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Is Amazon Prime The Fire Phone’s Biggest Selling Point?

Is Amazon Prime The Fire Phone’s Biggest Selling Point?

By Chris Crum July 18, 2014

A month ago, Amazon unveiled its Fire phone, an incredibly advanced smartphone apparently aimed at getting more people buying items from their mobile devices than ever before. For than that, however, it’s a way for Amazon to suck more users …

New Amazon Pilot Is About an Epidemic & Social Media New Amazon Pilot Is About an Epidemic & Social Media

Amazon Studios has just added another drama to its third round of original pilots. This one’s called Hysteria, and it’s an “hour-long character-driven thriller.” From Amazon’s short description, Hysteria appears to center on some sort of disease or mass panic …

Downton Abbey Season 4 Hits Amazon Prime Downton Abbey Season 4 Hits Amazon Prime

If you’ve been waiting to take the trip back to Downton Abbey, today’s the day to start your journey (if you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber). Season four of the hit PBS drama has just landed on Amazon Prime Instant Video. …

Amazon: Prime Music Has 'Exceeded Expectations' Amazon: Prime Music Has 'Exceeded Expectations'

It’s been a little over a week since Amazon launched Prime Music, the company’s new music streaming service for Amazon Prime subscribers. At first glance, Prime Music didn’t dazzle us with a vast catalog or anything else particularly shiny. It …

Amazon Prime Music Is a Pretty Nice Dangling Carrot Amazon Prime Music Is a Pretty Nice Dangling Carrot

As rumored, Amazon has just launched Prime Music, their new music streaming service for Amazon Prime subscribers that offers unlimited, ad-free streaming on members’ phones, tablets, and computers. Prime Music will be available to devices that support the Amazon Music …

Amazon's Music Streaming Service Could Debut Soon Amazon's Music Streaming Service Could Debut Soon

After many, many months of speculation, Amazon is gearing up to launch its new music streaming service for Prime customers. According to a report in The New York Times, the launch could come as early as this week. Though the …

Half Of US Streaming Netflix, Other Services On TVs Half Of US Streaming Netflix, Other Services On TVs

According to a new report from Leichtman Research Group, 49% of all households in the U.S. have at least one TV connected to the Internet via a video game system, Blu-ray player, smart TV set, and/or stand-alone device like Roku, …

Amazon Prime May Add (Slightly Old) Streaming Music Amazon Prime May Add (Slightly Old) Streaming Music

Free two-day shipping, on-demand movies and TV shows, and now streaming music? According to a new report, Amazon is gearing up to offer older and relatively new tracks for free to its Prime members. Buzzfeed reports that multiple sources have …

HBO Hits Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Instant Video HBO Hits Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Instant Video

Today’s the day, people. If you’re an Amazon Prime Subscriber, you can now stream a handful of some of HBO’s best shows of the past (and a few from the present) on Amazon Prime Instant Video. Nearly a month ago, …

Amazon Working on Its Own Delivery Service Amazon Working on Its Own Delivery Service

It appears that Amazon is sick and tired of relying on UPS and FedEx to get packages to customers, and they are looking to take control of the situation–or at least do a little bit of the work themselves. The …

HBO Strikes Deal With Amazon Prime HBO Strikes Deal With Amazon Prime

With Netflix leading the online streaming video pack with original programming like the wildly successful House of Cards, not to mention their expansive catalog of movies and television shows, one would not be blamed for wondering if Amazon Prime Instant …

Amazon Unveils 'Prime Pantry,' A New Grocery Service Amazon Unveils 'Prime Pantry,' A New Grocery Service

In December, we heard that Amazon was working on a new offering called “Pantry,” which would offer Amazon Prime members about 2,000 grocery products (at first). Now, the company has revealed the offering under the specific brand name “Amazon Prime …

HBO Shows Coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video HBO Shows Coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video

In a move that has given Amazon Prime Instant Video its first true competitive advantage over Netflix, Amazon has just announced that a bunch of HBO content is coming to their streaming video service. Starting on May 21st, Amazon Prime …

Netflix Will Soon Be Raising Prices Netflix Will Soon Be Raising Prices

Netflix is gearing up to make a move that may not sit well with its subscribers. On Monday, the Internet video service announced that the cost of monthly subscriptions would be going up within the next few months. They are …

Netflix CEO:  Amazon Prime's A Great Service. Netflix CEO: Amazon Prime's A Great Service.

Netflix held its quarterly earnings call last evening. Here’s a look at the financials. Many things were discussed on the call, including competition and the general relationship Netflix has with Amazon. “Prime’s a great service,” said Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. …

Amazon: We’re Not Planning a Free Streaming Service Amazon: We’re Not Planning a Free Streaming Service

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 …

Amazon Prime Price Increases $20, Now $99 Per Year Amazon Prime Price Increases $20, Now $99 Per Year

Well, you can’t say they didn’t warn you. Amazon has officially announced that the price of an Amazon Prime membership is going up. It’s a $20 increase, meaning that an annual subscription to the service that offers free two-day shipping, …