We’ve talked up the benefits of utilizing Amazon Prime before, but up until recently, Amazon Prime Instant has sort of had the reputation as Netflix Instant’s kid brother; always in the shadow, mimicking the bigger brother’s behavior. This has previously resulted in two streaming services with astonishingly similar catalogs.
But with Netflix Instant losing a ton of movies, and Amazon Prime Instant substantially bolstering their library, it’s time for the kid brother to step into the limelight. Read on to find out some of the ways that Amazon Prime Instant is starting to make a name for itself.
What Are Some of the Benefits of Amazon Prime Instant Membership?
Aside from offering a great catalog of instantly streamable movies that come free with the Amazon Prime subscription (which we’ll get to a bit later in this post), Amazon Prime also has a full selection of streaming rentals. Unlike Netflix, if it’s not available on Instant, you can still access instantly, and for cheap.
What’s more, an Amazon Prime account allows you to save on all of your Amazon transactions. You can get just about anything on Amazon.com without shipping bumping up the price to a ridiculous degree, because Amazon Prime membership includes free 2-day shipping!
How Can FlashRouters Improve My Amazon Prime Instant Experience?
You might be wondering what any of this has to do with FlashRouters. Well, we want to make sure your Amazon Prime Instant streaming experience is as smooth and free of interruptions as possible, and we can make that happen for you with one of our FlashRouters.
All of our routers are flashed with DD-WRT or Tomato firmware, replacement firmwares that take already powerful routers and boost their durability, adaptability, and overall power. Using a router flashed with DD-WRT or Tomato firmware allows you to boost your wireless signal, monitor and allocate your bandwidth, as well as increase the security around your internet presence.
Furthermore, our routers come equipped with built-in VPN connectivity. A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, service is a subscription-based service that allows you to protect your online identity by tunneling all of your information through encrypted servers around the world whenever you log in. This ensures that all of your online information is completely secure and inaccessible to nefarious elements on the internet. What’s more, because VPNs keep secure servers all over the world, this means you can access regionally-restricted material no matter what country you’re in!
Owning a router with built-in VPN connectivity saves you the trouble of installing the VPN-connection software on your own, a time-consuming and difficult process that can lead to a bricked router in the hands of a novice. Let our technicians handle the trouble, and you can reap the benefits.
Speaking of benefits, with our routers, you can use your VPN account on multiple devices. Or you can go with the popular dual router setup, which allows you to switch between your local network and your VPN network with minimal fuss.
Popular VPN service providers include PrivateInternetAccess VPN, Overplay VPN, HideMyAss VPN, and IPVanish VPN. FlashRouters also offers a new VPN provider comparison list to help you find the VPN that best suits your needs.
As some people with kids may have noticed, Netflix lost a great deal of their children’s programming when they chose not to renew their partnership with Viacom.
And yet again, Amazon Prime Instant has stepped in to fill the void. Popular Nickelodeon shows like Spongebob Squarepants, Dora The Explorer, Go, Diego, Go, and iCarly are still readily available to all Amazon Prime users. So chin up, parents; there are still streaming video channels that have your back!