Netflix Price Hike: Current Users Guaranteed 2 Years at $7.99

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How do you define “a generous period of time?” The answer is two years according to Netflix. As expected Netflix has increased prices for new users. The price hike went live today with a $1 price increase for any new subscribers. That means new users will be paying $8.99 a month instead of the current […]

Amazon Instant Video App for iPad Now with AirPlay

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The Amazon Instant Video App for iPad now supports AirPlay for its video content. Users can engage AirPlay in iOS 6 and earlier using the typical method of double pressing the home button to open the control panel along the bottom of the screen. Swipe to the right and tap on the AirPlay icon to show […]

Amazon Reportedly Building Kindle TV to take on Apple TV, Roku

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Amazon is reportedly working on a set-top box under the Kindle brand to compete with the Apple TV and Roku. A Bloomberg report claims that Amazon will release a set-top box, which the publication dubs the “Kindle TV” sometime this fall. The device would integrate Amazon Instant Video and Amazon Prime Instant Video, giving users […]

Amazon Instant Video Adds Justified, The Shield, HGTV and Food Network

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Amazon recently added a number of TV shows to its Amazon Instant Video and Prime Instant video, including shows such as Justified, The Shield and Iron Chef America. Earlier this week Amazon announced it acquired exclusive streaming rights for the FX TV shows Justified, which included both past and future seasons. As part of the […]

The 12 Apps of Christmas for Your iPhone or iPad

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Forget the twelve days of Christmas. For those who don’t want a partridge in a pear tree, or some strange Lords leaping all over the place mentioned in the traditional holiday song, we recommend these 12 Apps of Christmas for the iPad and/or iPhone. The list includes something for almost everyone with games, books and time-saving […]

Amazon Instant Video for iPhone and iPod touch Arrives

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Amazon Instant Video for iPhone and the iPod touch is now available, joining the iPad as a place to watch Amazon Instant videos. Today Amazon updated its iOS Instant Video app to include support for smaller iOS devices. Previously the app was only available for the iPad. Now iPhone and iPod touch users can watch […]

Best iPad Apps for College

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College students today don’t know how good they have it thanks to the iPad and more iPad apps for college than they can count, at least before completing Understanding Numerical Data. I ended my college career in 2005. On that May afternoon when I turned my tassel for the last time I’d never even, heard of apps. […]

Amazon Instant Video for iPad Now Available

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iPad users now have another way to get video onto their iPad with the new Amazon Instant Video app. Today Amazon released Instant Video for iPad, an app that grants users complete access to the Amazon Instant Video library. Amazon Prime Subscribers can now enjoy free streaming of Prime Instant Videos. Like the Amazon Instant Video […]

Amazon Instant Video App Now Available for PlayStation 3

Amazon Instant Video App Now Available for PlayStation 3

Owners of the PlayStation 3 should be rejoicing today as both Amazon and Sony have announced that Amazon Instant Video is now available for the gaming console bringing a selection of roughly 120,000 shows and movies to the table along with the 17,000 shows that can be streamed, for free, with an Amazon Prime account. […]