Amazon’s Fire TV streaming media player now available

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Amazon’s $99 Fire TV streaming player was released earlier this week as competition to Apple TV and Roku media boxes. One of its highlights, the low profile 4.5” x 4.5” box incorporates Voice Search technology so…

Amazon greenlights new original TV shows shot in 4k

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Amazon Studios has given the greenlight to six new original TV show series for full season production, four of which will be shot in 4k. The greenlit titles include two hour-length dramas; The After from The…

Amazon raises Prime membership fee to $99

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It’s the first price hike ever, and it’s a big one.

Amazon launches new original TV pilots for user input

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Amazon has launched a new set of original pilots to view on the Amazon Instant Video website, with user reviews helping to decide which pilots become Amazon Original Series. Among the new pilots is the drama/comedy…

Google invites all developers to Chromecast party

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The future gets bigger for the little $35 dongle.

CBS and Amazon sign extended Prime Instant Video agreement

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Amazon and CBS Corporation have extended their distribution agreement to stream shows from CBS Television Distribution and Showtime Networks on the subscription-based Prime Instant Video service. The titles include already-run shows such as “Medium,” “The Tudors”…

5 ways to stick it to the Super Bowl

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Defy the odds (and the peer pressure) and take one of these alternate routes this Sunday.

Hannibal Season 1 to Stream on Amazon Prime Instant Video

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Amazon has announced streaming of the TV show Hannibal Season 1 via the Amazon Prime Instant Video service. The new licensing includes all 13 episodes of the series that premiered on April 4, 2013 on NBC. Hannibal stars Mads…

Ease trumping quality: Digital movie sales soared in 2013

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2013 was the year people really started buying (and kept pirating) digital movies.

The Wolverine Released to Digital HD, Where To Buy

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Twentieth Century Fox has released The Wolverine to Digital Download, two weeks before the Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and On Demand options are available on December 3. Some digital providers including iTunes and Best Buy’s Cinema Now are…

Netflix greenlights ‘The Killing’ final season exclusive

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Netflix has announced greenlighting the fourth and final season of the The Killing. Produced by Fox Television Studios, The Killing Season 4 will consist of six episodes to stream exclusively on Netflix. The series stars Mireille Enos…

Amazon now streaming original series ‘Alpha House’ at no charge

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Amazon is now streaming their original series Alpha House at no charge for customers on Amazon Instant Video. The first episode of Alpha House originally aired as a pilot back in April, but Amazon is offering two…

US Postal service shipping Amazon products on Sundays

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Here’s some good news for Amazon Prime customers. The U.S. Postal Service has started delivering packages on Sundays within the cities of Los Angeles and New York. Customers in available regions will now see the Sunday…

Sony Confirms TV & Video Apps Available Upon Launch of PS4

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Upon launch of the PlayStation 4 on November 15, Sony has confirmed 11 entertainment-focused apps will be available to download. Netflix will be part of the suite, as one might expect, along with competing streaming video…

Amazon Instant Video Original Series Premiering This Month

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Amazon Studios will premiere two new original series on Amazon Instant Video later this month. Alpha House, premiering Sunday Friday, November 15, is a comedy about four misfit senators who rent a house together in Washington…

Amazon greenlights two-hour drama-genre pilots for 2014

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Amazon Studios has greenlit its first two-hour drama pilots scheduled to stream free for customers early 2014. The pilots will be available on both Amazon Prime Instant Video and Amazon’s LOVEFiLM in the UK. Chris Carter…

Deal Alert: Amazon Digital Titles in HD only $5.99 today

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[UPDATE: This sale is over, but Amazon has plenty of Digital Movies On Sale for $5 or less.] Today only, Amazon has got over 30 movie titles on sale to download in HD for just $5.99…

Amazon intros new Kindle Fire tablets & Prime Instant Video downloads

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Amazon has introduced new Kindle Fire tablet models that improve performance across the board, including the addition of the latest graphics engine Adreno 330, doubling the amount of memory of previous models, and tripling speeds with…

Amazon Instant Video greenlights five kids’ show pilots

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Given the success of Amazon Studios’ previous set of show pilots that utilized customer feedback to determine which titles would be developed into full series, Amazon has given the greenlight to another 5 pilots. The shows,…

Under the Dome streaming on Amazon Instant Video

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Amazon has announced an exclusive deal with CBS to stream episodes of Under the Dome on Amazon Prime Instant Video. This is a big deal because in the video subscription model subscribers usually have to wait…