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Free IMDb App Update Lets Amazon Prime Members Stream Movies

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I've long thought Amazon Prime is an excellent deal. For $79 per year, you get free two-day shipping on everything you buy on Amazon, unlimited instant streaming of movies via Prime Instant Video, plus a free book per month from the Kindle Owners' Lending Library of more than 270,000 titles.

And now, those of you with Prime accounts have yet another benefit — the option to stream video while perusing movies on IMDb’s free app, IMDb Movies & TV.



Are you the Ultimate Movie Buff? Prove it!

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I admit it, I am a self-confessed movie junkie.  When watching animated movies, I love to identify the actors from their voices, and on the rare occasion when I can't place the name, I have the IMDb (Internet Movie Database) app and website close at hand.  So I looked forward to playing with Ultimate Movie Buff, $0.99, from Super Monko Studio, especially since it is billed as "dedicated to cinemaholic people"!

 



Rē not for me, not yet. Still prefer a dedicated Universal Remote Control.

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While attending CES, I blogged about the trend of using an iPhone or iPod touch as a universal remote.  Since then, I have had a chance to play with the  from NewKinetix.

I really wanted to like the Rē.  I am the gadget guy, who always has the latest of everything.  I have owned numerous high-end universal remote controls, from Philips, Sony, Logitech (Harmony) and Monster Cable.  I am not opposed to spending $100 or more for a device that can connect all of my audio and video equipment and displace multiple remotes.



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