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TMCNet:  Blockbuster Announces New Android App

[January 14, 2013]

Blockbuster Announces New Android App

TMCnet Contributor
Blockbuster announced the release of its new Blockbuster Android (News - Alert) app for users with more than 100,000 movie and game titles. It manages user's Blockbuster By Mail queue and also checks for  the availability of new releases at local Blockbuster stores.

Blockbuster L.L.C. is a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation, and is a movie and game provider in digital and disc rentals and sales.
The Blockbuster app is compatible with Android operating systems (Gingerbread and later) and is available for free download in the Google (News - Alert) Play and Amazon app stores. Blockbuster customers can use their mobile device also.
Movies from Blockbuster On Demand is easy. Requirements are,   a device that works with Blockbuster On Demand, a home network (wired or wireless) and broadband Internet service.
With Blockbuster On Demand, users can instantly watch digital movies on TV, Blu-ray player, DVR, cellphones, PC, or portable device.
"Whether you're standing in line for a latte or on the train for your evening commute, now you can decide which new release to pick up before you get to the store, and make sure it's in stock," stated Blockbuster president Michael Kelly (News - Alert).
 "And if you're a Blockbuster By Mail member, the functionality goes even deeper; you can add, re-prioritize and remove movies from your queue. It's like having the entire 100,000-plus movie catalog at your fingertips, wherever and whenever you want to peruse it," Kelly added.
Additional features include: the ability to search movie and game titles for a synopsis, list of stars, available formats , sort by title, actors and genres, add, remove and organize items in the queue, manage in-store membership, find local Blockbuster store, check for title availability at a specific store, and navigate in English and Spanish.
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Edited by Brooke Neuman

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