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How Disney Is Driving Up Digital Video Prices

If you’ve noticed that prices in the Amazon Digital Video Store and elsewhere seem to be steadily rising, you’re not wrong, but it’s probably not for the reasons you’d suspect. I lay the blame squarely at the feet of Disney, and it’s because Disney owns many of the most popular media companies and properties. Virtually […]

JustWatch App & Site Provide A Streaming Video Search Engine For All Services

Whether you subscribe to multiple streaming video services in addition to your regular cable or satellite service, or are an outright cord cutter, it can be a hassle trying to figure out what’s currently available to you on all the different services you use. JustWatch has solved this problem by providing a streaming video search […]

Are Amazon Add-On Subscriptions Worth The Money?

You may have considered one of those new Amazon Add-On Subscriptions in the Amazon Video store, but you’ve probably wondered if you’ll be getting your money’s worth. As with most tech and digital media questions the answer is, “It depends.”     I subscribed to the Comedy Central Stand-Up Plus channel for three reasons: 1. […]

Amazon Video Secret Sale

I don’t know if someone in the digital video department at Amazon has made a mistake—because in many cases the HD versions are priced lower than the SD versions—or if Amazon intended these prices, but right now (as of the morning of 12/23/15) you can get some amazing deals on Amazon digital videos. Since prices […]

Has Amazon Standardized Instant Video Pricing?

Two years ago I wrote a piece for Kindle Fire on Kindle Nation Daily, Tell Amazon How Much You Want To Pay By Buying Discounted Instant Videos, and followed it up with a Digital Media Mom article that same week, Amazon’s Instant Video Price Experiments Continue. At that time, Amazon’s digital video prices were all […]