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  1. Amazon to Launch Prime Video Channels

    Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    Heard this on the news this morning. Has anyone heard anything about this?
  2. No centre channel - airplay issue?

    Home Theatre Corner
    While watching The Man in the High Castle, which I was playing through an Apple TV from the Amazon app on my iPhone that the sound was really terrible and that no dialogue was coming through the centre channel. Is this an Airplay issue or something else? Any way to fix it?
  3. Amazon Prime Video in Canada discussions.

    Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    This December Amazon Prime may be coming to Canada.:smile https://www.thestar.com/business/2016/11/17/amazon-prime-video-rumoured-to-come-to-canada.html
  4. Introducing Amazon Vehicles, a New Online Search Tool for Vehicles, Parts and Accessories

    Industry News
    Today, Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Vehicles, a tool that makes searching for information on vehicles, parts and accessories easier for the consumer. The company stated in a press release: “With Amazon Vehicles, customers can now view specifications, images, videos, and customer...
  5. Amazon Announces Launch of Video Subscription Streaming Partners Program

    Industry News
    Want to stream more entertainment? Today, Amazon Video announced the launch of its Streaming Partners Program to Prime customers and video providers. The Streaming Partners Program is a streaming subscription program for video providers that enables companies to reach tens of millions of Prime...
  6. Check Out Amazon’s Firebundle For Avid Readers

    Industry News
    Are you an avid e-reader? Do you wish you were, or are buying for someone who is? Amazon can help you out. The online retailer is now offering a Reader’s Edition of the Fire HD 8 . For just $250, buyers receive a Kindle and a year's worth of books from Kindle Unlimited, all wrapped in a...
  7. Amazon to Quit Selling Apple TV and Chromecast

    Industry News
    In what looks like a bid to make their own streaming media players more competitive, Amazon has announced that they will stop selling similar streaming devices made by Apple and Google on their site. An article in the New York Times stated that according to messages from resellers posted in...
  8. Amazon Prime Launches in Canada Sans Digital Perks

    Industry News
    The world's largest online retailer has just introduced the Amazon Prime membership program to Canadians. But the $79 membership fee for the year, which offers unlimited free two-day shipping regardless of the cost of goods ordered, leaves many Canadian customers wanting more. US customers...
  9. DHX Media Acquires Cookie Jar Entertainment for $111M

    Industry News
    DHX Media is buying Toronto's Cookie Jar Entertainment for almost $111 million, creating Canada's largest children's entertainment company. Cookie Jar is the top supplier of children's programming to Netflix and has has well-established digital distribution agreements with DISH Network and...
  10. Google's Canadian eBookstore arrives with similar pricing to its competitors

    Industry News
    Google’s eBookstore launched in Canada Tuesday. The online store, which will compete with the likes of Amazon, Kobo and Apple, is offering thousands of paid titles and nearly 2 million public domain books free of charge. The eBookstore first opened its virtual doors in December 2010 in the...
  11. Amazon Fire tablet estimated to costs about $210 to build

    Industry News
    Amazon's recently announced Fire tablet is expected to cost just under $210 U.S. to manufacture and build according to a preliminary estimate by market research firm ISuppli Corp. Announced last Wednesday, the Amazon Fire Tablet will sell for $199 and feature a 7-inch touchscreen, 8GB of...
  12. Amazon Fire Tablet announced

    Industry News
    The media tablet marketplace got a little bit more crowded today when Amazon unveiled its Kindle Fire tablet at a press junket in New York City. The Kindle Fire will feature a 7-inch touchscreen, 8GB of storage, dual core processor and sell for $199, considerably less than recently announced...
  13. Amazon Tablet expected to arrive this week

    Industry News
    In November of 2007, Amazon.com released the Kindle e-book reader. In less than four years, the device, alongside Amazon's marketing muscle and on-line presence, has gone on to revolutionize the way "books" are being sold today. The Kindle was not the first e-book reader, (Sony's first ebook...
  14. At Bat 11 for Android Available for free on Sept 23rd

    Industry News
    With one week left before the start of the 2011 Major League Baseball Postseason, the Amazon Appstore for Android is giving baseball fans the opportunity to download MLB.com At Bat 11 for free as today's Free App of the Day. At Bat 11 for Android devices is available free from the Amazon...
  15. Amazon now sells more digital than printed books

    Industry News
    In a sign of how the world has changed in the last decade, Amazon announced today that less than four years after introducing digital books, Amazon.com customers are now purchasing more Kindle books than all print books – hardcover and paperback – combined.   Amazon begin selling its Kindle...
  16. Kindle Android app for tablets released

    Industry News
    A new update to Kindle for Android was released today by Amazon which adds some new features and adds support for tablet computers running Android’s Honeycomb, including the Motorola Xoom. Users who use the Kindle app for reading books won't see too many differences however newspaper and...
  17. Kindle for Android Now Tailored for Tablets

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    A new update to Kindle for Android announced today brings new features and adds support for tablet computers running Android’s Honeycomb, including the Motorola Xoom. The latest version of Kindle for Android includes a new layout for newspapers and magazines designed for the unique interface...
  18. Amazon Appstore lets users preview Android apps

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Adding to the many features that make Amazon's Appstore better than the Android Market, the platform lets users preview apps before they buy them. The feature, called Test Drive, enables customers to navigate around an Android emulator and play around with any game or app for a limited time...
  19. Media Tablet and eReader sales continue to grow at a torrid pace

    Industry News
    The worldwide media tablet market grew 45.1% in the third quarter of 2010 thanks to continued huge demand for the Apple iPad according to a report out this week from the International Data Corporation. Meanwhile, global eReader sales expanded rapidly in the third quarter of 2010 with total...
  20. Amazon's newest Kindle selling like hotcakes

    Industry News
    The latest generation of Amazon Kindle readers are selling faster than at anytime in their history according to a statement put out by the company today. Amazon says it began shipping the new devices to customers who had pre-ordered today, two days earlier than previously announced. Amazon...
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