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Amazon does 30-day free Prime: Thousands of Movies, TV shows and Kindle books now free

PHOTOS: Google's New Home Entertainment Device, The Nexus Q (GOOG)

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It seems like Google's Nexus 7 tablet is getting all the attention today. But we're also very impressed with the Nexus Q, a tiny sphere that connects to your TV and lets you stream movies, TV shows, and music from the Google Play Store. The Nexus Q is a bit...
PHOTOS: Google's New Home Entertainment Device, The Nexus Q (GOOG)

John Goodman To Star In One Of Amazon's Original Comedy Series Pilots, Alpha House

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Amazon, like competitors Hulu and Netflix, is set on producing original content for its Instant Video library. Along with various children’s series, the company is also working on six new comedy pilots which users will then vote on, deciding who keeps on filming and who shuts down. What we didn’t...
John Goodman To Star In One Of Amazon's Original Comedy Series Pilots, Alpha House

Spotify Is Not Like iTunes, And Can NEVER Be Profitable (AAPL)

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Spotify's asking valuation of $3.5 billion is ballpark reasonable if you compare it to Apple's iTunes on revenue and growth. But long time digital music entrepreneur Michael Robertson thinks that iTunes and Spotify are like apples and oranges, and Spotify can NEVER be profitable. "I think Spotify is a...
Spotify Is Not Like iTunes, And Can NEVER Be Profitable (AAPL)

Barnes & Noble cuts Nook tablet prices in US by 30% for Mothers Day, Nook HD+ now $179

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Barnes and Noble is once again cutting the price of its flagship Nook HD+ and Nook HD tablets which are reduced by up to 30 percent in the US as part of a Mothers Day offer. The short-term deal — which covers Nook.com and physical retail outlets — sees the cost...
Barnes & Noble cuts Nook tablet prices in US by 30% for Mothers Day, Nook HD+ now $179

Comcast Streampix coming to counter Netflix, iTunes

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Comcast on Tuesday tried its hand at mitigating the impact of Internet video on traditional TV by launching Streampix. The service will include a mix of movies and TV shows across its own NBCUniversal as well as Disney, Sony, and Warner Bros. Access won't be confined to Comcast's own network...
Comcast Streampix coming to counter Netflix, iTunes

Amazon unveils Instant Video app for iPad owners

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iPad users can now watch their favorite movies and TV shows from Amazon's video library directly on their tablets. [Read more]...
Amazon unveils Instant Video app for iPad owners
Video streaming app Crackle gets Windows Phone version
Hulu Plus app lands on Windows 8 (and it actually looks pretty cool)

Hulu Plus Hits Windows Phone 8

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Microsoft has added another marquee app to its Windows Phone 8 catalog: Hulu Plus. The video service app debuted Monday on the Windows Phone store, offering streamed access to its catalog of TV shows and Criterion Collection films for an $8 per month subscription. The app’s lone Windows Phone customization:...
Hulu Plus Hits Windows Phone 8

Rovi deal gives Facebook data for building out entertainment, video platform

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Facebook today announced a deal with Rovi Corporation to use Rovi Video, a database of information about movies, TV shows and celebrities that can be used to improve search and discovery across its platform. Rovi’s data helps power experiences like on-screen TV guides, iTunes, Flixter, BestBuy.com and many others. Facebook has...
Rovi deal gives Facebook data for building out entertainment, video platform

Weekend Fun: New Apps for Your iPhone

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As one of ReadWriteWeb's iPhone users, I'm always looking for new applications to try out. Some get downloaded for a day and then deleted right away, others slowly inch their way closer to my homescreen. Even rarer are the ones that become actively used on a regular basis. Occasionally, we...
Weekend Fun: New Apps for Your iPhone

Must See HDTV (December 25th - 30th)

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Even though most of us are enjoying a holiday break and our favorite TV shows are too, there's still a few things worth checking out this week. Look below for the highlights this week, followed after the break by our weekly listing of what to look out for in...
Must See HDTV (December 25th - 30th)
HTC offering $25 Watch video credit with purchase of Evo 4G LTE
US Airways expanding in-flight Wi-Fi to 90 percent of domestic fleet

“Angry Birds” Teams Up With the Philadelphia Eagles

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The Angry Birds franchise is coming to the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles, which this year will incorporate the game franchise into social-media initiatives, local team TV shows and even in-stadium displays....
“Angry Birds” Teams Up With the Philadelphia Eagles

Amazon launches ‘Never Before on DVD’ store, offers 2000+ titles that never go out of stock

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In an attempt to revive DVD sales and also provide more choice for its customers, Amazon has today launched its new Never Before on DVD store, featuring over 2000 titles that have never been available on the format and will never go out of stock. The new store uses Amazon’s...
Amazon launches ‘Never Before on DVD’ store, offers 2000+ titles that never go out of stock
Google testing expanded search results layout

ASUS Qube announced at CES: Google TV arrives with on-screen cube interface

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While the FCC may have already punctured ASUS' surprise, at least the company's now made it official. ASUS' first Google TV device is coming and will arrive with 50GB of WebStorage cloud space and access to over 100,000 movies and TV shows through Netflix and Amazon Instant Video. It'll...
ASUS Qube announced at CES: Google TV arrives with on-screen cube interface

Poll: Do you listen to movies or TV over headphones?

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Sure, most folks are more likely to listen to music over headphones, but some of you are also listening to movies, TV shows or YouTube with headphones. [Read more]...
Poll: Do you listen to movies or TV over headphones?
Microsoft’s revamped SkyDrive cloud service to take on iCloud on OSX?

Netflix Sees Overseas Losses Doubling To $118 Million This Quarter

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Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) expects overseas losses to double in just three months, as it spends more and more on vital local video content and marketing. In Q4, its overseas costs doubled to $89 million, while revenue rose by a third to $29 million. International loss came in better than...
Netflix Sees Overseas Losses Doubling To $118 Million This Quarter
Twitter’s Hashtag Pages Could Be The New AOL Keywords — But Better

Amazon Instant Video on Xbox Live: The good, the bad and the buffering

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As an Xbox Live Gold member and Amazon Prime subscriber, the release of Amazon Instant Video for Xbox Live yesterday was pretty much made for people like me. For no extra charge (beyond the ~$140/year we already pay for both services), we get access to a library of 17,000 movies...
Amazon Instant Video on Xbox Live: The good, the bad and the buffering

How Do You Market a TV Show Without a TV Network? Ask Netflix

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TV networks may have plenty of flaws, but one thing they’re really good at is promoting other TV shows. But here comes Netflix, which is getting into the TV show business, but doesn’t have any experience promoting TV shows.  And it doesn’t have its own TV network to do the...
How Do You Market a TV Show Without a TV Network? Ask Netflix
Netflix bill passes Senate, users are one step closer to sharing straight to Facebook

Quickflix adds Android with Samsung

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A Galaxy of mobile TV Samsung Galaxy slab-fondlers will soon get access to movies and TV shows, with IPTV aspirant Quickflix inking a deal with Samsung Australia.…...
Quickflix adds Android with Samsung

Digital Downloads Jumped 26% In 2011, Led By E-Books

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Users are downloading more e-books, music, TV shows and movies than ever: Digital content and subscriptions were the fastest-growing retail e-commerce category in 2011, according to a new ComScore (NSDQ: SCOR) report. As tablets and e-readers become more popular, “acceleration of e-book downloads…represented a strong driver of this growth,”...
Digital Downloads Jumped 26% In 2011, Led By E-Books

Premium YouTube channels to cost $1 to $5 per month, report says

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YouTube could be preparing to get into the subscription video business this spring, if one report proves accurate. According to AdAge's unnamed sources, YouTube wants to offer paid channels at a cost of $1 to $5 per month. There would be about 25 channels at first, possibly launching as...
Premium YouTube channels to cost $1 to $5 per month, report says
Apple TV update adds support for multiple iTunes accounts, shared Photo Streams
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?