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

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

By Josh Wolford May 1, 2015

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 …

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

Xbox One Rewards You For Watching TV 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 …

PlayStation 4 Video Streaming Apps Officially Announced 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 …

Amazon Gets Emmy Nod For Instant Video Technology 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 …

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

Amazon Announces Original Comedy Series ‘Betas’ 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, …

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

Amazon, CBS Expand Content Deal to Bring More Shows to Prime Instant Video Amazon, CBS Expand Content Deal to Bring More Shows to Prime Instant Video
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Amazon and CBS have just announced an expanded content agreement that will see even more of the network’s programming become available on Amazon’s Prime Instant Video service (Amazon and CBS already have a deal for some of the network’s catalog). …

Amazon Instant Video Hits Wii Consoles Amazon Instant Video Hits Wii Consoles
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Better late than never. Nintendo of America today announced that Amazon Instant Video is now available for the original Wii console. The service has been available for the Wii U since late 2012, just before that console’s TVii service came …

Amazon Prime Adds TNT Dramas to Its Catalog Amazon Prime Adds TNT Dramas to Its Catalog
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Amazon has just announced a new licensing agreement with Turner Broadcasting System and Warner Bros to bring two popular cable dramas to their Prime Instant Video catalog. Starting today, Amazon Prime members will be able to watch all current episodes …

Amazon Launches Instant Video App on the Smaller iDevices, Adds Cloud Player App to Samsung TVs & Roku Amazon Launches Instant Video App on the Smaller iDevices, Adds Cloud Player App to Samsung TVs & Roku
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Amazon had just announced a few moves to expand the accessibility of content across multiple devices – bringing their streaming video app to the iPhone as well as Cloud Player apps to two new devices. Previously only available for the …

Amazon Gets First Dibs On Streaming Fringe And The West Wing Amazon Gets First Dibs On Streaming Fringe And The West Wing

Amazon is emerging as a major powerhouse in the video streaming business. Amazon Prime Instant Video is expanding at a faster rate than Netflix did in its early years and just scored a major deal with Warner Bros. for their …

Amazon Instant Video Comes To Xbox 360 Amazon Instant Video Comes To Xbox 360

Microsoft is usually king of the content acquisition deals. They get more content like Netflix sooner and usually in better forms than the competition. That’s why it was so weird to see the PS3 getting Amazon Instant Video before the …

Amazon Prime Strikes a Deal with Paramount Pictures Amazon Prime Strikes a Deal with Paramount Pictures

If you’ve been a Netflix subscriber forever and you’re looking to expand your horizons and try out some other streaming video services, this next deal might make Amazon Prime a provider for you. Amazon.com has just struck a deal with …

Netflix Gaining Returning Customers Netflix Gaining Returning Customers

When Netflix completely altered the services they provide to paying customers last year, something of a minor-to-mass exodus occurred. People weren’t happy about splitting DVD rentals and streaming movies from Netflix Instant into two different options, and so, many rebelled …

Amazon Instant Video App Comes To PS3 Amazon Instant Video App Comes To PS3
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After we spotted the app in the wild earlier, The PlayStation 3 has just officially become the first and only gaming console to sport the Amazon Instant Video app, as Amazon and Sony “today announced the launch of the Amazon …