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chitowner2
September 2nd, 2010, 08:26 PM
I am interested in this vudu thing that looks like a direct competitor to NetFlix:
http://www.vudu.com/vuduapps.html

I've searched in vain for any connection to Ubuntu. Is this a windows-only thing or what?

CT

chitowner2
September 2nd, 2010, 09:18 PM
Guess I found an answer:

vudu is an app embedded on a flash or prom chip. It is not available as an application for computer installation. Therefore one is forced to purchase retail hardware containing the chip.

At present these include certain flat-panel TV's (eg, tuner included, not just a monitor) or external BluRay player. No plans for other devices. No plans for a software app.

Seems to me they're going for the richer and/or dumber end of the market.

Dang!