While not a must-have upgrade for Samsung BlackJack II owners, the Samsung Epix expands the capabilities and usability of the messaging-centric smartphone with the addition of a touch screen, optical mouse, and Wi-Fi.
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PS3 users can get access to movies including "The Avengers" and "Skyfall." A separate app will launch for the PlayStation Vita in the coming weeks.
"Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" and "The Hunger Games" will be among the films available on the PlayStation 3 and, this spring, the PlayStation Vita.
Epix, the pay TV service owned by Viacom, Lionsgate and MGM, has licensed movies such as the "Avengers" and "Ironman" for Amazon's Prime Instant Video service.
The Cupertino company is in talks to bring films from Epix to its forthcoming TV set, according to rumours.
It's a major move for Netflix, and undoubtedly a nice cash infusion for Epix, which has struggled to get carriage deals from traditional cable operators.
The Samsung Epix isn't a major overhaul of the Samsung BlackJack II, but the smartphone brings some nice design and feature additions.
AT&T announces the Samsung Epix smartphone, featuring a touch screen, optical mouse, and Windows Mobile 6.1.
Apple's rumored to have been in talks with content provider Epix to bring content to the Apple TV and potentially even its TV set.