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Old 02-22-11, 03:02 PM
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Amazon Prime Instant Video Service Officially Announced

Amazon announcement on their home page: http://www.amazon.com

Engadget's Review:
http://www.engadget.com/2011/02/22/a...deos-hands-on/

Amazon has just turned on its Prime Instant Video service, letting paid Prime subscribers (sorry, students) in the US (sorry, foreigners) stream any of 5,000 movies and TV shows directly to their machines free of charge -- well, free beyond the $79 Primers already pay. Jeff Bezos has confirmed that there will be no extra charge going forward for this service and that Prime itself will not be getting more expensive to pay for all these bits and bytes. Right now the selection is limited, particularly if you already have a Netflix subscription, but we just had to try it out. Click on through for our impressions on a variety of devices.

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So it's finally here...what do you think? No Amazon app for the PS3 (for now) so it sort of limits me at the moment.
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Old 02-22-11, 03:52 PM
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$6.58 a month for expedited shipping and free movie streaming? That's well beyond the definition of a bargain.
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wow... and i get it for free because of amazon mom
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Free versions of Prime do not qualify (Amazon Mom, Student accounts).
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$6.58 a month for expedited shipping and free movie streaming? That's well beyond the definition of a bargain.
This.
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We also have threads going in TV and Blu-ray Bargains. Would it be desirable to combine them, maybe in the Store forum?
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We also have threads going in TV and Blu-ray Bargains. Would it be desirable to combine them, maybe in the Store forum?
No, we need as many threads about this as possible. Why should The Dark Knight have all the fun?
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Yeah, I don't know what I was thinking
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