Amazon Prime Video now accessible on Apple TV


A feud between two streaming rivals is easing up.

The Amazon Prime Video streaming app is now available for Apple TV.

Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Prepare dinner mentioned on the firm’s developer convention in June that Apple’s streaming media participant would help Amazon’s video app by the top of this 12 months.

Beginning Wednesday, Amazon Prime customers will be capable of extra simply watch motion pictures and TV reveals straight on Apple TV, slightly than utilizing a workaround to reflect content material from an iPhone or one other Apple machine by way of AirPlay.

Streaming gadgets permit folks to make use of apps like Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and Amazon Prime on their TV. A lot of the corporations making these gadgets even have their very own streaming companies. The competitors has led to some standoffs.

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Amazon’s personal streaming machine, Hearth TV ($70), competes straight with the pricier Apple TV ($149).

Amazon stopped promoting Apple TV and Google Chromecast gadgets in 2015, a 12 months after it launched Hearth TV. However with the Apple and Amazon streaming rivalry coming to finish, Apple TV might ultimately be that can be purchased on Amazon.

Help for the Apple TV Amazon Prime Video app got here in the future after Google (GOOG) introduced it was eradicating YouTube help from each Hearth TV and Echo Present, Amazon’s good speaker that encompasses a touchscreen. Google pulled the service as a result of Amazon would not promote its merchandise, the corporate informed CNN Tech.

Each Amazon Prime Video and YouTube can be found on Roku, a streaming stick not manufactured by tech trade behemoths.

Staying out of the fray has been good for enterprise. In accordance to eMarketer, the Roku ($30) is the preferred streaming machine within the U.S.

Heather Kelly contributed to this report

CNNMoney (San Francisco) First revealed December 6, 2017: four:27 PM ET





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