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This article was published on June 23, 2014


Amazon now offers free, ad-supported first episodes in its Instant Video for iOS app

Amazon now offers free, ad-supported first episodes in its Instant Video for iOS app
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Amazon today updated its Instant Video iOS app to add support for its First Episode Free offer for checking out TV shows. Previously, only Kindle Fire and Roku devices had access to the program.

The free episodes are available for select shows and include advertising before, during and after playback.

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Also included in Amazon’s Instant Video update are new playback controls, HBO shows on Prime Instant Video and faster playback time.

Amazon Instant Video | iOS  [h/t 9to5Mac]

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