbox customers to wait 28 days before renting Warner Bros. films after they are released on DVD has expired. This means Redbox can offer new Warner Bros. movies more »
Warner Bros. has been making some unpopular decisions lately. Besides locking all the Harry Potter films away in a vault, Warner also recently struck a deal with Netflix, Redbox and Blockbuster that forces their customers to wait 56 days before renting one of Warner Bros’. new releases. The fun doesn’t stop there though. Warner Bros. more »
Redbox is offering its customers a chance to save a little money on their next rental. Redbox is currently hosting a movie trivia game that knocks $0.10 off the cost of a rental for every question you answer correctly. There are only five questions to answer, so that gives you the opportunity to get up more »