UK’s LoveFilm is now Amazon Prime Instant Video

Amazon has flipped the switch on its LoveFilm brand, officially renaming the service in the UK to Amazon Instant Video to match its US counterpart. LoveFilm is the largest subscription service in the UK, rivaling Netflix, with more than 15,000 movies and TV episodes. Continue reading UK’s LoveFilm is now Amazon Prime Instant Video

Amazon introduces Fire TV Streaming Box

Amazon introduced its streaming box April 2, dubbed Fire TV, a direct competitor to Apple TV and Roku. The box, which will retail for $99, will feature Amazon Instant Video, Netflix, Hulu Plus and more, as well as voice controls and an optional gaming controller. More coverage in this week’s Zimedium Podcast. Continue reading Amazon introduces Fire TV Streaming Box

5 Tech Predictions for 2014

5 Tech Predictions for 2014 Welcome to the third-annual 5 Tech Predictions, where I analyze trends from the previous year (compiled on http://twitter.com/ericzimmett) and predict what will take shape within the next year. Centered around social media, streaming TV and technology. 5. Amazon Prime becomes No. 2 streaming service behind Netflix Amazon, already a force in the UK with LoveFilm, will make some noise with … Continue reading 5 Tech Predictions for 2014