Streaming Services Compared: Amazon, Hulu Plus, iTunes, Netflix and VUDU

With the various streaming service offerings out there it’s tough to make heads or tails of which is best for you. Our friend Gabe has a handy dandy chart to make your life easier, with pros and cons and comparison of each.

Amazon has significantly grown the size of their Prime Catalog from 5,000 to 8,000 titles. At launch, Amazon Prime only had 24 movies available in HD but now they have almost 400 available for streaming. Also, don’t forget Amazon has over 50,000 TV seasons and movies for rental and / or purchase. So why does Amazon state there are 100,000 TV shows and movies available on their service? Tech of the Hub’s number is different since we count each season of a TV show as one title as opposed to counting the individual episodes. We do this with each service in order to to compare apples to apples.


  • Is there any streaming

    Is there any streaming service that offers HD and Dolby Digital 5.1 for the PC?  I know Amazon has titles with 5.1, but all that I have tried are not Dolby Digital…from what I can tell they are WMAPro.

  • For the PC I don’t believe

    For the PC I don’t believe there is