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UV's war on iTunes: walmart an itunes desert

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by dugbug, Jun 23, 2013.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    VUDU/ultraviolet has taken over in a big way. EVERY dvd and bluray in walmart (even old and insignificant titles), have free VUDU digital download copies included. iTunes was on one sole disk in the entire store, Dredd. And Dredd offered both itunes and uv.


    For apple tv users like myself, I sometimes get 3D blurays or somesuch and enjoy activating the itunes code to keep 2d version handy and conveniently accessible.

    Now I cannot even FIND one.
  2. macrumors 68000

    this is why I gave up and just started buying iTunes only copies-just less headache.
  3. macrumors 6502

    The studios are doing whatever they can to fight iTunes' domination.
  4. macrumors 68000

    I think its more about them trying to fight piracy-with UV, you really dont have a "physical" digital file-therefore one cannot hack or break the copyright protection on a file that does not exist.
  5. macrumors 68030


    Wal-Mart owns Vudu. Are they cherry picking what titles they stock?
  6. macrumors 6502a

    Best buy is the same
  7. macrumors 68030


    Interesting.. I just buy the content that I'm interested in, and I continue to get a mix of UV and iTunes.

    I register my UV content so extended family members can watch it, all within their rules.

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