Some companies take a more aggressive approach to redesigns, offering up new looks to their software (or hardware!) on a speedy basis. Some, though, take a much slower approach and don't refresh anything for years. But sometimes things just need a sprucing, and Amazon Prime Video definitely falls into that category.
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New legislation in Europe, following directives from the European Union, may make it a bit more difficult for some streaming services to function in the region -- at least for a bit.
As part of its annual effort to showcase some of the best stories released for media consumption, the Peabody Awards has pointed to an Apple TV+ series as one of the 30 best offerings.
Back in October of last year, WarnerMedia and AT&T confirmed that its newest streaming service, the highly-anticipated HBO Max, would launch sometime in May of 2020. And now we know when, exactly, subscribers can start watching content.
Vudu has grown in popularity over the years for a variety of reasons, including its streaming quality for HD and 4K UHD films, but it's time under the Walmart banner has apparently ended.
Apple's guidelines for apps distributed through its App Stores can make it a difficult decision for companies, and developers, to allow for in-app purchases of any kind. But it looks like Amazon has finally decided to change its mind on the matter as far as video rental and purchases are concerned.
Major video-streaming platforms like Netflix, Google-owned YouTube and Amazon's Prime Video have reduced streaming quality in the European Union to avoid straining the Internet as millions of employees switch to teleworking amid the coronavirus pandemic.
It looks like one of Amazon's most popular apps is currently not available in the App Store.
Amazon's Prime Video app, which hit tvOS App Store on December 6, was reportedly the most downloaded of any Apple TV app ever during its first seven days.
Despite streaming ultra high-resolution 4K video with high dynamic range (HDR) that looks awesome on 4K HDR television sets, Amazon's new Prime Video app for Apple TV lacks support for HDR's superior Dolby Vision implementation and 5.1 surround sound.
Following its arrival on tvOS App Store earlier this week, Apple in a pretty unusual move has since been advertising immediate availability of Amazon's long-expected Prime Video app for Apple TV with promoted tweets on Twitter, AppleInsider noted Friday.
Six months after initially being out, and just a day after The Verge probed Amazon for an update, Prime Video has launched on the App Store for Apple TV. We went hands on to try it out, and see if it was worth the wait.