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The Amazon Instant Videos, Hulu, HBO, Netflix and Amazon Prime streaming services are the top-selling devices among all streaming devices and are available for the following price points:Amazon Instant Video: $8.99/month for the Prime subscription and $7.99 for the Amazon Basic tier for the first year (or $49.99 monthly for a lifetime subscription).
Hulu Plus: $9.99 (free) for $45/month (up to two customers per household) and $15.99 annual subscription (up or down $9,000/year).HBO Now: $14.99-$29.99 ($9.95 per month for the HBO Basic tier, $24.99 or $49 monthly for the full HBO package).
Hollywood Now: Free, no contract (up from $5/month) for the basic subscription.
Apple TV Now: Basic, $40/month ($4.99-per-month for Prime subscribers, $10/month after three months, $15/month before three months) for Apple TV.
Roku Streaming Device: $29.95 (up $10 a month, no annual contract) for Roku Streaming Devices.
Apple TVs with Apple TVs: Free (up and down $5,000 annually).
Apple TVs without Apple TVs, including TVs with the Apple Remote Plus and TVs without the Apple HomePod: Free with an Apple TV and $30 with an Amazon FireTV.
Mac OS X Mavericks: $39.99 yearly (free after three years of Apple TV, $59.99 annually after three or four years).
Netflix: $7/month at $4.98 per month (upfrom $5).
Humble Bundle: $10-per/month, $9-per month (Up from $6), $7-per year (Up and down from $8).
Apple TV: $19.99, $34.99 and $49 per month at $8 per month and $11.99 after three (or four) months.
Amazon Prime: $49-$74 per month after three, six and 12 months.
Apple’s latest iPhone is on sale now at $999.99.
It is the first new iPhone since 2011 and comes with a 12-megapixel camera, a 6.3-inch touchscreen display and a $199 price tag.
Apple TV 4 is on the way, too.
Apple is working on a streaming device called Apple TV Stick that will be $299, which includes a wireless headset, the ability to control your Apple TV via Siri and a USB port.
The Apple TV app will be available on Apple TV as a free download in the U.S. on March 9.
The next big Apple TV news is expected to be announced at WWDC next week.
The news comes a day after Amazon unveiled a new TV streaming service called Apple Cinema.
Apple said in a statement that the Apple Cinema service is the “next-generation of Apple’s subscription video service that allows you to watch movies, TV shows, music and other content in theaters and on your favorite devices” through Apple TV.
“The Apple Cinema app will allow you to rent, rent-to-play and watch your favorite content from the comfort of your couch, Apple said.
The Apple Cinema will also include “premium content” like shows like AMC’s The Walking Dead and Amazon’s Prime Video, according to the release.
The new Apple TV is available to purchase on Apple.com, and the company is also working on new Apple Pay cards that are compatible with Apple TV in addition to Apple TV sticks.