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Old 04-27-2012, 04:45 PM  
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VUDU launches "Disc to Digital"

http://www.vudu.com/disc_to_digital.html

Basically, it's the movie version of what e-book publishers should have done 5 years ago. If you own a DVD or Bluray of a movie, you can pay a couple bucks to get (permanent) online access to that movie.

I'm not going to run out and do it for every DVD I own, but it's cool that there's at least an option coming out like this.
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Old 04-27-2012, 04:48 PM   #2
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Unless they pull what Cinemanow did and take movies away too. I purchased a copy of Green Lantern for the kids and 6 weeks later they pulled it down. I eventually got a refund but it still pissed me off.
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Old 04-27-2012, 04:51 PM   #3
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Unless they pull what Cinemanow did and take movies away too. I purchased a copy of Green Lantern for the kids and 6 weeks later they pulled it down. I eventually got a refund but it still pissed me off.
In case it matters, you can use Vudu to play any movie you have registered with UltraViolet (for free). So if Green Lantern's still on your account, Vudu will play it.

EDIT: Odd...it's not on Vudu now either. I wonder if the studio pulled it for some weird reason. I'd be decidedly pissed if that happened for something you specifically paid for.
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Old 04-27-2012, 04:51 PM   #4
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Old 04-27-2012, 04:52 PM   #5
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In case it matters, you can use Vudu to play any movie you have registered with UltraViolet (for free). So if Green Lantern's still on your account, Vudu will play it.
I got it on Cinemanow. I don't own the disc. It wasn't ultraviolet compatible.
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:35 PM   #6
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Doesn't seem like many care about this, but they're beta testing an in-home version of this. Same concept, but you have to read the disc you're trying to "convert" via a computer. I tried it with one tonight, and it works just fine. Something to look for if you like the concept but don't want to deal with Wal-Mart.

http://www.engadget.com/2013/01/31/v...-home-to-beta/
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Old 01-31-2013, 09:11 PM   #7
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Old 01-31-2013, 09:17 PM   #8
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heh, tried it with a rented Redbox disc to see what would happen. Got rejected.
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Originally Posted by Cassel's Reckoning:

Matt once made a very nice play in Seattle where he spun away from a pass rusher and hit Bowe off his back foot for a first down.

One of the best plays Matt has ever made.
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Old 01-31-2013, 09:18 PM   #9
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heh, tried it with a rented Redbox disc to see what would happen. Got rejected.
Ha...what did it say?
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Old 01-31-2013, 09:20 PM   #10
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Ha...what did it say?
Unable to recognize your disc
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Old 01-31-2013, 09:21 PM   #11
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Unable to recognize your disc
Huh - weird. I do wonder how they keep people from sharing discs all over the place. I don't think there's any kind of a unique identifier written onto a DVD, but I could be wrong.
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Old 01-31-2013, 10:22 PM   #12
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how the hell do you get invited to the beta. I don't even see a option to sign up for the beta. Been a member of vudu for months.
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Old 01-31-2013, 10:32 PM   #13
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how the hell do you get invited to the beta. I don't even see a option to sign up for the beta. Been a member of vudu for months.
I had done it through Walmart, so I'm guessing that's why.
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Old 01-31-2013, 10:33 PM   #14
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I had done it through Walmart, so I'm guessing that's why.
ahhh. Yeah, guess I won't get in for a while then. I don't want to mess with taking my discs in.
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Old 02-01-2013, 06:43 AM   #15
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how the hell do you get invited to the beta. I don't even see a option to sign up for the beta. Been a member of vudu for months.
In the discussion at the bottom of the linked Endgadget page above, someone posted a link to the software. Thats how i got it.
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