Amazon Fire TV Adds Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime as Voice Search Partners

Amazon Fire TV Adds Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime as Voice Search Partners

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Amazon has announced that Hulu Plus, Crackle, and SHOWTIME ANYTIME are joining VEVO in integrating their full catalogs into Fire TV’s unified voice search.

“We’re excited and energized by the momentum we’re seeing with Fire TV,” said Dave Limp, Vice President, Amazon Devices. “Customers are telling us they love it, developers are building for it, and we’re working hard to expand existing features and build new ones. We’re thrilled to have Hulu Plus, Crackle, and SHOWTIME integrating their full selection of movies and TV shows into Fire TV’s unified voice search.”

Amazon also reveal that there are new games and services coming from Telltale Games, Halfbrick, Pixowl, Disney Interactive, Minority Media, Paradox Interactive, Gaiam, AllRecipes, and Twitch.

Additional Features Coming to the Fire TV include:
● New Prime browse will make it even easier to discover movies and TV shows that are included in Prime Instant Video.
● Amazon FreeTime and Amazon MP3 integration coming as part of a free, over-the-air software update.
● More Games coming soon. In addition to the over one hundred games available on Fire TV, you will be able to play touch-enabled games with the upcoming Fire TV app for your phone or tablet.

Apple is widely expected to unveil a new Apple TV which is rumored to sport new content, gaming capabilities, AirPort Express functionality, and even a cable box feature.

The Fire TV is available from the link below for $99.

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Amazon Fire TV Adds Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime as Voice Search Partners

Amazon Fire TV Adds Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime as Voice Search Partners
King Rollo - April 21, 2014 at 5:23am
"Excited by the momentum"? What idiots does this guy take us for! It's not like they just decided to do develop for it...
K - April 21, 2014 at 10:56am
Yeah he's probably trying to mislead us in buying the burnt streaming device anyway. If Apple TV is upgraded and if apples product are always faster than others the newer they are, then this means atv can outpace any newer ones any day.
Lolwut - April 20, 2014 at 4:11am
Bet they can't catch up to what my Apple TV and roku (which I don't own) have.
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