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Amazon LOVEFiLM hits iPhone and iPod touch with Airplay in tow

Amazon LOVEFiLM hits iPhone and iPod touch with Airplay in tow

It’s time to move into the LOVEFiLM universe for the likes of the iPhone and iPod touch this week as the Amazon app spreads beyond the iPad in the UK. This allows the iPhone and iPod touch to take part in the LOVEFiLM experience where users before were only able to work with the iPad, and now streamed to the Apple TV easier than ever. This push allows users to see television shows galore with a collection of series that’ve been up on the service for quite some time as well as a new collection added more recently just in time for the addition of Airplay.

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Amazon LOVEFiLM gets Star Trek, Dexter, more with CBS deal

Amazon LOVEFiLM gets Star Trek, Dexter, more with CBS deal

The digital content land-grab continues, with Amazon signing up shows including Dexter, Star Trek, and Nurse Jackie for its LOVEFiLM Instant streaming services in the UK and Germany. The agreement, with CBS Studios International, will include content from both CBS and Showtime, and comes alongside a new streaming app for Sony's range of TVs, Blu-ray decks, and AV kit.

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Amazon LOVEFiLM PS3 on-demand app tweaked with Watchlist and HD

Amazon LOVEFiLM PS3 on-demand app tweaked with Watchlist and HD

Amazon's new LOVEFiLM app has made its debut, with PS3 owners the first to experience the streaming media service's new search, recommendation, and watchlist UI on their consoles. The update - which will eventually be pushed out to all LOVEFiLM Instant platforms, including Xbox 360, Wii U, and others - now allows subscribers to build out a playlist of titles for those late-night "let's slump in front of the TV and not have to move to change what's on" sessions; PS3 owners also get a bonus in the shape of high-definition content support.

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Amazon Originals crowdsources pilot potential with LOVEFiLM

Amazon Originals crowdsources pilot potential with LOVEFiLM

Subscribers to LOVEFiLM who want to have their own chance to help decide what shows are available on the streaming service will now have the opportunity. Amazon has announced that it will be offering 14 brand-new shows from Amazon Studios that will be available exclusively on LOVEFiLM for consideration. The idea is to get people to watch the shows and then vote on whether or not the pilots should be turned into a full series.

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Amazon’s LOVEFiLM signs Marvel cartoon deal

Amazon’s LOVEFiLM signs Marvel cartoon deal

Amazon-owned Euro Netflix rival LOVEFiLM continues to ramp up its catalog, inking a deal with Disney UK and Ireland that will see Marvel animated classics such as X-Men and Iron Man go up for instant streaming. The new licensing will see hundreds of cartoon episodes added to the LOVEFiLM line-up, as the company attempts to further narrow the gap between it and arch-nemesis Netflix.

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Amazon’s LOVEFiLM inks Channel 4 deal for TV show boost

Amazon’s LOVEFiLM inks Channel 4 deal for TV show boost

Amazon's LOVEFiLM streaming media service has further pared the TV show gap between it and arch-rival Netflix, inking a deal with the UK's Channel 4 for a jolt of content. Forming a "4oD collection" that will be specially branded on LOVEFiLM's site, the deal will initially include Peep Show, Father Ted, The Inbetweeners, and other shows, but is expected to grow to all but replace your Channel 4 box-sets.

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Amazon buys LoveFilm for European postal/streaming media

Amazon buys LoveFilm for European postal/streaming media

Amazon has announced it is fully acquiring the LoveFilm DVD and games rental service, operating in Europe, three years after LoveFilm bought Amazon Europe's DVD rental. The deal, expected to be finalized this quarter, will see Amazon pick up the remaining shares left over from that transaction, and take onboard a fully functioning post and streaming media service.

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