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Old 12-19-16, 08:08 AM
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

Originally Posted by OldBoy
This might be blasphemous to say, but I think I like watching movies better through Vudu then the actual disc. On my meager set up it just sounds better and looks equal to the bluray in PQ. I do love the discs for the extras though...
Blu-ray still beats it out for me. Digital is great for a quick fix or when I get too lazy. I will also agree that older television in digital looks better than dvds. But Blu-ray is still king (at least until I get a 4k set and a 4k player).
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

VUDU's end of the year sales. I think these start December 26th.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...#gid=974296528
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

Great list...thanks EddieMoney. I'll definitely be picking a few up if those prices go live.
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

Originally Posted by OldBoy
This might be blasphemous to say, but I think I like watching movies better through Vudu then the actual disc. On my meager set up it just sounds better and looks equal to the bluray in PQ. I do love the discs for the extras though...
It's close enough in PQ for me. There was a time when I would have slapped myself silly for thinking that, but I don't care as much as I used to. Now I value space and convenience.
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

So they've cut out 720 HD? That really sucks, only having SD and HDX is particuarly bad for my POS smart TV without the processing power to handle VUDU in HD .

It has highlighted for me how inferior streaming can still look disc, even with a good connection. So that's in perspective.
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

Originally Posted by hanshotfirst1138
So they've cut out 720 HD? That really sucks, only having SD and HDX is particuarly bad for my POS smart TV without the processing power to handle VUDU in HD...
They cut it as a purchasing option, but VUDU will still stream in 720p HD when necessary:

http://blog.vudu.com/?p=11709
What if my TV is only 720p?
HDX streams in up to 1080p. So if your TV is only 720p, you’ll stream in 720p. If you upgrade to a 1080p or higher TV in the future, all your HDX titles will stream in up to 1080p.

Will titles with “HD only” restrictions on desktops and laptops stream in HDX?
Desktop and laptop restrictions are device dependent. So any titles with streaming restrictions will stream in their maximum allowed resolution, either 480p for SD or up to 720p.
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

Originally Posted by EddieMoney
VUDU's end of the year sales. I think these start December 26th.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...#gid=974296528
Someone want to go through this and post what the really "good" deals are (i.e, new and/or really popular titles at new low prices)? I have to work, dammit!
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Originally Posted by Shannon Nutt
Someone want to go through this and post what the really "good" deals are (i.e, new and/or really popular titles at new low prices)? I have to work, dammit!
I was thinking the same darn thing when I saw that spreadsheet...I filtered it a bit here and there for a few minutes but then I just got bored with it, LOL.

Btw, I figured I would cross post but the new VUDU app in Xbox One is awesome. It's no longer a complete piece of shat.

Features I saw personally last night that were different & better from the last version:

1. Filter collection and sort alphabetically or by genre, year, etc. Just like the one on the web.
2. Watchlist, have you ever watched 20 minutes of something and then forget about it like me? Well, the watchlist saves your wagon and of course you can delete and add other stuff to it too.
3. Checkmarks for the TV seasons you own rather than "You Own It", ten times better method.
4. Autoplay (with 10 second countdown) for TV Seasons on the next episode. Great for binge watchers. Of course you can back out as needed.
5. Overall, better quality of picture (at least it felt like it to me). Supposedly, 4k owners will be able to stream 4k too with the proper hardware.
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Originally Posted by Shannon Nutt
Someone want to go through this and post what the really "good" deals are (i.e, new and/or really popular titles at new low prices)? I have to work, dammit!
Does this help?

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...NGzPOY/pubhtml
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

does Vudu ever go down? i can't access correctly on tv or PC...
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

And that is why I'll always prefer physical media.
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

This is truly a first. And these non Vudu extras, the ones that say + extras, why can't I access on tv?
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Service is down, internet connection, system/TV issues, take your pick as to what it may be.

On a side note, My bedroom TV was updated and the FandangoNow widget was added. Shit layout though, but at least there's an alternative.
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From VUDU Facebook page

Thank you for standing by while we resolved our issues! As a token of our appreciation, please redeem code COUSINEDDIE at www.vudu.com/moviecredits for $6.00 in Vudu credit, good towards your next purchase or rental!

One promo code per account. Limited to the first 1000 redemptions. Credits must be used within 7 days of redemption.

Merry Christmas!
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

Originally Posted by OldBoy
This is truly a first. And these non Vudu extras, the ones that say + extras, why can't I access on tv?
Yeah, they are slowing converting the "plus" extras to regular Vudu extras which can be streamed on television...but they aren't there yet. Just keep watching is all I can say. My VUDU was working fine last night, but we get occasionally issues too. I do agree, keep physical copies of the stuff I really like, digital is just backups, television series (that I don't feel like collecting physically), and movies I wouldn't have wasted space on anyway.

Edit: Also, VUDU...thank you for changing the VUDU app in time for Christmas on X1...but $6, first 1000:
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

That's got to be a joke. Millions of customers and you offer it to the first thousand? No company is that stupid.
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Vudu begs to differ.
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I sent a message to Vudu this morning about the code. Their response is below. Hopefully they will offer something similar to everyone (especially us east coasters who were asleep when the code was offered).

Hello,
Thank you for reaching out. That code has been maxed out but we should have an update for everyone soon.
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Update will be that they will offer another 1000 codes, valid for only those on the East Coast.
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

Originally Posted by trespoochies
Update will be that they will offer another 1000 codes, valid for only those on the East Coast.
And their last names have to start with SHI...? Please tell me that's a joke.
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

i called customer service, waited a bit, but got a $10 credit. might be worth it...
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Re: The VUDU Thread - News, Bargains & UV Codes

Originally Posted by Jay G.
They cut it as a purchasing option, but VUDU will still stream in 720p HD when necessary:

http://blog.vudu.com/?p=11709
Yeah, but my TV is 1080p and unfortunately the processor has trouble handling the full resolution. It'd be nice to switch to the middle.
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You know that Vudu credit for La La Land with participating movies is terrible. You have to go through Atom site and pay a processing fee. The fuck??
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if I rent from Vudu, is that sharable as well to another user for the 30 days?

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