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Another interesting release this week, the Vudu Spark, a streaming HDMI streaming stick trademarked by Walmart. To be honest, I had never heard of Vudu before. Knowing Walmart, they're probably going to sell this at an affordable price. The interesting thing about this is that Vudu Spark will only launch Vudu...unlike Chromecast that has several apps including Vudu. Not sure where they are going with this. It's not on sale yet, apparently this information came out because it's filed with the FCC. @DanWest, what do you think?
@DanWest Good point: it really can't compete with that kind of limited frame to work within.
@nehapatel True. I wonder how long DVD players will last since technology is changing so much.
@nehapatel Yes, that is unfortunate....I was wondering (since I have Netflix) if i would buy something like this exclusively for Netflix. I think it would be nice, but something like Chromecast would be better if I wanted access to multiple features and apps...
I've really enjoyed Chromecast (though it does have it's fair share of annoying bugs) I'm not sure if I'd want something like this that only targets Vudu, which I currently don't even use.
Vudu has been a pay per view streaming service for a while @TechAtHeart, but was never really a competitor in that space. If the Vudu spark is only going to access the Vudu service, I don't see it being competition to any streaming players unless they move to a cheaper subscription service and an expanded library.
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