Posts Tagged ‘amazon’
  • Amazon Prime Adding HBO Content
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    Posted April 24th, 2014 at 10:00 pm No Comments ╗
    Amazon has scored a big win for it's Prime instant streaming service. Beginning May 21st HBO content will be added to the streaming library - something previously only available to those with an HBO subscription through On-Demand or HBO GO. While it won't feature recent showings of every series - don't expect Game of Thrones to be on there for a few years as an example - it will have all the episodes of past ones like The Sopranos, Deadwood, Rome, Band of Brothers, The Wire, and Six Feet...
  • Zombieland Series Passed Over by Amazon
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    Posted May 18th, 2013 at 9:15 pm No Comments ╗
    With Amazon making decisions on whether to pick up or pass on their 14 original series pilots for their instant streaming service the most prominent one has already been shot down. Zombieland, from the creators of the movie (which was originally envisioned as a television show), will not be getting an order for more episodes. Heavy negative response to the pilot - which was legitimately terrible and the decision to recast the same characters from the film misguided - was likely the determ...
  • Madden NFL 25 Anniversary Edition Exclusive to Amazon
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    Posted May 17th, 2013 at 11:30 am 35 Comments ╗
    Amazon today posted listings for the Anniversary Edition of Madden NFL 25 which will be exclusive to the online retailer. The special edition will include 17 packs for Ultimate Team distributed over 17 weeks (each features 2 rare players, 4 silver, and 4 bronze) and exclusive offers that will benefit very few for NFL Sunday Ticket. The price will be $100.┬á (more…)...
  • Amazon May Introduce Set-Top Box
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    Posted April 27th, 2013 at 9:30 pm No Comments ╗
    Amazon may look to launch a content-streaming box late this year according to BusinessWeek. It would be competing with other established products which offer a wide array of options including Roku, Apple TV, Xbox 360, PS3, and the next consoles from Microsoft and Sony due out by the holidays. It's unclear if it will have a hook that differentiates from the others or if they may try to simply do so by offering them at a low price. Just last week Amazon launched 14 original comedy and child...
  • Amazon Launches 14 Original Series Pilots
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    Posted April 21st, 2013 at 8:00 am No Comments ╗
    Not to be left behind by Netflix, Amazon's instant streaming service has continued to work towards offering its own original programming. Now available to watch are the pilots for 14 different comedy or children's series with the biggest being Zombieland. The shows are free for those with an Amazon Prime subscription. All the pilots can be found on this Amazon page. Interestingly viewer response will help determine which shows get picked up for full runs. Amazon will count how many peopl...
  • Zombieland TV Show Heading to Amazon
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    Posted January 22nd, 2013 at 5:15 pm No Comments ╗
    Before it was a hit movie Zombieland was originally envisioned as a television series. That plan is now coming to fruition as a Zombieland show is in the works and, even more interestingly, will reportedly be available only though Amazon's Instant Video service. While Netflix has been pulling together their own original programming with the likes of Arrested Development's return, Lilyhammer, and House of Cards, this would represent the first major move by Amazon to do the same and pack in mo...
  • Amazon Announces New Line of Kindles
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    Posted September 6th, 2012 at 6:45 pm No Comments ╗
    Amazon today debuted the upcoming refresh to their line of Kindle devices by revealing two new Kindle Fire HDs (one with 8.9 inch screen and the other 7 inch) and a new Kindle Paperwhite. You can check out the specifics on each device here. The Kindle Fire capitalizes on Amazon's rich supply of content by streaming through Amazon Instant Video and having access to the humongous library of books - it's even better with the Amazon Prime service which offers up a bunch of movies and TV shows...
  • Amazon Adds More Movies and Shows to Prime Streaming
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    Posted September 4th, 2012 at 12:00 pm 1 Comment ╗
    Amazon has announced that two new deals have been signed delivering even more content to their streaming service which offers selected content for free to Amazon Prime members. The first is with EPIX which brings movies from Paramount, MGM, and Lionsgate. Specific recent films being added include Thor, Iron Man 2, Captain America, Transformers, Warrior, Super 8, True Grit, and Rango. 2000 movies from EPIX will be coming to Prime Instant Video this year. The second deal adds TV shows from...