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I'd love to see any site that just lists all the Amazon Prime titles. On the Amazon site, it can show so few on a page, it's hard to find what's there. I'm currently watching "Terminator: the Sarah Connor Chronicles" on Amazon Prime. I started it on NetFlix but it expired soon after I started.
Subtitles, etc definitely not on old (current) hardware. Read for yourself but it sounds to me like new hardware required for new Netflix streaming format. From Roku forums: http://forums.roku.com/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=41510 "Roku 2 Netflix features and previous generation Roku players Postby RokuTom » Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:29 pm Hi everyone, Roku 2 players take advantage of new encodings from Netflix that make several new features possible in the Netflix app: • Adaptive bitrate streaming. That means the quality of the video signal will adjust constantly to the speed of your Internet connection. • 1080p support for TVs that support 1080p. • Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 pass-through to home theater receivers. • Subtitles. Unfortunately, these new encodings will not be supported on previous generation Roku players. We try to ensure that new features in a channel are supported on all previous generations of players. However, this is not always possible. Thank you for understanding. Please write us at feedback@roku.com if you have additional comments or suggestions you want to share. Tom Markworth, Director of Product Management on behalf of the Roku team"
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