Will TiVo (Premiere) units *ever* get Amazon Instant Prime?

Discussion in 'TiVo Premiere DVRs' started by Fofer, May 25, 2011.

  1. Jul 3, 2014 #141 of 153
    Chris Gerhard

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    I probably wouldn't get started with SACD or DVD-A today but I already have a few hundred discs so I play them. Almost dead was true about 8 years ago and is still true today, we still see releases each year and I think that will continue for years. Both are tiny niche formats and represent a format war with no winner declared, only shattered dreams of replacing CD and selling billions. Who knows how much money Sony lost on SACD.
     
  2. Jul 4, 2014 #142 of 153
    Bigg

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    Yeah, I don't think it's really a format war at all, considering neither has market penetration that's significant at all. The war now is various streaming services and buy vs. rent.
     
  3. Jul 7, 2014 #143 of 153
    Kingpcgeek

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    I have a Harmony 700 for switching the AVR between Tivo, BluRay, Roku, and Sonos. My wife likes the Harmony and uses the remote for normal TiVo viewing. I prefer the TiVo remote myself.
     
  4. Fofer

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    Don't count those chickens just yet,
    Several of us already have the Fall Update 20.4.4a, and there is no Amazon Prime or Vudu, yet....
     
  6. davezatz

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    Given Margret's release notes regarding another 2014 update targeted for late November and no press release attached to CEDIA yesterday, I'm guessing that's the potential timing.
     
  7. NotNowChief

    NotNowChief Addicted to TiVo

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    As soon as TiVo has Amazon prime streaming, I can FINALLY sign up for Prime! Now that its on Android, I'm stoked! This is the final piece of the Amazon puzzle I have been waiting for.
     
  8. Fofer

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    You can sign up for Prime before that, it has lots of other benefits too ;)
     
  9. aaronwt

    aaronwt UHD Addict

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    Yes Prime just for streaming never seemed like a good deal to me. Although the Amazon streaming catalog has improved over the last year. But I get prime for the shipping. It saves me money in the long run. The streaming that they offer with it is just gravy.
     
  10. NotNowChief

    NotNowChief Addicted to TiVo

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    I know, its great and all, but I just could never see paying the price and not be able to take advantage of it fully. The shipping is wonderful, but it would irk me that I could never even access the shows and movies.
     
  11. Fofer

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    Instant Prime Video is relatively new. I've used Amazon Prime Shipping for many years, and saved lots of money via it, before that add-on perk was introduced.
     
  12. jrtroo

    jrtroo Chill- its just TV

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    You can access from other services than a tivo. WiiU, computer, and others.
     
  13. Fofer

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    ...Roku, iPad, now Android, etc.
     

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