Prime Video members can now use Apple TV to access Amazon original movies, Prime originals and Hollywood blockbusters and TV series and more than 140 channel subscriptions in the US and 95 in the U.K., Germany and Austria. At the Recode conference a year ago, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said: "When we sell those devices, we want our player - our Prime Video player - to be on the device, and we want it to be on the device with acceptable business terms".
Also available is Thursday Night Football live on Apple TV 4K and Apple TV while Amazon's library of 4K high dynamic range (HDR) titles are also available on Apple TV 4K. You get voice searches through Google's Assistant - playback controls with some apps, weather info and some data you might never think to ask a TV, such as flight status.
Now everyone can take a deep breath and relax: Amazon Prime Video is only a button click away on your Apple TV device.
The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, February 20, 2017.
Waze gains support for HOV lanes, motorcycles and voice activation
HOV route support is now open to Wazers in 22 markets across the U.S. (full list below), and in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. Waze knows not all routes are equal when you're driving a motorcycle, which is why it now offers a motorcycle vehicle type.
For those willing to abandon Fire TV, just about any other device will play YouTube. This isn't the first time the two companies have sparred over services. Therefore services like Spotify have to add a 30% premium on subscriptions sold through the iOS app, which makes it look like their services are more expensive than Apple's competing services.
As streaming becomes more and more prevalent, more and more options to stream content become available. Yes, that's correct: Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV is finally a reality.
The Prime Video app for the Apple TV supports numerous Apple TV features, this included Siri and the TV app, this allows you to search for videos on Prime from the main TV interface.
Quite what headway has actually been made in Amazon and Apple's long-running dispute over "business terms" isn't clear.
To watch online entertainment if you don't have a smart TV, you need a streaming box, such as Apple TV, FireTV, Roku or Google's Chromecast devices. Unless a truce is reached, YouTube will stop working on Fire TV on January 1. Most of the companies making these devices also have their own streaming services. They want the content all in one place. "Google is setting a disappointing precedent by selectively blocking customer access to an open website", Amazon's statement said.