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Amazon Prime customers can watch HBO content without an HBO subscription

on Monday, May 26th, 2014

HBO and Amazon have signed a multi-year agreement that will allow Amazon Prime members unlimited streaming access to a variety of HBO programming.  Amazon will have exclusive access to this programming over the life of the deal.  At no extra cost, Prime members will be able to watch all seasons of series like The Sopranos,Read More…

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Amazon Fire TV review

on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Three years ago, Janet and I posted a dual review of two of Roku’s latest video streaming devices at that time, and we’ve been using those devices ever since.  Over the years, I’ve used similar devices like the Apple TV (original model), Boxee Box, Popcorn Hour and WDTV. Of all those devices, my favorite hasRead More…

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Amazon introduces Fire TV

on Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Amazon just introduced their entry in the streaming-media box field.  The Fire TV is a tiny, black box that streams many of the subscription services you expect: Netflix, Crackle, Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, and many others.  Unlike the Apple TV, it also provides access to Amazon’s Instant Video, including the free content available to Prime users.  ItRead More…