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  1. The Roku Gets A New Channel This Summer - Redbox Instant Is On The Horizon

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Redbox, perhaps famed for its 42,000 some odd kiosks containing movies on DVD and Blu-ray (plus video games) that are available for rent, has a streaming service that is scheduled to be added to the 750 or more channel line-up on the Roku devices. Called Redbox Instant, the service is similar...
  2. Home entertainment related gift ideas for mom on Mother's Day

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    I barely know anyone, besides myself, that doesn't end their day watching TV. My mom for example spends a great deal of her day in front of the television. It's just a part of what people do in general it seems. With Mother's Day fast approaching, I thought I would discuss a few gift ideas...
  3. Redbox takes on Netflix with Unlimited Streaming

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: FlatPanelsHD
  4. Redbox Launches ‘Redbox Instant by Verizon’ Brand

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: HomeMediaMagazine
  5. Redbox crosses a billion rentals and celebrates with a giveaway

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    Someone (we're looking at you, Ben) notched Redbox's billionth rental recently in Tampa, Florida recently, and to celebrate the company's launched a "Thanks a Billion" giveaway. Renting a disc during the promotion (or sending a letter through the mail, no e-) nets a free rental, while the real...
  6. Is your local Redbox hiding a touch of Blu?

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    If you're like some of us, and Redbox's Blu-ray availability search came up empty even after the company announced it's expanding high definition rentals to all locations, it may be time to look again. At several locations in Michigan, and also experienced by our friends at HighDefDiscNews, even...
  7. Redbox updates site for Blu-ray search, most kiosks still not updated for Blu-ray find

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    The good news is now there's a dedicated page on the Redbox website for finding kiosks stocked with $1.50/night rental Blu-ray discs, but the bad news is... we can't find one anywhere near our zip code. Apparently if we did live on such hallowed ground, it would even point out recent Blu-ray...
  8. Paramount, Redbox keep DVDs and Blu-ray discs in kiosks the same day they go on sale

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    It looks like not all of the remaining Hollywood studios are putting the 30-day brakes on providing movies to Redbox, as Paramount has concluded after a ten month study that it has "minimal" effect on DVD sales. Dennis Maguire, President of Paramount Home Entertainment says the the company is...
  9. Redbox CEO suggests $1.50 rate for Blu-ray rentals

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    Along with the repeated indications Redbox would expand its Blu-ray rentals this year, there's been indications that it would have to raise prices beyond its standard $1 / night DVD rate. Home Media Magazine reports President Mitch Lowe mentioned during his keynote address at the...
  10. Redbox deal with Fox puts a 4 week hold on new releases, starting with Avatar

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    Consider that Redbox / Fox lawsuit cancelled -- as well any plans you had to watch Avatar this weekend for a buck a day. Under their new distribution agreement (starting with this week's blockbuster flick) the movie maker will directly supply Redbox but only 28 days after a movie is released...
  11. Poll: Will 30-day rental windows pull you away from Netflix & Redbox?

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    Blockbuster and the cable VOD consortium have been busy trumpeting the fact they're getting many of the new releases in HD as soon as they hit shelves for sale... while Netflix and Redbox aren't. But will that matter to customers lulled into an all-you-can-eat & $1 per night stupor by the latest...
  12. redbox

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    Tried my first redbox rental yesterday. Pretty slick. I'm one of those guys that does not set-up automatic payments and just got my first debit card a few months ago, yanno, old school. So trying redbox was a big step for me :R Went to my local Movie Gallery yesterday looking for The Hurt...
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