The satellite-TV service provider is expected to unveil a new Internet-delivered TV service as it refocuses attention on its network and away from its contract disputes with content providers.
It's kind of like a poor-man's Roku 3 remote, but also way cooler.
As with the iPad version, full episodes of some of the network's top shows are available to stream to the iPhone.
Amazon is offering popular shows from the A&E, Lifetime, Bio, and History channels and notes it has more than doubled its video selection over the past year.
Social networks are poised to become even more personal as they become a vehicle for e-commerce, too, predicts the co-founder of a payment processing startup.
iPad owners can now watch shows from A&E, History, and Lifetime for free through three new apps.
New orders for Amazon's new HDMI streaming stick, which aims to take on competing devices like the Google Chromecast and Roku Streaming Stick, won't ship till January 16.
The $39 device will let users stream a wide range of content, including Netflix, Prime Instant Video, and Hulu Plus.
Dish's coming Internet-delivered TV service will offer channels like Travel and Food Network from programmer Scripps alongside networks owned by Disney and A+E.
Services such as Netflix and YouTube have replaced catalogs of DVDs and VHS tapes in the modern home entertainment center.