Prime Instant Video may not just be for Prime members anymore.
Last month Amazon announced that its Prime Instant Video streaming service would start streaming video in ‘Ultra-HD’ 4K resolution. Now that feature has arrived in the UK, and subscribers won’t have to pay extra in order to access it. Show More Summary
Even though the majority of Britons don't own an 4K TV, that isn't stopping streaming providers from upgrading their video quality before ultra high-definition (UHD) becomes the next big thing. Netflix began delivering pixel-rich versions of House of...
Amazon increased the price of its annual Prime subscription to $99 in March 2014. The company offers many services to its Prime members including free 2-day shipping, unlimited streaming of Amazon Prime Instant Video and access to the Kindle Lending Library. Show More Summary
A trio of popular apps --?Amazon Instant Video, Lyft and Seamless -- all gained native-resolution support for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Thursday, joining a number of others also updated this week. In addition, JetBlue airlines added Touch ID logins for TrueBlue members, while SwiftKey is providing users with a free, festive holiday keyboard theme.
More proof that good television doesn’t have to be developed by traditional industry players: Amazon has now received its first Golden Globe nominations for the Amazon Prime Instant Video original show Transparent, which follows the story of a family dealing with the late-in-life revelation that the family’s patriarch (Jeffrey Tambor) is transgender. Show More Summary
Amazon has quietly hidden a Google Play Store app they had released in September which included integration with Instant Video and their own Appstore. In turn they have released another app dedicated exclusively to shopping for physical goods. Show More Summary
In October, we spotted that Amazon had quietly launched a hidden and functional app store within its main Android application which was available for download on Google Play. Now, according to new reports from varying sources, Amazon’s...Show More Summary
Also, Minecraft lands on Windows Phone, 4K lands on Amazon Instant Video, custom genders land on Google+, and a look back at 2014 in gaming. Google Launches Cardboard App Collection Google is pushing its virtual reality headset Google Cardboard harder than ever, with updates for users, developers, and makers. Show More Summary
Amazon announced today that they’re rolling out the first 4K content to hit their streaming service, Amazon Prime Instant Video. In addition to TV shows, including the whole slate of Amazon Original Series, a short list of movies from...Show More Summary
Tuesday December 9 is a great day to be a fan of Studio Ghibli. It’s the day Mami Sunada‘s documentary, The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness, hits all your big digital VOD platforms: iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, Playstation, Xbox, and Vudu. Show More Summary
If you have a 4K TV, you now have another option for watching native video: Amazon added some Ultra HD (a.k.a. 4K) titles to its Amazon Instant Video service, including Orphan Black and the Amazon original series Transparent as wellShow More Summary
Amazon's streaming video service just got an upgrade. Starting today, Prime Instant Video offers 4K Ultra High Definition streaming at no extra charge, so people with compatible TVs will have the option to watch Transparent and a limited selection of movies and television in 4K HD. Read more...
With the move towards all things 4K, it had to happen eventually: Amazon will now begin streaming some of its video content in the new high resolution UltraHD format. For reference, that’s four times the resolution of standard 1080p full HD, 3840 x 2160 instead of 1920 x 1080, or the equivalent of an 8 megapixel photo. Show More Summary
Amazon has upped its streaming game, offering up 4K or Ultra HD resolution for certain movies and TV titles to Prime subscribers via Amazon Instant Video. The content available in Ultra HD includes Amazon original content, with Alpha House and Transparent, and Orphan Black, the Canadian-made BBC sci-fi thriller. Show More Summary
Amazon just announced another benefit for folks with a Prime subscription: 4K video streaming. That's right, Ultra HD content is now available via monthly membership through the Instant Video app or on compatible smart TVs. For now, the selection is...
Amazon today announced Amazon Instant Video has gained support for Ultra HD picture quality. Movies, TV shows, and Amazon Original Series content can now be watched in the higher resolution by Amazon Prime subscribers and Amazon users in general. The term Ultra HD encompasses both 4K (2160p) and 8K (4320p), but in this case Amazon […]
Ever since House of Cards opened the floodgates for original shows coming directly to streaming services, we’ve seen plenty of good stuff like Orange is the New Black follow suit. The next big streaming show might just be coming in time for Christmas—Mozart in the Jungle will debut December 23 on Amazon Prime Instant Video. Show More Summary
My friend Keith Lowell Jensen just released his latest comedy album, Atheist Christmas (which you can also watch on Amazon instant video if you'd like):