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Amazon: We’re Not Planning a Free Streaming Service

Amazon: We’re Not Planning a Free Streaming Service

By Josh Wolford March 28, 2014

Amazon has quashed reports that they are actively considering a free, ad-supported streaming media service that would allow people to watch video and music video content without an Amazon Prime subscription. On Thursday, The Wall Street Journal cited people close …

The Americans Now Streaming on Amazon Prime The Americans Now Streaming on Amazon Prime

Through a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television, Amazon Prime Instant Video is now the exclusive streaming home of the hit FX drama The Americans. If you’re unfamiliar with FX’s drama, it stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as married …

Newegg Debuts Amazon Prime-Style ‘Premier’ Club Newegg Debuts Amazon Prime-Style ‘Premier’ Club
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Online retailer Newegg has just announced a new subscription service that offers expedited shipping, exclusive deals, and more. They’re calling it Newegg Premier and it’ll run you $49.99 a year. You can sign up for Newegg Premier beta today, and …

Amazon Prime May Get More Expensive - $100+ Possible Amazon Prime May Get More Expensive - $100+ Possible
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Would you be willing to pay more than $100 for an Amazon Prime membership? You may have to ask yourself that question pretty soon, as the online retail giant has just hinted that they are at least considering raising the …

Amazon Adds More CBS/Showtime Shows Amazon Adds More CBS/Showtime Shows

Amazon and CBS have just renewed and expanded upon an existing content licensing deal that will see Amazon Prime Instant Video keep much of their current CBS/Showtime content and also add a few new titles. New titles now hitting Amazon …

Hannibal Season 1 Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Hannibal Season 1 Now Streaming on Amazon Prime

Just in time for fans to play catch up before the big season 2 premiere, NBC’s hit show Hannibal has just landed on Amazon Prime Instant Video and it free to stream for subscribers. All 13 episodes of season 1 …

Veronica Mars Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Veronica Mars Now Streaming on Amazon Prime

If you were planning a return to Neptune before the premiere of the new Veronica Mars movie, Amazon has just made your search a lot easier. Amazon has just announced that Amazon Prime Instant Video is now the exclusive streaming …

Amazon Snags Halle Berry Series Extant for Streaming Amazon Snags Halle Berry Series Extant for Streaming

CBS bet big on the new series from Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television, Extant, picking it up straight to series (13 episodes) back in August. Now, Amazon is announcing that Amazon Prime Instant Video will be the exclusive streaming home for …

Amazon Prime Membership Shot Up During Christmas Amazon Prime Membership Shot Up During Christmas
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In late November, Amazon finally allowed its customers to gift Amazon Prime subscriptions to their friends and family members. Free two-day shipping for a year is the perfect gift for the frequent Amazon shopper, but it was hard to say …

Amazon Prime Members Get Free Holiday Shipping Amazon Prime Members Get Free Holiday Shipping
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Are you still trying to decide what to get your family and friends this Christmas? Well, your deadline to find a gift has just been extended if you happen to have an Amazon Prime membership. Amazon announced today that all …

Will Amazon's Drones Be As Normal As Mail Trucks? Will Amazon's Drones Be As Normal As Mail Trucks?
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Are you ready for a future in which unmanned drones come from the sky to deliver you products you ordered less than a half hour ago? I hope so, because that future is very close. At least Amazon hopes it …

‘Betas’ Hits Amazon Instant Video ‘Betas’ Hits Amazon Instant Video

Amazon’s second original series is available to stream today. You can now head on over to Amazon Instant Video and watch the first three episodes of Betas. Betas in Amazon Studios’ second original series to debut, following last week’s debut …

You Can Now Gift Amazon Prime To Friends And Family You Can Now Gift Amazon Prime To Friends And Family

Does a family member buy a lot of stuff on Amazon? Perhaps your friend uses Amazon Instant Video to watch their favorite shows? Well, now you can make their lives a lot easier with a Prime membership. Amazon announced today …

Amazon Releases New 'Betas' Trailer Ahead Of Debut 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, …

Good Early Turn Out For Amazon's Alpha House Good Early Turn Out For Amazon's Alpha House

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 …

Read an E-book a Month Early with Kindle First Read an E-book a Month Early with Kindle First

In its attempt to boost the brand value of the Kindle (and sweeten the Amazon Prime deal as well), Amazon has just announced a new initiative called Kindle First, which will give readers early access to a selection of e-books …

Amazon Snags MGM Content for Prime Instant Video Amazon Snags MGM Content for Prime Instant Video

Amazon and MGM have just announced an expanded licensing agreement that will bring a bunch of new content – both TV and movies – to Prime Instant Video. The deal makes MGM Television’s historical series Vikings, which premiered on the …