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Movies On The Cheap with VUDU

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Turn bargain DVDs into high-def digital streams with Disc to Digital.

VUDU users now have the ability to upgrade their existing DVDs to HDX for $5 and stream them right at home. But I wanted to unpack this statement a little for those not on the Twitters and those who have not used VUDU or UltraViolet before. This information will be most useful to value-conscious consumers who already have DVD collections and are in the process of or have already purchased high-definition Internet TVs for their homes.

Making Free VOIP Calls on Android Froyo

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How to use Android Froyo to make free international calls to the US.

During two recent trips to Central and South America I needed a way to call back to the States without spending a lot of money. After a little research I found a competitive rate: free. Using an Android-powered smartphone it’s possible to make and receive calls free of charge from any Wi-Fi hotspot worldwide. In this post I’ll explain how to do this for US-based mobile devices.

Using an Android-powered smartphone it’s possible to make and receive calls free of charge from any Wi-Fi hotspot worldwide.