Walmart quietly launches its low-value streaming video stick
Do you want the thought of a streaming media stick on your TV, however discover that even Google’s Chromecast or Amazon’s Hearth TV Stick prices greater than you are prepared to pay? You will need to go to your native Walmart, then. The large-field retailer tells GigaOM that its Vudu Spark dongle, teased on the FCC again in November, is already out there at 2,four hundred shops for $25 — that is at the least $10 lower than its massive rivals, and as a lot because the upcoming Matchstick. Extra shops are coming quickly, Walmart provides. It is a tempting providing, however there is a good cause why it is so reasonably priced. As hinted earlier, the Spark is solely helpful for watching Vudu purchases and leases. That is fantastic in the event you’re not choosy about the way you get your films and TV exhibits, however you might have to shell out extra when you’re decided to make use of Hulu, Netflix or another on-line video service.