All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Amazon Instant Video’

Fifty Shades of Grey Is Amazon’s Biggest Pre-order Ever

Fifty Shades of Grey, the erotic film based on the erotic novel of the same name, will be available to purchase on Amazon Instant Video on May 8. But people are ready. Super worked up about it. Amazon shared a list with Mashable that ranks the company’s biggest digital pre-orders of all time. And Fifty Shades of Grey has topped …

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Amazon Releases 4K Ultra HD Video Content

Amazon announced that it has added 4K Ultra HD video to Amazon Instant Video. And guess what. It’s not only for Prime members! I’ll bet you didn’t see that coming. Of course Prime members do still get the perk of not having to pay extra for the quality. Amazon’s Ultra HD movies and TV shows are accessible through the Amazon …

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Amazon Instant Video App Adds Personal Photo, Video Access

Amazon announced that Amazon Cloud Drive users can now access their personal photos and videos through the Amazon Instant Video App on PS3, PS4, and select LG and Samsung smart TVs in the U.S., U.K., and Germany. “The Amazon Instant Video app is the latest place where customers can view and enjoy personal photos and videos stored on Amazon Cloud …

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Amazon Launches Prime Instant Video For Android

Amazon announced today that Prime Instant Video is now available for Android for Prime members in the US, UK, and Germany. Availability comes in the form of an update to the Amazon App, which also features the standard Amazon shopping capabilities. “Tens of millions of our customers have installed the Amazon app on their Android phones in order to enjoy …

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Amazon Releases New ‘Betas’ Trailer Ahead Of Debut

Amazon has released a new trailer for its upcoming series Betas, which begins its regular launch on Friday. Here’s the description for the show: Set in the land of Silicon Valley start-ups where the right algorithm can make you king, Betas, written by Evan Endicott and Josh Stoddard, follows four computer geeks and their quest for nerd fame as they …

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‘Alpha House’ Was The Most-Watched Show On Amazon Over The Weekend

Amazon released the first three episodes of its new show Alpha House last week. The company announced today that it was the most-watched show on Amazon over the weekend. The series is written by Pulitzer Prize winner Garry Trudeau, and stars John Goodman, Mark Consuelos, Clark Johnson and Matt Malloy. The company has made the first three episodes free to …

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Xbox One Rewards You For Watching TV

(image) You may be familiar with the above icon that pops up out of nowhere during game play on your Xbox 360; it usually signifies that the player has achieved some notable feat or challenge (i.e. points). The numbers and letter signify that 1000 game points have been achieved, which contribute to the user’s Gamerscore. What if you want to …

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PlayStation 4 Video Streaming Apps Officially Announced

Throughout the past eight years, the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii consoles have slowly become more than video game machines. Each console now has access to a number of streaming video and other apps that expand their functionality beyond household gamers. The PlayStation 3 even managed to become the most-used Netflix streaming device last year. With the next console …

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Amazon Gets Emmy Nod For Instant Video Technology

Netflix got a lot of attention when three of its original shows earned a total of fourteen Emmy nominations, but it turns out that its competitor in online video is also getting some Emmy recognition. No, Amazon isn’t up for any awards for Outstanding Drama Series or anything like that. Rather, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will …

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Cable Households Dropping, Over-The-Air Households Down to 7%

Now that streaming services companies such as Netflix and Amazon have begun to create their own original programming (and are getting Emmy Award nominations for them), the pressure is on for traditional programming outlets to compete. New research released today shows that cable and network television could soon be falling behind faster than anyone might imagine. According to the Consumer …

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Amazon Announces Original Comedy Series ‘Betas’

Amazon Studios announced that it has greenlit a new original comedy series called Betas for Amazon Prime Instant Video. The company describes the show: Set in the land of Silicon Valley start-ups where the right algorithm can make you king, Betas, written by Evan Endicott and Josh Stoddard, follows four computer geeks and their quest for nerd fame as they …

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Amazon Instant Video Brings X-Ray To TV Shows On Kindle Fire Devices, Wii U

When the Kindle Fire HD was announced last year, Amazon introduced X-Ray for movies along with it. The software, powered by IMDb, brought up the names of all the actors currently onscreen along with each actor’s filmography. Now that same software is making its way over to the world of television. Amazon announced today that X-Ray for TV is now …

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