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Amazon VOD support hits Roku Player

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 03 Mar 2009 22:18 User comments (1)

Amazon VOD support hits Roku Player Earlier this month, Roku began accepting requests for the beta of Amazon VOD support through their digital video player and saw the slots fill up almost immediately.
Today, everyone with a Roku player has received support for Amazon's VOD service, allowing users to playback new movie releases that have been either been rented or purchased through Amazon. Amazon allows for full downloads to external storage hubs such as the Apple TV but also allows for streaming of movies and TV shows.

The new interface for Amazon is also updated as it lets users browse and purchase directly through the TV instead of having to set a queue seperately on a website, like has to be done with Netflix.

The Roku player remains priced at $99 USD but now eliminates the requirement that the user keep a Netflix subscription.

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15.3.2009 9:17

I have owned this device for over a month and I love it. I have had no problems what soever as I use a ethernet connection instead of wireless. Now Amazon is available and I hope that they work out something with Utube and and the others that replay tv shows it would be great.

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