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Siri will be able to purchase movie tickets for you in iOS 6.1

Posted by Jason Diaz Categories: Apple, Software,

Siri Buying Movie Tickets

We often wonder when Apple will add more abilities to Siri, such as being able to purchase a movie ticket on the go. Well, it appears that Siri will do just that in the upcoming iOS 6.1. 9to5Mac has received word from developers who are using the beta version of iOS 6.1 that Siri now has the movie purchase functionality. However, since the transaction is processed through Fandango, the Fandango app needs to be installed, otherwise Siri prompts the user to download it. This functionality works somewhat like when users make a restaurant reservation with Siri, requiring the OpenTable app to function. Currently this feature only works with select US movie theaters. 

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Heads up! Two Fandango movie tickets for $9

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Hot Deals, Movies,

Fandango promo codeThe summer blockbuster movie season is upon us, what with Super 8 opening this weekend and all. Since movie theaters are pretty much a rip-off these days (although, haven't people been saying that for, like, 15 years now?), it's always nice to have a deal. Today LivingSocial is featuring a national deal where you can get two Fandango movies tickets for $9, making a trip for two to the local theater just $4.50 each. Not bad, right? Hit the link to grab it, you've got less than a day left if you wanna buy it.

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New Moon Sells Out Record-Breaking 63 Shows

New Moon opens November 20Online ticketing sites Fandango and MovieTickets are not wasting any time when it comes to jumping on the sequel to Twilight—the fans have made it quite worth it.

Marking the record for selling out screenings earlier than any other film, fans of New Moon have gobbled up 63 shows!

While one may point out that ticket sales have been offered earlier than most for the film, James Cameron’s highly-anticipated Avatar had tickets selling earlier than New Moon and has not yet sold out a show.

Fear not, frantic Twihards—Fandango and MovieTickets are selling a total of 24,912 shows (that leaves you 24,849). The film hits theaters on November 20.

Read More | LA Times