Thousands of titles available, for just $8 a month! Content from major movie studios! If you listen to the marketing behind most subscription video services on the Web, you might think you’d never run out of interesting things to watch. But before you commit to a subscription, you might want to consider whether the titles available are actually new and relevant, and how you’ll be able to access them. I’ve had the enviable task of testing four of these streaming video services: Amazon Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, Netflix, and the newly announced Redbox Instant by Verizon, which is still in beta mode and is expected to launch sometime in the next couple months. Other Web video services might come to mind — including Apple’s iTunes and Google Play — but I focused on these four because they’re all subscription models.
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"Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Redbox: Which Are Worth Your Money?" by @ShellyPalmer
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