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Amazon Prime Instant Video service switched on

Amazon Prime Instant Video service switched on

Amazon has begun offering free streaming content to Amazon Prime members, as was tipped incoming earlier this year. The new service adds a "Prime instant video" button to select streaming movies and TV shows - Amazon reckons around 5,000 titles are available,  - though it looks like you'll still need to rent or buy the digital version the old fashioned way if you want to put it on a mobile device.

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Amazon Prime subscription streaming movie bundle tipped incoming

Amazon Prime subscription streaming movie bundle tipped incoming

Amazon is reportedly preparing to bundlestreaming movie content with its Prime subscription service, in an attempt to better take on Netflix in the US. According to the FT's sources, the web retailer has been readying the streaming system for some time now; rather than pushing individual rentals, as the current Amazon Video On Demand system offers, it will follow a subscription-based pattern with unlimited access to movies and TV shows.

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First Xbox One TV and entertainment apps announced

First Xbox One TV and entertainment apps announced

Microsoft has officially announced very first wave of TV and entertainment apps that will be coming to the Xbox One game console when it launches this month. Microsoft says that it's been working with leading entertainment brands and TV providers for years to offer live and on-demand entertainment for Xbox users. The Xbox One console will bring live TV to every market where it sold.

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Nokia Netflix bundle in Lumia 1020 promo [Update: confirmed plus 925 & 625]

Nokia Netflix bundle in Lumia 1020 promo [Update: confirmed plus 925 & 625]

Nokia will bundle Netflix streaming video access with new purchases of the Lumia 1020 on select carriers, it's reported, with the media subscription aiming to sweeten the deal in the competitive UK market over the holiday period. Purchases of the 41-megapixel Windows Phone on carrier Vodafone UK will get a year's use of Netflix bundled, the Financial Times [registration required] reports, while at least one retailer, Phones4U, is offering six months of Netflix on a range of Lumia handsets.

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Roku adds Sky NOW TV to UK streamers

Roku adds Sky NOW TV to UK streamers

Roku users in the UK have another streaming media option to choose from, with the addition of Sky's NOW TV subscription service to the set-top boxes. Added to the Roku Channel Store today, the new NOW TV app streams content to the Roku boxes but also to existing iOS, Android, PC, and Mac devices; in the initial line-up there's Sky Movies content with the promise of up to 20 new premieres per month.

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Netflix bringing streaming to UK and Ireland in early 2012

Netflix bringing streaming to UK and Ireland in early 2012

Netflix has announced it will be launching its streaming TV and movie service in the UK and Ireland in early 2012, offering on-demand video for a monthly fee rather than on a per-title basis. Already operational in North America, Netflix allows PC and Macs, many standalone internet-connected TVs and Blu-ray players, smartphones, tablets and other devices to access its streaming media catalog. The company has faced criticism in recent weeks over abandoned plans to split its DVD business under a new brand.

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VDIO revealed as ex-Skype founders Netflix challenge

VDIO revealed as ex-Skype founders Netflix challenge

A new Netflix competitor, VDIO, is in the works by the same team originally responsible for Skype, and is currently in closed beta within the UK. Spotted by, and then confirmed to, GigaOm, VDIO is the handiwork of Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, the duo behind streaming music service Rdio and, according to the company, " is run by a team with experience from Skype, Napster, Microsoft, TV Guide, and Apache."

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