We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message

TiVo and Amazon boost for couch potatoes

Couch potatoes in the US are rejoicing. They now have one more reason never to leave their sofa. Amazon and TiVo have expanded their integrated download service, so users can order movies and shows straight from the TV, with a few clicks of their favorite peanut-shaped remote.

There are about 10,000 movies and TV shows available for purchase and rent via this new, lazy-man's method in the States. Before, if people wanted to use the Unbox service to load movies onto your box, they'd have to go to a computer and do the ordering there. Oh, and in case parents are worried about the kiddies racking up the download bill, they're required to set a PIN number that must be entered in order for any purchase to take place.

www.pcworld.com

IDG UK Sites

Windows 9 release date, price, features: Windows 9 will be a free update

IDG UK Sites

Windows 9 and the death of the OS as a must-have product

IDG UK Sites

Photoshop for Chromebook: a full version of Adobe's art & photography software will be streamed to...

IDG UK Sites

Best iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus deals: iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus tariffs, contracts and prices UK