Primecast Disabled After Just 36 Hours Of Life

Welp, that was pretty fast: just two days after springing into life on the Play Store, Primecast, a $2.99 app that put Amazon Instant Video-streaming capability onto your Chromecast, has ceased to be. » 11/08/14 4:30pm 11/08/14 4:30pm

Amazon's third round of pilots are out today, streamable on Amazon Instant Video. There are five shows, three of which are comedies, including Red Oaks from Stephen Soderbergh; The Cosmopolitans, which stars Chloe Sevigny and Adam Brody; and Really, which stars some people I have never heard of. [Amazon] » 8/28/14 10:08am 8/28/14 10:08am

Relive Lady Mary's Hell With Downton Abbey Season Four on Amazon Prime

Downton Abbey is a great show, especially if you like sadness. Season four, which opens with Lady Mary and the rest of the Crowleys recovering from yet another personal tragedy, is now streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime. » 6/23/14 8:00pm 6/23/14 8:00pm

How to Handle Internet Indecision

There are 6,245 restaurants on Seamless in New York City. Sometimes deciding between a roast beef sandwich and a pepperoni pizza is an impossible choice. But this is not an isolated dilemma—the question of what to watch, what to eat, and what to click is indicative of an issue that plagues the whole internet. » 3/14/14 3:20pm 3/14/14 3:20pm

Amazon Prime just added hundreds of Miramax titles in its instant video library, including award winners like Good Will Hunting and The English Patient, as well as cult favorites like Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, Trainspotting and Reservoir Dogs. It's a good get for the streaming service, especially after having lost so… » 7/10/13 2:20pm 7/10/13 2:20pm

Report: Amazon Has a Kindle TV Streaming Box on the Way

Bloomberg Businessweek is reporting that Amazon will soon be announcing its own streaming box to pair up with its Amazon Instant Video and video on demand. » 4/24/13 12:42pm 4/24/13 12:42pm

Turbo-Charge Your Netflix Streaming Account (Updated)

Already saddled with a 56-day premiere delay, your Instant Queue isn't getting any younger—assuming you can even find something to watch. Here's how to make up for lost time and keep your queue packed with Netflix's (relatively) newest and best offerings. » 1/26/13 12:00pm 1/26/13 12:00pm

You Can Watch Amazon Instant Video on Your iPhone Now

One of the great things about Amazon Prime is it lets can stream a lot of movies and TV shows. And now you can do it through an iPhone app too. Amazon Instant Video has existed on the iPad, but the new version is totally updated for the iPhone 5's extra bit of real estate. [App Store] » 12/13/12 9:28am 12/13/12 9:28am

Amazon Adds Streaming PBS Shows Aplenty

Perhaps to counter the recent addition of 24 and Ally McBeal, Amazon's Prime Instant Video just snatched up a ton of smarty pants video from PBS. The terrific news series Frontline, classic Kens Burns docs, NOVA, and more. » 10/19/11 8:37am 10/19/11 8:37am

Amazon Prime Streaming Adds FOX TV Shows and Movies

Amazon just announced that they'll be adding FOX TV shows and movies to their Amazon Instant Video service for Amazon Prime members. That means shows like Arrested Development, 24, The X-Files, Buffy and even The Wonder Years will be available for unlimited instant streaming. Free 2-Day shipping and the Bluth family?… » 9/26/11 8:19am 9/26/11 8:19am

Boar Hunts, iPhone 5s, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case. » 8/18/11 8:00pm 8/18/11 8:00pm

Video-On-Demand: A Complete Guide to All the TV and Movie Downloading…

Stop watching movies and TV shows according to Hollywood's schedule! With video-on-demand, you can watch TV whenever you want, wherever you want, and you don't even have to remember to program a box to record it. Here's MaximumPC's take on the major online VOD services available today. » 5/11/11 10:00am 5/11/11 10:00am