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Amazon Instant Video app hits the iPad, not yet widely available for Android

Amazon’s Instant Video service lets you rent or purchase movies and TV shows that you can stream over the internet or download on selected devices. Amazon Prime members that sign up for a $79 per year subscription can also stream thousands of videos for no additional fee. While Amazon Instant Video works on PC, Mac, […]

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mVideoPlayer HD is a video app built for Android tablets

There are more than a dozen great video players available for Google Android, but most are designed for smartphones. Sure, you can use them on tablets, but few actually take advantage of the extra screen space to show you cover art or video details. And then there’s mVideoPlayer HD. It might not be the most […]

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CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 2 for the HP TouchPad: Now with Netflix support

Less than a day after releasing the first version of Android 4.0 for the HP TouchPad with support for hardware video acceleration, the CyanogenMod team has released a second update — this time with support for streaming Netflix video. If you’re keeping track, that means that Android on the HP TouchPad now supports touch, WiFi, […]

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Stream Amazon Instant Video outside of the US World Wide KindleFire

The Amazon Kindle Fire is the first Android tablet to support Amazon’s Instant Video streaming service. Users can purchase or rent TV shows or movies from Amazon and stream them over the internet or download them to the tablet for offline viewing. But the service only works in the US and only on tablets that […]

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Amazon Instant Video app works on the NOOK Tablet (or other Android devices)

Amazon’s Instant Video service offers more than 100,000 movies and TV shows for purchase or rental. Amazon Prime subscribers can also stream a few thousand of those episodes over the internet as part of their $79 per year membership. Up until recently the Instant Video service was only available on a PC or a set-top-box […]

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Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet: Unboxing and first look (video)

The Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet doesn’t officially go on sale until tomorrow, but customers that pre-ordered the tablet for in-store pickup are already able to get them at B&N locations around the US today. In fact, some people got theirs last night. Home delivery should also start today. If you’re lucky, your local store […]

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Netflix launches new tablet-friendly app for Android tablets

Netflix has been offering a mobile app for Android phones and tablets for a while, but up until today Netflix looked exactly the same on a 10 inch tablet as it did on a 4 inch smartphone — just bigger. Today Netflix is introducing a revamped Android app with a new tablet-friendly user interface. The […]

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Skype for iPhone, iPad gets anti-shake video update

Skype has pushed out a new version of its voice, video, and text chat app for iOS. Now anyone with a supported iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad can use a Bluetooth headset to make calls from the Skype app — but the most impressive new feature is image stabilization. Now when you’re shooting video through […]