Rentals

12.18.13
Microsoft releases standalone Xbox Music and Xbox Video apps for Windows Phone 8
12.18.13

Microsoft releases standalone Xbox Music and Xbox Video apps for Windows Phone 8

Microsoft appears to be taking a page from Google's approach to core software updates: It just lau...

By J. Fingas,   12.18.13
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11.06.13
Blockbuster to shutter remaining US retail stores, accept the inevitable
11.06.13

Blockbuster to shutter remaining US retail stores, accept the inevitable

It wasn't hard to see the writing on the wall for Blockbuster's rapidly declining disc-based movie...

By J. Fingas,   11.06.13
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09.09.13
Vimeo On Demand now allows pre-orders, offers separate purchase and rental prices
09.09.13

Vimeo On Demand now allows pre-orders, offers separate purchase and rental prices

Video producers that sell through Vimeo On Demand now have much more flexibility in marketing thei...

By J. Fingas,   09.09.13
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08.12.13
Californians can now rent original arcade games like Street Fighter 2, Ms. Pac Man
08.12.13

Californians can now rent original arcade games like Street Fighter 2, Ms. Pac Man

Sure, there's a cool factor to having a vintage arcade game parked in your rec room. But there's m...

By S. Dent,   08.12.13
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08.06.13
Vdio launches in Canada with a smaller catalog
08.06.13

Vdio launches in Canada with a smaller catalog

Canadians who love movies (but hate vowels) just received some good news: Rdio has launched Vdio i...

By J. Fingas,   08.06.13
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06.08.13
Redbox opens GamingFuture site to discuss rentals for Xbox One, PS4
06.08.13

Redbox opens GamingFuture site to discuss rentals for Xbox One, PS4

Microsoft revealed some details of how "game licensing" works on its upcoming Xbox One console, an...

By R. Lawler,   06.08.13
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05.28.13
Blockbuster 2.0 for iOS arrives, manages the disc rentals we no longer use
05.28.13

Blockbuster 2.0 for iOS arrives, manages the disc rentals we no longer use

Blockbuster started the month by launching an On Demand app for iOS and embracing the streaming vi...

By J. Fingas,   05.28.13
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03.24.13
Blockbuster UK finds a rescuing buyer, keeps staff and stores afloat
03.24.13

Blockbuster UK finds a rescuing buyer, keeps staff and stores afloat

When Blockbuster's UK brand entered administration at the start of the year, there were concerns t...

By J. Fingas,   03.24.13
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01.31.13
Blockbuster On Demand gives streaming a second chance, with odd limitations
01.31.13

Blockbuster On Demand gives streaming a second chance, with odd limitations

Blockbuster hasn't had much success shifting from physical rentals to digital, even under Dish's w...

By J. Fingas,   01.31.13
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