I feel bad for BlockBuster, I truly do. Most of it is for selfish nostalgic reasons: I can remember walking to the local shopping center with parents and/or buddies, finding a VHS – or later on DVD – bringing it home, popping it in, and watching a good PG-13 movie. At the time I thought my mom was ruining my life for not allowing me to watch Rated R movies. But luckily- I also had friends with those little “black boxes” that got everything Rated R and a couple levels beyond if ya know wh-
Sorry, back on topic. BlockBuster is $1 billion in debt but they’re not done trying to reach their hand out of the grave that Netflix help dig – they’re now offering On-Demand video on T-Mobile’s HTC HD2 and will soon be launching an Android application.
BlockBuster signed an agreement with Warner Brothers and Time Warner that will deliver content through the BlockBuster application a month before competitors like Netflix and Redbox have access. What that will cost them? I have no clue. What that will mean with handsets that deliver HDMI-Video out? Probably nothing if Google TV becomes a reality you could just snag the application on there!
[Via CNN Money]
Source: Android Phone Fans